Appalachian State Mountaineers vs UL Monroe Warhawks Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Appalachian State Mountaineers vs UL Monroe Warhawks
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Malone Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Appalachian State (-31.5)
Colby Suits and the UL Monroe Warhawks (0-6) play the Appalachian State Mountaineers (3-1) at Malone Stadium on Saturday, October 31, 2020. Appalachian State opens this contest as 31.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 53.5.
The last time they played, the Appalachian State Mountaineers took the field against the Arkansas State Red Wolves and ended up getting the win by a score of 45-17. Daetrich Harrington paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 55 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this contest. He racked up a total of 137 yards via 18 carries which gave him an average of 7.6 yards per carry. Malik Williams led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 78 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 13.0 yards per catch for the game. Zac Thomas went 16/23 with 216 yards via the pass and threw 4 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception for the contest.
The Mountaineers have tallied 1,932 total yards this season. As a unit they have an average of 278.3 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 7th in Division 1. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Appalachian State has amassed 6 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Appalachian State Mountaineers hold an average of 34.8 points per game. The Mountaineers are sitting in 29th in college football in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 18.8 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per rushing attempt and 138.0 yards on the ground per game this year. In total, they have allowed 552 running yards through 4 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Mountaineers are giving up 786 yds which has them ranked 50th in college football. During their 4 games played this year, they have conceded 196.5 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 44.4%. For the season, they have yielded 334.5 yards/contest which puts them 36th in the country.
Zac Thomas has connected on 454 of his career 723 passes for a completion percentage of 62.8%. He is averaging 170.0 yards per outing. For his college career, Thomas has thrown for a total of 5,609 yards with 55 touchdowns and 15 picks. He has a QB rating of 148.9 with a touchdown percentage of 7.6% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 230 different times for a total of 1,118 rushing yds.
In the last game they played, the UL Monroe Warhawks took on the South Alabama Jaguars and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 38-14. Josh Johnson paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 18 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this contest. He racked up a total of 49 yards via 15 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. Jahquan Bloomfield led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 69 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 23.0 yards per reception for the game. Colby Suits went 22/33 with 282 yards via the pass and completed 1 touchdown. He threw 1 interception on the day.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Warhawks currently have a total of 1,462 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 243.7 passing yards per game, putting them at 43rd in college football. The UL Monroe Warhawks have an average of 308.0 yards/contest which ranks them 85th in college football. They have an average of 64.3 rushing yards per game and have run for 386 yards for the year. Concerning their ability to score points, the Warhawks are sitting 95th in college football with an average of 13.5 PPG. UL Monroe has surrendered a total of 1,477 rushing yards (246.2 yards per contest) as well as 18 touchdowns rushing for the campaign. The Warhawks are giving up 36.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 94th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 219 total points. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 180.3 yards per game, which has them in 30th in D-1.
In the 10 contests in his college career, Colby Suits has completed 144 of his 244 attempts for 1,563 yards. He averages 156.3 yards per game through the air with a 117.9 QB rating. Suits has thrown 8 touchdowns while giving up 7 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for 79 yards on 37 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 3.3% and his interception percentage is 2.9%.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Warhawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -31.5
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