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Seydou Traore will lead the Arkansas State Red Wolves (2-7) into their game against the UMass Minutemen (1-8) at Centennial Bank Stadium on Saturday at 3:00 PM ET.
The Red Wolves are very heavy favorites (currently -18) in their matchup versus the Minutemen, with the over/under being 49.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Red Wolves are -1088 and the Minutemen are +652.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Arkansas State vs. UMass
- Game Day: Saturday, November 12, 2022
- Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN3
- Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas
- Stadium: Centennial Bank Stadium
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Arkansas State Betting Insights
- So far this season, UMass has put together a 3-6-0 record against the spread.
- UMass is a 2-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 18 points or more this season.
- UMass hase gone over in two of nine games with a set total (22.2%).
Arkansas State Stats & Insights
- Arkansas State has been a bottom-25 offense this season, ranking 19th-worst with 328.0 yards per contest. The defensive side of the ball is ranked 93rd in the FBS (403.8 yards allowed per game).
- Arkansas State is putting up 25.9 points per game on offense, which ranks them 84th in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 106th, surrendering 31.1 points per game.
- Arkansas State is totaling 235.4 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 68th in the FBS. The defense ranks 99th, surrendering 251.7 passing yards per game.
- Arkansas State has been a bottom-25 run offense this season, ranking eighth-worst with 92.6 rushing yards per contest. Defensively, the Red Wolves are ranked 74th in the FBS (152.1 rushing yards allowed per game).
- Arkansas State has been a bottom-25 offense on third down this year, ranking 18th-worst with a 32.8% third-down conversion rate. On the defensive side of the ball, the Red Wolves rank 38th in the FBS (35.2% third-down percentage allowed).
- Arkansas State has forced seven total turnovers (121st in the FBS) this season and have turned it over six times (sixth in the FBS) for +1a turnover margin of +1, 62nd-ranked in college football.
Arkansas State’s Best Players
- James Blackman has 1,872 pass yards for Arkansas State, completing 67.3% of his passes and tossing 11 touchdowns and one interception this season.
- The team’s top rusher, Johnnie Lang Jr., has carried the ball 91 times for 327 yards (36.3 per game), scoring two times. He’s also caught 17 passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns.
- This season, Brian Snead has carried the ball 74 times for 277 yards (30.8 per game) and six touchdowns.
- Traore’s team-high 521 yards as a receiver have come on 39 receptions (out of 52 targets) with three touchdowns.
- Jeff Foreman has hauled in 22 passes while averaging 46.6 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
- Champ Flemings has compiled 32 grabs for 360 yards, an average of 40.0 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
- Dennard Flowers has racked up 3.0 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up 3.0 TFL and eight tackles.
- Arkansas State’s top-tackler, Jordan Carmouche, has 40 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack this year.
- Eddie Smith has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 23 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
UMass Betting Insights
- UMass is 3-6-0 ATS this season.
- UMass is 2-2 against the spread when an underdog by 18 points or more this season.
- Two of UMass’ nine games with a set total have hit the over (22.2%).
UMass Stats & Insights
- UMass has been struggling offensively, ranking third-worst with 256.8 total yards per game. It has been more productive on the other side of the ball, allowing 374.0 total yards per contest (66th-ranked).
- UMass’ offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, compiling 11.9 points per game, which ranks worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 102nd with 30.4 points allowed per contest.
- While UMass’ pass offense has been sputtering, ranking third-worst with 99.6 passing yards per game, its defense ranks 24th-best with only 189.2 passing yards surrendered per contest.
- UMass’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in run defense this season, surrendering 184.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks 23rd-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 61st with 157.2 rushing yards per contest.
- On offense, UMass is bottom-25 on third down, posting a 28.0% third-down conversion percentage (fifth-worst). On the bright side, it is dominating on defense, ceding a 31.8% third-down rate (23rd-best).
- UMass sports a +1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 62nd in the FBS.
UMass’ Best Players
- Brady Olson leads UMass with 413 yards on 41-of-79 passing with one touchdown compared to four interceptions this season.
- Gino Campiotti has run for 387 yards on 95 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
- Ellis Merriweather has been given 101 carries and totaled 357 yards with one touchdown.
- George Johnson has hauled in 292 receiving yards on 24 catches to pace his squad so far this season.
- Cam Sullivan-Brown has put up a 253-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 18 passes on 27 targets.
- Isaac Ross’ 12 targets have resulted in eight grabs for 89 yards.
- Marcus Cushnie has 4.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has 8.0 TFL and 19 tackles.
- Jalen Mackie is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s racked up 29 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one interception.
- Jordan Mahoney has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has eight tackles and three passes defended to his name.