Saturday, October 31, 2015
Kidd Brewer Stadium
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The Troy Trojans matchup against the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Saturday at Kidd Brewer Stadium. The opening line for this game has Appalachian State as 24 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.5.
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Brandon Silvers finished his last game with 288 yards through the air for Troy. He completed 23 passes out of 37 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Brandon Burks led the Trojans in rushing with 133 yards. He averaged 13 yards per carry on his 10 rushing attempts for the game. Teddy Ruben was the team leader in receiving with a total of 109 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 36 yards per reception. As a team in that game Troy totaled 482 yards by way of 66 plays. They rushed the ball 24 times for a total of 166 yards on the game and the Trojans totaled 23 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 16 passing and 3 by penalty.
Taylor Lamb finished his last game with 202 yards through the air for Appalachian State. He completed 14 passes out of 20 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. Marcus Cox led the Mountaineers in rushing with 90 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 21 rushing attempts for the game. Simms McElfresh was the team leader in receiving with a total of 66 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Appalachian State totaled 433 yards by way of 68 plays. They rushed the ball 48 times for a total of 231 yards on the game and the Mountaineers totaled 22 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 11 passing and 0 by penalty.
Troy is averaging 24.4 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 19.7 passes per game on 33.6 attempts for a 58.7 percent completion percentage and average 207 yards in the passing department per game. The Trojans are running for an average of 123.9 yards per game on 32.3 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry. They run 65.9 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 330.9 total yards each outing. The Trojans get 18.9 first downs per game and they average 47.9 penalty yards via 5.9 penalties each contest.
Troy gives up an average of 185.1 passing yards and 26.9 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 14.1 completions per game on 25.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.3. The Trojans allow an average of 193.1 rushing yards per game on 45.9 carries for a 4.2 average. Troy gives up 378.3 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.4 penalties per game that total 55.3 yards as a unit.
Appalachian State is putting 38 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 12.3 passes per game on 20.9 attempts for a 58.9 percent completion percentage and average 201.9 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Mountaineers run for an average of 278.3 yards per game on 47.6 attempts for an average of 5.8 yards per carry this season. They run 68.4 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for an average of 480.1 total yards per game. The Mountaineers are averaging 21.7 first downs per outing and accumulate 59 penalty yards via 7 penalties each game.
Appalachian State gives up 156.7 passing yards per outing and 12 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 15.6 completions on 26.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.3. The Mountaineers allow an average of 120.3 rushing yards per game on 34.9 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Appalachian State gives up 277 total yards per game including an average of 4.5 per play. They create an average of 2.3 turnovers per game and 6.1 penalties for 50.7 yards each game.
Troy Betting Trends
Troy is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Troy has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Appalachian State Betting Trends
Appalachian State is 1-6-0 against the over/under so far this season
Appalachian State has an ATS record of 5-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
10/25/15 DL Alanmicheal Harkness Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Troy
10/25/15 TE Hunter Nunn Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Troy
10/25/15 DL Tashion Singleton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Troy
10/09/15 DL Antonious Sims Lower Body out for season
10/01/15 WR Jaquil Capel Lower Body expected to miss 10-12 weeks
09/02/15 DE Thomas Bronson Undisclosed out for season
08/27/15 DB Brandon Pinckney Knee out for season
08/27/15 QB Jake Easter Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Troy
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