Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Prediction, 10/22/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Appalachian State Mountaineers
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Location: Kidd Brewer Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas State (+10)
Logan Bonner and the Arkansas State Red Wolves (3-2) travel to Kidd Brewer Stadium on Thursday where they'll take on the Appalachian State Mountaineers (2-1). The odds on this contest have Appalachian State as 10-point favorites. The O/U opens at 64.
In their last game, the Arkansas State Red Wolves took on the Georgia State Panthers and notched a win by a score of 59-52. Jamal Jones paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 41 yards on 13 carries which had him averaging 3.2 yards per run. Jonathan Adams Jr. was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 177 yards on 15 catches. He had an average of 11.8 yards per catch for that contest. Layne Hatcher went 21/28 with 332 yards by way of the pass and threw 4 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
When talking about scoring points, the Arkansas State Red Wolves are sitting at 38.2 points per outing. As a team they are averaging 111.8 yards via the ground game which is 66th in the nation. The Red Wolves have racked up 2,480 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring, Arkansas State has compiled 23 touchdowns through the air and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Concerning yards through the air, the Red Wolves have allowed 1,532 yds which puts them in 87th in the nation. During this campaign, they have given up 483.4 yards per outing ranking them 80th in Division 1. The Red Wolves rank 83rd in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 39.8 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 4.2 yards per tote and 177.0 yards on the ground per contest for the year. During their 5 games, they are allowing 306.4 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 59.7%. Overall, they have given up 885 yards on the ground through 5 games.
Logan Bonner has completed 191 of his career 325 throws for a completion percentage of 58.8%. He is throwing for 124.5 yards per game. For his collegiate career, Bonner has thrown for 2,241 yds with 23 TD's and 6 picks. He has a quarterback rating of 136.4 with a TD percentage of 7.1% and an interception percentage of 1.8%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 52 different times totaling 41 rushing yds.
In their last outing, the Appalachian State Mountaineers took the field against the Campbell Fighting Camels and notched a win by a score of 52-21. Zac Thomas went 12/18 with 131 yards via the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Daetrich Harrington led the team in rushing in this contest. He broke a long run for 40 yards and he ran for 4 touchdowns in this contest. He rushed for 211 yards on 32 carries which had him averaging 6.6 yards per run. Thomas Hennigan was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 67 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 22.3 yards per catch in this contest.
During this campaign to this point, the Mountaineers have thrown for 603 yards through the air together with an average of 201.0 passing yards per game, putting them at 57th in the country. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are averaging 470.3 yards per contest which has them ranked 16th in D-1. They hold an average of 269.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 808 yards for this year. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Mountaineers currently sit 34th in Division 1 by tallying 31.3 PPG. Appalachian State has conceded a total of 479 rushing yards (159.7 yards per game) and 5 touchdowns on the ground this season. The Mountaineers are conceding 19.3 points per contest, ranking them 25th in college football. This year, they have surrendered 58 points. They have yielded 1 touchdown through the air in addition to 163.7 yards/outing, which puts them in 20th in D-1.
Thomas has thrown 51 touchdowns compared to 14 picks in his career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 7.3% and his interception percentage is 2.0%. He has rushed for 1,036 yds on 223 attempts. He averages 168.5 passing yards per contest with a 147.3 quarterback rating. In the 32 games in his college career, Zac Thomas has completed 438 of his 700 tries for a total of 5,393 yards.
Who will win tonight's Red Wolves/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Wolves +10
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