Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Hawaii Warriors take on the Fresno State Bulldogs on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Bulldog Stadium. The opening line for this game has Hawaii as 2.5 point favorites. This season the Warriors are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-3-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
Dru Brown finished with 135 yards through the air for Hawaii last week. He completed 22 passes out of 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Warriors were led in rushing by Steven Lakalaka, who finished with 40 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. John Ursua was the team leader in receiving with a total of 41 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 6 yards per reception. As a team in that game Hawaii got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 215 yards for the game. The Warriors ran for 48 yards on 27 attempts.
Zach Kline finished with 147 yards passing for Fresno State last week. He went 11 for 24, resulting in a 46% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led on the ground by Zach Kline, who finished with 26 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 2 yards per rush. Jamire Jordan led the team in receiving with 64 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Fresno State had 12 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 59 total plays for 232 yards for the contest. The Bulldogs ran for 77 yards on 34 carries as a team.
Hawaii scores 25.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 87th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.6 passes on 31.4 attempts for a 56.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 213.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 89th in college football. The Warriors run for an average of 170.1 yards per game on 34.5 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 72nd in the nation. They also run 65.8 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 383.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 86th overall this season. The Warriors average 19.2 first downs per game which ranks them 105th in the country. They accumulate 63.5 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 28th in the nation.
Hawaii allows 209.2 passing yards per game, ranking 40th in D-1, and they allow 39.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 121st. They give up 16.3 completions on 25.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.7. The Warriors allow 258 rushing yards per game on 46.5 carries for an average of 5.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 125th in the country. Hawaii allows 467.2 total yards per game including 6.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 114th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.5 penalties for 61.5 yards per game, ranking them 99th among D-1 teams.
Fresno State averages 18.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 123rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.6 passes per game on 36.3 attempts for a 51.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 230 yards through the air per game, ranking them 71st in Division 1. The Bulldogs run for an average of 108.4 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 122nd on the ground. They also run 71 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for a total of 338.4 yards per game, ranking them 117th in the country on offense. The Bulldogs get an average of 17.4 first downs per game, which ranks 121st in the nation. They average 57.5 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, ranking them 54th in college football.
Fresno State allows an average of 166.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 7th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 34.1 points per contest, which has them ranked 105th in the nation. They give up 12.2 completions on 21.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5 per game. The Bulldogs allow 272.4 rushing yards per contest on 53 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 126th in the country. Fresno State allows 438.7 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 88th in D-1. They force 0.6 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 52.3 yards in each contest, ranking 58th in the nation.
Hawaii Betting Trends
Hawaii is 7-3-0 against the over/under this season
Hawaii has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Fresno State Betting Trends
Fresno State is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Fresno State has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/14/16 RB Melvin Davis Illness out for season
10/27/16 TE Chad Olsen Personal out indefinitely
10/18/16 LB Brandon Hughes Eligibility out for season
10/04/16 RB Dejonte O'Neal Knee out for season
09/01/16 RB Wesley Hill Knee out for season
08/27/16 DL Kevin Jeanniton Elbow out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Fresno State +2.5
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