Kentucky Wildcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kentucky Wildcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Bryant-Denny Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Kentucky (+29.5)
Mac Jones and the Alabama Crimson Tide (6-0) play the Kentucky Wildcats (3-4) at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Alabama opens this matchup as 29.5-point favorites. The O/U is set at 57.5.
In their last game, the Kentucky Wildcats took the field against the Vanderbilt Commodores and went home with the win by a score of 38-35. Terry Wilson went 13/15 with 110 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Chris Rodriguez Jr. paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 74 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for this game. He racked up a total of 149 yards via 13 carries which gave him an average of 11.5 yards per tote. Keaton Upshaw led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 41 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 20.5 yards per reception in this game.
The Wildcats have tallied 2,223 total yards over the course of this season. Offensively they average 195.0 yards via the ground game ranking them 38th in college football. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Kentucky has earned 6 touchdowns via the pass and 12 rushing touchdowns. Regarding putting points on the board, the Kentucky Wildcats hold an average of 23.3 PPG. The Wildcats are ranked 37th in D-1 concerning team defense, conceding 21.3 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per run and 148.6 rushing yards per contest for the season. Overall, they have conceded 1,040 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Wildcats have conceded 1,499 yards which has them sitting in 89th in the country. Over the course of their 7 games, they have given up 214.1 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 65.8%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 362.7 yards/contest which ranks them 53rd in Division 1.
For his career, Wilson has thrown for 2,958 yards with 19 TD's and 9 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 220 different times for a total of 925 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 133.7 with a TD percentage of 4.4% and an interception rate of 2.1%. He is passing for 140.9 yards per contest. Terry Wilson has connected on 287 of his attempted career 434 throws for a completion percentage of 66.1%.
In their last contest, the Alabama Crimson Tide took on the Mississippi State Bulldogs and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 41-0. Najee Harris led the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 14 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 119 yards on 21 carries which meant he was running for 5.7 yards per carry. DeVonta Smith led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 203 yards on 11 receptions. He notched an average of 18.5 yards per reception for that contest. Mac Jones went 24/31 with 291 yards by way of the pass and completed 4 TD's. He ended the game without an interception.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Crimson Tide are ranking 2nd in Division 1 with 47.2 points per game. During the season to this point, the Crimson Tide currently have a total of 2,280 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 380.0 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 3rd in the nation. They maintain an average of 175.2 yards per game via the rush and have run for 1,051 yards overall. The Alabama Crimson Tide have an average of 555.2 yards per outing which is good for 5th in D-1. The Crimson Tide are surrendering 22.0 points per game, which has them 41st in college football. In total, they have given up 132 total points. Alabama has yielded a total of 773 rushing yards (128.8 yards/game) in addition to 6 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have given up 10 touchdowns through the air in addition to 260.3 yards per outing, which has them sitting 106th in college football.
Jones has thrown 31 TD's compared to 5 picks in his career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 9.4% and his interception rate is 1.5%. He has rushed for 19 yds on 37 attempts. He averages 166.2 yards per contest through the air with a 197.7 quarterback rating. During the 23 games in his career, Mac Jones has completed 241 of his 331 tries for a total of 3,822 yards.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -29.5
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