Arkansas State at Tulsa College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves head to Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas State as 2.5 point favorites. The Red Wolves are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-0-0. The Golden Hurricane are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0.
Valuable Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Arkansas State Red Wolves Injuries
09/04/18 WR Dahu Green Ankle is out for season
08/25/18 DL Tony Adams Pectoral is out indefinitely
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 82nd in the country in points scored with 55. They have run 161 plays this year for 1,076 yards, which ranks them 13th in Division 1 in total offense. The Red Wolves average 6.7 yards per play, which is 35th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 49 1st downs this season, ranking them 38th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arkansas State has run for 361 yards as a unit, which ranks 65th in college football. They've run 70 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Red Wolves have been penalized on offense 22 times for 203 yards so far this year, which has them 4th in the country in penalties. Justice Hansen has passed for 563 yards this year. He's completed 41 throws while attempting 72 passes for a completion percentage of 56.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 149.2. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
Arkansas State is 112th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 78. They have given up a total of 884 yards on D, which is 104th in D-1. The Red Wolves are 113th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 38 throws on 57 attempts against the Arkansas State Red Wolves defense this season, ranking them 77th and 47th in the nation. The Arkansas State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 484 yards in the air, which is 89th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 75 attempts for 400 yards this season, putting them in 103rd place in the country against the run. The Red Wolves have had 10 penalties for 90 yards on defense this year. That places them 46th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arkansas State is 26th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 60 punt return yards and average 12 yards per return, which is 38th in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 173 yards on special teams, which puts them 15th in kick return yardage. The Red Wolves average 25 yards per kick return and they are 18th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,309. Arkansas State Red Wolves kickers have made 88% of their extra points, going 7 for 8 this season. Their punters have accumulated 448 yards on 11 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 77th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane have run for 463 yards as a team, which ranks 36th in college football. They've run 101 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 15 times for 137 yards so far this season, which has them 41st in the country in penalties. They are 75th in the nation in points scored with 59. They have run 151 plays this season for 823 yards, which ranks them 100th in Division 1 in total offense. Tulsa averages 5.5 yards per play, which is 90th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this year, placing them 77th overall as an offensive unit. Luke Skipper averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 27 passes on 48 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 129.6. He has thrown for 349 yards this season.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane rush defense has allowed 77 attempts for 331 yards this year, putting them in 88th place in D-1 against the run. Tulsa has committed 13 penalties for 100 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 57th in college football. They are 91st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 55. They have surrendered a total of 733 yards on D, which is 70th in the country. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 38 passes on 52 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, placing them 81st and 27th in Division 1. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also given up a total of 402 yards through the air, which is 52nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 1, which is 106th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Tulsa kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 335 yards on 7 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 8th in Division 1 in punting average. Tulsa is ranked 77th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 24 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 69th in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 16 yards on special teams, ranking 123rd in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 8 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the country in all-purpose yards with 863.
Who will win tonight's Red Wolves/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +2.5
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