Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats Prediction, 11/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Location: Peden Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Akron (+22)
Peden Stadium is the site where Kurtis Rourke and the Ohio Bobcats (0-1) will play the Akron Zips (0-1) on Tuesday. Akron opens this game as 22-point underdogs. The total opens at 58.5.
In their last game, the Akron Zips faced the Western Michigan Broncos and took the loss by a score of 58-13. Jeremiah Knight led the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 24 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for 74 yards via 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.7 yards per run. Michael Mathison was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 44 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 7.3 yards per reception in this game. Zach Gibson went 18/30 with 125 yards by way of passing and completed 1 TD. He tossed 1 interception for the contest.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Akron Zips have an average of 13 points per contest. As a unit they're averaging 130 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 92nd in D-1. The Zips have tallied 256 total yards for the year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Akron has totaled 1 touchdown through the air and 0 touchdowns on the ground. When talking about passing yards, the Zips are conceding 266 yards which has them sitting in 29th in D-1. During this campaign, they have yielded 484 yards/contest which puts them 127th in the nation. The Zips sit in 136th in D-1 concerning team defense, giving up 58 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.6 yards per run and 218 rushing yards per game so far this season. In their 1 game played, they are conceding 266 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 68.4%.
Zach Gibson has completed 59 of his attempted career 111 throws for a completion percentage of 53.2%. He is averaging 110.0 yards per outing. For his career, Gibson has thrown for 550 yds with 2 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 93.5 with a TD rate of 1.8% and an interception rate of 3.6%. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 18 times totaling -87 yards.
The last time they played, the Ohio Bobcats took on the Central Michigan Chippewas and ended up taking the loss by a score of 30-27. De'Montre Tuggle paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 23 yards and he tallied 1 TD for this contest. He scurried for 79 yards on 16 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per tote. Isiah Cox was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 102 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 25.5 yards per reception for the game. Kurtis Rourke went 12/19 with 231 yards by way of the pass and added 2 TD's. He walked away with no picks.
Concerning the points being put on the board, the Bobcats are ranked 81st in D-1 with an average of 27 points per game. Over the course of the season thus far, the Bobcats currently sit at 235 passing yards, which ranks 62nd in the nation. They maintain an average of 110 rushing yards per game. The Ohio Bobcats hold an average of 345 yards/outing which has them ranked 99th in the country. Ohio has surrendered a total of 184 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. The Bobcats are conceding 30 points per game, ranking them 82nd in college football. They have conceded 1 touchdown via the pass in addition to 243 yards/contest, which has them sitting 85th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Zips/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Zips +22
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