Louisiana Monroe at Auburn College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks head to Jordan-Hare Stadium to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 37 point favorites. The Warhawks are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-2-0. The Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-3-0.
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Valuable Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 5-4-0 against the spread
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread
Key Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Injuries
11/12/17 TE Cody McGuire Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
11/12/17 WR Jonathan Hodoh Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
11/12/17 DL Shaquille Warren Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
11/03/17 DB Nick Ingram Undisclosed is out for season
10/31/17 DB J.J. Dallas Undisclosed is out for season
10/31/17 OL Keaton Baggs ACL is out for season
10/26/17 DB Collin Turner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/21/17 LB Jarred Dunn Undisclosed out for season
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/12/17 RB JaTarvious Whitlow Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/31/17 RB Kamryn Pettway Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/17/17 WR Kyle Davis Disciplinary out for season
09/20/17 DE Byron Cowart Transferred out for season
09/18/17 QB Sean White Dismissed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 33rd in the country in points scored with 333. They have run 641 plays this year for 4,282 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Warhawks average 6.7 yards per play, which is 13th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 199 1st downs this season, ranking them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Monroe has run for 1,750 yards as a unit, which ranks 52nd in college football. They've run 357 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Warhawks have been penalized on offense 47 times for 389 yards so far this year, which has them 109th in the country in penalties. Caleb Evans has passed for 2,076 yards this year. He's completed 153 throws while attempting 235 passes for a completion percentage of 65.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 153.6. He averages 9.3 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt.
Louisiana Monroe is 111th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 341. They have given up a total of 4,548 yards on D, which is 112th in D-1. The Warhawks are 127th in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Opponent offenses have completed 177 throws on 296 attempts against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks defense this season, ranking them 59th and 48th in the nation. The Louisiana Monroe pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,638 yards in the air, which is 110th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 362 attempts for 1,910 yards this season, putting them in 94th place in the country against the run. The Warhawks have had 66 penalties for 608 yards on defense this year. That places them 96th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Monroe is 93rd in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 94 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 57th in D-1. They have returned 43 kicks for 1,092 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Warhawks average 25 yards per kick return and they are 18th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,468. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks have tried 12 field goals this year and made 9, which is 83rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Louisiana Monroe Warhawks kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 36 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,781 yards on 42 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 51st in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 2,367 yards as a team, which ranks 21st in college football. They've run 470 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Auburn Tigers have been penalized on offense 41 times for 359 yards so far this season, which has them 119th in the country in penalties. They are 17th in the nation in points scored with 372. They have run 724 plays this season for 4,683 yards, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1 in total offense. Auburn averages 6.5 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 216 1st downs this year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. Jarrett Stidham averages 9.1 yards per pass attempt and 9.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 163 passes on 243 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 160. He has thrown for 2,210 yards this season.
The Auburn Tigers rush defense has allowed 372 attempts for 1,184 yards this year, putting them in 19th place in D-1 against the run. Auburn has committed 57 penalties for 435 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 33rd in college football. They are 12th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 169. They have surrendered a total of 2,995 yards on D, which is 11th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 171 passes on 312 attempts against the Auburn defense this season, placing them 49th and 68th in Division 1. The Auburn Tigers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,811 yards through the air, which is 20th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Auburn Tigers have attempted 25 field goals this season and made 19, which is 6th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 76%. Auburn kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 45 for 45 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,497 yards on 37 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 91st in Division 1 in punting average. Auburn is ranked 38th in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 179 punt return yards and average 10.5 yards per return, which is 29th in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 346 yards on special teams, ranking 118th in kick return yardage. The Auburn Tigers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,208.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -37
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