Saturday, October 8, 2016
War Memorial Stadium
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The Air Force Falcons take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at War Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 13.5 point favorites. This season the Falcons are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
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Nate Romine finished with 257 yards through the air for Air Force last week. He completed 8 passes out of 14 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Falcons were led in rushing by Jacobi Owens, who finished with 63 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Jalen Robinette was the team leader in receiving with a total of 163 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. As a team in that game Air Force got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 10 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 68 total plays for 430 yards for the game. The Falcons ran for 173 yards on 53 attempts.
Josh Allen finished with 165 yards passing for Wyoming last week. He went 7 for 18, resulting in a 39% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Brian Hill, who finished with 166 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Tanner Gentry led the team in receiving with 91 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. Wyoming had 19 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 67 total plays for 434 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 269 yards on 49 carries as a team.
Air Force scores 35 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 49th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 5.5 passes on 12 attempts for a 45.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 159.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 117th in college football. The Falcons run for an average of 312.8 yards per game on 64.3 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 5th in the nation. They also run 76.3 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 472.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 38th overall this season. The Falcons average 23.8 first downs per game which ranks them 39th in the country. They accumulate 55.8 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, which ranks 62nd in the nation.
Air Force allows 262 passing yards per game, ranking 93rd in D-1, and they allow 17.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 17th. They give up 18 completions on 34.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.8. The Falcons allow 53 rushing yards per game on 28.8 carries for an average of 1.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 2nd in the country. Air Force allows 315 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 18th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 36.3 yards per game, ranking them 5th among D-1 teams.
Wyoming averages 32.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 59th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14.4 passes per game on 24.6 attempts for a 58.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 206.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 88th in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 200.2 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 44th on the ground. They also run 68.6 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 406.4 yards per game, ranking them 79th in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 20.8 first downs per game, which ranks 78th in the nation. They average 49.6 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 86th in college football.
Wyoming allows an average of 312.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 121st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 86th in the nation. They give up 20.8 completions on 36.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.8 per game. The Cowboys allow 138.6 rushing yards per contest on 37.4 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 50th in the country. Wyoming allows 450.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 101st in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.6 penalties for 60.6 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Wyoming Betting Trends
Wyoming is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Wyoming has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/02/16 DB Roland Ladipo Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/02/16 LB Ryan Watson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/02/16 DB Tyler Weaver Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
10/01/16 LB Christian Irving Undisclosed "?"
10/01/16 LB Jahmari Moore Undisclosed "?"
10/01/16 CB Robert Priester Concussion "?"
09/09/16 DE Trevor Meader Knee out for season
09/01/16 LB Adam Pilapil Ankle out indefinitely
09/01/16 RB Kellen Overstreet Undisclosed out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Wyoming
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