Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Arkansas Razorbacks take on the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Kyle Field. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 3 point favorites. This season the Razorbacks are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Aggies have an over/under record of 0-2-1 and they are 3-0-0 against the spread.
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Austin Allen finished with 241 yards through the air for Arkansas last week. He completed 16 passes out of 21 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. The Razorbacks were led in rushing by Rawleigh Williams III, who finished with 121 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Keon Hatcher was the team leader in receiving with a total of 96 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 32 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arkansas got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 66 total plays for 467 yards for the game. The Razorbacks ran for 226 yards on 44 attempts.
Trevor Knight finished with 247 yards through the air for Texas A&M last week. He completed 20 passes out of 40 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Trayveon Williams, who finished with 127 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 16 yards per carry. Josh Reynolds was the team leader in receiving with a total of 98 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Texas A&M got a total of 19 first downs in that game. 9 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 478 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 231 yards on 37 attempts.
Arkansas scores 34.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 54th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.7 passes on 26.7 attempts for a 66.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 218.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 74th in college football. The Razorbacks run for an average of 170.7 yards per game on 42.3 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 68th in the nation. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 389 yards per game, ranking their offense 82nd overall this season. The Razorbacks average 22.3 first downs per game which ranks them 57th in the country. They accumulate 40 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 114th in the nation.
Arkansas allows 224 passing yards per game, ranking 69th in D-1, and they allow 20.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 45th. They give up 22 completions on 38.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.4. The Razorbacks allow 98.7 rushing yards per game on 27 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 21st in the country. Arkansas allows 322.7 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 35th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties for 53.3 yards per game, ranking them 49th among D-1 teams.
Texas A&M averages 42.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 25th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 43.7 attempts for a 52.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 293.7 yards through the air per game, ranking them 25th in Division 1. The Aggies run for an average of 239 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 21st on the ground. They also run 81.7 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 532.7 yards per game, ranking them 14th in the country on offense. The Aggies get an average of 25.7 first downs per game, which ranks 25th in the nation. They average 57.3 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 65th in college football.
Texas A&M allows an average of 226.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 71st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 13.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 15th in the nation. They give up 20.7 completions on 40.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.8 per game. The Aggies allow 131 rushing yards per contest on 40.7 carries for a 3.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 51st in the country. Texas A&M allows 357.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.4 yards per play, which ranks 53rd in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 46.7 yards in each contest, ranking 29th in the nation.
Arkansas Betting Trends
Arkansas is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Arkansas has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Texas A&M Betting Trends
Texas A&M is 0-2-1 against the over/under this season
Texas A&M has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/07/16 DB Britto Tutt ACL out for season
09/05/16 DB Kevin Richardson II Pectoral out for season
08/19/16 RB T.J. Hammonds Knee out indefinitely
09/14/16 DB Priest Willis Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Auburn
09/14/16 LB Richard Moore Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. Auburn
08/20/16 LB Josh Walker Suspension out indefinitely
08/19/16 DB Justin Dunning ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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