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    Kimani Vidal will lead the Troy Trojans (7-2) into their matchup against the UL Monroe Warhawks (2-7) at JPS Field at Malone Stadium on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET.

    The Warhawks are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +21) versus the Trojans (with an over/under of 45.5 points).

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    Game Info for Troy vs. UL Monroe

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Monroe, Georgia
    • Stadium: JPS Field at Malone Stadium
    Troy vs UL Monroe Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Troy -21 -110 -110 45.5 -110 -110 -1393 +813

    Troy Pick Insights

    • Troy has a 5-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Troy has combined with its opponent to go over in one of eight games with a set total (12.5%).

    Troy Stats & Insights

    • Troy ranks 33rd in total offense this year (437 yards per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 14th-best in the FBS with 437 yards allowed per game.
    • Troy ranks 70th in points scored this season (27.2 points per game), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 16.1 points allowed per game.
    • On defense, Troy has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 24th-best by giving up just 190.2 passing yards per game. The Trojans rank 30th on offense (275.2 passing yards per game).
    • Defensively, Troy has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 19th-best by allowing just 105.3 per game. The Trojans rank 61st on offense (161.8 rushing yards per game).
    • Troy ranks 61st in third-down percentage this year (40.2%), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking 14th-best in the FBS with a 30% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Troy ranks 45th in college football with a +2 turnover margin after forcing 16 turnovers (23rd in the FBS) and committing 14 (83rd in the FBS).

    Troy’s Best Players

    • Gunnar Watson has thrown for 2,428 yards (269.8 ypg) to lead Troy, completing 61.3% of his passes and recording 17 touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Vidal has 1,119 rushing yards on 196 carries with seven touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 12 catches for 144 yards (16 per game) and one touchdown through the air.
    • Damien Taylor has carried the ball 50 times for 247 yards (27.4 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Jabre Barber’s team-leading 622 yards as a receiver have come on 41 receptions (out of 69 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Chris Lewis has caught 22 passes for 534 yards (59.3 yards per game) and seven touchdowns this year.
    • Deshon Stoudemire has a total of 462 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 33 passes and scoring one touchdown.
    • Javon Solomon has 5.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Jayden McDonald is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 50 tackles, six TFL, and one sack.
    • Reddy Steward has picked off a team-high four passes. He also has 27 tackles, three TFL, and four passes defended to his name.

    UL Monroe Betting Insights

    • UL Monroe’s ATS record is 4-4-0 this year.
    • UL Monroe is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 21 points or greater this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of UL Monroe’s eight games with a set total.

    UL Monroe Pick Insights

    • UL Monroe ranks 101st in total yards per game (338.7), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 449.6 total yards conceded per contest.
    • UL Monroe has plenty of room to improve, as it ranks 16th-worst in points per game (18.9) this season and 23rd-worst in points surrendered per game (31.9).
    • UL Monroe has been outplayed on both sides of the ball in terms of passing this season, ranking 25th-worst in passing yards (189.3 per game) and 11th-worst in passing yards surrendered (268.7 per game).
    • UL Monroe’s defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, allowing 180.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 79th with 149.3 rushing yards per contest.
    • UL Monroe has struggled on both offense and defense on third down this season, ranking sixth-worst in third-down conversion rate (29.5%) and third-worst in third-down rate allowed (50%).
    • UL Monroe has registered 18 forced turnovers (10th in the FBS) and committed 14 turnovers (83rd in the FBS) this season for a +4 turnover margin that ranks 32nd in the FBS.

    UL Monroe’s Best Players

    • Jiya Wright has compiled 882 yards (98 yards per game) while completing 52.9% of his passes and tossing eight touchdown passes with six interceptions this season. He’s also run for 249 yards with one touchdown.
    • Hunter Smith is his team’s leading rusher with 70 carries for 417 yards, or 46.3 per game. He’s found paydirt three times on the ground, as well.
    • Isaiah Woullard has totaled 397 yards on 84 carries with one touchdown.
    • Tyrone Howell has collected 40 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 423 (47 yards per game). He’s been targeted 68 times and has six touchdowns.
    • Dariyan Wiley has caught 19 passes and compiled 340 receiving yards (37.8 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Devaughn Mortimer’s 25 targets have resulted in 15 catches for 291 yards.
    • Adin Huntington leads the team with 5.5 sacks, and also has seven TFL and 38 tackles.
    • UL Monroe’s tackle leader, Michael Batton, has 50 tackles and 0.5 sacks this year.
    • Jaterious Evans has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 41 tackles, five TFL, and three passes defended.
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