Ohio at Virginia College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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Scott Stadium is the venue for the game between the Ohio Bobcats and the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Virginia as 6 point favorites. The Cavaliers are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Bobcats are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Ohio Bobcats are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Virginia Cavaliers are 2-0-0 against the spread
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
08/28/18 WR Elijah Ball Knee is out for season
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
09/09/18 DL John Kirven Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Ohio
09/04/18 DL Cassius Peat Left Team is out for season
09/04/18 LB Dominic Sheppard Knee is out for season
09/04/18 OL Tyler Fannin Foot is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ohio Bobcats have run for 148 yards as a unit, which ranks 124th in the nation. They've run 39 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 5 times for 50 yards so far this year, which has them 124th in the country in penalties. They are 110th in Division 1 in points scored with 38. They have run 72 plays this year for 425 yards, which ranks them 113th in the nation in total offense. The Bobcats average 5.9 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 22 1st downs this season, ranking them 126th overall as an offensive unit. Nathan Rourke has completed 2 throws while attempting 8 passes for a completion percentage of 25%. He has passed for 44 yards this year. He averages 5.5 adjusted yards per throw and 5.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 71.2.
The Bobcats rush defense has given up 39 attempts for 161 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the country against the run. They have had 8 penalties for 71 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in Division 1. Ohio is 33rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 32. They have given up a total of 645 yards on D, which is 49th in the nation. The Bobcats are 116th in yards per play allowed with 7. Opponent offenses have completed 27 throws on 53 attempts against the Ohio Bobcats defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 30th in the country. The Ohio pass defense has also surrendered a total of 484 yards in the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ohio Bobcats have tried 2 field goals this year and made 1, which is 94th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Ohio Bobcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 368 yards on 8 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NCAA in punting average. They have returned 4 kicks for 145 yards on special teams, which puts them 26th in kick return yardage. The Bobcats average 36 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 574.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cavaliers are 79th in Division 1 in points scored with 58. They have run 138 plays this season for 786 yards, which ranks them 108th in the nation in total offense. The Virginia Cavaliers average 5.7 yards per play, which is 81st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 40 1st downs this year, placing them 89th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Virginia has run for 489 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in the country. They've run 87 times, averaging 5.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cavaliers have been penalized on offense 9 times for 80 yards so far this season, which has them 102nd in the nation in penalties. Bryce Perkins has thrown for 291 yards this season. He has completed 25 passes on 48 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.3. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 6.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Virginia is 41st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 33. They have surrendered a total of 612 yards on D, which is 39th in Division 1. The Cavaliers are ranked 72nd in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 28 passes on 51 attempts against the Virginia defense this season, placing them 29th and 25th in the country. The Virginia Cavaliers pass defense has also given up a total of 341 yards through the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 63 attempts for 271 yards this year, putting them in 62nd place in D-1 against the run. The Cavaliers have committed 11 penalties for 111 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 71st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Virginia is ranked 47th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They have returned 6 kicks for 100 yards on special teams, ranking 58th in kick return yardage. The Virginia Cavaliers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 83rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 885. Virginia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 466 yards on 11 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 52nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Cavaliers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bobcats +6
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