Red Wolves visit Warhawks in Week 11 battle
|Arkansas State Red Wolves||Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks|
|4-4||November 09, 2013, 07:00 | Malone Stadium||5-4|
Arkansas State travels to Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, hoping to boost its 4-4 mark in Week 11 action with a victory over the Warhawks.
The Red Wolves will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 3-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Warhawks are 4-5 ATS. Arkansas State is 3-5 against the total, while Louisiana-Monroe is 3-6 versus the number.
View Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds and Stats.
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Warhawks as -3.5-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check the college football odds link for the latest on the over under)..
This game matches up the No. 96 (Warhawks) and the No. 59 (Red Wolves) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 23-19 result in favor of the Red Wolves is predicted by handicapping models.
Arkansas State won its last outing, a 17-16 result against South Alabama on November 2. Arkansas State covered in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 33 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Red Wolves grabbed a Week 10 victory over the Jaguars in their last game, winning 17-16 at Ladd Peebles Stadium. In their last game, Louisiana-Monroe's aerial attack generated 354 yards and the Warhawks came away with a 49-37 victory over Troy at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Louisiana-Monroe's No. 97-ranked offense, averaging 23.11 PPG, against a Red Wolves defense that ranks No. 71 this week at 27.25 PPG. The Warhawks aerial game is averaging 242.67 yards per game, more than the Red Wolves secondary allows through the air, 239.88 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Red Wolves feature the league's No. 115-rated road run defense, allowing 253 yards per game. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, ranks No. 67 in rushing offense at home.
A few Red Wolves at Warhawks trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Arkansas State is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas State's last 5 games
Arkansas State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games
Louisiana-Monroe is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Louisiana-Monroe is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arkansas State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games when playing at home against Arkansas State
Arkansas State at Texas State, Saturday, November 16th
Louisiana-Monroe at South Alabama, Saturday, November 23rd