Ohio at Akron College Football Picks & Predictions 11/14/2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
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The Ohio Bobcats head to Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium to play the Akron Zips on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio as 10 point favorites. The Bobcats are 8-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-3-0. The Zips are 7-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-9-0.
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Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-3-0 against the over/under
The Ohio Bobcats are 8-2-0 against the spread
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 1-9-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 7-3-0 against the spread
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/12/17 LB Evan Croutch Shoulder is "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/12/17 OL Jared McCray Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/12/17 WR Keevon Harris Foot is "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
11/12/17 K Michael Farkas Foot is "?" Tuesday vs. Akron
10/29/17 RB Julian Ross Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/09/17 OL Durrell Wood Back out indefinitely
08/30/17 WR Elijah Ball Knee out for season
08/16/17 S Mayne Williams Neck out indefinitely
07/31/17 RB Maleek Irons Suspension out for season
Key Akron Zips Injuries
11/12/17 RB Deltron Sands Leg left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
11/12/17 QB Thomas Woodson Suspension is "?" Tuesday vs. Ohio
10/05/17 S Zach Guiser Concussion out for season
09/30/17 RB Warren Ball Ankle out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ohio Bobcats are 6th in the country in points scored with 409. They have run 682 plays this year for 4,384 yards, which ranks them 95th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bobcats average 6.4 yards per play, which is 27th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 222 1st downs this season, ranking them 34th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Ohio has run for 2,508 yards as a unit, which ranks 11th in college football. They've run 435 times, averaging 5.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 54 times for 471 yards so far this year, which has them 90th in the country in penalties. Nathan Rourke has passed for 1,656 yards this year. He's completed 125 throws while attempting 223 passes for a completion percentage of 56.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 135.6. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
Ohio is 48th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 241. They have given up a total of 3,686 yards on D, which is 49th in D-1. The Bobcats are 37th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 214 throws on 382 attempts against the Ohio Bobcats defense this season, ranking them 114th and 121st in the nation. The Ohio pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,525 yards in the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 330 attempts for 1,161 yards this season, putting them in 15th place in the country against the run. The Bobcats have had 72 penalties for 636 yards on defense this year. That places them 104th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Ohio is 39th in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 114 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 73rd in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 577 yards on special teams, which puts them 65th in kick return yardage. The Bobcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 32nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,075. The Ohio Bobcats have tried 15 field goals this year and made 12, which is 56th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Ohio Bobcats kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 49 for 51 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,794 yards on 44 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 86th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Zips have run for 1,055 yards as a team, which ranks 122nd in college football. They've run 318 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Akron Zips have been penalized on offense 60 times for 612 yards so far this season, which has them 66th in the country in penalties. They are 106th in the nation in points scored with 218. They have run 644 plays this season for 3,253 yards, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 in total offense. Akron averages 5.1 yards per play, which is 106th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 193 1st downs this year, placing them 91st overall as an offensive unit. Thomas Woodson averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 154 passes on 264 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 125.2. He has thrown for 1,742 yards this season.
The Akron Zips rush defense has allowed 382 attempts for 1,860 yards this year, putting them in 89th place in D-1 against the run. Akron has committed 69 penalties for 675 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 116th in college football. They are 53rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 249. They have surrendered a total of 4,418 yards on D, which is 105th in the country. The Zips are ranked 94th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 223 passes on 354 attempts against the Akron defense this season, placing them 120th and 113th in Division 1. The Akron Zips pass defense has also given up a total of 2,558 yards through the air, which is 104th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Akron Zips have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 3, which is 125th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 38%. Akron kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,341 yards on 57 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 82nd in Division 1 in punting average. Akron is ranked 127th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 11 punt return yards and average 3.7 yards per return, which is 116th in college football. They have returned 25 kicks for 477 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Akron Zips average 19 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,741.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Zips college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Zips +10
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