Saturday, October 8, 2016
Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium
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The Utah State Aggies take on the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium. The opening line for this game has Utah State as 6 point favorites. This season the Aggies are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-4-0. The Rams have an over/under record of 1-4-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Kent Myers finished with 287 yards through the air for Utah State last week. He completed 29 passes out of 50 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Aggies were led in rushing by Kent Myers, who finished with 47 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Andrew Rodriguez was the team leader in receiving with a total of 89 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. As a team in that game Utah State got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 76 total plays for 358 yards for the game. The Aggies ran for 71 yards on 25 attempts.
Collin Hill finished with 370 yards passing for Colorado State last week. He went 23 for 41, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Rams were led on the ground by Izzy Matthews, who finished with 38 yards on 5 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Michael Gallup led the team in receiving with 75 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Colorado State had 20 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 481 yards for the contest. The Rams ran for 111 yards on 33 carries as a team.
Utah State scores 23.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 104th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.2 passes on 35.8 attempts for a 59.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 219.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 77th in college football. The Aggies run for an average of 157.6 yards per game on 34.8 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 84th in the nation. They also run 70.6 plays per contest and average 5.3 yards per play for an average of 377.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 90th overall this season. The Aggies average 18.8 first downs per game which ranks them 100th in the country. They accumulate 51.6 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 78th in the nation.
Utah State allows 202.2 passing yards per game, ranking 36th in D-1, and they allow 23.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 52nd. They give up 17 completions on 27.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.5. The Aggies allow 144.6 rushing yards per game on 41.6 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 53rd in the country. Utah State allows 346.8 total yards per game including 5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 31st in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.2 penalties for 72.4 yards per game, ranking them 116th among D-1 teams.
Colorado State averages 23.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 97th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.2 passes per game on 30.6 attempts for a 52.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 215.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 82nd in Division 1. The Rams run for an average of 178.8 yards per game on 41.4 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 57th on the ground. They also run 72 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 394 yards per game, ranking them 84th in the country on offense. The Rams get an average of 20.8 first downs per game, which ranks 79th in the nation. They average 45.4 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, ranking them 104th in college football.
Colorado State allows an average of 242.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 80th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 77th in the nation. They give up 17.8 completions on 26.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.4 per game. The Rams allow 173.8 rushing yards per contest on 43.2 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 82nd in the country. Colorado State allows 416 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 79th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 52 yards in each contest, ranking 52nd in the nation.
Utah State Betting Trends
Utah State is 1-4-0 against the over/under this season
Utah State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Colorado State Betting Trends
Colorado State is 1-4-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/01/16 S Dallin Leavitt Ankle out indefinitely
10/01/16 RB Devante Mays Leg "?"
10/02/16 RB Rashaad Boddie Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Utah State
08/29/16 FB Adam Prentice Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Utah State
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