Old Dominion at North Texas College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
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The Old Dominion Monarchs head to Apogee Stadium to play the North Texas Mean Green on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has North Texas as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 65. The Monarchs are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Mean Green are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-2-0.
Valuable Old Dominion Monarchs Betting Trends
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
The North Texas Mean Green are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The North Texas Mean Green are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Old Dominion Monarchs Injuries
10/22/17 CB Jamez Brickhouse Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
10/22/17 QB Steven Williams Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. North Texas
10/01/17 LB Derek Wilder Knee out for season
10/01/17 S Justice Davila Ankle out for season
10/01/17 DB Kane Miskel Knee out for season
09/10/17 WR Jonathan Duhart Foot out for season
08/16/17 OL Devin Hannan Suspension out indefinitely
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
10/22/17 DL Sid Moore Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Old Dominion
09/27/17 QB Devlin Isadore Left Team out for season
08/16/17 DT Bryce English Foot out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 117th in the country in points scored with 133. They have run 460 plays this year for 2,172 yards, which ranks them 113th in Division 1 in total offense. The Monarchs average 4.7 yards per play, which is 120th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 108 1st downs this season, ranking them 122nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Old Dominion has run for 1,058 yards as a unit, which ranks 82nd in college football. They've run 256 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Monarchs have been penalized on offense 35 times for 303 yards so far this year, which has them 109th in the country in penalties. Steven Williams has passed for 683 yards this year. He's completed 64 throws while attempting 137 passes for a completion percentage of 46.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 85.1. He averages 2.6 adjusted yards per throw and 5 yards per pass attempt.
Old Dominion is 103rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 243. They have given up a total of 3,037 yards on D, which is 88th in D-1. The Monarchs are 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 122 throws on 206 attempts against the Old Dominion Monarchs defense this season, ranking them 49th and 36th in the nation. The Old Dominion pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,599 yards in the air, which is 70th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 326 attempts for 1,438 yards this season, putting them in 100th place in the country against the run. The Monarchs have had 34 penalties for 355 yards on defense this year. That places them 55th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Old Dominion is 8th in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 178 punt return yards and average 9.9 yards per return, which is 38th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 454 yards on special teams, which puts them 38th in kick return yardage. The Monarchs average 23 yards per kick return and they are 113th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,804. The Old Dominion Monarchs have tried 6 field goals this year and made 5, which is 106th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Old Dominion Monarchs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,939 yards on 46 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 63rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Mean Green have run for 1,304 yards as a team, which ranks 47th in college football. They've run 258 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The North Texas Mean Green have been penalized on offense 41 times for 339 yards so far this season, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. They are 35th in the nation in points scored with 254. They have run 510 plays this season for 3,417 yards, which ranks them 20th in Division 1 in total offense. North Texas averages 6.7 yards per play, which is 14th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 166 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Mason Fine averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 153 passes on 244 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 150.2. He has thrown for 2,079 yards this season.
The North Texas Mean Green rush defense has allowed 280 attempts for 1,263 yards this year, putting them in 80th place in D-1 against the run. North Texas has committed 38 penalties for 340 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 45th in college football. They are 117th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 265. They have surrendered a total of 3,197 yards on D, which is 99th in the country. The Mean Green are ranked 98th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 131 passes on 247 attempts against the North Texas defense this season, placing them 65th and 92nd in Division 1. The North Texas Mean Green pass defense has also given up a total of 1,934 yards through the air, which is 109th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The North Texas Mean Green have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 11, which is 29th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. North Texas kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,007 yards on 26 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average. North Texas is ranked 88th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 36 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 106th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 363 yards on special teams, ranking 79th in kick return yardage. The North Texas Mean Green average 20 yards per kick return and they are 30th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,816.
Who will win tonight's Monarchs/Mean Green college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Monarchs +7
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