South Alabama at Louisiana Tech College Football Picks & Parlay 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Joe Aillet Stadium
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Joe Aillet Stadium is the venue for the game between the South Alabama Jaguars and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Louisiana Tech as 13.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 57.5. The Bulldogs are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0. The Jaguars are 2-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The South Alabama Jaguars are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
09/24/17 QB Cole Garvin Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Louisiana Tech
09/20/17 CB Bobby Flott Knee out for season
09/18/17 CB Gus Nave Knee out indefinitely
09/05/17 OL Nelson Santiago Leg out indefinitely
08/26/17 WR Jalen Tolbert Knee out for season
08/16/17 CB Jalen Thompson Academics out for season
Key Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Alabama Jaguars have run for 613 yards as a unit, which ranks 71st in the nation. They've run 151 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 27 times for 254 yards so far this year, which has them 42nd in the country in penalties. They are 81st in Division 1 in points scored with 102. They have run 245 plays this year for 1,312 yards, which ranks them 95th in the nation in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.4 yards per play, which is 97th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 72 1st downs this season, ranking them 84th overall as an offensive unit. Dallas Davis has completed 33 throws while attempting 60 passes for a completion percentage of 55%. He has passed for 487 yards this year. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 133.
The Jaguars rush defense has given up 129 attempts for 483 yards this season, putting them in 52nd place in the country against the run. They have had 20 penalties for 164 yards on defense this year. That places them 33rd in Division 1. South Alabama is 100th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 1,627 yards on D, which is 92nd in the nation. The Jaguars are 100th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 95 throws on 143 attempts against the South Alabama Jaguars defense this season, ranking them 121st and 106th in the country. The South Alabama pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,144 yards in the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The South Alabama Jaguars have tried 8 field goals this year and made 6, which is 34th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. South Alabama Jaguars kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 978 yards on 21 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 10th in the NCAA in punting average. South Alabama is 97th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 16 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 92nd in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 145 yards on special teams, which puts them 95th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 21 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,473.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 64th in Division 1 in points scored with 112. They have run 281 plays this season for 1,601 yards, which ranks them 41st in the nation in total offense. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs average 5.7 yards per play, which is 74th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 79 1st downs this year, placing them 64th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Tech has run for 575 yards as a team, which ranks 78th in the country. They've run 145 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 14 times for 121 yards so far this season, which has them 123rd in the nation in penalties. J'Mar Smith has thrown for 1,003 yards this season. He has completed 73 passes on 130 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.5. He averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Louisiana Tech is 99th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 120. They have surrendered a total of 1,663 yards on D, which is 98th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are ranked 98th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 80 passes on 130 attempts against the Louisiana Tech defense this season, placing them 87th and 79th in the country. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs pass defense has also given up a total of 909 yards through the air, which is 78th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 146 attempts for 754 yards this year, putting them in 101st place in D-1 against the run. The Bulldogs have committed 17 penalties for 130 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 14th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Tech is ranked 63rd in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 86 punt return yards and average 14.3 yards per return, which is 19th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 212 yards on special teams, ranking 59th in kick return yardage. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,899. The Bulldogs have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 9, which is 4th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Louisiana Tech kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 11 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 760 yards on 20 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 118th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Jaguars +13.5 and under 57.5 total points
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