Wyoming at Fresno State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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The Fresno State Bulldogs host the Wyoming Cowboys at Bulldog Stadium on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Fresno State as 19.5 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 4-1-0 against the spread. The Cowboys have an ATS record of 1-5-0 while their over/under record is 2-3-1.
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Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-3-1 against the over/under
The Wyoming Cowboys are 1-5-0 against the spread
Important Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Fresno State Bulldogs are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
10/02/18 CB C.J. Coldon Arm is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Hawaii
10/02/18 OL Patrick Arnold Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Hawaii
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 Fresno State Bulldogs Injuries
09/13/18 OL Netane Muti Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wyoming Cowboys have run for 867 yards as a team, which ranks 88th in college football. They've run 210 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 37 times for 330 yards so far this season, which has them 59th in the country in penalties. They are 123rd in the nation in points scored with 105. They have run 366 plays this season for 1,756 yards, which ranks them 114th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cowboys average 4.8 yards per play, which is 119th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 95 1st downs this year, placing them 116th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Vander Waal averages 5.8 yards per pass attempt and 5.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 83 passes on 153 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 106.9. He has thrown for 889 yards this season.
The Cowboys rush defense has allowed 215 attempts for 807 yards this year, putting them in 57th place in D-1 against the run. Wyoming has committed 44 penalties for 323 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 76th in college football. They are 77th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 153. They have surrendered a total of 2,234 yards on D, which is 81st in the country. The Cowboys are ranked 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 222 attempts against the Wyoming Cowboys defense this season, placing them 127th and 123rd in Division 1. The Wyoming pass defense has also given up a total of 1,427 yards through the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Wyoming Cowboys have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 8, which is 36th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Wyoming Cowboys kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,638 yards on 42 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 107th in Division 1 in punting average. Wyoming is ranked 32nd in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 50 punt return yards and average 4.2 yards per return, which is 115th in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 105 yards on special teams, ranking 120th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 21 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,911.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 36th in the country in points scored with 201. They have run 333 plays this year for 2,038 yards, which ranks them 56th in Division 1 in total offense. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 6.1 yards per play, which is 50th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 97 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Fresno State has run for 700 yards as a unit, which ranks 106th in college football. They've run 177 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. Fresno State has been penalized on offense 22 times for 195 yards so far this year, which has them 115th in the country in penalties. Marcus McMaryion has passed for 1,291 yards this year. He's completed 108 throws while attempting 150 passes for a completion percentage of 72%. His quarterback rating this season is 161.4. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt.
Fresno State is 4th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 78. They have given up a total of 1,586 yards on D, which is 13th in D-1. The Bulldogs are 12th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 78 throws on 157 attempts against the Fresno State defense this season, ranking them 14th and 39th in the nation. The Fresno State Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 964 yards in the air, which is 23rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 191 attempts for 622 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 22 penalties for 176 yards on defense this year. That places them 3rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Fresno State is 117th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 19 punt return yards and average 4.8 yards per return, which is 109th in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 123 yards on special teams, which puts them 113th in kick return yardage. The Fresno State Bulldogs average 18 yards per kick return and they are 105th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,180. The Bulldogs have tried 4 field goals this year and made 2, which is 118th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Fresno State kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 25 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,089 yards on 25 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 31st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys +19.5
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