NIU at BYU College Football Parlay 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
LaVell Edwards Stadium
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The NIU Huskies travel to LaVell Edwards Stadium to take on the BYU Cougars on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has BYU as 7 point favorites. The Huskies have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 1-6-0. The Cougars have an over/under record of 2-5-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The BYU Cougars are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key NIU Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
10/11/18 LB Zayne Anderson Shoulder is out for season
10/01/18 TE Moroni Laulu-Pututau ACL is out for season
09/09/18 DB Austin McChesney Undisclosed is out for season
08/31/18 RB K.J. Hall Personal has left team
08/21/18 LB Johnny Tapusoa Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/21/18 DB Trevion Greene Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NIU Huskies are 126th in Division 1 in points scored with 130. They have run 515 plays this season for 2,070 yards, which ranks them 122nd in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 4 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 130 1st downs this year, placing them 106th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground NIU has run for 1,121 yards as a team, which ranks 86th in the country. They've run 298 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 44 times for 382 yards so far this season, which has them 75th in the nation in penalties. Marcus Childers has thrown for 949 yards this season. He has completed 118 passes on 214 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 100.1. He averages 4.4 yards per pass attempt and 4.1 adjusted yards per throw.
NIU is 48th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 163. They have surrendered a total of 2,455 yards on D, which is 33rd in Division 1. The Huskies are ranked 12th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 138 passes on 241 attempts against the NIU Huskies defense this season, placing them 73rd and 88th in the country. The NIU pass defense has also given up a total of 1,654 yards through the air, which is 75th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 295 attempts for 801 yards this year, putting them in 20th place in D-1 against the run. The Huskies have committed 46 penalties for 377 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 49th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
NIU is ranked 45th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 84 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 89th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 150 yards on special teams, ranking 117th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 17 yards per kick return and they are 128th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,304. The NIU Huskies have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 7, which is 80th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 70%. NIU Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,967 yards on 49 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 92nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cougars have run for 979 yards as a team, which ranks 103rd in the nation. They've run 237 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Cougars have been penalized on offense 46 times for 406 yards so far this year, which has them 66th in the country in penalties. They are 98th in Division 1 in points scored with 176. They have run 450 plays this year for 2,310 yards, which ranks them 102nd in the nation in total offense. The BYU Cougars average 5.1 yards per play, which is 109th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 128 1st downs this season, ranking them 107th overall as an offensive unit. Zach Wilson has completed 20 throws while attempting 30 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 258 yards this year. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 176.2.
The BYU Cougars rush defense has given up 251 attempts for 1,063 yards this season, putting them in 55th place in the country against the run. They have had 50 penalties for 396 yards on defense this year. That places them 59th in Division 1. BYU is 54th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 171. They have given up a total of 2,488 yards on D, which is 40th in the nation. The Cougars are 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 139 throws on 214 attempts against the BYU defense this season, ranking them 81st and 50th in the country. The BYU Cougars pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,425 yards in the air, which is 37th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The BYU Cougars have tried 8 field goals this year and made 5, which is 103rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. BYU kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 21 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,352 yards on 32 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 51st in the NCAA in punting average. BYU is 49th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 108 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 73rd in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 166 yards on special teams, which puts them 112th in kick return yardage. The Cougars average 18 yards per kick return and they are 121st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,584.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cougars -7 and over 50 total points
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