Louisiana Monroe at Florida State College Football Picks & Predictions 12/2/2017
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Doak Campbell Stadium
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks travel to Doak Campbell Stadium to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 27 point favorites. The Warhawks have an ATS record of 6-5-0 while their over/under record is 8-3-0. The Seminoles have an over/under record of 3-7-1 and they are 2-7-2 against the spread.
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Valuable Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 8-3-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 6-5-0 against the spread
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 3-7-1 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 2-7-2 against the spread
Key Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Injuries
11/26/17 LB Chase Day Undisclosed missed last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
11/26/17 LB Cortez Sisco Jr. Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
11/26/17 LB David Griffith Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
11/26/17 DB Rhoy Williams Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
11/26/17 TE Alex Marshall Hand is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 OL Brady Scott Foot is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 DB Calvin Brewton Knee is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 DT Darvin Taylor II Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 OL David Robbins Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 WR Malique Jackson Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 LB DeCalon Brooks Knee is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
11/26/17 LB Delvin Purifoy Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/26/17 WR George Campbell Hip is out for season
10/13/17 OL Landon Dickerson Ankle out for season
09/03/17 QB Deondre Francois Knee out for season
09/02/17 OL Baveon Johnson Knee out for season
09/02/17 OL Jauan Williams Shoulder out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 34th in Division 1 in points scored with 397. They have run 794 plays this season for 5,202 yards, which ranks them 31st in the nation in total offense. The Warhawks average 6.6 yards per play, which is 15th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 242 1st downs this year, placing them 70th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Monroe has run for 2,002 yards as a team, which ranks 62nd in the country. They've run 437 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Warhawks have been penalized on offense 58 times for 483 yards so far this season, which has them 103rd in the nation in penalties. Caleb Evans has thrown for 2,616 yards this season. He has completed 183 passes on 297 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.3. He averages 8.8 yards per pass attempt and 9 adjusted yards per throw.
Louisiana Monroe is 121st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 450. They have surrendered a total of 5,881 yards on D, which is 124th in Division 1. The Warhawks are ranked 127th in yards per play allowed with 7.2. Opposing offenses have completed 221 passes on 358 attempts against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks defense this season, placing them 80th and 53rd in the country. The Louisiana Monroe pass defense has also given up a total of 3,394 yards through the air, which is 124th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 454 attempts for 2,488 yards this year, putting them in 108th place in D-1 against the run. The Warhawks have committed 81 penalties for 757 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 107th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Monroe is ranked 100th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 100 punt return yards and average 7.7 yards per return, which is 61st in college football. They have returned 55 kicks for 1,357 yards on special teams, ranking 1st in kick return yardage. The Warhawks average 25 yards per kick return and they are 14th in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,659. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 9, which is 112th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Louisiana Monroe Warhawks kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 44 for 46 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,196 yards on 52 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 53rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles have run for 1,507 yards as a team, which ranks 109th in the nation. They've run 372 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 68 times for 609 yards so far this year, which has them 76th in the country in penalties. They are 102nd in Division 1 in points scored with 278. They have run 666 plays this year for 3,621 yards, which ranks them 101st in the nation in total offense. The Florida State Seminoles average 5.4 yards per play, which is 88th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 183 1st downs this season, ranking them 124th overall as an offensive unit. James Blackman has completed 141 throws while attempting 249 passes for a completion percentage of 56.6%. He has passed for 1,800 yards this year. He averages 6.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 128.7.
The Florida State Seminoles rush defense has given up 416 attempts for 1,594 yards this season, putting them in 33rd place in the country against the run. They have had 48 penalties for 428 yards on defense this year. That places them 6th in Division 1. Florida State is 35th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 253. They have given up a total of 3,744 yards on D, which is 16th in the nation. The Seminoles are 14th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opponent offenses have completed 200 throws on 366 attempts against the Florida State defense this season, ranking them 41st and 70th in the country. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,151 yards in the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida State Seminoles have tried 18 field goals this year and made 15, which is 51st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Florida State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,730 yards on 63 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average. Florida State is 11th in the country in punt returns with 28. They've totaled 217 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 57th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 603 yards on special teams, which puts them 90th in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 24 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,441.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Warhawks +27
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