Wyoming at Missouri College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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The Missouri Tigers host the Wyoming Cowboys at Faurot Field on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 18 point favorites. The Tigers have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread. The Cowboys have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable Wyoming Cowboys Betting Trends
The Wyoming Cowboys are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Wyoming Cowboys are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wyoming Cowboys have run for 452 yards as a team, which ranks 3rd in college football. They've run 95 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 17 times for 169 yards so far this season, which has them 3rd in the country in penalties. They are 35th in the nation in points scored with 48. They have run 137 plays this season for 656 yards, which ranks them 84th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cowboys average 4.8 yards per play, which is 98th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 37 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Vander Waal averages 4.9 yards per pass attempt and 3.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 21 passes on 42 attempts for a completion percentage of 50%. His quarterback rating this year is 86. He has thrown for 204 yards this season.
The Cowboys rush defense has allowed 36 attempts for 94 yards this year, putting them in 38th place in D-1 against the run. Wyoming has committed 22 penalties for 132 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 128th in college football. They are 114th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 48. They have surrendered a total of 557 yards on D, which is 115th in the country. The Cowboys are ranked 47th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 56 passes on 90 attempts against the Wyoming Cowboys defense this season, placing them 130th and 130th in Division 1. The Wyoming pass defense has also given up a total of 463 yards through the air, which is 126th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Wyoming Cowboys have attempted 3 field goals this season and made 3, which is 12th in D-1. Wyoming Cowboys kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 617 yards on 16 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 83rd in Division 1 in punting average. Wyoming is ranked 2nd in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 33 punt return yards and average 4.7 yards per return, which is 60th in college football. The Cowboys average 12 yards per kick return and they are 17th in the country in all-purpose yards with 701.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 27th in the country in points scored with 51. They have run 78 plays this year for 558 yards, which ranks them 10th in Division 1 in total offense. The Missouri Tigers average 7.2 yards per play, which is 34th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this season, ranking them 36th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Missouri has run for 164 yards as a unit, which ranks 75th in college football. They've run 44 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. Missouri has been penalized on offense 4 times for 45 yards so far this year, which has them 96th in the country in penalties. Drew Lock has passed for 289 yards this year. He's completed 19 throws while attempting 25 passes for a completion percentage of 76%. His quarterback rating this season is 225.9. He averages 14.8 adjusted yards per throw and 11.6 yards per pass attempt.
Missouri is 40th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 14. They have given up a total of 277 yards on D, which is 39th in D-1. The Tigers are 54th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 17 throws on 30 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, ranking them 56th and 61st in the nation. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 183 yards in the air, which is 51st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 29 attempts for 94 yards this season, putting them in 37th place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 13 penalties for 108 yards on defense this year. That places them 120th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys +18
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