Akron at Miami College Football Picks & Predictions 11/7/2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Fred Central Yager Stadium
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The Akron Zips travel to Fred Central Yager Stadium to take on the Miami RedHawks on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Miami as 4 point favorites. The Zips have an ATS record of 6-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-8-0. The RedHawks have an over/under record of 4-5-0 and they are 2-7-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 1-8-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 6-3-0 against the spread
Important Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 2-7-0 against the spread
Key Akron Zips Injuries
10/05/17 S Zach Guiser Concussion out for season
09/30/17 RB Warren Ball Ankle out for season
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
10/31/17 QB Billy Bahl None has been named the starter Tuesday vs. Ohio
10/31/17 QB Gus Ragland Lower Body will not start - available to play
10/31/17 DB Heath Harding Leg is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Ohio
10/29/17 OL Tommy Doyle Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
10/10/17 OL Danny Godlevske Undisclosed out for season
10/10/17 DE Dean Lemon Undisclosed out for season
10/10/17 RB Maurice Thomas Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Akron Zips are 104th in Division 1 in points scored with 204. They have run 576 plays this season for 2,980 yards, which ranks them 74th in the nation in total offense. The Zips average 5.2 yards per play, which is 101st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 175 1st downs this year, placing them 87th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Akron has run for 1,000 yards as a team, which ranks 120th in the country. They've run 288 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 55 times for 555 yards so far this season, which has them 67th in the nation in penalties. Thomas Woodson has thrown for 1,742 yards this season. He has completed 154 passes on 264 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 125.2. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Akron is 55th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 225. They have surrendered a total of 3,998 yards on D, which is 104th in Division 1. The Zips are ranked 93rd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 204 passes on 322 attempts against the Akron Zips defense this season, placing them 121st and 109th in the country. The Akron pass defense has also given up a total of 2,314 yards through the air, which is 101st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 348 attempts for 1,684 yards this year, putting them in 88th place in D-1 against the run. The Zips have committed 65 penalties for 635 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 114th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Akron is ranked 127th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 11 punt return yards and average 3.7 yards per return, which is 115th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 421 yards on special teams, ranking 97th in kick return yardage. The Zips average 20 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,412. The Akron Zips have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 3, which is 125th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 43%. Akron Zips kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,067 yards on 51 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 88th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The RedHawks have run for 1,318 yards as a team, which ranks 83rd in the nation. They've run 340 times, averaging 3.9 yards per rush as a unit. The RedHawks have been penalized on offense 70 times for 627 yards so far this year, which has them 15th in the country in penalties. They are 96th in Division 1 in points scored with 217. They have run 637 plays this year for 3,536 yards, which ranks them 51st in the nation in total offense. The Miami RedHawks average 5.6 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 189 1st downs this season, ranking them 60th overall as an offensive unit. Billy Bahl has completed 61 throws while attempting 117 passes for a completion percentage of 52.1%. He has passed for 820 yards this year. He averages 6.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 118.3.
The Miami RedHawks rush defense has given up 320 attempts for 1,468 yards this season, putting them in 63rd place in the country against the run. They have had 53 penalties for 522 yards on defense this year. That places them 76th in Division 1. Miami is 68th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 241. They have given up a total of 3,293 yards on D, which is 45th in the nation. The RedHawks are 63rd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 145 throws on 271 attempts against the Miami defense this season, ranking them 31st and 51st in the country. The Miami RedHawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,825 yards in the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Miami RedHawks have tried 13 field goals this year and made 10, which is 66th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Miami kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,013 yards on 48 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 67th in the NCAA in punting average. Miami is 120th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 37 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 79th in D-1. They have returned 30 kicks for 516 yards on special teams, which puts them 56th in kick return yardage. The RedHawks average 17 yards per kick return and they are 84th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,089.
Who will win tonight's Zips/RedHawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Zips +4
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