Saturday, October 29, 2016
Centennial Bank Stadium
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks take on the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Centennial Bank Stadium. The opening line for this game has Arkansas State as 17 point favorites. This season the Warhawks are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2-0. The Indians have an over/under record of 1-5-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
Caleb Evans finished with 120 yards through the air for Louisiana Monroe last week. He completed 12 passes out of 15 attempts for a 80% completion percentage. The Warhawks were led in rushing by Will Collins, who finished with 35 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Brian Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 33 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Monroe got a total of 12 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 63 total plays for 235 yards for the game. The Warhawks ran for 115 yards on 41 attempts.
Justice Hansen finished with 93 yards passing for Arkansas State last week. He went 9 for 13, resulting in a 69% completion percentage. The Indians were led on the ground by Warren Wand, who finished with 88 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Blake Mack led the team in receiving with 39 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Arkansas State had 20 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 4 came from a pass. They ran 67 total plays for 297 yards for the contest. The Indians ran for 204 yards on 54 carries as a team.
Louisiana Monroe scores 24.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 95th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.9 passes on 31.3 attempts for a 57.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 214.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 83rd in college football. The Warhawks run for an average of 173.7 yards per game on 41.1 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 63rd in the nation. They also run 72.4 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 388.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 85th overall this season. The Warhawks average 20.3 first downs per game which ranks them 87th in the country. They accumulate 43.7 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, which ranks 108th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe allows 198.3 passing yards per game, ranking 31st in D-1, and they allow 41.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 123rd. They give up 15.7 completions on 26.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.8. The Warhawks allow 297.9 rushing yards per game on 48.4 carries for an average of 6.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 128th in the country. Louisiana Monroe allows 496.1 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 122nd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 65 yards per game, ranking them 104th among D-1 teams.
Arkansas State averages 18.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 124th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16 passes per game on 27.8 attempts for a 57.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 228.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 71st in Division 1. The Indians run for an average of 145 yards per game on 40.2 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 98th on the ground. They also run 68 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 373.3 yards per game, ranking them 100th in the country on offense. The Indians get an average of 21 first downs per game, which ranks 73rd in the nation. They average 59.3 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, ranking them 51st in college football.
Arkansas State allows an average of 236.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 78th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 78th in the nation. They give up 15.8 completions on 27.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.2 per game. The Indians allow 196.7 rushing yards per contest on 46 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 88th in the country. Arkansas State allows 433 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 89th in D-1. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 50.3 yards in each contest, ranking 42nd in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe Betting Trends
Louisiana Monroe is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Monroe has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Arkansas State Betting Trends
Arkansas State is 1-5-0 against the over/under this season
Arkansas State has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/16 QB Garrett Smith Lower Body out for season
10/07/16 LB Braxton Moore Leg out for season
10/06/16 OL Bobby Reynolds Elbow out indefinitely
10/01/16 RB Tyler Cain Eligibility out for season
09/07/16 OL Keaton Baggs Knee out for season
10/24/16 QB Justice Hansen Thigh probable Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/23/16 WR Chris Murray Collarbone "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/23/16 TE Jonah Hill Leg "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/03/16 QB D.J. Pearson Legal problems has been dismissed
09/20/16 DE Griffin Riggs Suspension out indefinitely
09/12/16 RB Armond Weh-Weh ACL out for season
09/12/16 LB Antwon Turnage ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Louisiana Monroe
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