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At JPS Field at Malone Stadium on Saturday, the UL Monroe Warhawks (2-6) take on the Texas State Bobcats (3-5).
The Bobcats are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+1), against the Warhawks (with an over/under of 52 points).
Game Info and Betting Lines for UL Monroe vs. Texas State
- Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN3
- Location: Monroe, Georgia
- Stadium: JPS Field at Malone Stadium
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UL Monroe Betting Insights
- Texas State has a 4-4-0 record against the spread this season.
- In games it has played as at least 1-point underdogs this year, Texas State is 2-3 against the spread.
- Three of Texas State’s eight games with a set total have hit the over (37.5%).
UL Monroe Stats & Insights
- Despite having a bottom-25 defense that ranks 23rd-worst in the FBS (429.6 yards allowed per game), UL Monroe has put up better results on offense, ranking 103rd in the FBS offensively totaling 346.5 yards per game.
- Despite having a bottom-25 scoring defense that ranks fifth-worst in the FBS (37.6 points allowed per game), UL Monroe has had more success on the other side of the ball, ranking 105th in the FBS by averaging 22.5 points per game.
- Offensively, UL Monroe ranks 100th in the FBS with 207.4 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 84th in passing yards allowed per contest (243.1).
- With 186.5 rushing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS, UL Monroe has had to rely on their 78th-ranked running game (139.1 rushing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
- From an offensive standpoint, UL Monroe ranks 83rd in the FBS with a 37.6% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 91st in third-down percentage allowed (186.5).
- UL Monroe has forced six total turnovers (122nd in the FBS) this season and have turned it over nine times (31st in the FBS) for -3a turnover margin of -3, 100th-ranked in college football.
UL Monroe’s Best Players
- Chandler Rogers has 1,601 pass yards for UL Monroe, completing 70.9% of his passes and tossing 12 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 239 rushing yards (29.9 ypg) on 95 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
- Malik Jackson has 367 rushing yards on 97 carries with five touchdowns.
- Andrew Henry has carried the ball 52 times for 254 yards (31.8 per game) and three touchdowns.
- Tyrone Howell has hauled in 29 catches for 529 yards (66.1 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone four times as a receiver.
- Jevin Frett has hauled in 22 receptions totaling 327 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
- Alred Luke has a total of 220 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 18 throws and scoring one touchdown.
- Zack Woodard paces the team with 2.0 sacks, and also has 5.0 TFL and 20 tackles.
- Tristan Driggers has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 21 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and three interceptions so far.
Texas State Betting Insights
- Texas State is 4-4-0 ATS this year.
- Texas State is a 2-3 record against the spread when an underdog by 1 point or more this season.
- The teams have hit the over in three of Texas State’s eight games with a set total.
Texas State Stats & Insights
- Texas State ranks 18th-worst in total yards per game (324.0), but it has been more effective defensively, ranking 46th in the FBS with 356.3 total yards allowed per contest.
- Texas State has not been getting things done offensively, ranking 25th-worst in the FBS with 21.6 points per game. It has been more effective defensively, giving up 24.1 points per contest (53rd-ranked).
- In terms of passing, Texas State ranks 63rd in the FBS (242.5 passing yards per game) and 66th on the other side of the ball (230.5 passing yards allowed per game).
- Texas State’s running game has not been getting things done, ranking fifth-worst in the FBS with 81.5 rushing yards per game. It has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, allowing 125.8 rushing yards per contest (41st-ranked).
- Texas State ranks 96th in the FBS with a 35.8% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 29th with a 33.3% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
- With 15 forced turnovers (22nd in the FBS) and 14 turnovers committed (92nd in the FBS) this season, Texas State ranks 60th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.
Texas State’s Best Players
- Layne Hatcher has compiled 1,945 yards (243.1 ypg) while completing 62.4% of his passes and collecting 16 touchdown passes with eight interceptions this season.
- The team’s top rusher, Lincoln Pare, has carried the ball 95 times for 346 yards (43.3 per game) with two touchdowns. He’s also caught 17 passes for 162 yards and one touchdown.
- Calvin Hill has racked up 338 yards (on 76 carries) with one touchdown.
- Ashtyn Hawkins has registered 53 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 576 (72.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 71 times and has seven touchdowns.
- Marcell Barbee has caught 21 passes and compiled 299 receiving yards (37.4 per game) with one touchdown.
- Javen Banks has racked up 244 reciving yards (30.5 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
- Levi Bell, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has collected 5.0 sacks, 8.0 TFL and 30 tackles.
- Kordell Rodgers has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 11 tackles and four passes defended to his name.