Wyoming at Hawaii College Football Picks and Predictions 10/5/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Hawaii Warriors host the Wyoming Cowboys at Aloha Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Hawaii as 3 point favorites. The Warriors have an over/under record of 4-1-0 and they are 2-2-1 against the spread. The Cowboys have an ATS record of 1-4-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-1.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 2-2-1 against the over/under
The Wyoming Cowboys are 1-4-0 against the spread
Important Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Hawaii Warriors are 2-2-1 against the spread
Key Wyoming Cowboys Injuries
09/30/18 CB C.J. Coldon Arm is questionable Saturday vs Hawaii
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 Hawaii Warriors Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wyoming Cowboys have run for 710 yards as a team, which ranks 86th in college football. They've run 176 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 31 times for 285 yards so far this season, which has them 59th in the country in penalties. They are 117th in the nation in points scored with 92. They have run 324 plays this season for 1,512 yards, which ranks them 106th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cowboys average 4.7 yards per play, which is 119th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 82 1st downs this year, placing them 110th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Vander Waal averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 5.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 74 passes on 137 attempts for a completion percentage of 54%. His quarterback rating this year is 107.5. He has thrown for 802 yards this season.
The Cowboys rush defense has allowed 178 attempts for 651 yards this year, putting them in 55th place in D-1 against the run. Wyoming has committed 42 penalties for 298 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 92nd in college football. They are 87th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 136. They have surrendered a total of 1,930 yards on D, which is 86th in the country. The Cowboys are ranked 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 127 passes on 193 attempts against the Wyoming Cowboys defense this season, placing them 129th and 123rd in Division 1. The Wyoming pass defense has also given up a total of 1,279 yards through the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Wyoming Cowboys have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 6, which is 48th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Wyoming Cowboys kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,422 yards on 37 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 108th in Division 1 in punting average. Wyoming is ranked 38th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 39 punt return yards and average 3.9 yards per return, which is 115th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 53 yards on special teams, ranking 122nd in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 18 yards per kick return and they are 122nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,604.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Warriors are 2nd in the country in points scored with 252. They have run 424 plays this year for 2,979 yards, which ranks them 1st in Division 1 in total offense. The Hawaii Warriors average 7 yards per play, which is 14th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 159 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Hawaii has run for 871 yards as a unit, which ranks 59th in college football. They've run 183 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. Hawaii has been penalized on offense 36 times for 320 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the country in penalties. Cole McDonald has passed for 2,100 yards this year. He's completed 156 throws while attempting 240 passes for a completion percentage of 65%. His quarterback rating this season is 169.8. He averages 10.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt.
Hawaii is 119th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 194. They have given up a total of 2,631 yards on D, which is 125th in D-1. The Warriors are 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 108 throws on 181 attempts against the Hawaii defense this season, ranking them 113th and 116th in the nation. The Hawaii Warriors pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,676 yards in the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 243 attempts for 955 yards this season, putting them in 108th place in the country against the run. The Warriors have had 42 penalties for 420 yards on defense this year. That places them 123rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Hawaii is 47th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 72 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 79th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 313 yards on special teams, which puts them 24th in kick return yardage. The Hawaii Warriors average 22 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,364. The Warriors have tried 9 field goals this year and made 7, which is 29th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Hawaii kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 786 yards on 19 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 71st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys +3
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