North Texas at Iowa College Football Picks & Parlay 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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Kinnick Stadium is the venue for the game between the North Texas Mean Green and the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Iowa as 22 point favorites. The total has been set at 56. The Hawkeyes are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Mean Green are 1-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-0-0.
Valuable North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
The North Texas Mean Green are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The North Texas Mean Green are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Trends
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
09/10/17 DB Dee Baulkman Arm "?" Saturday vs. Iowa
08/16/17 DT Bryce English Foot out indefinitely
Key Iowa Hawkeyes Injuries
09/10/17 OL Ike Boettger Achilles out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The North Texas Mean Green have run for 507 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in the nation. They've run 86 times, averaging 5.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Mean Green have been penalized on offense 12 times for 98 yards so far this year, which has them 61st in the country in penalties. They are 15th in Division 1 in points scored with 91. They have run 157 plays this year for 1,163 yards, which ranks them 17th in the nation in total offense. The Mean Green average 7.4 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 53 1st downs this season, ranking them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Mason Fine has completed 47 throws while attempting 68 passes for a completion percentage of 69.1%. He has passed for 648 yards this year. He averages 10 adjusted yards per throw and 9.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 172.4.
The Mean Green rush defense has given up 67 attempts for 185 yards this season, putting them in 36th place in the country against the run. They have had 7 penalties for 65 yards on defense this year. That places them 29th in Division 1. North Texas is 107th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 68. They have given up a total of 759 yards on D, which is 79th in the nation. The Mean Green are 61st in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 42 throws on 82 attempts against the North Texas Mean Green defense this season, ranking them 84th and 108th in the country. The North Texas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 574 yards in the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The North Texas Mean Green have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 64th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. North Texas Mean Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 264 yards on 7 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 107th in the NCAA in punting average. North Texas is 10th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 19 punt return yards and average 3.2 yards per return, which is 89th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 100 yards on special teams, which puts them 69th in kick return yardage. The Mean Green average 20 yards per kick return and they are 16th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,282.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hawkeyes are 52nd in Division 1 in points scored with 68. They have run 138 plays this season for 760 yards, which ranks them 63rd in the nation in total offense. The Iowa Hawkeyes average 5.5 yards per play, which is 83rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 45 1st downs this year, placing them 45th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Iowa has run for 302 yards as a team, which ranks 74th in the country. They've run 82 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hawkeyes have been penalized on offense 13 times for 109 yards so far this season, which has them 47th in the nation in penalties. Nathan Stanley has thrown for 458 yards this season. He has completed 35 passes on 56 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 174.8. He averages 8.2 yards per pass attempt and 10.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Iowa is 60th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 44. They have surrendered a total of 711 yards on D, which is 68th in Division 1. The Hawkeyes are ranked 56th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 48 passes on 86 attempts against the Iowa defense this season, placing them 101st and 114th in the country. The Iowa Hawkeyes pass defense has also given up a total of 521 yards through the air, which is 85th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 56 attempts for 190 yards this year, putting them in 37th place in D-1 against the run. The Hawkeyes have committed 7 penalties for 55 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 16th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Iowa is ranked 39th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 41 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 37th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 139 yards on special teams, ranking 40th in kick return yardage. The Iowa Hawkeyes average 23 yards per kick return and they are 70th in the country in all-purpose yards with 940. The Hawkeyes have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 2, which is 59th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Iowa kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 431 yards on 11 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 88th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Hawkeyes -22 and under 56 total points
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