Colorado State at Hawaii College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium
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The Colorado State Rams travel to Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium to take on the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Colorado State as 7.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 63.5. The Rams have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Warriors have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 1-2-1 against the spread.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Hawaii Warriors are 1-2-1 against the spread
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
09/24/17 OL Ben Knox Knee "?" Saturday vs. Hawaii
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
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
09/24/17 DL Samiuela Akoteu Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/24/17 DL Tevarua Eldridge Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
09/24/17 DL Viane Moala Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Colorado State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams are 50th in Division 1 in points scored with 122. They have run 318 plays this season for 1,928 yards, which ranks them 18th in the nation in total offense. The Rams average 6.1 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 106 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado State has run for 696 yards as a team, which ranks 46th in the country. They've run 154 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 29 times for 262 yards so far this season, which has them 26th in the nation in penalties. Nick Stevens has thrown for 1,232 yards this season. He has completed 96 passes on 164 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 130.4. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 6.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Colorado State is 72nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 95. They have surrendered a total of 1,643 yards on D, which is 95th in Division 1. The Rams are ranked 97th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 87 passes on 142 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense this season, placing them 104th and 101st in the country. The Colorado State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,030 yards through the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 130 attempts for 613 yards this year, putting them in 83rd place in D-1 against the run. The Rams have committed 20 penalties for 180 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 51st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado State is ranked 120th in the nation in punt returns with 2. They've accumulated 14 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 61st in college football. They have returned 7 kicks for 191 yards on special teams, ranking 69th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 27 yards per kick return and they are 30th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,133. The Colorado State Rams have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 6, which is 25th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Colorado State Rams kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 575 yards on 12 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Warriors have run for 862 yards as a team, which ranks 27th in the nation. They've run 164 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Warriors have been penalized on offense 38 times for 368 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the country in penalties. They are 48th in Division 1 in points scored with 123. They have run 305 plays this year for 1,921 yards, which ranks them 35th in the nation in total offense. The Hawaii Warriors average 6.3 yards per play, which is 38th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 91 1st downs this season, ranking them 34th overall as an offensive unit. Dru Brown has completed 88 throws while attempting 137 passes for a completion percentage of 64.2%. He has passed for 1,052 yards this year. He averages 6.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 139.2.
The Hawaii Warriors rush defense has given up 144 attempts for 636 yards this season, putting them in 89th place in the country against the run. They have had 27 penalties for 263 yards on defense this year. That places them 103rd in Division 1. Hawaii is 110th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 137. They have given up a total of 1,669 yards on D, which is 100th in the nation. The Warriors are 107th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 78 throws on 123 attempts against the Hawaii defense this season, ranking them 81st and 66th in the country. The Hawaii Warriors pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,033 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Hawaii Warriors have tried 3 field goals this year and made 1, which is 115th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Hawaii kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 16 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 578 yards on 14 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 77th in the NCAA in punting average. Hawaii is 122nd in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 3 punt return yards and average 1.5 yards per return, which is 118th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 368 yards on special teams, which puts them 14th in kick return yardage. The Warriors average 22 yards per kick return and they are 14th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,292.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Warriors +7.5
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