Appalachian State at Texas State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Jim Wacker Field
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Jim Wacker Field is the venue for the game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Texas State Bobcats on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Appalachian State as 17 point favorites. The Bobcats are 5-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-5-0. The Mountaineers are 5-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-3-0.
Valuable Appalachian State Mountaineers Betting Trends
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 5-2-0 against the spread
Important Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 5-3-1 against the spread
Key Appalachian State Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
11/04/18 LB Bryan London Targeting Suspension is out 1st Half Saturday vs Appalachian St
11/04/18 WR Jah'Marae Sheread Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Appalachian St
11/04/18 QB Tyler Vitt Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Appalachian St
10/24/18 DE Dean Taylor Neck is out indefinitely
10/23/18 WR TJ Bedford Dismissed is out for season
10/09/18 S Pierce Withers Pectoral is out for season
08/05/18 RB Anthony Smith ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have run for 2,017 yards as a unit, which ranks 25th in the nation. They've run 344 times, averaging 5.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 52 times for 508 yards so far this year, which has them 80th in the country in penalties. They are 33rd in Division 1 in points scored with 306. They have run 538 plays this year for 3,549 yards, which ranks them 111th in the nation in total offense. The Mountaineers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 15th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 170 1st downs this season, ranking them 104th overall as an offensive unit. Zac Thomas has completed 81 throws while attempting 133 passes for a completion percentage of 60.9%. He has passed for 1,145 yards this year. He averages 8.9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 154.5.
The Mountaineers rush defense has given up 301 attempts for 1,023 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the country against the run. They have had 44 penalties for 360 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in Division 1. Appalachian State is 8th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 135. They have given up a total of 2,282 yards on D, which is 3rd in the nation. The Mountaineers are 5th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 128 throws on 227 attempts against the Appalachian State Mountaineers defense this season, ranking them 11th and 5th in the country. The Appalachian State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,259 yards in the air, which is 2nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have tried 8 field goals this year and made 6, which is 105th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Appalachian State Mountaineers kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 40 for 41 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,522 yards on 36 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 55th in the NCAA in punting average. Appalachian State is 9th in the country in punt returns with 23. They've totaled 300 punt return yards and average 13 yards per return, which is 26th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 430 yards on special teams, which puts them 58th in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 31 yards per kick return and they are 58th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,279.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bobcats are 102nd in Division 1 in points scored with 216. They have run 589 plays this season for 3,077 yards, which ranks them 98th in the nation in total offense. The Texas State Bobcats average 5.2 yards per play, which is 106th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 164 1st downs this year, placing them 112th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas State has run for 1,309 yards as a team, which ranks 94th in the country. They've run 339 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 61 times for 499 yards so far this season, which has them 52nd in the nation in penalties. Willie Jones has thrown for 958 yards this season. He has completed 71 passes on 129 attempts for a completion percentage of 55%. His quarterback rating this year is 132.2. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas State is 72nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 249. They have surrendered a total of 3,426 yards on D, which is 56th in Division 1. The Bobcats are ranked 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 168 passes on 300 attempts against the Texas State defense this season, placing them 71st and 88th in the country. The Texas State Bobcats pass defense has also given up a total of 1,817 yards through the air, which is 41st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 354 attempts for 1,609 yards this year, putting them in 86th place in D-1 against the run. The Bobcats have committed 54 penalties for 502 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas State is ranked 42nd in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 194 punt return yards and average 12.1 yards per return, which is 35th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 341 yards on special teams, ranking 85th in kick return yardage. The Texas State Bobcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 110th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,613. The Bobcats have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 6, which is 117th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 46%. Texas State kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 24 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,956 yards on 53 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 125th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats +17
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