Friday, September 16, 2016
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves take on the Utah State Aggies on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Romney Stadium. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Indians are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Chad Voytik finished with 215 yards through the air for Arkansas State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 21 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Indians were led in rushing by Warren Wand, who finished with 37 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Christian Booker was the team leader in receiving with a total of 92 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arkansas State got a total of 14 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 9 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 326 yards for the game. The Indians ran for 66 yards on 35 attempts.
Kent Myers finished with 204 yards through the air for Utah State last week. He completed 25 passes out of 37 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Devante Mays, who finished with 24 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Jaren Colston-Green was the team leader in receiving with a total of 43 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Utah State got a total of 13 first downs by way of 1 rushing, 10 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 253 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 49 yards on 26 attempts.
Arkansas State scores 12 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 126th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15 passes on 27.5 attempts for a 54.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 192 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 91st in college football. The Indians run for an average of 104 yards per game on 36.5 attempts for an average of 2.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 113th in the nation. They also run 64 plays per contest and average 4.6 yards per play for an average of 296 yards per game, ranking their offense 118th overall this season. The Indians average 13.5 first downs per game which ranks them 123rd in the country. They accumulate 59.5 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 52nd in the nation.
Arkansas State allows 307.5 passing yards per game, ranking 115th in D-1, and they allow 41 points per contest on defense, which ranks 119th. They give up 20 completions on 27 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 74.1. The Indians allow 323.5 rushing yards per game on 53.5 carries for an average of 6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 127th in the country. Arkansas State allows 631 total yards per game including 7.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 128th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 49 yards per game, ranking them 49th among D-1 teams.
Utah State averages 26 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 86th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 64.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 152 yards through the air per game, ranking them 112th in Division 1. The Aggies run for an average of 238.5 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 6.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 26th on the ground. They also run 63 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 390.5 yards per game, ranking them 79th in the country on offense. The Aggies get an average of 18 first downs per game, which ranks 101st in the nation. They average 34 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, ranking them 116th in college football.
Utah State allows an average of 190.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 51st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 25.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 74th in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 32 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.2 per game. The Aggies allow 143 rushing yards per contest on 42.5 carries for a 3.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 75th in the country. Utah State allows 333.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.5 yards per play, which ranks 51st in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 3.5 penalties for 33 yards in each contest, ranking 10th in the nation.
Arkansas State Betting Trends
Arkansas State is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Arkansas State has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Utah State Betting Trends
Utah State is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Utah State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 RB Armond Weh-Weh Knee out indefinitely
09/11/16 RB Johnston White Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Utah State
09/11/16 CB Daniel Gray Neck injured last game, doubtful Friday vs. Arkansas State
09/11/16 RB Devante Mays Ankle injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Arkansas State
Guy's Pick: Take Utah State
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