Saturday, November 5, 2016
Johnny Red Floyd Stadium
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The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners take on the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Johnny Red Floyd Stadium. The opening line for this game has Middle Tennessee State as 19 point favorites. This season the Roadrunners are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Blue Raiders have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 4-3-1 against the spread.
Dalton Sturm finished with 142 yards through the air for Texas San Antonio last week. He completed 10 passes out of 19 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Roadrunners were led in rushing by Jalen Rhodes, who finished with 74 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Josh Stewart was the team leader in receiving with a total of 84 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas San Antonio got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 60 total plays for 318 yards for the game. The Roadrunners ran for 176 yards on 41 attempts.
Brent Stockstill finished with 296 yards passing for Middle Tennessee State last week. He went 19 for 32, resulting in a 59% completion percentage. The Blue Raiders were led on the ground by I'Tavius Mathers, who finished with 148 yards on 17 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Richie James led the team in receiving with 127 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Middle Tennessee State had 23 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 54 total plays for 466 yards for the contest. The Blue Raiders ran for 170 yards on 22 carries as a team.
Texas San Antonio scores 29.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 65th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16.8 passes on 27.9 attempts for a 60.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 79th in college football. The Roadrunners run for an average of 162.9 yards per game on 37.9 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 81st in the nation. They also run 65.8 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 382.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 89th overall this season. The Roadrunners average 18.9 first downs per game which ranks them 109th in the country. They accumulate 58.9 penalty yards per game via 7.4 penalties, which ranks 51st in the nation.
Texas San Antonio allows 234.8 passing yards per game, ranking 74th in D-1, and they allow 26.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 60th. They give up 18.5 completions on 32.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.7. The Roadrunners allow 176.5 rushing yards per game on 40 carries for an average of 4.4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 74th in the country. Texas San Antonio allows 411.3 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 68th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties for 47.9 yards per game, ranking them 34th among D-1 teams.
Middle Tennessee State averages 40.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 16th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 29 passes per game on 45.9 attempts for a 63.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 347.1 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th in Division 1. The Blue Raiders run for an average of 190.4 yards per game on 32.1 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 51st on the ground. They also run 78 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 537.5 yards per game, ranking them 7th in the country on offense. The Blue Raiders get an average of 26.4 first downs per game, which ranks 6th in the nation. They average 56.8 penalty yards per game via 6.1 penalties, ranking them 59th in college football.
Middle Tennessee State allows an average of 260.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 100th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 81st in the nation. They give up 23.4 completions on 39.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 59 per game. The Blue Raiders allow 179.8 rushing yards per contest on 42.1 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 78th in the country. Middle Tennessee State allows 440 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 95th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 6.6 penalties for 60.1 yards in each contest, ranking 93rd in the nation.
Texas San Antonio Betting Trends
Texas San Antonio is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Texas San Antonio has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Middle Tennessee State Betting Trends
Middle Tennessee State is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Middle Tennessee State has an ATS record of 4-3-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
Texas San Antonio
09/20/16 RB Halen Steward Leg out for season
Middle Tennessee State
09/06/16 DE Chris Hale Knee out indefinitely
09/06/16 WR Demetrius Frazier Leg out for season
08/30/16 RB Shane Tucker Leg out for season
08/29/16 WR Jocquez Bruce Ankle out for season
08/19/16 WR Terry Pettis Leg out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Middle Tennessee State
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