Louisiana Monroe at Florida State College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium
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The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks travel to Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium to take on the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 33.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 54.5. The Warhawks have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Seminoles have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Florida State Seminoles are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Injuries
08/31/17 OL Keaton Baggs ACL "?" Saturday vs. Florida State
08/29/17 RB Austin Vaughn Knee out indefinitely
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
09/04/17 QB James Blackman None expected to start Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 TE Alex Marshall Hand "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 OL Brady Scott Foot "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 DB Carlos Becker Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 DB Cyrus Fagan Knee "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 DB Nate Andrews Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 OL David Robbins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 LB DeCalon Brooks Knee "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
09/03/17 LB Delvin Purifoy Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
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
08/25/17 WR Da'Vante Phillips Suspension out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 74th in Division 1 in points scored with 29. They have run 86 plays this season for 425 yards, which ranks them 46th in the nation in total offense. The Warhawks average 4.9 yards per play, which is 85th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this year, placing them 45th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Monroe has run for 146 yards as a team, which ranks 76th in the country. They've run 49 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Warhawks have been penalized on offense 8 times for 53 yards so far this season, which has them 36th in the nation in penalties. Garrett Smith has thrown for 171 yards this season. He has completed 10 passes on 17 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 151. He averages 10.1 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Louisiana Monroe is 99th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 37. They have surrendered a total of 416 yards on D, which is 79th in Division 1. The Warhawks are ranked 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 10 passes on 25 attempts against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks defense this season, placing them 22nd and 33rd in the country. The Louisiana Monroe pass defense has also given up a total of 97 yards through the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 39 attempts for 319 yards this year, putting them in 115th place in D-1 against the run. The Warhawks have committed 10 penalties for 96 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 113th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Monroe has returned 7 kicks for 117 yards on special teams, ranking 21st in kick return yardage. The Warhawks average 17 yards per kick return and they are 58th in the country in all-purpose yards with 542. Their kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 223 yards on 6 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 100th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Seminoles have run for 40 yards as a team, which ranks 121st in the nation. They've run 27 times, averaging 1.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Seminoles have been penalized on offense 4 times for 30 yards so far this year, which has them 95th in the country in penalties. They are 117th in Division 1 in points scored with 7. They have run 60 plays this year for 250 yards, which ranks them 78th in the nation in total offense. The Florida State Seminoles average 4.2 yards per play, which is 110th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 15 1st downs this season, ranking them 100th overall as an offensive unit. James Blackman will take over as quarterback of the Seminoles because they lost Deondre Francois for the season in their loss to Alabama.
The Florida State Seminoles rush defense has given up 42 attempts for 173 yards this season, putting them in 90th place in the country against the run. They have had 5 penalties for 30 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in Division 1. Florida State is 68th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 24. They have given up a total of 269 yards on D, which is 42nd in the nation. The Seminoles are 49th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opponent offenses have completed 10 throws on 18 attempts against the Florida State defense this season, ranking them 20th and 17th in the country. The Florida State Seminoles pass defense has also surrendered a total of 96 yards in the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida State Seminoles punters have accumulated 189 yards on 6 punts, averaging 32 yards per punt. That ranks them 120th in the NCAA in punting average. Florida State has returned 2 kicks for 20 yards on special teams, which puts them 99th in kick return yardage. The Seminoles average 10 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 270.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Seminoles -33.5
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