Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Air Force Falcons take on the Utah State Aggies on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Romney Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 3 point favorites. This season the Falcons are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
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Nate Romine finished with 67 yards through the air for Air Force last week. He completed 3 passes out of 9 attempts for a 33% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Nate Romine, who finished with 124 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jalen Robinette was the team leader in receiving with a total of 46 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. As a team in that game Air Force got a total of 30 first downs. Of those first downs, 28 came on the ground while 2 came through the air. They ran 92 total plays for 531 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 464 yards on 83 attempts.
Kent Myers finished with 136 yards through the air for Utah State last week. He completed 11 passes out of 25 attempts for a 44% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Tonny Lindsey, who finished with 98 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Rayshad Lewis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 73 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 37 yards per reception. Utah State got a total of 18 first downs in that game. 9 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 334 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 198 yards on 47 attempts.
Air Force scores 42.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 4.5 passes on 10 attempts for a 45 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 134 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 123rd in college football. The Falcons run for an average of 432.5 yards per game on 76 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 1st in the nation. They also run 86 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 566.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 5th overall this season. The Falcons average 29.5 first downs per game which ranks them 3rd in the country. They accumulate 43.5 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, which ranks 104th in the nation.
Air Force allows 208 passing yards per game, ranking 49th in D-1, and they allow 17.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 30th. They give up 12.5 completions on 30 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 41.7. The Falcons allow 56.5 rushing yards per game on 22.5 carries for an average of 2.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the country. Air Force allows 264.5 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 14th in terms of yards per game. They force 0 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 42 yards per game, ranking them 16th among D-1 teams.
Utah State averages 28.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 78th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.7 passes per game on 27 attempts for a 58 percent completion percentage. They throw for 146.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 115th in Division 1. The Aggies run for an average of 225 yards per game on 39 attempts for an average of 5.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 31st on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 371.7 yards per game, ranking them 93rd in the country on offense. The Aggies get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 102nd in the nation. They average 40.7 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 112th in college football.
Utah State allows an average of 222.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 67th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 59th in the nation. They give up 21 completions on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9 per game. The Aggies allow 118.7 rushing yards per contest on 38.7 carries for a 3.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 44th in the country. Utah State allows 341.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.8 yards per play, which ranks 43rd in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 8.3 penalties for 65 yards in each contest, ranking 86th in the nation.
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Utah State Betting Trends
Utah State is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Utah State has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 DB Roland Ladipo Knee "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
09/18/16 RB Devante Mays Knee "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
Josh's Pick: Take Air Force
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