South Alabama at Arkansas State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Centennial Bank Stadium
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves host the South Alabama Jaguars at Centennial Bank Stadium on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arkansas State as 15 point favorites. The Red Wolves have an over/under record of 4-4-0 and they are 2-6-0 against the spread. The Jaguars have an ATS record of 3-4-1 while their over/under record is 7-1-0.
Valuable South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars are 7-1-0 against the over/under
The South Alabama Jaguars are 3-4-1 against the spread
Important Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 2-6-0 against the spread
Key South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
10/28/18 CB Darian Mills Calf is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas State
10/28/18 S Nigel Lawrence Knee is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas State
10/28/18 WR Sam Harris Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas State
10/02/18 DE Chris Henderson Thigh is out indefinitely
10/02/18 DL Riley Cole Leg is out indefinitely
09/18/18 LS Andrew Zink Knee is out for season
09/18/18 LB Roy Yancey Leg is out for season
09/15/18 QB Cole Garvin Suspension is out indefinitely
08/18/18 WR Malik Stanley Suspension is out indefinitely
08/15/18 DE Rocel McWilliams Achilles is out for season
Key Arkansas State Red Wolves Injuries
10/14/18 WR Brandon Bowling Leg is out for season
09/04/18 WR Dahu Green Ankle is out for season
08/25/18 DL Tony Adams Pectoral is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Alabama Jaguars have run for 1,025 yards as a team, which ranks 109th in college football. They've run 306 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars have been penalized on offense 75 times for 740 yards so far this season, which has them 2nd in the country in penalties. They are 102nd in the nation in points scored with 197. They have run 539 plays this season for 2,786 yards, which ranks them 80th in Division 1 in total offense. The Jaguars average 5.2 yards per play, which is 105th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 139 1st downs this year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. Evan Orth averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 135 passes on 203 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 146.1. He has thrown for 1,641 yards this season.
The Jaguars rush defense has allowed 346 attempts for 1,804 yards this year, putting them in 112th place in D-1 against the run. South Alabama has committed 59 penalties for 545 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 105th in college football. They are 120th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 313. They have surrendered a total of 3,532 yards on D, which is 98th in the country. The Jaguars are ranked 113th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 118 passes on 196 attempts against the South Alabama Jaguars defense this season, placing them 13th and 4th in Division 1. The South Alabama pass defense has also given up a total of 1,728 yards through the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The South Alabama Jaguars have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 6, which is 103rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. South Alabama Jaguars kickers have made 83% of their extra points, going 19 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,881 yards on 45 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 68th in Division 1 in punting average. South Alabama is ranked 111th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 104 punt return yards and average 14.9 yards per return, which is 14th in college football. They have returned 25 kicks for 622 yards on special teams, ranking 10th in kick return yardage. The Jaguars average 25 yards per kick return and they are 89th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,513.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Red Wolves are 69th in the country in points scored with 235. They have run 614 plays this year for 3,718 yards, which ranks them 29th in Division 1 in total offense. The Arkansas State Red Wolves average 6.1 yards per play, which is 39th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 186 1st downs this season, ranking them 37th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arkansas State has run for 1,491 yards as a unit, which ranks 52nd in college football. They've run 308 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. Arkansas State has been penalized on offense 71 times for 649 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the country in penalties. Justice Hansen has passed for 2,065 yards this year. He's completed 177 throws while attempting 280 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 138.6. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
Arkansas State is 97th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 263. They have given up a total of 3,324 yards on D, which is 80th in D-1. The Red Wolves are 107th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 114 throws on 196 attempts against the Arkansas State defense this season, ranking them 10th and 3rd in the nation. The Arkansas State Red Wolves pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,502 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 335 attempts for 1,822 yards this season, putting them in 114th place in the country against the run. The Red Wolves have had 50 penalties for 445 yards on defense this year. That places them 61st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arkansas State is 9th in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 164 punt return yards and average 8.6 yards per return, which is 69th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 591 yards on special teams, which puts them 16th in kick return yardage. The Arkansas State Red Wolves average 24 yards per kick return and they are 22nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,474. The Red Wolves have tried 12 field goals this year and made 8, which is 71st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Arkansas State kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 23 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,640 yards on 40 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 80th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Red Wolves college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars +15
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