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    One of the best wideouts in college football will be on display when Ashtyn Hawkins and the Texas State Bobcats (1-2) visit the James Madison Dukes (3-0) on Saturday, October 1, 2022.

    The Dukes are very heavy favorites (currently -22.5) in their matchup versus the Bobcats, with the over/under at 52 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Dukes are -2290 and the Bobcats are +1027.)

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for James Madison vs. Texas State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia
    • Stadium: Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field
    Dukes vs Bobcats Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Dukes -22.5 -110 -111 52 -108 -113 -2290 +1027

    James Madison Betting Insights

    • Texas State is 2-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • Texas State is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 22.5 points or more this season.
    • Texas State has gone over in one of four games with a set total (25%).

    James Madison Stats & Insights

    • James Madison sports the 43rd-ranked offense this season (462.0 yards per game), and has been even better on the other side of the ball, ranking third-best with just 211.7 yards allowed per game.
    • James Madison has been making things happen on both sides of the ball this year, as they rank ninth-best in scoring offense (46.3 points per game) and 17th-best in scoring defense (14.0 points allowed per game).
    • Offensively, James Madison ranks 76th in the FBS with 239.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 32nd in passing yards allowed per contest (183.7).
    • James Madison has been clicking on all fronts in the running game this year, ranking 16th-best in rushing offense (222.7 rushing yards per game) and best in rushing defense (28.0 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • James Madison owns the 60th-ranked offense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (41.5% conversion rate), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 16th-best with a 26.3% third-down percentage allowed.
    • James Madison has forced five total turnovers (61st in the FBS) this season and have turned it over two times (12th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +3, the 24th-best in college football.

    James Madison’s Best Players

    • Todd Centeio has thrown for 656 yards, completing 62.8% of his passes and recording 11 touchdowns this season. He’s also run for 200 yards (66.7 ypg) on 36 carries with one rushing touchdown.
    • Percy Agyei-Obese has carried the ball 27 times for 170 yards (56.7 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Kris Thornton’s team-leading 256 yards as a receiver have come on 20 receptions (out of 30 targets) with five touchdowns.
    • Reggie Brown has hauled in nine receptions totaling 159 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Devin Ravenel has compiled seven catches for 73 yards, an average of 24.3 yards per game. He’s scored three times as a receiver this season.
    • Jamree Kromah has racked up 2.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 2.0 TFL and seven tackles.
    • Taurus Jones, James Madison’s tackle leader, has 16 tackles and 1.0 TFL this year.
    • Jailin Walker leads the team with one interception, while also recording 13 tackles and one pass defended.

    Texas State Betting Insights

    • Texas State is 2-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • Texas State is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 22.5 points or greater this season.
    • One of Texas State’s four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    Texas State Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive angle, Texas State is posting 332.3 total yards per game (102nd-ranked). It ranks 68th in the FBS defensively (362.7 total yards allowed per game).
    • Texas State’s offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting 20.7 points per game, which ranks 23rd-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 94th with 30.7 points ceded per contest.
    • Texas State is accumulating 233.7 passing yards per contest on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 201.0 passing yards per contest (49th-ranked) on defense.
    • Texas State’s rushing offense has been bottom-25 this season, compiling 98.7 rushing yards per game, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 89th with 161.7 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • Texas State is putting up a 40.0% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (67th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up a 30.2% third-down rate (32nd-ranked) on defense.
    • At -2, Texas State owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (91st in the FBS).

    Texas State’s Best Players

    • Layne Hatcher has racked up 1,063 yards on 62.7% passing while collecting 10 touchdown passes with four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Calvin Hill, has carried the ball 66 times for 312 yards (78.0 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Lincoln Pare has taken 32 carries and totaled 131 yards.
    • Hawkins’ 303 receiving yards (75.8 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 33 receptions on 43 targets with five touchdowns.
    • Javen Banks has put up a 153-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught seven passes on 12 targets.
    • Charles Brown has racked up 135 reciving yards (33.8 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Levi Bell paces the team with 2.5 sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has amassed 5.0 TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Kordell Rodgers has a team-high three interceptions to go along with seven tackles and three passes defended.

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