Akron at Troy College Football Picks & Parlay 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Larry Blakeney Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium
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Larry Blakeney Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Akron Zips and the Troy Trojans on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Troy as 13.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 53. The Trojans are 0-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-3-0. The Zips are 1-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-3-0.
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Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Troy Trojans Betting Trends
The Troy Trojans are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Troy Trojans are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Troy Trojans Injuries
09/17/17 S Kris Weatherspoon Leg "?" Saturday vs. Akron
09/02/17 CB Orlando Lacey Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Akron Zips have run for 378 yards as a unit, which ranks 91st in the nation. They've run 102 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 27 times for 293 yards so far this year, which has them 13th in the country in penalties. They are 98th in Division 1 in points scored with 66. They have run 201 plays this year for 954 yards, which ranks them 85th in the nation in total offense. The Zips average 4.7 yards per play, which is 112th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 58 1st downs this season, ranking them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. Thomas Woodson has completed 52 throws while attempting 84 passes for a completion percentage of 61.9%. He has passed for 477 yards this year. He averages 5.3 adjusted yards per throw and 5.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 116.6.
The Zips rush defense has given up 105 attempts for 479 yards this season, putting them in 90th place in the country against the run. They have had 19 penalties for 187 yards on defense this year. That places them 87th in Division 1. Akron is 101st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 96. They have given up a total of 1,245 yards on D, which is 94th in the nation. The Zips are 109th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opponent offenses have completed 59 throws on 89 attempts against the Akron Zips defense this season, ranking them 77th and 56th in the country. The Akron pass defense has also surrendered a total of 766 yards in the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Akron Zips kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 803 yards on 21 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 106th in the NCAA in punting average.They have returned 6 kicks for 127 yards on special teams, which puts them 84th in kick return yardage. The Zips average 21 yards per kick return and they are 105th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,085.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Trojans are 88th in Division 1 in points scored with 74. They have run 218 plays this season for 1,289 yards, which ranks them 48th in the nation in total offense. The Troy Trojans average 5.9 yards per play, which is 69th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 69 1st downs this year, placing them 38th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Troy has run for 510 yards as a team, which ranks 61st in the country. They've run 101 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 27 times for 231 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the nation in penalties. Brandon Silvers has thrown for 770 yards this season. He has completed 74 passes on 114 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 121. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 6.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Troy is 43rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 55. They have surrendered a total of 904 yards on D, which is 43rd in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 38th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 66 passes on 105 attempts against the Troy defense this season, placing them 101st and 91st in the country. The Troy Trojans pass defense has also given up a total of 621 yards through the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 93 attempts for 283 yards this year, putting them in 36th place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 23 penalties for 194 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 92nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Troy is ranked 59th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 70 punt return yards and average 14 yards per return, which is 21st in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 119 yards on special teams, ranking 94th in kick return yardage. The Troy Trojans average 24 yards per kick return and they are 57th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,478. The Trojans have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 2, which is 84th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Troy kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 8 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 538 yards on 12 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 32nd in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Trojans -13.5 and over 53 total points
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