Fresno State at Wyoming College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium
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Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Fresno State Bulldogs and the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Wyoming as 3 point favorites. The Cowboys are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-8-0. The Bulldogs are 7-2-1 ATS and their over/under record is 3-7-0.
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Valuable Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 7-2-1 against the spread
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-8-0 against the over/under
The Wyoming Cowboys are 7-3-0 against the spread
Key Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
11/12/17 QB Marcus McMaryion Hand injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Wyoming
09/14/17 DB Chris Coleman Foot out indefinitely
09/13/17 DB Kesomi Mafi Knee out for season
08/28/17 RB Dontel James Knee out for season
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
11/12/17 QB Josh Allen Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
11/12/17 OL Ryan Cummings Illness is "?" Saturday vs. Fresno State
11/03/17 NT Sidney Malauulu Knee is out indefinitely
10/22/17 DT Conner Cain Ankle is out for season
10/14/17 CB Antonio Hull Thigh out for season
09/06/17 LS Kolton Donovan ACL out for season
08/31/17 DL Trevor Meader Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Fresno State Bulldogs have run for 1,670 yards as a unit, which ranks 58th in the nation. They've run 363 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 51 times for 426 yards so far this year, which has them 100th in the country in penalties. They are 59th in Division 1 in points scored with 292. They have run 658 plays this year for 3,969 yards, which ranks them 64th in the nation in total offense. The Bulldogs average 6 yards per play, which is 42nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 192 1st downs this season, ranking them 93rd overall as an offensive unit. Marcus McMaryion has completed 132 throws while attempting 210 passes for a completion percentage of 62.9%. He has passed for 1,694 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 145.
The Bulldogs rush defense has given up 336 attempts for 1,223 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the country against the run. They have had 48 penalties for 390 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in Division 1. Fresno State is 17th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 183. They have given up a total of 3,074 yards on D, which is 13th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 14th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 190 throws on 317 attempts against the Fresno State Bulldogs defense this season, ranking them 78th and 81st in the country. The Fresno State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,851 yards in the air, which is 26th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Fresno State Bulldogs have tried 21 field goals this year and made 17, which is 12th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. Fresno State Bulldogs kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,787 yards on 43 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 68th in the NCAA in punting average. Fresno State is 87th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 99 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 51st in D-1. They have returned 32 kicks for 693 yards on special teams, which puts them 35th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 22 yards per kick return and they are 56th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,761.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys are 93rd in Division 1 in points scored with 244. They have run 591 plays this season for 2,778 yards, which ranks them 103rd in the nation in total offense. The Wyoming Cowboys average 4.7 yards per play, which is 123rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this year, placing them 122nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wyoming has run for 1,029 yards as a team, which ranks 123rd in the country. They've run 333 times, averaging 3.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 43 times for 423 yards so far this season, which has them 118th in the nation in penalties. Josh Allen has thrown for 1,658 yards this season. He has completed 141 passes on 251 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 124. He averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Wyoming is 16th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 181. They have surrendered a total of 3,341 yards on D, which is 30th in Division 1. The Cowboys are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 134 passes on 239 attempts against the Wyoming defense this season, placing them 10th and 5th in the country. The Wyoming Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 1,568 yards through the air, which is 5th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 484 attempts for 1,773 yards this year, putting them in 80th place in D-1 against the run. The Cowboys have committed 47 penalties for 451 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Wyoming is ranked 51st in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 162 punt return yards and average 10.1 yards per return, which is 31st in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 523 yards on special teams, ranking 82nd in kick return yardage. The Wyoming Cowboys average 29 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,463. The Cowboys have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 11, which is 68th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85%. Wyoming kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,424 yards on 62 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bulldogs +3
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