Washington State at Wyoming College Football Parlay 9/1/2018
Saturday, September 1, 2018
War Memorial Stadium
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War Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Washington State Cougars and the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday, September 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington State as 7.5 point favorites. The Cowboys were 8-5-0 against the spread last year and their over/under mark was 3-10-0. The Cougars were 7-6-0 ATS and their over/under record was 6-7-0.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars were 6-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Washington State Cougars were 7-6-0 against the spread last year
Important Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys were 3-10-0 against the over/under last season
The Wyoming Cowboys were 8-5-0 against the spread last year
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
08/20/18 LB Derek Moore Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Wyoming
08/20/18 DT Jonathan Lolohea Undisclosed has left team
08/20/18 DL Nnamdi Oguayo Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Wyoming
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
08/23/18 T Eric Abojei Concussion is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/22/18 LB Cassh Maluia Suspension is OUT Saturday September 1st vs Washington State (1-game suspension)
08/19/18 WR C.J. Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
08/17/18 WR James Price Shoulder is probable Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/14/18 OL Alonzo Velazquez Knee is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/14/18 T Zach Wallace Foot is probable Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/14/18 OL Gavin Rush Biceps is out for season
08/08/18 LB Trey Woods Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/08/18 RB Kellen Overstreet Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/04/18 DE Josiah Hall Blood Clot is questionable Saturday vs New Mexico State
08/04/18 DE Kevin Prosser Shoulder is probable Saturday vs New Mexico State
06/25/18 DL Javaree Jackson Back is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington State Cougars ran for 878 yards as a team last year, which ranked 129th in the nation. They ran 303 times, averaging 2.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Cougars were penalized on offense 73 times for 666 yards last year, which had them 76th in the country in penalties. They were 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 394. They ran 1,017 plays last year for 5,646 yards, which ranked them 3rd in the nation in total offense. The Cougars averaged 5.6 yards per play, which was 74th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 302 1st downs last season, ranking them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Gardner Minshew completed 174 throws while attempting 304 passes for a completion percentage of 57.2% last year. He passed for 2,140 yards. He averaged 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating last season was 129.1.
The Cougars rush defense gave up 467 attempts for 1,985 yards last season, putting them in 53rd place in the country against the run. They had 75 penalties for 659 yards on defense last year. That placed them 67th in Division 1. Washington State was 63rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 335. They gave up a total of 4,207 yards on D, which was 16th in the nation. The Cougars were 33rd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses completed 190 throws on 351 attempts against the Washington State Cougars defense last season, ranking them 17th and 34th in the country. The Washington State pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,222 yards in the air, which was 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington State Cougars tried 23 field goals last year and made 20, which was 24th in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 83%. Washington State Cougars kickers made 98% of their extra points, going 46 for 47 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,413 yards on 62 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranked them 123rd in the NCAA in punting average. Washington State was 39th in the country in punt returns with 22 last season. They totaled 91 punt return yards and averaged 4.1 yards per return, which was 118th in D-1. They returned 25 kicks for 449 yards on special teams, which put them 127th in kick return yardage. The Cougars averaged 18 yards per kick return and they were 54th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,185.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys were 96th in Division 1 in points scored with 306 last year. They ran 794 plays last season for 3,718 yards, which ranked them 101st in the nation in total offense. The Wyoming Cowboys averaged 4.7 yards per play, which was 123rd in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 198 1st downs last year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wyoming ran for 1,414 yards as a team, which ranked 118th in the country. They ran 446 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys were penalized on offense 55 times for 523 yards last season, which had them 119th in the nation in penalties.
Wyoming was 8th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 228 last season. They surrendered a total of 4,358 yards on D, which was 23rd in Division 1. The Cowboys were ranked 10th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses completed 189 passes on 334 attempts against the Wyoming defense last season, placing them 15th and 23rd in the country. The Wyoming Cowboys pass defense also gave up a total of 2,274 yards through the air, which was 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 599 attempts for 2,084 yards last year, putting them in 65th place in D-1 against the run. The Cowboys committed 64 penalties for 602 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 41st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Wyoming was ranked 32nd in the nation in punt returns with 23 last year. They accumulated 237 punt return yards and averaged 10.3 yards per return, which was 29th in college football. They returned 23 kicks for 651 yards on special teams, ranking 95th in kick return yardage. The Wyoming Cowboys averaged 28 yards per kick return and they were 123rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,606. The Cowboys attempted 18 field goals last season and made 16, which was 69th in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 83%. Wyoming kickers made 97% of their extra points, going 36 for 36 last year. Their punters totaled 3,409 yards on 87 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That placed them 113th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cougars -7.5 and under 49 total points
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