North Texas at Arkansas College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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The North Texas Mean Green head to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 8 point favorites. The Mean Green are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Razorbacks are 0-1-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0.
Valuable North Texas Mean Green Betting Trends
The North Texas Mean Green are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The North Texas Mean Green are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 0-1-1 against the spread
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
07/28/18 OL Brendon Weatherspoon ACL is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
09/09/18 LB Dre Greenlaw Ankle is questionable Saturday vs North Texas
08/08/18 OL Deion Malone Knee is out for season
08/08/18 T Ryan Winkel Pectoral is out indefinitely
08/06/18 OL Colton Jackson Back is out indefinitely
08/06/18 DB Kevin Richardson II Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The North Texas Mean Green are 11th in the country in points scored with 104. They have run 185 plays this year for 1,136 yards, which ranks them 3rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Mean Green average 6.1 yards per play, which is 59th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this season, ranking them 5th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground North Texas has run for 221 yards as a unit, which ranks 111th in college football. They've run 85 times, averaging 2.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Mean Green have been penalized on offense 10 times for 101 yards so far this year, which has them 87th in the country in penalties. Mason Fine has passed for 862 yards this year. He's completed 65 throws while attempting 90 passes for a completion percentage of 72.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 176.1. He averages 10.6 adjusted yards per throw and 9.6 yards per pass attempt.
North Texas is 56th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 39. They have given up a total of 552 yards on D, which is 23rd in D-1. The Mean Green are 69th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 28 throws on 54 attempts against the North Texas Mean Green defense this season, ranking them 27th and 34th in the nation. The North Texas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 404 yards in the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 49 attempts for 148 yards this season, putting them in 18th place in the country against the run. The Mean Green have had 12 penalties for 112 yards on defense this year. That places them 73rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
North Texas is 38th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 66 punt return yards and average 13.2 yards per return, which is 31st in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 179 yards on special teams, which puts them 12th in kick return yardage. The Mean Green average 36 yards per kick return and they are 8th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,381. The North Texas Mean Green have tried 7 field goals this year and made 7, which is 1st in college football. North Texas Mean Green kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 254 yards on 6 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 56th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Razorbacks have run for 380 yards as a team, which ranks 53rd in college football. They've run 89 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Arkansas Razorbacks have been penalized on offense 10 times for 100 yards so far this season, which has them 85th in the country in penalties. They are 35th in the nation in points scored with 82. They have run 140 plays this season for 871 yards, which ranks them 57th in Division 1 in total offense. Arkansas averages 6.2 yards per play, which is 52nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this year, placing them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. Cole Kelley averages 9.2 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 15 passes on 21 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 196.2. He has thrown for 194 yards this season.
The Arkansas Razorbacks rush defense has allowed 64 attempts for 167 yards this year, putting them in 26th place in D-1 against the run. Arkansas has committed 12 penalties for 84 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 33rd in college football. They are 85th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 54. They have surrendered a total of 786 yards on D, which is 83rd in the country. The Razorbacks are ranked 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 59 passes on 90 attempts against the Arkansas defense this season, placing them 122nd and 122nd in Division 1. The Arkansas Razorbacks pass defense has also given up a total of 619 yards through the air, which is 111th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arkansas Razorbacks have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 16th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Arkansas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 338 yards on 10 punts, averaging 34 yards per punt. That places them 122nd in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 6 kicks for 125 yards on special teams, ranking 39th in kick return yardage. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 52nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,041.
Who will win tonight's Mean Green/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Razorbacks -8
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