Saturday, November 5, 2016
Kidd Brewer Stadium
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The Texas State Bobcats take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Kidd Brewer Stadium. The opening line for this game has Appalachian State as 30 point favorites. This season the Bobcats are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-2-0. The Mountaineers have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
Tyler Jones finished with 142 yards through the air for Texas State last week. He completed 20 passes out of 28 attempts for a 71% completion percentage. The Bobcats were led in rushing by Stedman Mayberry, who finished with 54 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Elijah King was the team leader in receiving with a total of 42 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas State got a total of 13 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 64 total plays for 221 yards for the game. The Bobcats ran for 79 yards on 36 attempts.
Taylor Lamb finished with 199 yards passing for Appalachian State last week. He went 16 for 27, resulting in a 59% completion percentage. The Mountaineers were led on the ground by Jalin Moore, who finished with 126 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Shaedon Meadors led the team in receiving with 126 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. Appalachian State had 28 first downs total. 16 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 74 total plays for 498 yards for the contest. The Mountaineers ran for 299 yards on 47 carries as a team.
Texas State scores 24 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 98th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 24.3 passes on 38.3 attempts for a 63.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 258.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 42nd in college football. The Bobcats run for an average of 87.7 yards per game on 34.9 attempts for an average of 2.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 127th in the nation. They also run 73.1 plays per contest and average 4.7 yards per play for an average of 345.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 117th overall this season. The Bobcats average 19.7 first downs per game which ranks them 97th in the country. They accumulate 64.3 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 30th in the nation.
Texas State allows 264.7 passing yards per game, ranking 106th in D-1, and they allow 40.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 122nd. They give up 21 completions on 31.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66.5. The Bobcats allow 234.3 rushing yards per game on 47.4 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 116th in the country. Texas State allows 499 total yards per game including 6.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 121st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 59.1 yards per game, ranking them 90th among D-1 teams.
Appalachian State averages 26.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 84th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.8 passes per game on 25.1 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 184.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 103rd in Division 1. The Mountaineers run for an average of 210.3 yards per game on 44.5 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 35th on the ground. They also run 69.6 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 394.9 yards per game, ranking them 78th in the country on offense. The Mountaineers get an average of 22.6 first downs per game, which ranks 45th in the nation. They average 59.4 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 47th in college football.
Appalachian State allows an average of 221 passing yards per game, which ranks 54th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 17.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 12th in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 35.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.5 per game. The Mountaineers allow 117 rushing yards per contest on 31.1 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 21st in the country. Appalachian State allows 338 total yards per game for an average of 5.1 yards per play, which ranks 19th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 57.8 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
Texas State Betting Trends
Texas State is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
Texas State has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Appalachian State Betting Trends
Appalachian State is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Appalachian State has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 WR L.G. Williams Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
10/30/16 T Will Copa Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
09/29/16 LB Easy Anyama Achilles out for season
09/22/16 RB Terrence Upshaw Academics out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Texas State
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