Friday, November 27, 2015
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The UMass Minutemen take on the Buffalo Bulls on Friday at UB Stadium. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 7 point favorites and the over/under was set at 51.5.
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Blake Frohnapfel finished his last game with 181 yards through the air for UMass. He completed 17 passes out of 34 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. Marquis Young led the Minutemen in rushing with 77 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 13 rushing attempts for the game. Tajae Sharpe was the team leader in receiving with a total of 81 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game UMass got a total of 13 first downs by way of 3 rushing, 9 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 250 yards for the game. The Minutemen ran for 69 yards on 30 attempts.
Joe Licata finished his last game with 262 yards through the air for Buffalo. He completed 32 passes out of 51 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. Anthone Taylor led the Bulls in rushing with 98 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 18 rushing attempts for the game. Ron Willoughby was the team leader in receiving with a total of 105 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Buffalo got a total of 23 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 16 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 79 total plays for 392 yards for the game. The Bulls ran for 130 yards on 28 attempts.
UMass is averaging 21.4 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 24.7 passes per game on 43 attempts for a 57.5 percent completion percentage and average 266.1 yards in the passing department per game. The Minutemen are running for an average of 128.4 yards per game on 31.2 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. They also run 74.2 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 394.5 yards per game. The Minutemen are averaging 21.6 first downs per game and they accumulate 67.8 penalty yards per game via 7.7 penalties.
UMass gives up an average of 252 passing yards and 31.9 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 21.8 completions per game on 34.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.7. The Minutemen give up 195.9 rushing yards per contest on 44.3 carries for a 4.4 average per carry. UMass gives up 447.9 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties per game that total 71.4 yards as a unit.
Buffalo is putting 26.7 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 24 passes per game on 37.7 attempts for a 63.6 percent completion percentage and average 246.1 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Bulls run for an average of 135.3 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They also run 72.5 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for a total of 381.4 yards per game. The Bulls get an average of 20.5 first downs per game and they average 65.6 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties.
Buffalo gives up 233 passing yards per outing and 27.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.9 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.3. The Bulls give up 175.6 rushing yards per game on 40.2 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. Buffalo gives up 408.6 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 1.5 turnovers per game and 6.5 penalties for 63.3 yards each game.
UMass Betting Trends
UMass is 4-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
UMass has an ATS record of 3-8-0 this season
Buffalo Betting Trends
Buffalo is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Buffalo has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/15 DB Kelton Brackett Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Buffalo U
11/22/15 DB Randall Jette Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. Buffalo U
10/29/15 RB Sekai Lindsay Ankle out for season
09/30/15 WR Jalen Williams Quad out for season
09/30/15 DB Khary Bailey-Smith Knee out for season
11/22/15 DB Boise Ross Ankle "?" Friday vs. Massachusetts
11/22/15 DL Brandon Crawford Leg "?" Friday vs. Massachusetts
11/10/15 OL Dillon Guy Knee out for season
10/21/15 DE Torey Hendrick Eligibility out for season
10/14/15 CB Terrance Wilson Shoulder out for season
09/24/15 DE Myles Nicholas Shoulder out for season
09/05/15 DE Zach Smekal Knee out for season
09/02/15 Backup RB Devin Campbell Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take UMass
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