Colorado State at Air Force College Football Picks and Predictions 11/22/2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
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The Air Force Falcons host the Colorado State Rams at Falcon Stadium on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Air Force as 14.5 point favorites. The Falcons have an over/under record of 5-6-0 and they are 6-4-1 against the spread. The Rams have an ATS record of 4-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important Air Force Falcons Betting Trends
The Air Force Falcons are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Air Force Falcons are 6-4-1 against the spread
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
11/17/18 OL Joctavis Phillips Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Utah State
11/17/18 WR Olabisi Johnson Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Utah State
11/17/18 CB Rasha Ajayi Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Utah State
11/17/18 OL Tyler Bjorklund Ankle is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Utah State
11/11/18 OL Ches Jackson Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Utah State
11/11/18 LB Max McDonald Personal is questionable Saturday vs Utah State
11/11/18 OL Salofi Gaoa Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Utah State
11/06/18 DL Richard King Concussion is out for season
10/16/18 RB Rashaad Boddie Left Team is out for season
Key Air Force Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams have run for 1,206 yards as a team, which ranks 120th in college football. They've run 367 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 86 times for 714 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the country in penalties. They are 108th in the nation in points scored with 255. They have run 836 plays this season for 4,492 yards, which ranks them 16th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rams average 5.4 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 254 1st downs this year, placing them 31st overall as an offensive unit. Collin Hill averages 6.2 yards per pass attempt and 5.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 106 passes on 179 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 113.5. He has thrown for 1,103 yards this season.
The Rams rush defense has allowed 424 attempts for 2,250 yards this year, putting them in 107th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State has committed 74 penalties for 644 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 86th in college football. They are 117th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 414. They have surrendered a total of 4,947 yards on D, which is 111th in the country. The Rams are ranked 122nd in yards per play allowed with 6.9. Opposing offenses have completed 184 passes on 288 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense this season, placing them 34th and 13th in Division 1. The Colorado State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,697 yards through the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 11, which is 67th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 61%. Colorado State Rams kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,967 yards on 62 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado State is ranked 72nd in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 55 punt return yards and average 3.7 yards per return, which is 122nd in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 711 yards on special teams, ranking 22nd in kick return yardage. The Rams average 20 yards per kick return and they are 53rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,258.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Falcons are 54th in the country in points scored with 336. They have run 798 plays this year for 4,506 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Air Force Falcons average 5.6 yards per play, which is 70th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 234 1st downs this season, ranking them 52nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Air Force has run for 3,011 yards as a unit, which ranks 5th in college football. They've run 646 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. Air Force has been penalized on offense 53 times for 506 yards so far this year, which has them 107th in the country in penalties. Donald Hammond III has passed for 542 yards this year. He's completed 30 throws while attempting 56 passes for a completion percentage of 53.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 151.3. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 9.7 yards per pass attempt.
Air Force is 61st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 290. They have given up a total of 3,894 yards on D, which is 40th in D-1. The Falcons are 72nd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 182 throws on 294 attempts against the Air Force defense this season, ranking them 31st and 19th in the nation. The Air Force Falcons pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,555 yards in the air, which is 74th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 382 attempts for 1,339 yards this season, putting them in 23rd place in the country against the run. The Falcons have had 63 penalties for 542 yards on defense this year. That places them 38th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Air Force is 96th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 110 punt return yards and average 9.2 yards per return, which is 59th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 233 yards on special teams, which puts them 122nd in kick return yardage. The Air Force Falcons average 19 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,849. The Falcons have tried 11 field goals this year and made 8, which is 108th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Air Force kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 39 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,624 yards on 42 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 110th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams +14.5
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