Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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The Akron Zips take on the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Peden Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 12 point favorites. This season the Zips are 3-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6-0. The Bobcats have an over/under record of 1-9-1 and they are 6-5-0 against the spread.
Tommy Woodson finished with 316 yards through the air for Akron last week. He completed 17 passes out of 33 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Zips were led in rushing by D.J. Jones, who finished with 72 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Jerome Lane was the team leader in receiving with a total of 177 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 30 yards per reception. As a team in that game Akron got a total of 21 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 61 total plays for 444 yards for the game. The Zips ran for 96 yards on 25 attempts.
Quinton Maxwell finished with 208 yards passing for Ohio last week. He went 16 for 36, resulting in a 44% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led on the ground by Dorian Brown, who finished with 91 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Sebastian Smith led the team in receiving with 92 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Ohio had 19 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 357 yards for the contest. The Bobcats ran for 149 yards on 36 carries as a team.
Akron scores 29.6 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 63rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.6 passes on 33.5 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 266.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 35th in college football. The Zips run for an average of 135.5 yards per game on 31.6 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 111th in the nation. They also run 65.2 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 402.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 72nd overall this season. The Zips average 20 first downs per game which ranks them 91st in the country. They accumulate 67.3 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, which ranks 14th in the nation.
Akron allows 247.9 passing yards per game, ranking 87th in D-1, and they allow 35.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 109th. They give up 20.5 completions on 33.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.6. The Zips allow 233.3 rushing yards per game on 45.3 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 114th in the country. Akron allows 481.2 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 117th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 66.7 yards per game, ranking them 115th among D-1 teams.
Ohio averages 28.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 68th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.1 passes per game on 32.3 attempts for a 56.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 222.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 76th in Division 1. The Bobcats run for an average of 191.3 yards per game on 41.6 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 50th on the ground. They also run 73.9 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 414.1 yards per game, ranking them 64th in the country on offense. The Bobcats get an average of 21.6 first downs per game, which ranks 56th in the nation. They average 59.7 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, ranking them 40th in college football.
Ohio allows an average of 265.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 108th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 36th in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 35.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9 per game. The Bobcats allow 106 rushing yards per contest on 35.3 carries for a 3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 9th in the country. Ohio allows 371.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play, which ranks 38th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.2 penalties for 59.5 yards in each contest, ranking 93rd in the nation.
Akron Betting Trends
Akron is 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Akron has an ATS record of 3-8-0 this season
Ohio Betting Trends
Ohio is 1-9-1 against the over/under this season
Ohio has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/20/16 QB Thomas Woodson Shoulder injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
11/20/16 2ndQB Tra'Von Chapman Neck injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
11/02/16 DL Brock Boxen Undisclosed out for season
11/21/16 WR Andrew Meyer Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/21/16 CB Jalen Fox Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/21/16 OL Josh Cooper Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/21/16 S Mayne Williams Head is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Akron
11/21/16 DL Tony Porter Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/21/16 RB Maleek Irons Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/20/16 WR Brendan Cope Shoulder "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/20/16 QB Greg Windham Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/20/16 RB Vinny Emanuele Head "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
10/27/16 CB Randy Stites Leg out for season
09/05/16 RB A.J. Ouellette Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio
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