Troy at New Mexico State College Football Picks & Predictions 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Aggie Memorial Stadium
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The Troy Trojans head to Aggie Memorial Stadium to play the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Troy as 5.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 57. The Trojans are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Aggies are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-2-0.
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Valuable Troy Trojans Betting Trends
The Troy Trojans are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Troy Trojans are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important New Mexico State Aggies Betting Trends
The New Mexico State Aggies are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The New Mexico State Aggies are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key Troy Trojans Injuries
09/10/17 S Kris Weatherspoon Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. New Mexico State
09/02/17 CB Orlando Lacey Knee out for season
Key New Mexico State Aggies Injuries
09/10/17 DL DeShawnte Lloyd Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Troy
09/10/17 DB Jaden Wright Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Troy
08/27/17 DL Derek Watson Shoulder out for season
08/23/17 OL Davis Harker Concussion out for season
08/23/17 LB Derek Ibekwe Redshirt out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Troy Trojans are 91st in the country in points scored with 47. They have run 140 plays this year for 820 yards, which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Trojans average 5.9 yards per play, which is 62nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 43 1st downs this season, ranking them 59th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Troy has run for 327 yards as a unit, which ranks 64th in college football. They've run 64 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 18 times for 170 yards so far this year, which has them 19th in the country in penalties. Brandon Silvers has passed for 484 yards this year. He's completed 49 throws while attempting 73 passes for a completion percentage of 67.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 117.3. He averages 5.4 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt.
Troy is 39th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 31. They have given up a total of 522 yards on D, which is 31st in D-1. The Trojans are 15th in yards per play allowed with 3.8. Opponent offenses have completed 34 throws on 60 attempts against the Troy Trojans defense this season, ranking them 57th and 61st in the nation. The Troy pass defense has also surrendered a total of 290 yards in the air, which is 36th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 76 attempts for 232 yards this season, putting them in 54th place in the country against the run. The Trojans have had 18 penalties for 126 yards on defense this year. That places them 84th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Troy is 78th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 57 punt return yards and average 19 yards per return, which is 12th in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 66 yards on special teams, which puts them 97th in kick return yardage. The Trojans average 22 yards per kick return and they are 69th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 943. The Troy Trojans have tried 3 field goals this year and made 2, which is 72nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Troy Trojans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 398 yards on 9 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 37th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Aggies have run for 250 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in college football. They've run 56 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The New Mexico State Aggies have been penalized on offense 16 times for 141 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the country in penalties. They are 70th in the nation in points scored with 61. They have run 171 plays this season for 1,049 yards, which ranks them 6th in Division 1 in total offense. New Mexico State averages 6.1 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 50 1st downs this year, placing them 26th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Rodgers averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 74 passes on 114 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 138.8. He has thrown for 799 yards this season.
The New Mexico State Aggies rush defense has allowed 77 attempts for 255 yards this year, putting them in 62nd place in D-1 against the run. New Mexico State has committed 14 penalties for 114 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 67th in college football. They are 102nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 65. They have surrendered a total of 830 yards on D, which is 85th in the country. The Aggies are ranked 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 44 passes on 68 attempts against the New Mexico State defense this season, placing them 91st and 78th in Division 1. The New Mexico State Aggies pass defense has also given up a total of 575 yards through the air, which is 101st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
New Mexico State kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 4 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 571 yards on 15 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 102nd in Division 1 in punting average. New Mexico State has returned 2 kicks for 34 yards on special teams, ranking 120th in kick return yardage. The New Mexico State Aggies average 17 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,083.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Aggies +5.5
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