Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Idaho Vandals take on the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Martin Stadium. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 25.5 point favorites. This season the Vandals are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Cougars have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Matt Linehan finished with 187 yards through the air for Idaho last week. He completed 19 passes out of 29 attempts for a 66% completion percentage. The Vandals were led in rushing by Mason Petrino, who finished with 48 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Isaiah Saunders was the team leader in receiving with a total of 54 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. As a team in that game Idaho got a total of 17 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 9 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 76 total plays for 322 yards for the game. The Vandals ran for 104 yards on 38 attempts.
Luke Falk finished with 480 yards through the air for Washington State last week. He completed 55 passes out of 71 attempts for a 77% completion percentage. The Cougars were led in rushing by Jamal Morrow, who finished with 22 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Tavares Martin Jr. was the team leader in receiving with a total of 158 yards and 12 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Washington State got a total of 26 first downs by way of 4 rushing, 21 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 91 total plays for 520 yards for the game. The Cougars ran for 40 yards on 20 attempts.
Idaho scores 17 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 116th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.5 passes on 30 attempts for a 51.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 173 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 101st in college football. The Vandals run for an average of 164.5 yards per game on 36.5 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 80th in the nation. They also run 66.5 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 337.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 103rd overall this season. The Vandals average 16 first downs per game which ranks them 112th in the country. They accumulate 60 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, which ranks 49th in the nation.
Idaho allows 273 passing yards per game, ranking 99th in D-1, and they allow 38 points per contest on defense, which ranks 110th. They give up 23.5 completions on 34.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 68.1. The Vandals allow 118 rushing yards per game on 34 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 46th in the country. Idaho allows 391 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 83rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 30 yards per game, ranking them 6th among D-1 teams.
Washington State averages 35 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 55th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 48 passes per game on 61.5 attempts for a 78 percent completion percentage. They throw for 449 yards through the air per game, ranking them 3rd in Division 1. The Cougars run for an average of 68.5 yards per game on 22.5 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 125th on the ground. They also run 84 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 517.5 yards per game, ranking them 23rd in the country on offense. The Cougars get an average of 29 first downs per game, which ranks 15th in the nation. They average 90 penalty yards per game via 11 penalties, ranking them 10th in college football.
Washington State allows an average of 397.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 127th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 38 points per contest, which has them ranked 111th in the nation. They give up 27 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.1 per game. The Cougars allow 115.5 rushing yards per contest on 25.5 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 45th in the country. Washington State allows 513 total yards per game for an average of 8.1 yards per play, which ranks 118th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 76.5 yards in each contest, ranking 110th in the nation.
Idaho Betting Trends
Idaho is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Idaho has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Washington State Betting Trends
Washington State is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Washington State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 DB Dorian Clark Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Idaho
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