Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Old Dominion Monarchs Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Old Dominion Monarchs
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk, VA
Odds/Point Spread: Monarchs (-3)
The Arkansas State Red Wolves (1-2) are headed to S.B. Ballard Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Old Dominion Monarchs (1-2). Arkansas State opens this game as 3-point dogs. The total is 57.5.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves come into this game with a record of 1-2 for this season. In their last contest, the Red Wolves faced the Memphis Tigers and took a loss by a score of 44-32. Brian Snead was the rushing leader for the Red Wolves with 13 carries for 66 yds (5.1 yds per carry). James Blackman finished 25/34 with 275 yds through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 160.9 and finished the contest with no picks. Against the rush, the Red Wolves conceded 187 yds on 45 tries, which is an average of 4.2 yds per run allowed. Arkansas State conceded 19 completions on 28 tries for 360 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.9%. On the day, they ran 66 plays which gave them 370 yards. The Arkansas State Red Wolves ended up rushing 32 different times and recorded 95 yds, which came out to an average of 3.0 yds per carry.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Arkansas State Red Wolves are averaging 34.0 points per outing. As a unit they're averaging 162.3 yards on the ground which is 71st in college football. The Red Wolves have earned 1,218 total yards this year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Arkansas State has compiled 4 passing touchdowns and 8 touchdowns via the ground. Arkansas State has accrued 71 first downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 20 penalties for 187 yds. They have turned the football over 1 times.
The Red Wolves are ranked 99th in the country in terms of the opposition scoring, conceding 30.7 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 135.0 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 405 running yards through 3 contests. Regarding passing yardage, the Red Wolves are giving up 782 yards which has them ranked 97th in D-1. They have yielded 260.7 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 56.7%. In total, they are surrendering 395.7 yards/game putting them at 90th in the country. They have given up 7 touchdowns through the air as well as 5 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Monarchs come into this game with a record of 1-2 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Monarchs went home defeated by a final of 16-14 when they played the Virginia Cavaliers. Blake Watson ran the ball 21 times for 70 yds, ending the game with 3.3 yards per attempt for Old Dominion. Hayden Wolff (2 TDs) walked away from the game with 235 yards on 23/37 through the air while his quarterback rate was 133.4. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 6.4. Old Dominion surrendered 45 attempts on the ground for 229 yds (5.1 yards per carry). The Monarchs pass defense gave up a completion rate of 54.1%, relinquishing 284 yards on 20 out of 37 passing. The Monarchs finished with 324 yds while running 69 plays (4.7 yards per play). Old Dominion rushed the ball for 2.8 yds per attempt, finishing with 89 yds on 32 carries.
The Old Dominion Monarchs average 287.7 yards per outing, which ranks them 121st in the country. The Old Dominion offense has totaled 225 penalty yards on 23 violations, which is good for 39th in college football in terms of giving up free yards. During the season to this point, the Monarchs have earned 675 yards via the pass along with an average of 225.0 passing yards per outing, which ranks 90th in D-1. In relation to their ability to score points, the Monarchs currently sit 116th in Division 1 holding an average of 18.3 points per contest.
Old Dominion has surrendered a total of 626 yards via the ground game (208.7 yards per outing) as well as 5 touchdowns via the rush this season. They have yielded 3 touchdowns via the pass as well as 250.3 yards/outing, which puts them in 88th in the country. The Monarchs defense has participated in 243 plays, which ranks them 116th in D-1. The Monarchs are conceding 24.0 points per game, ranking them 64th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 72 total points.
Who will win tonight's Red Wolves/Monarchs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Monarchs -3
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