Thursday, October 15, 2015
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers matchup against the North Texas Mean Green on Thursday at Apogee Stadium. The opening line for this game has Western Kentucky as 26 point favorites and the over/under was set at 68.
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Brandon Doughty finished his last game with 359 yards through the air for Western Kentucky. He completed 28 passes out of 36 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. Anthony Wales led the Hilltoppers in rushing with 111 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 19 rushing attempts for the game. Nicholas Norris was the team leader in receiving with a total of 148 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Western Kentucky got a total of 24 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 14 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 77 total plays for 593 yards for the game. The Hilltoppers ran for 165 yards on 40 attempts.
Andrew McNulty finished his last game with 57 yards through the air for North Texas. He completed 10 passes out of 25 attempts for a 40% completion percentage. Jeffrey Wilson led the Mean Green in rushing with 49 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 9 rushing attempts for the game. Carlos Harris was the team leader in receiving with a total of 57 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. North Texas got a total of 13 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 4 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 72 total plays for 198 yards for the game. The Mean Green ran for 76 yards on 31 attempts.
Western Kentucky is scoring 42.2 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 29 passes on 38.7 attempts for a 75 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 408.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Hilltoppers are running for an average of 103.3 yards per game on 31 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. They run 69.7 plays per game and average 7.3 yards per play for an average of 511.7 total yards each outing. The Hilltoppers get 23 first downs per game and they average 58.2 penalty yards via 6.2 penalties each contest.
Western Kentucky allows 271.7 passing yards per game and 23.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 20.8 completions on 35.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.2. The Hilltoppers give up 169 rushing yards per contest on 39.3 carries for a 4.3 average per carry. Western Kentucky allows 440.7 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play. They force 2.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 47.5 yards per game.
North Texas averages 14.8 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.4 passes per game on 37 attempts for a 44.3 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 185.4 yards through the air per game thus far. The Mean Green run for an average of 146.2 yards per game on 37 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They run 74 plays per game and average 4.5 yards per play for an average of 331.6 total yards per game. The Mean Green are averaging 19.6 first downs per outing and accumulate 58.8 penalty yards via 6.4 penalties each game.
North Texas allows an average of 289.8 passing yards and 49.2 points per contest. They give up 21 completions on 28.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 73.4 per game. The Mean Green give up 257.6 rushing yards per game on 45.2 carries for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. North Texas allows 547.4 total yards per game for an average of 7.4 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 57.2 yards in each contest.
Western Kentucky Betting Trends
Western Kentucky is 4-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Western Kentucky has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
North Texas Betting Trends
North Texas is 3-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Texas has an ATS record of 0-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/14/15 DB Wonderful Terry Ankle expected to miss 2-3 weeks
09/13/15 RB Leon Allen Knee out for season
08/13/15 OL Matt Nord Foot out indefinitely
10/12/15 QB DaMarcus Smith None expected to start Thursday vs. Western Kentucky
09/25/15 S Cedric Fernandes Knee out for season
09/15/15 WR Daniel Khan Back out for season
09/15/15 Backup RB Rex Rollins Collarbone out for season
09/14/15 CB Kenny Buyers Back out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Western Kentucky
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