Charlotte at MTSU College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium
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The MTSU Blue Raiders host the Charlotte 49ers at Johnny "Red" Floyd Stadium on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has MTSU as 3 point favorites. The Blue Raiders have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread. The 49ers have an ATS record of 3-3-0 while their over/under record is 4-2-0.
Valuable Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Charlotte 49ers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important MTSU Blue Raiders Betting Trends
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The MTSU Blue Raiders are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
10/14/18 LB Anthony Butler Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Middle Tenn St
10/14/18 QB Chris Reynolds Ankle left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Middle Tenn St
09/04/18 DL Tommy Doctor Foot is out for season
Key MTSU Blue Raiders Injuries
10/14/18 QB Brent Stockstill Lower Body left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Charlotte
10/14/18 S Jovante Moffatt Targeting Suspension is OUT 1st Half Saturday vs Charlotte
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Charlotte 49ers have run for 848 yards as a team, which ranks 106th in college football. They've run 261 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The 49ers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 285 yards so far this season, which has them 103rd in the country in penalties. They are 104th in the nation in points scored with 149. They have run 427 plays this season for 2,139 yards, which ranks them 91st in Division 1 in total offense. The 49ers average 5 yards per play, which is 112th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 128 1st downs this year, placing them 85th overall as an offensive unit. Chris Reynolds averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 100 passes on 154 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.2. He has thrown for 1,173 yards this season.
The 49ers rush defense has allowed 165 attempts for 553 yards this year, putting them in 8th place in D-1 against the run. Charlotte has committed 32 penalties for 307 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 36th in college football. They are 73rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 171. They have surrendered a total of 1,976 yards on D, which is 24th in the country. The 49ers are ranked 93rd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 106 passes on 166 attempts against the Charlotte 49ers defense this season, placing them 43rd and 16th in Division 1. The Charlotte pass defense has also given up a total of 1,423 yards through the air, which is 68th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Charlotte 49ers have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 10, which is 16th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Charlotte 49ers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 923 yards on 24 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 111th in Division 1 in punting average. Charlotte is ranked 93rd in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 29 punt return yards and average 4.1 yards per return, which is 118th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 287 yards on special teams, ranking 65th in kick return yardage. The 49ers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 112th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,455.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Blue Raiders are 97th in the country in points scored with 155. They have run 422 plays this year for 2,202 yards, which ranks them 79th in Division 1 in total offense. The MTSU Blue Raiders average 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 123 1st downs this season, ranking them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground MTSU has run for 780 yards as a unit, which ranks 110th in college football. They've run 217 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. MTSU has been penalized on offense 34 times for 351 yards so far this year, which has them 95th in the country in penalties. Brent Stockstill has passed for 1,316 yards this year. He's completed 124 throws while attempting 184 passes for a completion percentage of 67.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 142.1. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
MTSU is 93rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 193. They have given up a total of 2,482 yards on D, which is 73rd in D-1. The Blue Raiders are 74th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 123 throws on 192 attempts against the MTSU defense this season, ranking them 81st and 62nd in the nation. The MTSU Blue Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,389 yards in the air, which is 61st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 252 attempts for 1,093 yards this season, putting them in 82nd place in the country against the run. The Blue Raiders have had 38 penalties for 294 yards on defense this year. That places them 28th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
MTSU is 115th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 102 punt return yards and average 20.4 yards per return, which is 8th in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 72 yards on special teams, which puts them 127th in kick return yardage. The MTSU Blue Raiders average 24 yards per kick return and they are 117th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,376. The Blue Raiders have tried 6 field goals this year and made 3, which is 113th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. MTSU kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 18 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,236 yards on 29 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 43rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Blue Raiders college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Raiders -3
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