October 27 2016 @ 07:30 PM ET
NCAA | Akron at Buffalo

Akron

(5-3) (3-1)
Game Log

Buffalo

(1-6) (-3)
Game Log
Line: AK -17
O/U: 57.5
Buffalo, NY
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NCAA Team Rankings

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Akron Buffalo
#110 Rush Off #104
#32 Pass Off #103
#69 Total Off #122
#47 Score Off #129
#72 Sks Allowed #17
#103 Rush Def #128
#110 Pass Def #5
#120 Total Def #102
#104 Score Def #106
#91 Sks By #119
#103 YPG Diff #125
-2 Total TO’s -3

Phil Steele's Rankings

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Akron Buffalo
#88 Team Offense #121
#107 Team Defense #121
#89 Special Teams #127
#124 Experience Rankings #125
#90 Strength of Schedule #120

Offensive Averages

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Akron

Buffalo

Conf. Overall Overall Conf.
31-143 29-136 Rushing Yards 34-139 34-135
4.6 4.7 Yards Per Carry 4.1 3.9
229 276 Passing Yards 184 255
51.9% 59.2% Completion Percentage 53.8% 58.3%
19 21 First Downs 17 21
3.9% 6% Sacks Allowed 3.4% 3.1%

Defensive Averages

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Akron

Buffalo

Conf. Overall Overall Conf.
44-220 45-210 Rushing Yards 54-289 52-336
5 4.6 Yards Per Carry 5.4 6.5
208 269 Passing Yards 155 167
59.7% 63.6% Completion Percentage 57.4% 53.8%
24 26 First Downs 22 23
4.7% 4.2% Sacks Allowed 5.4% 4.6%

Position by Position Edge

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Akron Buffalo
2.02 QB/WR’s vs. DB's
.39 RB’s vs. LB’s
.79 OL's vs. DL's
.30 DL’s vs. OL's
.20 LB’s vs. RB’s
DB's vs. QB/WR's 1.20
2.19 ST's vs. ST's
.79 K vs. K
1.25 Coaches vs. Coaches
7.94 Pts vs. Pts 1.20
Positional Edge Awarded to
Akron by 6.74

Team Leaders

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Akron Buffalo
Passing Leaders
T. Woodson 111-166-1585-15-4 T. Jackson 123-225-1234-7-6
T. Chapman 46-100-610-5-4 G. Rohach 4-12-51-0-2
Rushing Leaders
M. Morgan 65-345-5.3-0 J. Johnson 99-443-4.5-2
V. Edwards 55-322-5.9-2 T. Jackson 69-288-4.2-3
Receiving Leaders
J. Lane 43-649-15.1-4 M. Schreck 30-298-9.9-2
J. Natson 45-639-14.2-8 M. Robinson 16-191.01-11.9-1

Last Five Years Meetings

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Year Team Rank Line Score FD Rushing Comp-Att-Yds TO’s
2015 BUF - 44.5 21 23 28-130 32-51-262
AKR - -4.5 42 25 45-217 17-30-258 3
2014 BUF - 49.5 55 29 54-310 17-23-226
AKR - -3.5 24 15 30-68 19-35-161 0
2011 BUF - -11.5 51 28 50-331 20-29-166
AKR - 46 10 13 29-68 17-35-171 -1

Phil's Computer Projected Box Score

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Akron Buffalo
207 yds Projected Rushing 171 yds
253 yds Projected Passing 234 yds
460 yds Projected Yardage Total 405 yds
41 pts Projected Final Score 23 pts
Phil's Ratings
Akron by 17.8
Phil's Game Grade
Akron by 13.2

Phil's Forecast

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UB is 5-2 SU/5-3-1 ATS & the HT is 7-1 SU/5-2-1 ATS. LY Thomas Woodson tied a ssn high with 4 td passes hitting 17-30-258 in the 42-21 (-4’) win. LTH (‘14) UB pulled the outright upset, winning 55-24 (+3’), finishing w/a ssn high 310 (5.7) rush & holding UA to a ssn low 229 yds. UB is off a 44-7 (+23) loss at NIU as QB Jackson threw 4 int’s & the Bulls were outg’d 511-345. UB is #115 on OFF avg 77 ypg less than their opp’s allow & #123 on D all’g 102 ypg more than their opp’s avg. UA is off a 35-25 (+3’) come from behind outright upset over BSU. Trailing 17-7 at the half, UA scored 28 pts in the 2H, QB Woodson threw for 338 (68%) & they finished w/a 529-443 yd edge. UA is all’g 479 ypg & is #126 on D all’g 117 ypg more than their opp’s avg. Zips are on the 2nd of B2B AG’s, while UB is ply’g 3rd HG in 4 wks. UB is nearly last in my ST rankings & is -113 ypg in MAC play, while UA is just -56 ypg in conf action. Against 2 mutual foes UA is 2-0 (+7 ppg, +20 ypg), while UB is 0-2 (-17 ppg, -88 ypg). Akron wins by over 2 td’s to remain in 1st place in the MAC East.

