Saturday, October 31, 2015
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers face the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday at Foreman Field. The opening line for this game has Western Kentucky as 24.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 67.5.
Brandon Doughty finished his last game with 325 yards through the air for Western Kentucky. He completed 37 passes out of 61 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. Anthony Wales was the rushing leader for the Hilltoppers last game. He carried the ball 12 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 54 yards. Taywan Taylor led the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 103 yards. He had an average of 10 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Western Kentucky had 428 total yards on 84 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 16 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 24 first downs on the game. The Hilltoppers rushed for 103 yards by way of 23 carries.
David Washington finished his last game with 125 yards through the air for Old Dominion. He completed 13 passes out of 24 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. Ray Lawry was the rushing leader for the Monarchs last game. He carried the ball 22 times for an average of 7 yards per carry and ended with 161 yards. Eri'Reon Hayes led the team in receiving with 2 receptions for 61 yards. He had an average of 31 yards per reception in the contest. Old Dominion had 498 total yards on 67 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 20 first downs on the game. The Monarchs rushed for 297 yards by way of 33 carries.
Western Kentucky is averaging a total of 41 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 42 passes per game and completing 30.3 of them for a 72 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 396.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Hilltoppers carry the ball for an average of 125.8 yards per game on 31.1 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry this season. They are also running 73.1 plays per game and average 7.1 yards per play for an average of 522.6 yards per contest. The Hilltoppers manage 24.6 first downs per contest and they average a total of 58.3 penalty yards on 6.4 penalties.
Western Kentucky gives up an average of 268 passing yards and 27 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19.1 completions per game on 33.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5. The Hilltoppers allow 178.5 rushing yards per game on 39.3 carries for a 4.5 average per play. Western Kentucky gives up 446.5 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play. They force 2.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.6 penalties per game that total 48.4 yards as a unit.
Old Dominion is accumulating 18.9 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 31.7 passes per game and complete 16.3 of them for a 51.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 179.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Monarchs carry the ball for an average of 171.7 yards per game on 35.6 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 67.3 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 351.6 yards in each contest. The Monarchs are gaining 17.9 first downs per contest and they average 40.9 penalty yards on 4.9 penalties per game.
Old Dominion gives up 223 passing yards per outing and 33.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20.6 completions on 32.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.7. The Monarchs allow 199 rushing yards per contest on 45.9 carries for a 4.3 average per rush. Old Dominion gives up 422 total yards per game including an average of 5.4 per play. They create an average of 1.6 turnovers per game and 4.9 penalties for 52.3 yards each game.
Western Kentucky Betting Trends
Western Kentucky is 6-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Western Kentucky has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Old Dominion Betting Trends
Old Dominion is 2-4-1 against the over/under so far this season
Old Dominion has an ATS record of 0-7-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/25/15 RB D'Andre Ferby Head "?" Saturday vs. Old Dominion
10/25/15 TE Tyler Higbee Knee "?" Saturday vs. Old Dominion
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
10/25/15 PK Ricky Segers Knee "?" Saturday vs. Western Kentucky
09/24/15 Backup QB Colin McElroy Personal quit the team
09/24/15 Backup QB Joey Verhaegh Shoulder out for season
08/24/15 TE Adam Swann Leg out for season
08/24/15 TE Melvin Vaughn Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Old Dominion
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