Appalachian State at Louisiana Monroe College Football Picks & Parlay 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
JPS Field at James L. Malone Stadium
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks host the Appalachian State Mountaineers at JPS Field at James L. Malone Stadium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Appalachian State as 9.5 point favorites. The Warhawks have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread. The Mountaineers have an ATS record of 2-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-4-0.
Valuable Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 2-6-0 against the spread
Important Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Appalachian State Mountaineers Injuries
10/29/17 LB Devan Stringer Leg is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/29/17 RB Jalin Moore Foot is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/29/17 DB Josh Thomas Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/19/17 RB Terrence Upshaw Tricep is out for season
10/01/17 WR Shaedon Meadors Redshirt out for season
Key Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Injuries
10/29/17 WR Jonathan Hodoh Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
10/29/17 OL Keaton Baggs ACL is "?" Saturday vs. Appalachian St
10/26/17 DB Collin Turner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/21/17 LB Jarred Dunn Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have run for 1,475 yards as a team, which ranks 47th in college football. They've run 301 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 62 times for 590 yards so far this season, which has them 14th in the country in penalties. They are 60th in the nation in points scored with 235. They have run 550 plays this season for 3,297 yards, which ranks them 66th in Division 1 in total offense. The Mountaineers average 6 yards per play, which is 47th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 158 1st downs this year, placing them 85th overall as an offensive unit. Taylor Lamb averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 139 passes on 234 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.2. He has thrown for 1,757 yards this season.
The Mountaineers rush defense has allowed 301 attempts for 1,190 yards this year, putting them in 49th place in D-1 against the run. Appalachian State has committed 70 penalties for 567 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 110th in college football. They are 41st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 181. They have surrendered a total of 2,888 yards on D, which is 45th in the country. The Mountaineers are ranked 45th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 132 passes on 240 attempts against the Appalachian State Mountaineers defense this season, placing them 37th and 45th in Division 1. The Appalachian State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,698 yards through the air, which is 58th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 11, which is 34th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 65%. Appalachian State Mountaineers kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 26 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,815 yards on 47 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 114th in Division 1 in punting average. Appalachian State is ranked 6th in the nation in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 159 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 59th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 470 yards on special teams, ranking 52nd in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 56th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,926.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Warhawks are 35th in the country in points scored with 281. They have run 571 plays this year for 3,713 yards, which ranks them 34th in Division 1 in total offense. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks average 6.5 yards per play, which is 22nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 171 1st downs this season, ranking them 53rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Monroe has run for 1,537 yards as a unit, which ranks 40th in college football. They've run 319 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. Louisiana Monroe has been penalized on offense 41 times for 334 yards so far this year, which has them 101st in the country in penalties. Caleb Evans has passed for 1,720 yards this year. He's completed 129 throws while attempting 203 passes for a completion percentage of 63.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 147.4. He averages 8.9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt.
Louisiana Monroe is 114th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 296. They have given up a total of 4,040 yards on D, which is 123rd in D-1. The Warhawks are 123rd in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opponent offenses have completed 157 throws on 267 attempts against the Louisiana Monroe defense this season, ranking them 87th and 91st in the nation. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,299 yards in the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 326 attempts for 1,741 yards this season, putting them in 111th place in the country against the run. The Warhawks have had 61 penalties for 568 yards on defense this year. That places them 111th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Monroe is 86th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 72 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 67th in D-1. They have returned 35 kicks for 867 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks average 25 yards per kick return and they are 12th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,652. The Warhawks have tried 11 field goals this year and made 8, which is 71st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Louisiana Monroe kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 29 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,671 yards on 39 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 43rd in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -9.5 and under 56 total points
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