Miami at Akron College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
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Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium is the venue for the game between the Miami RedHawks and the Akron Zips on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Akron as 4 point favorites. The Zips are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The RedHawks are 2-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-2-0.
Valuable Miami RedHawks Betting Trends
The Miami RedHawks are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Miami RedHawks are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Miami RedHawks Injuries
09/30/18 RB Kenny Young Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Akron
09/30/18 TE Nate Becker Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Akron
09/18/18 WR James Gardner Undisclosed is out for season
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Miami RedHawks have run for 581 yards as a unit, which ranks 108th in the nation. They've run 156 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The RedHawks have been penalized on offense 34 times for 301 yards so far this year, which has them 40th in the country in penalties. They are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 108. They have run 313 plays this year for 1,598 yards, which ranks them 83rd in the nation in total offense. The RedHawks average 5.1 yards per play, which is 106th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 81 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. Gus Ragland has completed 90 throws while attempting 154 passes for a completion percentage of 58.4%. He has passed for 1,017 yards this year. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 128.5.
The RedHawks rush defense has given up 203 attempts for 683 yards this season, putting them in 59th place in the country against the run. They have had 36 penalties for 353 yards on defense this year. That places them 110th in Division 1. Miami is 91st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 145. They have given up a total of 1,916 yards on D, which is 84th in the nation. The RedHawks are 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 104 throws on 166 attempts against the Miami RedHawks defense this season, ranking them 108th and 95th in the country. The Miami pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,233 yards in the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Miami RedHawks have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 76th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Miami RedHawks kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 12 for 13 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,361 yards on 32 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 51st in the NCAA in punting average. Miami is 84th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 22 punt return yards and average 3.7 yards per return, which is 116th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 412 yards on special teams, which puts them 10th in kick return yardage. The RedHawks average 28 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,032.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Zips are 114th in Division 1 in points scored with 93. They have run 193 plays this season for 1,048 yards, which ranks them 119th in the nation in total offense. The Akron Zips average 5.4 yards per play, which is 89th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 56 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Akron has run for 381 yards as a team, which ranks 125th in the country. They've run 106 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 27 times for 258 yards so far this season, which has them 78th in the nation in penalties. Kato Nelson has thrown for 662 yards this season. He has completed 45 passes on 82 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 142. He averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Akron is 11th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 67. They have surrendered a total of 1,048 yards on D, which is 2nd in Division 1. The Zips are ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 71 passes on 114 attempts against the Akron defense this season, placing them 29th and 14th in the country. The Akron Zips pass defense has also given up a total of 716 yards through the air, which is 15th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 113 attempts for 332 yards this year, putting them in 3rd place in D-1 against the run. The Zips have committed 16 penalties for 175 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 11th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Akron is ranked 116th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 3 punt return yards and average 1 yards per return, which is 123rd in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 29 yards on special teams, ranking 128th in kick return yardage. The Akron Zips average 15 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,080. The Zips have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 6, which is 34th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Akron kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 509 yards on 13 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 101st in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Zips -4 and over 50 total points
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