UAB at Louisiana Tech College Football Parlay 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Joe Aillet Stadium
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The UAB Blazers travel to Joe Aillet Stadium to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Louisiana Tech as 7.5 point favorites. The Blazers have an ATS record of 3-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 3-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable UAB Blazers Betting Trends
The UAB Blazers are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The UAB Blazers are 3-1-0 against the spread
Important Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key UAB Blazers Injuries
09/29/18 RB Kingston Davis Suspension is out indefinitely
09/05/18 QB Dallas Davis Left Team is out for season
Key Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Injuries
08/22/18 QB Elijah Walker Transferred has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UAB Blazers are 73rd in Division 1 in points scored with 135. They have run 283 plays this season for 1,766 yards, which ranks them 104th in the nation in total offense. The Blazers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 52nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 101 1st downs this year, placing them 61st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UAB has run for 960 yards as a team, which ranks 42nd in the country. They've run 182 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Blazers have been penalized on offense 32 times for 358 yards so far this season, which has them 53rd in the nation in penalties. A.J. Erdely has thrown for 771 yards this season. He has completed 59 passes on 97 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 133. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw.
UAB is 24th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 78. They have surrendered a total of 1,264 yards on D, which is 13th in Division 1. The Blazers are ranked 64th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 36 passes on 86 attempts against the UAB Blazers defense this season, placing them 1st and 3rd in the country. The UAB pass defense has also given up a total of 564 yards through the air, which is 1st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 154 attempts for 700 yards this year, putting them in 61st place in D-1 against the run. The Blazers have committed 24 penalties for 250 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 56th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UAB is ranked 111th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 38 punt return yards and average 9.5 yards per return, which is 57th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 176 yards on special teams, ranking 83rd in kick return yardage. The Blazers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 92nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,980. The UAB Blazers have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 3, which is 98th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. UAB Blazers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 469 yards on 12 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 104th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs have run for 633 yards as a team, which ranks 103rd in the nation. They've run 139 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 17 times for 147 yards so far this year, which has them 123rd in the country in penalties. They are 74th in Division 1 in points scored with 134. They have run 299 plays this year for 1,829 yards, which ranks them 48th in the nation in total offense. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs average 6.1 yards per play, which is 56th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 94 1st downs this season, ranking them 80th overall as an offensive unit. J'Mar Smith has completed 90 throws while attempting 155 passes for a completion percentage of 58.1%. He has passed for 1,149 yards this year. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 134.3.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs rush defense has given up 168 attempts for 636 yards this season, putting them in 51st place in the country against the run. They have had 21 penalties for 250 yards on defense this year. That places them 55th in Division 1. Louisiana Tech is 58th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 108. They have given up a total of 1,430 yards on D, which is 29th in the nation. The Bulldogs are 48th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 67 throws on 111 attempts against the Louisiana Tech defense this season, ranking them 21st and 10th in the country. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 794 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have tried 8 field goals this year and made 7, which is 27th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Louisiana Tech kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 15 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 678 yards on 17 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 93rd in the NCAA in punting average. They have returned 8 kicks for 130 yards on special teams, which puts them 105th in kick return yardage. The Bulldogs average 16 yards per kick return and they are 95th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,956.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Blazers +7.5 and under 58 total points
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