Wyoming at Texas State NCAA Football Picks & Predictions 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Bobcat Stadium is the site where Tyler Vitt and the Texas State Bobcats will take on the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday. Texas State opens this contest as 6.5-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 46.5.
In the last game they played, the Wyoming Cowboys faced the Missouri Tigers and notched a win by a score of 37-31. Sean Chambers paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 75 yards and he tallied 1 TD in this contest. He rushed for a total of 120 yards on 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 10.0 yards per carry. Raghib Ismail Jr. was the receiving yardage leader by earning 42 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 21.0 yards per catch in this outing. Running the show from under center for the Cowboys was Sean Chambers who went 6/16 with 92 yards via the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game with no interceptions.
The Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 1-0 this season. They are a team that has one of the most potent offenses in the Mountain West and they have the ability to run the score up on teams. For total yards, they currently sit at 10th in the MWC and 81st in Division 1 with 389 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Cowboys have compiled a total of 0 passing TDs and 3 rushing touchdowns. They are one of the most potent offenses in the country with an average of 37 points per game, putting them 48th in Division 1. As a team, they have an average of 297 rushing yards per contest which is 3rd in the MWC.
The Cowboys have one of the most lackluster defenses in D-1 giving up 31 points per game, putting them 7th in the conference and 91st in the country. In terms of rushing yards, Wyoming is giving up 114 yards per game which has them at 7th in the conference and 63rd in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.7 yards per rush ranking them 4th in the Mountain West and 42nd in college football overall. Overall, they have allowed 114 rushing yards through 1 game. When it comes to yards through the air, the Cowboys have allowed 92 yards. Teams are completing 64.6% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.8 yards per try. They have conceded 2 passing TDs and 2 rushing touchdowns.
In their last contest, the Texas State Bobcats took the field against the Texas A&M Aggies and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 41-7. Running the show from under center for the Bobcats was Gresch Jensen who went 20/31 with 160 yards via the pass and threw 1 TD. He tossed 2 picks in this game. Anthony D. Taylor paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 8 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 19 yards on 7 carries which had him averaging 2.7 yards per carry. Hutch White was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 60 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 8.6 yards per reception for that contest.
The Bobcats head into this game 0-1. Texas State is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 8 yards per contest, putting them 129th in college football. As a unit, they have a total of 8 rushing yards through 1 contest, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Bobcats average 219 yards per game overall ranking them 121st in Division 1 and 10th in the conference. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Bobcats are currently ranked 9th in the Sun Belt Conference and 121st out of all the teams in the nation with an average of 7 points per contest.
The Bobcats are conceding 41 points per contest ranking them 9th in the Sun Belt Conference and 115th in the country. Their passing defense is one of the middle of the road units in Division 1. They are allowing 232 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Bobcats sit in 6th in the Sun Belt. They have allowed 3 passing TDs for this year. When talking about points allowed, they have allowed 41 points in total. When talking about rushing yards, they are giving up 246 yards per game ranking them 121st in college football and 10th in the Sun Belt Conference. This year, they have given up a total of 246 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -6.5
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