Saturday, October 1, 2016
Jordan Hare Stadium
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Jordan Hare Stadium. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 34 point favorites. This season the Warhawks are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Garrett Smith finished with 283 yards through the air for Louisiana Monroe last week. He completed 17 passes out of 33 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Warhawks were led in rushing by Garrett Smith, who finished with 22 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Marcus Green was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 38 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Monroe got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 350 yards for the game. The Warhawks ran for 67 yards on 29 attempts.
Sean White finished with 234 yards passing for Auburn last week. He went 19 for 26, resulting in a 73% completion percentage. The Tigers were led on the ground by Kerryon Johnson, who finished with 93 yards on 22 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Kerryon Johnson led the team in receiving with 68 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Auburn had 18 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 388 yards for the contest. The Tigers ran for 154 yards on 49 carries as a team.
Louisiana Monroe scores 25.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 94th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 34.3 attempts for a 58.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 254.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 49th in college football. The Warhawks run for an average of 156.7 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 89th in the nation. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 411 yards per game, ranking their offense 76th overall this season. The Warhawks average 18.7 first downs per game which ranks them 100th in the country. They accumulate 59.7 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 49th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe allows 186.7 passing yards per game, ranking 32nd in D-1, and they allow 34.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 105th. They give up 16 completions on 28 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.1. The Warhawks allow 290.7 rushing yards per game on 54.3 carries for an average of 5.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 126th in the country. Louisiana Monroe allows 477.3 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 112th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 68.7 yards per game, ranking them 108th among D-1 teams.
Auburn averages 24.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 99th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.3 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 65.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 204 yards through the air per game, ranking them 91st in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 234.8 yards per game on 51.5 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 27th on the ground. They also run 79.5 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 438.8 yards per game, ranking them 59th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 23.3 first downs per game, which ranks 46th in the nation. They average 39 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 118th in college football.
Auburn allows an average of 218.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 58th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 28th in the nation. They give up 18.3 completions on 32.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.7 per game. The Tigers allow 167 rushing yards per contest on 37 carries for a 4.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 77th in the country. Auburn allows 385.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 64th in D-1. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 61.5 yards in each contest, ranking 85th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe Betting Trends
Louisiana Monroe is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Monroe has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Auburn Betting Trends
Auburn is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Auburn has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 RB Tyler Cain Eligibility "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
09/07/16 OL Keaton Baggs Knee out for season
09/25/16 OL Prince Micheal Sammons Foot "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/01/16 DB Jeremiah Dinson Knee out indefinitely
08/29/16 DL Jaunta'vius Johnson Knee out indefinitely
08/29/16 RB Stephen Davis Jr Knee out for season
08/29/16 QB Tyler Queen Shoulder out for season
08/27/16 DB Jamel Dean Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 DL Raashed Kennion Personal has left team
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn
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