Texas State at Colorado College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Folsom Field is the venue for the game between the Texas State Bobcats and the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 34.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 54. The Buffaloes are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-1-0. The Bobcats are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-1-0.
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Valuable Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
08/16/17 CB Anthony Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
09/03/17 DE Frank Umu Suspension missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
09/03/17 TE George Frazier Suspension missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
09/03/17 OL Jeromy Irwin Suspension missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
09/03/17 RB Kyle Evans Hip missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
09/03/17 DB Nick Fisher Hamstring missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas State
08/25/17 DB Anthony Julmisse Suspension out indefinitely
08/23/17 DB Jaisen Sanchez Shoulder out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas State Bobcats have run for 155 yards as a unit, which ranks 71st in the nation. They've run 41 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 7 times for 70 yards so far this year, which has them 54th in the country in penalties. They are 99th in Division 1 in points scored with 20. They have run 69 plays this year for 290 yards, which ranks them 110th in the nation in total offense. The Bobcats average 4.2 yards per play, which is 111th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this season, ranking them 91st overall as an offensive unit. Damian Williams has completed 18 throws while attempting 28 passes for a completion percentage of 64.3%. He has passed for 135 yards this year. He averages 3.2 adjusted yards per throw and 4.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 97.6.
The Bobcats rush defense has given up 10 attempts for 59 yards this season, putting them in 26th place in the country against the run. They have had 11 penalties for 113 yards on defense this year. That places them 120th in Division 1. Texas State is 34th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 11. They have given up a total of 258 yards on D, which is 35th in the nation. The Bobcats are 93rd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 21 throws on 34 attempts against the Texas State Bobcats defense this season, ranking them 80th and 74th in the country. The Texas State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 199 yards in the air, which is 58th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Texas State Bobcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this season. Their punters have accumulated 253 yards on 6 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 55th in the NCAA in punting average. Texas State is 57th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 12 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 58th in D-1. They are 112th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 302.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffaloes are 102nd in Division 1 in points scored with 17. They have run 65 plays this season for 347 yards, which ranks them 83rd in the nation in total offense. The Colorado Buffaloes average 5.3 yards per play, which is 74th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this year, placing them 78th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado has run for 145 yards as a team, which ranks 79th in the country. They've run 36 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buffaloes have been penalized on offense 7 times for 59 yards so far this season, which has them 48th in the nation in penalties. Steven Montez has thrown for 202 yards this season. He has completed 21 passes on 29 attempts for a completion percentage of 72.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 128.5. He averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 4.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Colorado is 14th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 3. They have surrendered a total of 397 yards on D, which is 76th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are ranked 68th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 24 passes on 47 attempts against the Colorado defense this season, placing them 91st and 108th in the country. The Colorado Buffaloes pass defense has also given up a total of 309 yards through the air, which is 98th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 33 attempts for 88 yards this year, putting them in 48th place in D-1 against the run. The Buffaloes have committed 10 penalties for 120 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 123rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado is 104th in the country in all-purpose yards with 347. The Buffaloes have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 38th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Colorado kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 2 for 2 this year. Their punters have totaled 205 yards on 5 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 67th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bobcats +34.5
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