Buffalo Game Log

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Date Foe Foe Record Foe Conf. Record Score W/L
09/11/2016 Saints 0-0 0-0 35-34 L
09/18/2016 Giants 1-0 0-0 13-16 L
09/26/2016 Saints 0-2 0-0 45-32 L
10/16/2016 Saints 1-3 0-1 38-41 L
10/23/2016 Chiefs 3-2 2-0 21-27 L
10/30/2016 Saints 2-4 1-1 20-25 L
11/06/2016 49ers 1-6 1-2 41-23 L
11/13/2016 Saints 4-4 1-1 25-23 L
11/17/2016 Panthers 3-6 0-3 20-23 L
11/27/2016 Saints 4-6 1-2 21-49 L
12/04/2016 Saints 5-6 1-2 28-13 L
12/11/2016 Buccaneers 7-5 2-1 11-16 L
12/18/2016 Cardinals 5-7 2-1 48-41 L

Phil Steele Opponent Ranking

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Team Score Off Def ST
Saints 35/34 27 25 14
Giants 13/16 11 23 7
Saints 45/32 9 32 30
Saints 38/41 3 32 23
Chiefs 21/27 14 7 21
Saints 20/25 2 31 17
49ers 41/23 32 32 27
Saints 25/23 #2 #31 #19
Panthers 20/23 #16 #13 #25
Saints 21/49 #2 #28 #3
Saints 28/13 #1 #29 #24
Buccaneers 11/16 #9 #7 #15
Cardinals 48/41 #11 #6 #32

Offensive Game Log

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Team Score FD RA-RY YPC Comp-Att Yds Pass Sks
Saints 35/34 25 26-167 6.4 24-38 319 0
Giants 13/16 16 13-41 3.2 29-44 247 2
Saints 45/32 26 31-217 7 20-30 225 2
Saints 38/41 32 27-103 3.8 27-47 303 2
Chiefs 21/27 27 22-104 4.7 37-48 359 1
Saints 20/25 15 17-74 4.4 23-36 285 1
49ers 41/23 29 42-248 5.9 28-39 323 1
Saints 25/23 24 37-103 2.8 25-40 234 6
Panthers 20/23 28 25-107 4.3 35-44 264 3
Saints 21/49 13 17-69 4.1 20-32 178 3
Saints 28/13 24 23-85 3.7 30-42 337 2
Buccaneers 11/16 14 16-48 2.9 25-41 248 1
Cardinals 48/41 33 32-130 4.1 27-48 358 3
Overall 17 34-139 4.1 53.8% 184 3.4%
Conf. 21 34-135 3.9 58.3% 255 3.1%
home 20 39-146 3.8 57% 229 3.3%

Defensive Game Log

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Team Score FD RA-RY YPC Comp-Att Yds Pass Sks
Saints 35/34 27 22-88 4 28-42 419 1
Giants 13/16 22 32-64 2 32-41 353 2
Saints 45/32 32 23-115 5 36-54 359 2
Saints 38/41 23 21-63 3 34-49 460 1
Chiefs 21/27 20 28-112 4 17-24 214 0
Saints 20/25 28 35-123 3.5 27-35 252 2
49ers 41/23 19 17-93 5.5 24-39 393 1
Saints 25/23 19 21-80 3.8 21-29 293 1
Panthers 20/23 17 27-50 1.9 14-33 173 2
Saints 21/49 27 32-209 6.5 29-37 346 2
Saints 28/13 20 12-50 4.2 31-44 319 1
Buccaneers 11/16 21 35-104 3 16-26 166 2
Cardinals 48/41 26 15-116 7.7 28-40 309 1
Overall 22 54-289 5.4 57.4% 155 5.4%
Conf. 23 52-336 6.5 53.8% 167 4.6%
home 19 51-305 6 56.1% 116 9.1%

Net Yards

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Team Yards FD TO's
Saints -21 -2 1
Giants -129 -6 3
Saints -32 -6 2
Saints -117 9 -1
Chiefs 137 7 -2
Saints -16 -13 0
49ers 85 10 4
Saints -36 5 2
Panthers 148 11 -2
Saints -308 -14 -1
Saints 53 4 3
Buccaneers 24 -7 -3
Cardinals 63 7 1
Overall -121 -4.9 -0.4
Conf. -113.3 -2 -0.3
home -45.3 1.3 -0.3

