Northern Illinois at San Diego State College Football Picks & Parlay 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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The NIU Huskies travel to Qualcomm Stadium to take on the San Diego State Aztecs on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has San Diego State as 13 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46. The Huskies have an ATS record of 3-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-3-0. The Aztecs have an over/under record of 1-2-1 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 3-0-0 against the spread
Important San Diego State Aztecs Betting Trends
The San Diego State Aztecs are 1-2-1 against the over/under
The San Diego State Aztecs are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key NIU Huskies Injuries
09/14/17 WR Chad Beebe Shoulder expected to miss 3-4 weeks
09/08/17 QB Ryan Graham Elbow expected to miss 2-4 weeks
Key San Diego State Aztecs Injuries
09/24/17 FB Grady Vazquez Knee "?" Saturday vs. No Illinois
09/24/17 CB Tayler Hawkins Knee "?" Saturday vs. No Illinois
09/24/17 LB Temerick Harper Foot "?" Saturday vs. No Illinois
09/17/17 CB Garrett Binkley Knee out for season
09/13/17 DL Dakota Turner Knee out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NIU Huskies are 109th in Division 1 in points scored with 79. They have run 206 plays this season for 1,102 yards, which ranks them 109th in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 5.3 yards per play, which is 100th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 57 1st downs this year, placing them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Northern Illinois has run for 502 yards as a team, which ranks 93rd in the country. They've run 109 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 26 times for 289 yards so far this season, which has them 49th in the nation in penalties. Daniel Santacaterina has thrown for 380 yards this season. He has completed 38 passes on 56 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 139. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Northern Illinois is 18th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 50. They have surrendered a total of 910 yards on D, which is 14th in Division 1. The Huskies are ranked 4th in yards per play allowed with 3.6. Opposing offenses have completed 65 passes on 121 attempts against the NIU Huskies defense this season, placing them 52nd and 61st in the country. The Northern Illinois pass defense has also given up a total of 617 yards through the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 131 attempts for 293 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in D-1 against the run. The Huskies have committed 21 penalties for 202 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 68th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Northern Illinois is ranked 24th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They have returned 7 kicks for 141 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 20 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,251. The NIU Huskies have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 3, which is 92nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 43%. NIU Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 863 yards on 20 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 47th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aztecs have run for 914 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the nation. They've run 184 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Aztecs have been penalized on offense 29 times for 263 yards so far this year, which has them 28th in the country in penalties. They are 60th in Division 1 in points scored with 116. They have run 270 plays this year for 1,591 yards, which ranks them 99th in the nation in total offense. The San Diego State Aztecs average 5.9 yards per play, which is 60th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 81 1st downs this season, ranking them 60th overall as an offensive unit. Christian Chapman has completed 56 throws while attempting 84 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 660 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 149.9.
The San Diego State Aztecs rush defense has given up 140 attempts for 495 yards this season, putting them in 55th place in the country against the run. They have had 23 penalties for 201 yards on defense this year. That places them 67th in Division 1. San Diego State is 47th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 78. They have given up a total of 1,148 yards on D, which is 32nd in the nation. The Aztecs are 47th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 50 throws on 83 attempts against the San Diego State defense this season, ranking them 20th and 15th in the country. The San Diego State Aztecs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 653 yards in the air, which is 33rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The San Diego State Aztecs have tried 8 field goals this year and made 6, which is 33rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. San Diego State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this season. Their punters have accumulated 649 yards on 17 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 117th in the NCAA in punting average. San Diego State is 44th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 51 punt return yards and average 7.3 yards per return, which is 60th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 131 yards on special teams, which puts them 105th in kick return yardage. The Aztecs average 33 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,774.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Aztecs -13 and over 46 total points
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