Colorado State Rams vs Air Force Falcons Prediction, 11/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Colorado State Rams vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Thursday, November 26, 2020
Location: Falcon Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado State (+7.5)
Patrick O'Brien and the Colorado State Rams (1-2) head to Falcon Stadium on Thursday where they'll meet the Air Force Falcons (2-2). The spread on this game has Air Force as 7.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 54.5.
In their last outing, the Colorado State Rams went up against the Boise State Broncos and ended up taking the loss by a score of 52-21. A'Jon Vivens paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 21 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this outing. He rushed for 76 yards via 12 carries which gave him an average of 6.3 yards per tote. Dante Wright was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 109 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 21.8 yards per reception for that game. Patrick O'Brien went 9/20 with 140 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 1 pick on the day.
The Rams have earned 1,029 total yards for the year. As a team they average 125.0 yards on the ground which is 99th in college football. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Colorado State has totaled 4 touchdowns through the air and 4 rushing touchdowns. Regarding scoring points, the Colorado State Rams are sitting at 24.0 PPG. Concerning yards through the air, the Rams have conceded 871 yards which ranks them 43rd in college football. Overall, they have yielded 396.0 yards per game putting them 69th in the country. The Rams are ranked 129th in D-1 concerning team defense, allowing 38.0 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.5 yards per run and 105.7 rushing yards per game so far this year. Over the course of their 3 games played this year, they have relinquished 290.3 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 61.2%. During the season, they have given up 317 rushing yards through 3 outings.
For his collegiate career, O'Brien has thrown for 3,472 yards with 16 TD's and 9 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 94 times totaling -13 rushing yds. His quarterback rating is 138.5 with a TD rate of 3.8% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. He is averaging 204.2 yards per outing. Patrick O'Brien has completed 261 of his attempted career 424 throws for a completion percentage of 61.6%.
In their last game, the Air Force Falcons played the New Mexico Lobos and added a win to their record by a score of 28-0. Haaziq Daniels went 4/5 with 66 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Brad Roberts paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 44 yards and he tallied 3 TD's for this game. He rushed for 177 yards on 28 carries which gave him an average of 6.3 yards per carry. Kyle Patterson was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 34 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 17.0 yards per catch for that contest.
Concerning their scoring prowess, the Falcons rank 82nd in college football by tallying 26.0 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Falcons currently sit at 268 passing yards as well as an average of 67.0 passing yards per contest, ranking them 126th in D-1. They average 336.5 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 1,346 yards for the season. The Air Force Falcons average 403.5 yards/game ranking them 58th in Division 1. Air Force has allowed a total of 427 yards on the ground (106.8 yards per contest) in addition to 3 touchdowns via the rush this year. The Falcons are relinquishing 18.3 PPG, ranking them 26th in the nation. Overall, they have given up 73 points in total. They have surrendered 6 touchdowns from the passing game and 219.5 yards/outing, ranking them 56th in Division 1.
During the 4 games in his collegiate career, Haaziq Daniels has been successful on 17 of 31 tries for 199 yds. He is averaging 49.8 yards per contest through the air with a 119.4 QB rating. Daniels has thrown for 1 touchdown in his career. He has rushed for 189 yards on 38 tries. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 3.2%.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams +7.5
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