Fresno State at Alabama College Football Picks & Parlay 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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The Alabama Crimson Tide host the Fresno State Bulldogs at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 45 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 52. The Crimson Tide have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread. The Bulldogs have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0.
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Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
08/28/17 RB Dontel James Knee out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
09/04/17 LB Christian Miller Bicep out for season
09/03/17 LB Anfernee Jennings Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/03/17 RB Joshua Jacobs Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/03/17 DL Raekwon Davis Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/03/17 LB Rashaan Evans Groin left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/03/17 LB Terrell Lewis Elbow out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Fresno State Bulldogs have run for 199 yards as a team, which ranks 54th in college football. They've run 40 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 3 times for 15 yards so far this season, which has them 110th in the country in penalties. They are 5th in the nation in points scored with 66. They have run 77 plays this season for 613 yards, which ranks them 17th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulldogs average 8 yards per play, which is 22nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this year, placing them 36th overall as an offensive unit. Chason Virgil averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 9.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 16 passes on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.8. He has thrown for 246 yards this season.
The Bulldogs rush defense has allowed 27 attempts for -30 yards this year, putting them in 1st place in D-1 against the run. Fresno State has committed 7 penalties for 50 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 57th in college football. They are 1st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 0. They have surrendered a total of 125 yards on D, which is 12th in the country. The Bulldogs are ranked 10th in yards per play allowed with 2.2. Opposing offenses have completed 15 passes on 31 attempts against the Fresno State Bulldogs defense this season, placing them 41st and 55th in Division 1. The Fresno State pass defense has also given up a total of 155 yards through the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Fresno State Bulldogs have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 2, which is 16th in D-1. Their kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 158 yards on 3 punts, averaging 53 yards per punt. That places them 4th in Division 1 in punting average. Fresno State is ranked 3rd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 59 punt return yards and average 11.8 yards per return, which is 25th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 64 yards on special teams, ranking 54th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 11th in the country in all-purpose yards with 736.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Crimson Tide are 86th in the country in points scored with 24. They have run 60 plays this year for 269 yards, which ranks them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. The Alabama Crimson Tide average 4.5 yards per play, which is 99th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 13 1st downs this season, ranking them 110th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Alabama has run for 173 yards as a unit, which ranks 60th in college football. They've run 42 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. Alabama has been penalized on offense 5 times for 30 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. Jalen Hurts has passed for 96 yards this year. He's completed 10 throws while attempting 18 passes for a completion percentage of 55.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 118.7. He averages 6.4 adjusted yards per throw and 5.3 yards per pass attempt.
Alabama is 19th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 7. They have given up a total of 250 yards on D, which is 34th in D-1. The Crimson Tide are 38th in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Opponent offenses have completed 19 throws on 33 attempts against the Alabama defense this season, ranking them 60th and 68th in the nation. The Alabama Crimson Tide pass defense has also surrendered a total of 210 yards in the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 27 attempts for 40 yards this season, putting them in 14th place in the country against the run. The Crimson Tide have had 4 penalties for 30 yards on defense this year. That places them 25th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
The Alabama Crimson Tide average 15 yards per kick return and they are 111th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 303. The Crimson Tide have tried 5 field goals this year and made 3, which is 5th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Alabama punters have accumulated 211 yards on 6 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That ranks them 110th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bulldogs +45 and under 52 total points
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