Air Force at Colorado State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium
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Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium is the venue for the game between the Air Force Falcons and the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 11 point favorites. The total has been set at 68.5. The Rams are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-4-0. The Falcons are 3-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-2-0.
Valuable Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
10/22/17 LB Matt Evans Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
10/05/17 DB Garrett Kauppila Undisclosed out for season
09/26/17 DL Cody Moorhead Knee out for season
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
10/22/17 WR Detrich Clark Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/22/17 S Jamal Hicks Arm is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/22/17 LB Max McDonald Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/22/17 WR Olabisi Johnson Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
10/22/17 CB Shun Johnson Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Air Force
08/23/17 WR E.J. Scott ACL out for season
08/21/17 LB Deonte Clyburn Blood Clot out indefinitely
08/08/17 DB Braylin Scott Legal problems out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Air Force Falcons have run for 2,376 yards as a unit, which ranks 5th in the nation. They've run 461 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Falcons have been penalized on offense 28 times for 288 yards so far this year, which has them 121st in the country in penalties. They are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 261. They have run 540 plays this year for 3,215 yards, which ranks them 123rd in the nation in total offense. The Falcons average 6 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 180 1st downs this season, ranking them 19th overall as an offensive unit. Arion Worthman has completed 36 throws while attempting 72 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. He has passed for 766 yards this year. He averages 11.6 adjusted yards per throw and 10.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 170.5.
The Falcons rush defense has given up 268 attempts for 1,689 yards this season, putting them in 114th place in the country against the run. They have had 25 penalties for 237 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in Division 1. Air Force is 96th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 233. They have given up a total of 2,722 yards on D, which is 61st in the nation. The Falcons are 121st in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 72 throws on 141 attempts against the Air Force Falcons defense this season, ranking them 2nd and 1st in the country. The Air Force pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,033 yards in the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Air Force Falcons have tried 8 field goals this year and made 6, which is 86th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Air Force Falcons kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,005 yards on 24 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 69th in the NCAA in punting average. Air Force is 97th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 50 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 73rd in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 326 yards on special teams, which puts them 95th in kick return yardage. The Falcons average 18 yards per kick return and they are 55th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,591.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rams are 21st in Division 1 in points scored with 271. They have run 599 plays this season for 4,066 yards, which ranks them 8th in the nation in total offense. The Colorado State Rams average 6.8 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 206 1st downs this year, placing them 3rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado State has run for 1,575 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the country. They've run 312 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 59 times for 558 yards so far this season, which has them 14th in the nation in penalties. Nick Stevens has thrown for 2,491 yards this season. He has completed 179 passes on 287 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 154.1. He averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Colorado State is 67th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 196. They have surrendered a total of 3,383 yards on D, which is 111th in Division 1. The Rams are ranked 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opposing offenses have completed 168 passes on 284 attempts against the Colorado State defense this season, placing them 122nd and 125th in the country. The Colorado State Rams pass defense has also given up a total of 2,181 yards through the air, which is 126th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 258 attempts for 1,202 yards this year, putting them in 70th place in D-1 against the run. The Rams have committed 49 penalties for 429 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 84th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado State is ranked 59th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 84 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 59th in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 339 yards on special teams, ranking 89th in kick return yardage. The Colorado State Rams average 23 yards per kick return and they are 4th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,490. The Rams have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 12, which is 16th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Colorado State kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 31 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,265 yards on 27 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Rams college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams -11
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