Georgia Southern Eagles vs UL Monroe Warhawks Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Georgia Southern Eagles vs UL Monroe Warhawks
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Malone Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Georgia Southern (-15.5)
Shai Werts and the Georgia Southern Eagles (1-1) travel to Malone Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the UL Monroe Warhawks (0-3). Georgia Southern opens this matchup as 15.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 47.
In their last game, the Georgia Southern Eagles took on the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and ended up taking the loss by a score of 20-18. Shai Werts went 11/18 with 255 yards via the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He gave away 1 pick on the day. J.D. King led the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 12 yards and he added 1 TD for this contest. He rushed for a total of 100 yards on 24 carries which meant he averaged 4.2 yards per carry. Wesley Kennedy III led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 105 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 52.5 yards per reception in this contest.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Georgia Southern Eagles are averaging 22.5 points per game. As a team they're averaging 238 yards via the ground game which is 12th in Division 1. The Eagles have racked up 793 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Georgia Southern has amassed 2 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns. The Eagles rank 37th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 23 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.0 yards per run and 140 yards on the ground per game for the season. In total, they have conceded 280 rushing yards through 2 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Eagles are allowing 527 yds which has them ranked 56th in college football. Over the course of their 2 games, they are allowing 263.5 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 58.3%. Overall, they have surrendered 403.5 yards/game which ranks them 51st in the country.
In their last game, the UL Monroe Warhawks took the field against the UTEP Miners and went home in defeat by a score of 31-6. Colby Suits went 17/27 with 184 yards via the pass and added 1 TD. He threw 1 pick on the day. Josh Johnson led the team in rushing in this outing. He tore off a long run of 6 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for 19 yards on 9 carries which meant he averaged 2.1 yards per carry. Jevin Frett was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 63 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 31.5 yards per catch in this outing.
In terms of how much they score, the Warhawks currently rank 72nd in D-1 averaging 10 points per game. Over the course of the season thus far, the Warhawks have compiled 726 passing yards along with holding an average of 242 throwing yards per game, ranking them 39th in college football. They are averaging 37 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 111 yards for the year. The UL Monroe Warhawks are averaging 279.0 yards per contest which has them ranked 68th in college football. The Warhawks are relinquishing 35.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 68th in D-1. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 106 points. UL Monroe has conceded a total of 788 yards via the ground game (262.7 yards per outing) and 11 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. They have allowed 2 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 195.7 yards per contest, which has them ranked 31st in college football.
In the 7 contests in his college career, Colby Suits has connected on 78 of his 128 tries for 869 yds. He averages 124.1 passing yards per contest with a 124.6 QB rating. Suits has passed for 5 TD's compared to 4 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 3.9% and his interception percentage is 3.1%.
Key Georgia Southern Eagles Injuries
09/27/20 LB Jon Ferguson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
09/27/20 QB Justin Tomlin Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
09/27/20 S Kendrick Duncan Jr. Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
09/27/20 OL Lawrence Edwards Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
09/27/20 DE Quin Williams Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
09/27/20 DE Traver Vliem Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
09/27/20 RB Gerald Green Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs UL Monroe
Key UL Monroe Warhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Who will win tonight's Eagles/Warhawks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Warhawks +15.5
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