The Cougars are playing host to the Portland State Vikings this weekend and it is the first game in the new Martin Stadium. There are a lot of new things to look at around the stadium but let’s hope the Cougars are lighting up the scoreboard to give us something else to watch and look at.
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Portland State is in the Big Sky Conference in the FCS which is the same league that Eastern Washington is in. Last season when #2 ranked Eagles took on the Vikings, the Vikings almost escaped with a win but lost by 1 point.
Portland State has played against one PAC-12 school already this season as they have already taken on Oregon State. The Beavers won that game by a final of 29-14. The Vikings are looking to finally get their upset on a PAC-12 school while the Cougars are looking to finally notch a mark in the win category.
Since the Cougars and the Vikings are not both in the FBS I was not able to get rankings for the teams.
Below I take a look at each category in-depth and show which team has the better score in that category. In previous weeks I had been using information from last year but changed that up this week as I am only using information from this season.
|Big Sky (FCS)
|Passing Yards / Average
|921 / 460.5
|305 / 152.5
|Rush Yards / Average
|44 / 22.2
|417 / 208.5