Georgia Southern Eagles vs Army Black Knights Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Southern Eagles vs Army Black Knights
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Michie Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Southern (+5)
Michie Stadium is the venue where Cade Ballard and the Army Black Knights (6-2) will play the Georgia Southern Eagles (6-2) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Army as 5-point favorites. The total opens at 43.5.
In their last game, the Georgia Southern Eagles took on the Texas State Bobcats and took home the victory by a score of 40-38. Shai Werts led the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 36 yards and he notched 3 touchdowns in this game. He rushed for a total of 120 yards via 21 carries which meant he was running for 5.7 yards per carry. Wesley Kennedy III was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 23 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 11.5 yards per catch for that game. Werts went 6/9 with 51 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He threw 1 pick for the game.
The Eagles have attained 3,009 total yards this year. As a team they maintain an average of 275.6 yards rushing ranking this team at 4th in college football. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Georgia Southern has amassed 5 passing touchdowns and 19 rushing touchdowns. Regarding scoring, the Georgia Southern Eagles have an average of 27.4 points per outing. When it comes to passing yardage, the Eagles are giving up 1,863 yards which puts them in 115th in D-1. Overall, they have allowed 325.5 yards/contest which has them sitting 34th in college football. The Eagles are sitting in 38th in college football regarding the opposition scoring, allowing 21.5 points per game. They are giving up 3.5 yards per run and 92.6 rushing yards per contest so far this year. In their 8 games played this season, they are conceding 232.9 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 57.1%. In total, they have given up 741 running yards through 8 games.
For his college career, Werts has thrown for 3,505 yards with 31 TD's and 12 interceptions. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 671 different times totaling 2,957 rushing yds. His QB rating is 131.1 with a touchdown percentage of 6.2% and an interception percentage of 2.4%. He is averaging 81.5 yds per game. Shai Werts has completed 283 of his career 500 passes for a completion percentage of 56.6%.
In their last game, the Army Black Knights took the field against the Tulane Green Wave and added a loss to their record by a score of 38-12. Christian Anderson went 4/12 with 36 yards via the pass and threw 1 TD. He threw 2 picks on the day. Anderson paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 19 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this outing. He rushed for a total of 77 yards on 17 carries which meant he averaged 4.5 yards per carry. Michael Roberts was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 12 yards on 2 catches. He earned an average of 6.0 yards per reception for the game.
During the season so far, the Black Knights currently sit at 427 passing yards as well as an average of 53.4 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 126th in Division 1. The Army Black Knights hold an average of 356.4 yards per outing which has them sitting 95th in the nation. They are averaging 303.0 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 2,424 yards for the season. Regarding the points being put on the board, the Black Knights are sitting 48th in college football with 30.9 points per contest. The Black Knights are giving up 15.0 PPG, which has them ranked 22nd in D-1. Overall, they have allowed 120 points. Army has conceded a total of 896 yards on the ground (112.0 yards/game) in addition to 4 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have given up 10 touchdowns via the pass and 174.6 yards/game, which has them sitting 24th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Black Knights college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Eagles +5
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