Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Virginia Tech Hokies matchup against the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The opening line for this game has Virginia Tech as 6 point favorites and the over/under was set at 56.5.
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Brenden Motley finished his last game with 220 yards through the air for Virginia Tech. He completed 15 passes out of 23 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. Trey Edmunds was the rushing leader for the Hokies last game. He carried the ball 9 times for an average of 8 yards per carry and ended with 72 yards. Isaiah Ford led the team in receiving. He had a total of 128 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 21 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Virginia Tech totaled 471 yards by way of 82 plays. They rushed the ball 56 times for a total of 238 yards on the game and the Hokies totaled 20 first downs by getting 11 rushing, 9 passing and 0 by penalty.
Blake Kemp finished his last game with 325 yards through the air for East Carolina. He completed 36 passes out of 49 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. Chris Hairston was the rushing leader for the Pirates last game. He carried the ball 10 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 38 yards. Isaiah Jones led the team in receiving. He had a total of 130 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. East Carolina totaled 405 yards by way of 70 plays. They rushed the ball 21 times for a total of 80 yards on the game and the Pirates totaled 25 first downs by getting 7 rushing, 17 passing and 1 by penalty.
Virginia Tech is averaging a total of 39 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 27.3 passes per game and completing 16.7 of them for a 61 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 236.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Hokies are averaging 221.7 rushing yards per game on 47 attempts per contest for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. They run 74.3 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 458 total yards each outing. The Hokies get 21 first downs per game and they average 83.7 penalty yards via 9 penalties each contest.
Virginia Tech allows 150.3 passing yards per game and 23 points per contest on defense. They give up 10.3 completions on 26.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 38.8. The Hokies allow an average of 213.3 rushing yards per game on 35.7 carries for a 6 average. Virginia Tech gives up 363.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties per game that total 62.3 yards as a unit.
East Carolina is accumulating 24.3 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 48 passes per game and complete 34 of them for a 70.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 300.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Pirates rush for an average of 92.3 yards per contest on 25.7 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry for the season. They run 73.7 plays per game and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 392.7 total yards per game. The Pirates are averaging 22.7 first downs per outing and accumulate 71.3 penalty yards via 7.7 penalties each game.
East Carolina allows an average of 161 passing yards and 32 points per contest. They give up 12 completions on 21.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.4 per game. The Pirates allow an average of 254 rushing yards per game on 52.3 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. East Carolina gives up 415 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 7.7 penalties for 67.3 yards each game.
Virginia Tech Betting Trends
Virginia Tech is 3-0-0 against the over/under so far this season
Virginia Tech has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
East Carolina Betting Trends
East Carolina is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
East Carolina has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/15/15 LB Andrew Motuapuaka Knee out indefinitely
09/15/15 RB Marshawn Williams Knee out indefinitely
09/07/15 QB Michael Brewer Shoulder expected to miss 4-8 weeks
08/24/15 LB Holland Fisher Personal has left team
08/24/15 CB Shawn Payne Personal has left team
09/15/15 LB Jeton Beavers ACL out indefinitely
09/15/15 RB Marquez Grayson Leg out indefinitely
09/11/15 Backup QB Cody Keith Personal left the team
09/04/15 WR Trevon Brown Suspension expected to miss 3 games
08/27/15 QB Kurt Benkert Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take East Carolina
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