Saturday, November 7, 2015
Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
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The Syracuse Orange take on the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The opening line for this game has Louisville as 12 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.5.
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Eric Dungey finished his last game with 120 yards through the air for Syracuse. He completed 11 passes out of 24 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. George Morris led the Orange in rushing with 55 yards. He averaged 9 yards per carry on his 6 rushing attempts for the game. Dontae Strickland led the team in receiving with 1 receptions for 62 yards. He had an average of 62 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Syracuse got a total of 14 first downs by way of 11 rushing, 3 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 67 total plays for 303 yards for the game. The Orange ran for 173 yards on 42 attempts.
Lamar Jackson finished his last game with 207 yards through the air for Louisville. He completed 19 passes out of 26 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. Jeremy Smith led the Cardinals in rushing with 58 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 12 rushing attempts for the game. Jamari Staples led the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 133 yards. He had an average of 13 yards per reception in the contest. Louisville got a total of 17 first downs by way of 3 rushing, 12 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 74 total plays for 317 yards for the game. The Cardinals ran for 68 yards on 42 attempts.
Syracuse is averaging 29.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 14.5 passes per game on 25.1 attempts for a 57.7 percent completion percentage and average 172.4 yards in the passing department per game. The Orange carry the ball for an average of 164.9 yards per game on 37.1 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season. They also run 62.3 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 337.3 yards per game. The Orange are averaging 18 first downs per game and they accumulate 42.8 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties.
Syracuse gives up 29.4 points per contest and an average of 263.3 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21.3 completed passes on 32.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.1. The Orange give up 157.1 rushing yards per contest on 38.1 carries for a 4.1 average per carry. Syracuse gives up 420.4 total yards per game including 6 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties per game that total 69.5 yards as a unit.
Louisville is putting 24.4 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 18.8 passes per game on 32.6 attempts for a 57.5 percent completion percentage and average 238.5 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Cardinals carry the ball for an average of 140 yards per game on 39.1 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry. They also run 71.8 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 378.5 yards per game. The Cardinals get an average of 21 first downs per game and they average 61.4 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties.
Louisville surrenders 21.9 points per game and 197.6 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 16.6 completed passes per game on 29.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.6. The Cardinals give up 111.6 rushing yards per game on 36.1 carries for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. Louisville gives up 309.3 total yards per game including an average of 4.7 per play. They create an average of 2.3 turnovers per game and 5.6 penalties for 50.6 yards each game.
Syracuse Betting Trends
Syracuse is 7-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Syracuse has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Louisville Betting Trends
Louisville is 3-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Louisville has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/15 OL Alex Hayes Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
11/01/15 LB Alryk Perry Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
11/01/15 WR Ben Lewis Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
11/01/15 C Donnie Foster Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
11/01/15 LB Hernz Laguerre Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
11/01/15 TE Kendall Moore Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
11/01/15 RB Tyrone Perkins Illness "?" Saturday vs. Louisville
10/15/15 QB AJ Long Concussion out for season
09/06/15 QB Terrel Hunt Achilles out for season
11/02/15 QB Lamar Jackson Ankle probable Saturday vs. Syracuse
11/02/15 QB Reggie Bonnafon Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
11/02/15 DL Sheldon Rankins Ankle probable Saturday vs. Syracuse
11/01/15 DB Jaire Alexander Leg "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
11/01/15 TE Micky Crum Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Syracuse
09/22/15 WR Jamari Staples Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Louisville
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