Army Black Knights vs UTSA Roadrunners Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Army Black Knights vs UTSA Roadrunners
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Army (-9)
Lowell Narcisse and the UTSA Roadrunners (3-2) host the Army Black Knights (4-1) at Alamodome on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The spread on this game has Army as 9-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 51.5.
In their last contest, the Army Black Knights took on the The Citadel Bulldogs and added a win to their record by a score of 14-9. Jemel Jones went 4/10 with 75 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He tossed 2 interceptions for the contest. Jemel Jones paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards and he notched 1 TD in this outing. He ran for 49 yards by way of 17 carries which gave him an average of 2.9 yards per carry. Reikan Donaldson was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 39 yards on 2 catches. He had an average of 19.5 yards per catch in this game.
The Black Knights have tallied 1,830 yards in total this season. As a team they're averaging 310.4 yards on the ground which is 2nd in the nation. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Army has earned 2 passing touchdowns and 17 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring points, the Army Black Knights have an average of 31.6 points per outing. The Black Knights rank 18th in Division 1 concerning team defense, giving up 12.6 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.8 yards per running attempt and 83.0 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have given up 415 running yards through 5 outings. When it comes to yards through the air, the Black Knights are allowing 906 yards which ranks them 58th in Division 1. Over the course of their 5 games, they have conceded 181.2 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 61.5%. During this campaign, they are allowing 264.2 yards/contest which puts them 17th in D-1.
For his college career, Anderson has passed for 257 yds with 1 TD and 1 interception. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the ball 122 times totaling 665 yds. He has a quarterback rating of 80.2 with a touchdown rate of 2.0% and an interception percentage of 2.0%. He is passing for 25.7 yds per outing. Christian Anderson has completed 18 of his career 51 passes for a completion percentage of 35.3%.
In their last game, the UTSA Roadrunners took the field against the BYU Cougars and went home in defeat by a score of 27-20. Sincere McCormick led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 23 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 42 yards on 11 carries which had him averaging 3.8 yards per carry. Zakhari Franklin was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 79 yards on 7 receptions. He notched an average of 11.3 yards per reception for that contest. Lowell Narcisse went 17/20 with 229 yards via the pass and tossed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions.
When looking at the points being put on the board, the Roadrunners rank 49th in the nation averaging 29.0 points per outing. During the season to this point, the Roadrunners have thrown for 1,118 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 223.6 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 50th in the country. They hold an average of 183.0 rushing yards per game and have run for 915 yards for the year. The UTSA Roadrunners hold an average of 406.6 yards/contest which has them sitting 44th in D-1. The Roadrunners are allowing 28.2 PPG, ranking them 50th in Division 1. Overall, they have allowed 141 points in total. UTSA has conceded a total of 773 yards rushing (154.6 yards per game) as well as 6 touchdowns via the rush on the year. They have allowed 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 298.6 yards per game, which has them in 75th in college football.
In 14 games in his collegiate career, Lowell Narcisse has completed 126 of his 226 tries for a total of 1,488 yds. He averages 106.3 yards per contest through the air with a 121.2 quarterback rating. Narcisse has passed for 10 TD's while tossing 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for 571 yards on 140 tries. His TD percentage is 4.4% and his interception percentage is 2.2%.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Black Knights -9
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