Wyoming at Colorado State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/26/2018
Friday, October 26, 2018
Colorado State Stadium
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The Wyoming Cowboys head to Colorado State Stadium to play the Colorado State Rams on Friday, October 26, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wyoming as 2 point favorites. The Cowboys are 2-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-1. The Rams are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-5-1 against the over/under
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-6-0 against the spread
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
10/11/18 RB Trey Woods Undisclosed has left team
10/02/18 P Tim Zaleski Knee is out indefinitely
09/25/18 TE Josh Harshman Knee is out indefinitely
08/29/18 RB Kellen Overstreet Left Team is out for season
08/19/18 WR C.J. Johnson Knee is out indefinitely
08/14/18 OL Gavin Rush Biceps is out for season
06/25/18 DL Javaree Jackson Back is out for season
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
10/21/18 OL Ches Jackson Concussion is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/21/18 OL Colby Meeks Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/21/18 DE Emmanuel Jones Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/21/18 LB Max McDonald Personal is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/21/18 WR Olabisi Johnson Ankle is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/21/18 DL Richard King Concussion is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/21/18 OL Tyler Bjorklund Ankle is questionable Friday vs Wyoming
10/16/18 RB Rashaad Boddie Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wyoming Cowboys are 127th in the country in points scored with 124. They have run 502 plays this year for 2,308 yards, which ranks them 117th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cowboys average 4.6 yards per play, which is 124th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 124 1st downs this season, ranking them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Wyoming has run for 1,202 yards as a unit, which ranks 73rd in college football. They've run 290 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 52 times for 432 yards so far this year, which has them 36th in the country in penalties. Tyler Vander Waal has passed for 1,044 yards this year. He's completed 102 throws while attempting 204 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating this season is 93.9. He averages 4.5 adjusted yards per throw and 5.1 yards per pass attempt.
Wyoming is 79th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 204. They have given up a total of 2,819 yards on D, which is 74th in D-1. The Cowboys are 36th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 180 throws on 282 attempts against the Wyoming Cowboys defense this season, ranking them 129th and 125th in the nation. The Wyoming pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,767 yards in the air, which is 92nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 281 attempts for 1,052 yards this season, putting them in 53rd place in the country against the run. The Cowboys have had 55 penalties for 420 yards on defense this year. That places them 72nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Wyoming is 24th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 92 punt return yards and average 6.1 yards per return, which is 96th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 161 yards on special teams, which puts them 114th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 123rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,561. The Wyoming Cowboys have tried 12 field goals this year and made 12, which is 12th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Wyoming Cowboys kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,198 yards on 57 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 111th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rams have run for 913 yards as a team, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 270 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colorado State Rams have been penalized on offense 63 times for 507 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the country in penalties. They are 74th in the nation in points scored with 200. They have run 607 plays this season for 3,373 yards, which ranks them 8th in Division 1 in total offense. Colorado State averages 5.6 yards per play, which is 72nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 189 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. K.J. Carta-Samuels averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 177 passes on 289 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.4. He has thrown for 2,172 yards this season.
The Colorado State Rams rush defense has allowed 306 attempts for 1,577 yards this year, putting them in 112th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State has committed 55 penalties for 455 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 88th in college football. They are 122nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 302. They have surrendered a total of 3,585 yards on D, which is 119th in the country. The Rams are ranked 119th in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses have completed 134 passes on 218 attempts against the Colorado State defense this season, placing them 63rd and 56th in Division 1. The Colorado State Rams pass defense has also given up a total of 2,008 yards through the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 9, which is 48th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Colorado State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 21 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,270 yards on 46 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 4th in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado State is ranked 70th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 47 punt return yards and average 4.3 yards per return, which is 116th in college football. They have returned 25 kicks for 534 yards on special teams, ranking 14th in kick return yardage. The Colorado State Rams average 21 yards per kick return and they are 20th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,954.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Rams college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams +2
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