Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The Troy Trojans take on the Clemson Tigers on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Clemson as 36 point favorites and the over/under was set at 63. This season the Trojans are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Brandon Silvers finished with 229 yards through the air for Troy last week. He completed 20 passes out of 27 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Trojans were led in rushing by Jordan Chunn, who finished with 161 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 12 yards per carry. Ismail Saleem was the team leader in receiving with a total of 106 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. As a team in that game Troy got a total of 29 first downs by way of 18 rushing, 11 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 79 total plays for 706 yards for the game. The Trojans ran for 383 yards on 43 attempts.
Deshaun Watson finished with 248 yards through the air for Clemson last week. He completed 19 passes out of 34 attempts for a 56% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Wayne Gallman, who finished with 123 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Mike Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 174 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Clemson got a total of 19 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 9 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 78 total plays for 399 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 151 yards on 44 attempts.
Troy scores 57 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 10th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 29 passes on 36 attempts for a 80.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 323 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 20th in college football. The Trojans run for an average of 383 yards per game on 43 attempts for an average of 8.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 6th in the nation. They also run 79 plays per contest and average 8.9 yards per play for an average of 706 yards per game, ranking their offense 3rd overall this season. The Trojans average 29 first downs per game which ranks them 11th in the country. They accumulate 153 penalty yards per game via 14 penalties, which ranks 1st in the nation.
Troy allows 161 passing yards per game, ranking 46th in D-1, and they allow 17 points per contest on defense, which ranks 58th. They give up 14 completions on 22 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.6. The Trojans allow 93 rushing yards per game on 41 carries for an average of 2.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 45th in the country. Troy allows 254 total yards per game including 4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 33rd in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3 penalties for 23 yards per game, ranking them 11th among D-1 teams.
Clemson averages 19 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 97th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 55.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 248 yards through the air per game, ranking them 52nd in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 151 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 73rd on the ground. They also run 78 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 399 yards per game, ranking them 73rd in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 19 first downs per game, which ranks 89th in the nation. They average 55 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, ranking them 63rd in college football.
Clemson allows an average of 175 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 55th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 13 points per contest, which has them ranked 33rd in the nation. They give up 15 completions on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.6 per game. The Tigers allow 87 rushing yards per contest on 41 carries for a 2.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 35th in the country. Clemson allows 262 total yards per game for an average of 3.8 yards per play, which ranks 35th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 9 penalties for 60 yards in each contest, ranking 83rd in the nation.
Troy Betting Trends
Troy is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Troy has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Clemson Betting Trends
Clemson is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Clemson has an ATS record of 0-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/05/16 OL Antonio Garcia Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Clemson
08/30/16 WR Tevaris McCormick Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/29/16 WR Clark Quisenberry Academics out for season
08/18/16 DL Austin Bryant Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Troy
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