Saturday, October 17, 2015
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The Syracuse Orange face the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday at Scott Stadium. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 8.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 54.
Eric Dungey finished his last game with 232 yards through the air for Syracuse. He completed 21 passes out of 34 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Eric Dungey was the rushing leader for the Orange last game. He carried the ball 17 times for an average of 2 yards per carry and ended with 31 yards. Ervin Philips led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 75 yards. He had an average of 15 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Syracuse totaled 305 yards by way of 67 plays. They rushed the ball 33 times for a total of 73 yards on the game and the Orange totaled 23 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 12 passing and 4 by penalty.
Matt Johns finished his last game with 209 yards through the air for Virginia. He completed 17 passes out of 33 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. Albert Reid was the rushing leader for the Cavaliers last game. He carried the ball 4 times for an average of 19 yards per carry and ended with 74 yards. T.J. Thorpe led the team in receiving with 5 receptions for 70 yards. He had an average of 14 yards per reception in the contest. Virginia totaled 348 yards by way of 65 plays. They rushed the ball 31 times for a total of 139 yards on the game and the Cavaliers totaled 16 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 9 passing and 0 by penalty.
Syracuse is averaging a total of 31 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 24.6 passes per game and completing 13.2 of them for a 53.7 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 176.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Orange are running for an average of 165.2 yards per game on 37.8 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. They are also running 62.4 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 341.6 yards per contest. The Orange manage 18.6 first downs per contest and they average a total of 45.2 penalty yards on 4.6 penalties.
Syracuse allows 255.8 passing yards per game and 24.6 points per contest on defense. They give up 20 completions on 30.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.9. The Orange allow 138.2 rushing yards per game on 36 carries for a 3.8 average per play. Syracuse gives up 394 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.6 penalties per game that total 68.2 yards as a unit.
Virginia is accumulating 22.2 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 32.6 passes per game and complete 19.4 of them for a 59.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 246.4 yards per game through the air as well. The Cavaliers run for an average of 102.8 yards per game on 31.4 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for an average of 349.2 yards in each contest. The Cavaliers are gaining 16.4 first downs per contest and they average 52.4 penalty yards on 6.8 penalties per game.
Virginia allows an average of 272.8 passing yards and 35.8 points per contest. They give up 21.6 completions on 33.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.1 per game. The Cavaliers allow 156 rushing yards per contest on 34.6 carries for a 4.5 average per rush. Virginia gives up 428.8 total yards per game including an average of 6.3 per play. They create an average of 0.4 turnovers per game and 5.2 penalties for 45 yards each game.
Syracuse Betting Trends
Syracuse is 5-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Syracuse has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Virginia Betting Trends
Virginia is 3-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
Virginia has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/06/15 QB Terrel Hunt Achilles out for season
10/13/15 -LT Michael Mooney Leg doubtful Saturday vs. Syracuse
10/06/15 WR Andre Levrone Back out for season
10/06/15 LB Ryan Doull Undisclosed out for season
09/07/15 C Eric Tretlow Undisclosed out for season
09/07/15 OT Jake Fieler Undisclosed out for season
08/24/15 WR Umar Muhammad-Wyatt Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia
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