Colorado Buffaloes vs USC Trojans Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado Buffaloes vs USC Trojans
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado (+10.5)
Kedon Slovis and the USC Trojans (3-0) play the Colorado Buffaloes (2-0) at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, November 28, 2020. USC opens this contest as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 63.
In their last game, the Colorado Buffaloes took on the Stanford Cardinal and ended up getting the win by a score of 35-32. Sam Noyer went 15/24 with 255 yards via the pass and tossed 2 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception on the day. Jarek Broussard led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 121 yards by way of 27 carries which had him averaging 4.5 yards per carry. Dimitri Stanley was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 126 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 21.0 yards per catch for that contest.
The Buffaloes have attained 957 total yards this year. As a team they maintain an average of 220.5 yards in the run game ranking this team at 22nd in the nation. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Colorado has earned 3 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Colorado Buffaloes have an average of 41.5 points per outing. The Buffaloes are ranked 122nd in college football in terms of team defense, conceding 37.0 PPG. They are giving up 5.3 yards per tote and 122.5 rushing yards per game so far this season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 245 yards via the ground game in 2 games. Regarding passing yards, the Buffaloes have conceded 630 yds which puts them in 26th in the country. In their 2 games played this year, they are allowing 315.0 yards per game through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 53.1%. During this campaign, they are giving up 437.5 yards per contest which puts them 102nd in the country.
For his career, Noyer has thrown for 691 yards with 3 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 32 times totaling 81 yds. His quarterback rating is 122.9 with a touchdown rate of 3.1% and an interception percentage of 3.1%. He is throwing for 62.8 yds per outing. Sam Noyer has completed 56 of his career 96 passes for a completion percentage of 58.3%.
The last time they played, the USC Trojans faced the Utah Utes and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 33-17. Kedon Slovis went 24/35 with 264 yards by way of passing and threw 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick for the contest. Vavae Malepeai led the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 14 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this outing. He rushed for a total of 62 yards on 20 carries which had him averaging 3.1 yards per run. Bru McCoy was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 66 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 13.2 yards per catch in this contest.
For the season so far, the Trojans have thrown for a total of 970 yards through the air along with holding an average of 323.3 passing yards per outing, putting them at 14th in the nation. The USC Trojans maintain an average of 470.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 21st in Division 1. They are averaging 147.0 run yards per game and have run for 441 yards in total. In terms of the points being put on the board, the Trojans are ranked 45th in D-1 holding an average of 31.7 points per contest. USC has allowed the opposition a total of 527 yards via the ground game (175.7 yards per outing) in addition to 2 touchdowns via the rush this year. The Trojans are relinquishing 24.7 points per game, which has them 51st in the nation. Overall, they have conceded 74 points. They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 212.0 yards per outing, which has them sitting 48th in college football.
In the 15 games in his career, Kedon Slovis has connected on 376 of 525 attempts for a total of 4,472 yards. He averages 298.1 passing yards per contest with a 161.0 quarterback rating. Slovis has thrown for 35 touchdowns while giving up 11 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for -56 yds on 57 tries. His touchdown percentage is 6.7% and his interception percentage is 2.1%.
Who will win tonight's Buffaloes/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Buffaloes +10.5
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