NC State at Marshall College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Joan C. Edwards Stadium
Get todays College Football Odds & Lines on this game
Joan C. Edwards Stadium is the venue for the game between the NC State Wolfpack and the Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has NC State as 4 point favorites. The Thundering Herd are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Wolfpack are 1-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 0-2-0.
Valuable NC State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The NC State Wolfpack are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The NC State Wolfpack are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Marshall Thundering Herd Betting Trends
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Marshall Thundering Herd are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key NC State Wolfpack Injuries
09/16/18 TE Cary Angeline Eligibility is probable Saturday vs Marshall
09/16/18 TE Dylan Autenrieth Knee is questionable Saturday vs Marshall
09/16/18 WR Jakobi Meyers Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Marshall
09/16/18 RB Ricky Person Jr. Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Marshall
Key Marshall Thundering Herd Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NC State Wolfpack have run for 200 yards as a unit, which ranks 127th in the nation. They've run 60 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Wolfpack have been penalized on offense 11 times for 102 yards so far this year, which has them 117th in the country in penalties. They are 107th in Division 1 in points scored with 65. They have run 142 plays this year for 935 yards, which ranks them 45th in the nation in total offense. The Wolfpack average 6.6 yards per play, which is 33rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 49 1st downs this season, ranking them 109th overall as an offensive unit. Ryan Finley has completed 60 throws while attempting 81 passes for a completion percentage of 74.1%. He has passed for 679 yards this year. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 158.3.
The Wolfpack rush defense has given up 69 attempts for 270 yards this season, putting them in 22nd place in the country against the run. They have had 10 penalties for 73 yards on defense this year. That places them 5th in Division 1. NC State is 2nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 20. They have given up a total of 714 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Wolfpack are 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 43 throws on 64 attempts against the NC State Wolfpack defense this season, ranking them 31st and 16th in the country. The NC State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 444 yards in the air, which is 25th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Thundering Herd are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 67. They have run 142 plays this season for 810 yards, which ranks them 97th in the nation in total offense. The Marshall Thundering Herd average 5.7 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 41 1st downs this year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Marshall has run for 260 yards as a team, which ranks 119th in the country. They've run 66 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Thundering Herd have been penalized on offense 15 times for 132 yards so far this season, which has them 96th in the nation in penalties. Isaiah Green has thrown for 550 yards this season. He has completed 47 passes on 76 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 141.7. He averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 8 adjusted yards per throw.
Marshall is 25th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 44. They have surrendered a total of 631 yards on D, which is 8th in Division 1. The Thundering Herd are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 32 passes on 65 attempts against the Marshall defense this season, placing them 10th and 17th in the country. The Marshall Thundering Herd pass defense has also given up a total of 405 yards through the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 72 attempts for 226 yards this year, putting them in 11th place in D-1 against the run. The Thundering Herd have committed 14 penalties for 111 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wolfpack/Thundering Herd college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wolfpack -4
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks