Saturday, October 22, 2016
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks take on the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at University Stadium. The opening line for this game has New Mexico as 14.5 point favorites. This season the Warhawks are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Lobos have an over/under record of 6-0-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Will Collins finished with 125 yards through the air for Louisiana Monroe last week. He completed 9 passes out of 16 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Warhawks were led in rushing by Duke Carter IV, who finished with 104 yards on 24 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Alec Osborne was the team leader in receiving with a total of 49 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Monroe got a total of 31 first downs. Of those first downs, 18 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 96 total plays for 477 yards for the game. The Warhawks ran for 298 yards on 73 attempts.
Lamar Jordan finished with 70 yards passing for New Mexico last week. He went 3 for 6, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Lobos were led on the ground by Teriyon Gipson, who finished with 140 yards on 9 carries. He ended the game with an average of 16 yards per rush. Q' Drennan led the team in receiving with 58 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. New Mexico had 18 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 3 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 443 yards for the contest. The Lobos ran for 373 yards on 55 carries as a team.
Louisiana Monroe scores 25.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 89th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.8 passes on 32.8 attempts for a 57.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 230.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 70th in college football. The Warhawks run for an average of 183.5 yards per game on 41.2 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 57th in the nation. They also run 74 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 414 yards per game, ranking their offense 63rd overall this season. The Warhawks average 21.7 first downs per game which ranks them 59th in the country. They accumulate 42.3 penalty yards per game via 3.7 penalties, which ranks 110th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe allows 207 passing yards per game, ranking 41st in D-1, and they allow 38.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 120th. They give up 17.2 completions on 29.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.5. The Warhawks allow 268.2 rushing yards per game on 48 carries for an average of 5.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 125th in the country. Louisiana Monroe allows 475.2 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 115th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.2 penalties for 64.2 yards per game, ranking them 106th among D-1 teams.
New Mexico averages 36.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 28th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 8.2 passes per game on 16.2 attempts for a 50.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 104.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 127th in Division 1. The Lobos run for an average of 357.2 yards per game on 55 attempts for an average of 6.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 2nd on the ground. They also run 71.2 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 461.3 yards per game, ranking them 36th in the country on offense. The Lobos get an average of 21.8 first downs per game, which ranks 53rd in the nation. They average 55.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, ranking them 64th in college football.
New Mexico allows an average of 250.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 89th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 115th in the nation. They give up 16 completions on 28.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5 per game. The Lobos allow 151.2 rushing yards per contest on 35.7 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 58th in the country. New Mexico allows 401.7 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 66th in D-1. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 3.7 penalties for 34.7 yards in each contest, ranking 3rd in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe Betting Trends
Louisiana Monroe is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Monroe has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
New Mexico Betting Trends
New Mexico is 6-0-0 against the over/under this season
New Mexico has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/17/16 QB Garrett Smith Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico
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
10/17/16 QB Lamar Jordan Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/17/16 S Ryan Santos Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/16/16 RB Diquon Woodhouse Hip "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/15/16 S John Russo Knee out indefinitely
10/11/16 CB Isaiah Brown Ankle out indefinitely
10/02/16 Backup RB Romell Jordan Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take New Mexico
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