Louisiana Monroe at Oklahoma Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 9/6/2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 45.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 65. This season the Warhawks are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Garrett Smith finished with 208 yards through the air for Louisiana Monroe last week. He completed 20 passes out of 33 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Warhawks were led in rushing by Garrett Smith, who finished with 150 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. Marcus Green was the team leader in receiving with a total of 59 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game Louisiana Monroe got a total of 26 first downs by way of 16 rushing, 10 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 79 total plays for 533 yards for the game. The Warhawks ran for 325 yards on 46 attempts.
Baker Mayfield finished with 323 yards through the air for Oklahoma last week. He completed 24 passes out of 33 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. The Sooners were led in rushing by Joe Mixon, who finished with 40 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Mark Andrews was the team leader in receiving with a total of 94 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. Oklahoma got a total of 17 first downs by way of 5 rushing, 11 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 60 total plays for 393 yards for the game. The Sooners ran for 70 yards on 26 attempts.
Louisiana Monroe scores 38 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 49th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20 passes on 33 attempts for a 60.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 208 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 73rd in college football. The Warhawks run for an average of 325 yards per game on 46 attempts for an average of 7.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 10th in the nation. They also run 79 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 533 yards per game, ranking their offense 26th overall this season. The Warhawks average 26 first downs per game which ranks them 30th in the country. They accumulate 73 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 28th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe allows 137 passing yards per game, ranking 32nd in D-1, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 70th. They give up 17 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53.1. The Warhawks allow 239 rushing yards per game on 46 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 108th in the country. Louisiana Monroe allows 376 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 76th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 40 yards per game, ranking them 46th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma averages 23 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 81st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 24 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 70.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 323 yards through the air per game, ranking them 21st in Division 1. The Sooners run for an average of 70 yards per game on 26 attempts for an average of 2.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 117th on the ground. They also run 60 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for a total of 393 yards per game, ranking them 75th in the country on offense. The Sooners get an average of 17 first downs per game, which ranks 98th in the nation. They average 66 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 40th in college football.
Oklahoma allows an average of 321 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 110th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 33 points per contest, which has them ranked 100th in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5 per game. The Sooners allow 89 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 2.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 39th in the country. Oklahoma allows 410 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 89th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 75 yards in each contest, ranking 108th in the nation.
Louisiana Monroe Betting Trends
Louisiana Monroe is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Louisiana Monroe has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/05/16 RB Tyler Cain Eligibility "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/05/16 WR Dahu Green Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/05/16 RB Samaje Perine Shoulder injured last game, probable Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/05/16 S Steven Parker Undisclosed probable Saturday vs. UL Monroe
08/20/16 RB Rodney Anderson Neck out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Louisiana Monroe
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