Louisiana Monroe at South Alabama College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Ladd-Peebles Stadium is the venue for the game between the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks and the South Alabama Jaguars on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has South Alabama as 5 point favorites. The total has been set at 61.5. The Jaguars are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-5-0. The Warhawks are 4-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-1-0.
Valuable Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 4-2-0 against the spread
Important South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The South Alabama Jaguars are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Injuries
10/15/17 OL Keaton Baggs ACL "?" Saturday vs. South Alabama
10/15/17 DT Tyler Johnson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. South Alabama
09/21/17 LB Jarred Dunn Undisclosed out for season
Key South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
10/15/17 S Neiko Robinson Foot "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/15/17 RB Xavier Johnson Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. UL Monroe
10/10/17 OL Tyler Grimsley Knee out for season
09/20/17 CB Bobby Flott Knee out for season
09/18/17 CB Gus Nave Knee out indefinitely
08/26/17 WR Jalen Tolbert Knee out for season
08/16/17 CB Jalen Thompson Academics out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks have run for 1,130 yards as a unit, which ranks 46th in the nation. They've run 249 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Warhawks have been penalized on offense 36 times for 311 yards so far this year, which has them 78th in the country in penalties. They are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 235. They have run 441 plays this year for 2,712 yards, which ranks them 54th in the nation in total offense. The Warhawks average 6.1 yards per play, which is 46th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 128 1st downs this season, ranking them 72nd overall as an offensive unit. Caleb Evans has completed 91 throws while attempting 143 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. He has passed for 1,126 yards this year. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 143.6.
The Warhawks rush defense has given up 252 attempts for 1,351 yards this season, putting them in 104th place in the country against the run. They have had 49 penalties for 447 yards on defense this year. That places them 112th in Division 1. Louisiana Monroe is 115th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 232. They have given up a total of 2,973 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Warhawks are 121st in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 109 throws on 192 attempts against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks defense this season, ranking them 53rd and 55th in the country. The Louisiana Monroe pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,622 yards in the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks have tried 7 field goals this year and made 6, which is 79th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Louisiana Monroe Warhawks kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,489 yards on 35 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 54th in the NCAA in punting average. Louisiana Monroe is 52nd in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 72 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 62nd in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 733 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Warhawks average 25 yards per kick return and they are 20th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,517.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jaguars are 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 137. They have run 373 plays this season for 1,881 yards, which ranks them 105th in the nation in total offense. The South Alabama Jaguars average 5 yards per play, which is 111th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 100 1st downs this year, placing them 120th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Alabama has run for 771 yards as a team, which ranks 107th in the country. They've run 214 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 42 times for 389 yards so far this season, which has them 54th in the nation in penalties. Cole Garvin has thrown for 503 yards this season. He has completed 45 passes on 87 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 101. He averages 5.8 yards per pass attempt and 4.7 adjusted yards per throw.
South Alabama is 67th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 162. They have surrendered a total of 2,405 yards on D, which is 66th in Division 1. The Jaguars are ranked 90th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 144 passes on 229 attempts against the South Alabama defense this season, placing them 116th and 109th in the country. The South Alabama Jaguars pass defense has also given up a total of 1,730 yards through the air, which is 112th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 182 attempts for 675 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in D-1 against the run. The Jaguars have committed 29 penalties for 208 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 6th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
South Alabama is ranked 116th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 20 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 104th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 206 yards on special teams, ranking 118th in kick return yardage. The South Alabama Jaguars average 19 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,107. The Jaguars have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 25th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. South Alabama kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,591 yards on 35 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 12th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Jaguars college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars -5
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