Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Colorado State Rams take on the Air Force Falcons on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Falcon Stadium. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 6 point favorites. This season the Rams are 7-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6-0. The Falcons have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 4-5-0 against the spread.
Nick Stevens finished with 237 yards through the air for Colorado State last week. He completed 18 passes out of 23 attempts for a 78% completion percentage. The Rams were led in rushing by Marvin Kinsey, who finished with 83 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Michael Gallup was the team leader in receiving with a total of 126 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Colorado State got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 13 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 494 yards for the game. The Rams ran for 257 yards on 48 attempts.
Arion Worthman finished with 195 yards passing for Air Force last week. He went 6 for 9, resulting in a 67% completion percentage. The Falcons were led on the ground by Jacobi Owens, who finished with 106 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Jalen Robinette led the team in receiving with 104 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 35 yards per reception. Air Force had 20 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 444 yards for the contest. The Falcons ran for 249 yards on 52 carries as a team.
Colorado State scores 27.9 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 69th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.1 passes on 29.9 attempts for a 57.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219.9 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 78th in college football. The Rams run for an average of 199 yards per game on 43 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 41st in the nation. They also run 72.9 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 418.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 55th overall this season. The Rams average 22.1 first downs per game which ranks them 51st in the country. They accumulate 48.6 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 90th in the nation.
Colorado State allows 219.9 passing yards per game, ranking 54th in D-1, and they allow 24.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 44th. They give up 16.1 completions on 26.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.9. The Rams allow 177 rushing yards per game on 41.2 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 72nd in the country. Colorado State allows 396.9 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 61st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties for 45.1 yards per game, ranking them 23rd among D-1 teams.
Air Force averages 32.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 46th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 5.8 passes per game on 13.2 attempts for a 43.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 157.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 115th in Division 1. The Falcons run for an average of 290.7 yards per game on 61.9 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 5th on the ground. They also run 75.1 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 448.2 yards per game, ranking them 42nd in the country on offense. The Falcons get an average of 22.2 first downs per game, which ranks 46th in the nation. They average 54.4 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 66th in college football.
Air Force allows an average of 222.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 58th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 24 points per contest, which has them ranked 40th in the nation. They give up 15 completions on 29.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.9 per game. The Falcons allow 114.4 rushing yards per contest on 34.9 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 14th in the country. Air Force allows 336.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 19th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 39.6 yards in each contest, ranking 8th in the nation.
Colorado State Betting Trends
Colorado State is 3-6-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado State has an ATS record of 7-2-0 this season
Air Force Betting Trends
Air Force is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Air Force has an ATS record of 4-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/16 QB Colin Hill ACL out for season
08/29/16 FB Adam Prentice Knee out for season
11/06/16 QB Arion Worthman None expected to start Saturday vs. Colorado State
11/06/16 QB Nate Romine Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
Tony's Pick: Take Air Force -6
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