Stony Brook Seawolves (0-2) vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves (0-2)
Stony Brook Seawolves vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves 9/16/23 – In a battle of winless teams, the Stony Brook Seawolves will go head-to-head against the Arkansas State Red Wolves this Saturday, September 16, 2023. Both teams are desperately looking for a turnaround after losing their first two games of the season. The clash is set to take place at 7:00 PM ET at Centennial Bank Stadium and will be televised on ESP+.
Running back Johnny Martin and wide receiver Anthony Johnson will be pivotal for the Seawolves. Martin has amassed 105 rushing yards on 23 attempts, averaging 4.6 yards per rush with a single touchdown. Johnson, on the other hand, has tallied 85 receiving yards on 52 receptions, albeit with a low average of 1.6 yards per reception. Both players will need to have a significant impact to inject life into Stony Brook’s struggling offense.
For the Red Wolves, running back Ja’Quez Cross and wide receiver Courtney Jackson are the key figures to watch. Cross has shown promise, with 67 rushing yards on just 13 attempts, boasting an average of 5.2 yards per carry. Courtney Jackson, though not as frequent a target, has 72 receiving yards on just 5 catches, averaging an impressive 14.4 yards per reception. These players have the potential to ignite Arkansas State’s offense, which desperately needs a boost. If you’re looking for the free latest NCAAF picks, consider their matchups carefully.
Stony Brook Seawolves vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Game Info
|When:||Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Centennial Bank Stadium|
Casey Case QB vs. J.T. Shrout QB
Casey Case for Stony Brook has had a challenging start to the season. With a 44.3% completion rate, 302 passing yards, and a passer rating of just 73.8, he’s facing considerable pressure to up his game. A notable weakness is his interception rate, with four already this season. Casey’s decision-making under pressure will be a significant factor for the Seawolves, especially against a struggling Red Wolves defense.
J.T. Shrout for the Red Wolves has not fared much better, with a 47.1% completion rate and 227 passing yards. His passer rating is a slightly better 76.6, but with two interceptions and a low average of 4.5 yards per attempt, he too is under scrutiny. His ability to make accurate throws and evade sacks will be critical for the Red Wolves’ success.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas State Red Wolves ML, Total Odds:
Given both teams’ lackluster performance thus far, it’s not surprising to find unavailable betting odds at the moment. Bettors will need to keep an eye on the line movement leading up to the game for a clearer picture of public sentiment and potential value opportunities.
Stony Brook Seawolves Betting Trends
The Seawolves are struggling to keep up with expectations, both on the field and at the sportsbook. They are 2-4 against the spread (ATS) in their last 6 games. With an 0-8 straight-up (SU) record in their last 8 games and an even worse 0-5 SU record in their last 5 road games, the Seawolves are in desperate need of a win.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Trends
The Red Wolves haven’t fared well either. With a 1-6 ATS record in their last 7 games and a 1-8 SU in their last 9, they’re struggling to find their footing. Their home advantage has not translated into wins, as they’re 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games.
Stony Brook Seawolves vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves 9/16/23 Betting Picks
Both teams are struggling, but when two underperforming teams meet, it often becomes a battle of who can capitalize on the other’s mistakes. Stony Brook needs to cut down on turnovers, and Arkansas State needs to find their offensive rhythm.
Given the poor form of both teams, taking the under on the total score might be a safer bet, should odds become available. As for the moneyline, the Red Wolves have the home-field advantage and slightly better key player statistics, making them a somewhat safer pick. For more insights and potential betting opportunities, you can also explore some free sports picks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Arkansas State 24, Stony Brook 17.