Akron Game Log

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Date Foe Foe Record Foe Conf. Record Score W/L
09/12/2016 49ers 0-0 0-0 0-28 L
09/18/2016 Rams 0-1 0-1 3-9 L
09/25/2016 Buccaneers 1-1 1-0 37-32 L
10/09/2016 Rams 3-1 3-1 30-19 L
10/16/2016 Lions 2-3 0-2 28-31 L
10/23/2016 Rams 3-3 2-1 17-10 L
11/06/2016 Rams 3-4 2-1 13-10 L
11/13/2016 Jets 3-6 1-1 9-6 L
11/20/2016 Rams 4-5 2-1 14-10 L
11/27/2016 Saints 4-6 1-2 21-49 L
12/04/2016 Patriots 9-2 3-1 10-26 L
12/11/2016 Rams 4-8 2-1 42-14 L
12/15/2016 Seahawks 8-4 1-1 3-24 L

Phil Steele Opponent Rankings

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Team Score Off Def ST
49ers 0/28 31 26 31
Rams 3/9 31 15 6
Buccaneers 37/32 10 15 26
Rams 30/19 32 14 2
Lions 28/31 24 26 1
Rams 17/10 31 14 3
Rams 13/10 31 11 4
Jets 9/6 #23 #13 #25
Rams 14/10 #32 #6 #4
Saints 21/49 #2 #28 #3
Patriots 10/26 #6 #10 #13
Rams 42/14 #31 #10 #4
Seahawks 3/24 #17 #2 #17

Offensive Game Log

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Team Score FD RA-RY YPC Comp-Att Yds Pass Sks
49ers 0/28 10 23-65 2.8 17-35 120 2
Rams 3/9 17 24-67 2.8 22-35 239 2
Buccaneers 37/32 18 33-137 4.2 14-26 183 1
Rams 30/19 15 27-193 7.1 12-23 112 2
Lions 28/31 23 22-76 3.5 27-32 311 1
Rams 17/10 13 20-36 1.8 24-37 196 0
Rams 13/10 16 25-59 2.4 20-32 185 5
Jets 9/6 16 34-125 3.7 17-30 155 3
Rams 14/10 17 19-98 5.2 24-34 142 4
Saints 21/49 13 17-69 4.1 20-32 178 3
Patriots 10/26 7 13-86 2.8 14-32 125 4
Rams 42/14 18 25-66 2.6 18-30 220 2
Seahawks 3/24 13 11-47 4.3 18-35 136 4
Overall 21 29-136 4.7 59.2% 276 6%
Conf. 19 31-143 4.6 51.9% 229 3.9%
away 20 28-138 4.9 58.7% 276 6.3%

Defensive Game Log

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Team Score FD RA-RY YPC Comp-Att Yds Pass Sks
49ers 0/28 28 42-150 3.6 22-35 170 0
Rams 3/9 17 25-64 2.6 19-30 219 3
Buccaneers 37/32 30 22-83 3.8 26-58 389 2
Rams 30/19 23 29-102 3.5 21-31 243 4
Lions 28/31 20 26-83 3.2 23-31 265 1
Rams 17/10 20 20-74 3.7 32-53 271 3
Rams 13/10 18 17-59 3.5 27-46 280 4
Jets 9/6 17 25-139 5.6 19-32 157 1
Rams 14/10 12 28-102 3.6 17-31 125 1
Saints 21/49 27 32-209 6.5 29-37 346 2
Patriots 10/26 20 29-133 4.6 33-46 269 0
Rams 42/14 21 23-104 4.5 24-41 208 3
Seahawks 3/24 19 30-72 2.4 19-26 227 2
Overall 26 45-210 4.6 63.6% 269 4.2%
Conf. 24 44-220 5 59.7% 208 4.7%
away 28 45-201 4.5 60.9% 303 4.5%

Net Yards

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Team Yards FD TO's
49ers -135 -18 -1
Rams 23 0 -1
Buccaneers -152 -12 0
Rams -40 -8 3
Lions 39 3 -1
Rams -113 -7 2
Rams -95 -2 1
Jets -16 -1 1
Rams 13 5 0
Saints -308 -14 -1
Patriots -241 -13 -2
Rams -26 -3 5
Seahawks -116 -6 1
Overall -66.4 -5 -0.3
Conf. -55.5 -4.3 0
away -89.3 -7.8 -0.3

By Game Yardage Leaders

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Opponent Passing Leaders
49ers C. Keenum 17-35-130-0-2
Rams R. Wilson 22-35-254-0-0
Buccaneers C. Keenum 14-26-190-2-1
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By Game Yardage Leaders

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Opponent Rushing Leaders
49ers T. Gurley 17-47-2.8-0
Rams C. Michael 10-60-0.0-0
Buccaneers T. Gurley 27-85-3.1-2
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By Game Yardage Leaders

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Opponent Receiving Leaders
49ers K. Britt 4-67-16.8-0
Rams T. Lockett 4-99-0.0-0
Buccaneers T. Austin 5-82-16.4-1
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Phil's Pick

Buffalo 23

Akron 41