Texas State at Louisiana Monroe College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Malone Stadium is the venue for the game between the Texas State Bobcats and the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Louisiana Monroe as 11 point favorites. The Warhawks are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-5-0. The Bobcats are 2-3-1 ATS and their over/under record is 3-3-0.
Valuable Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Texas State Bobcats are 2-3-1 against the spread
Important Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Betting Trends
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
10/14/18 S AJ Krawczyk Concussion is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
10/14/18 DL Jaquel Pierce Ankle is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
10/09/18 S Pierce Withers Pectoral is out for season
08/05/18 RB Anthony Smith ACL is out for season
Key Louisiana Monroe Warhawks Injuries
10/14/18 S Nick Ingram Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Texas State
10/10/18 TE Reagan Heddins Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/10/18 WR Xavier Brown Shoulder is out for season
10/02/18 DE Barry Howard Jr. Knee is out indefinitely
10/02/18 TE Sloan Spiller Shoulder is out indefinitely
08/28/18 WR Malik Jackson ACL is out for season
08/12/18 DB Rhoy Williams ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas State Bobcats have run for 790 yards as a unit, which ranks 109th in the nation. They've run 218 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Bobcats have been penalized on offense 40 times for 335 yards so far this year, which has them 69th in the country in penalties. They are 115th in Division 1 in points scored with 135. They have run 400 plays this year for 2,003 yards, which ranks them 100th in the nation in total offense. The Bobcats average 5 yards per play, which is 115th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 112 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Vitt has completed 60 throws while attempting 89 passes for a completion percentage of 67.4%. He has passed for 650 yards this year. He averages 6.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 142.
The Bobcats rush defense has given up 235 attempts for 1,006 yards this season, putting them in 70th place in the country against the run. They have had 39 penalties for 359 yards on defense this year. That places them 65th in Division 1. Texas State is 78th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 178. They have given up a total of 2,200 yards on D, which is 42nd in the nation. The Bobcats are 62nd in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 105 throws on 172 attempts against the Texas State Bobcats defense this season, ranking them 42nd and 25th in the country. The Texas State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,194 yards in the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas State Bobcats have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Texas State Bobcats kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 15 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,255 yards on 34 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 123rd in the NCAA in punting average. Texas State is 62nd in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 123 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 45th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 263 yards on special teams, which puts them 74th in kick return yardage. The Bobcats average 20 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,389.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Warhawks are 81st in Division 1 in points scored with 172. They have run 481 plays this season for 2,881 yards, which ranks them 32nd in the nation in total offense. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks average 6 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 143 1st downs this year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Louisiana Monroe has run for 1,167 yards as a team, which ranks 55th in the country. They've run 230 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Warhawks have been penalized on offense 39 times for 318 yards so far this season, which has them 72nd in the nation in penalties. Caleb Evans has thrown for 1,622 yards this season. He has completed 146 passes on 239 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 124.1. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Louisiana Monroe is 121st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 270. They have surrendered a total of 3,635 yards on D, which is 127th in Division 1. The Warhawks are ranked 124th in yards per play allowed with 7.2. Opposing offenses have completed 164 passes on 221 attempts against the Louisiana Monroe defense this season, placing them 127th and 95th in the country. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks pass defense has also given up a total of 2,184 yards through the air, which is 129th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 284 attempts for 1,451 yards this year, putting them in 116th place in D-1 against the run. The Warhawks have committed 47 penalties for 446 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 105th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Louisiana Monroe is ranked 121st in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 87 punt return yards and average 21.8 yards per return, which is 5th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 415 yards on special teams, ranking 26th in kick return yardage. The Louisiana Monroe Warhawks average 19 yards per kick return and they are 31st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,383. The Warhawks have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 4, which is 104th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Louisiana Monroe kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 20 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,476 yards on 36 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 81st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Warhawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bobcats +11
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