Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Georgia Southern Eagles Prediction, 12/23/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Georgia Southern Eagles
Date: Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Odds/Point Spread: Louisiana Tech (+3)
Miller Mosley and the Georgia Southern Eagles (7-5) play the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (5-4) at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Wednesday in the New Orleans Bowl. Louisiana Tech opens this game as 3-point dogs. The total has been set at 53.5.
In their last contest, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs went up against the TCU Horned Frogs and took the loss by a score of 52-10. Israel Tucker led the team on the ground in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 6 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 28 yards on 10 carries which had him averaging 2.8 yards per carry. Isaiah Graham led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 44 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 14.7 yards per catch in this contest. Luke Anthony went 15/25 with 161 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are averaging 29.3 points per outing. Offensively they're averaging 97.7 yards rushing which ranks them 119th in D-1. The Bulldogs have attained 2,926 total yards for the year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Louisiana Tech has totaled 21 touchdowns via the pass and 10 touchdowns on the ground. The Bulldogs are ranked 107th in Division 1 regarding team defense, allowing 34.3 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.7 yards per tote and 184.6 rushing yards per contest on the year. During this campaign, they have given up 1,661 yards via the running game in 9 outings. In terms of passing yardage, the Bulldogs are giving up 2,164 yards which has them sitting in 91st in D-1. During their 9 games played this year, they have conceded 240.4 yards per contest via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 64.3%. Overall, they have relinquished 425.0 yards per contest putting them 94th in college football.
Expected starter Aaron Allen has connected on 109 of his career 178 passes for a completion percentage of 61.2%. He is throwing for 62.0 yards per outing. For his career, Allen has thrown for a total of 1,054 yards with 8 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 117.9 with a touchdown rate of 4.5% and an interception rate of 3.9%. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted running the football 29 times for a total of -5 yards.
In their last game, the Georgia Southern Eagles faced the Appalachian State Mountaineers and took the loss by a score of 34-26. Miller Mosley went 5/14 with 122 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He threw 2 interceptions for the game. Justin Tomlin paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 55 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this contest. He rushed for 76 yards via 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 12.7 yards per tote. Dexter Carter Jr. was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 78 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 39.0 yards per catch for that contest.
For the season thus far, the Eagles have thrown for 1,229 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 102.4 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 124th in the nation. The Georgia Southern Eagles hold an average of 364.8 yards per game which ranks them 91st in D-1. They have an average of 262.4 rushing yards per game and have run for 3,149 yards for the year. In relation to their ability to score points, the Eagles sit 83rd in the nation with an average of 26.3 points per game. Georgia Southern has yielded a total of 1,345 yards via the ground game (112.1 yards/game) as well as 14 touchdowns via the rush for the season. The Eagles are conceding 22.3 PPG, which has them 43rd in the country. This season, they have relinquished 268 points. They have surrendered 16 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 221.4 yards/outing, which puts them in 62nd in the country.
Mosley has thrown 1 TD while tossing 2 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 6.7% and his interception rate is 13.3%. He has taken off and run for 49 yds on 13 tries. He averages 65.5 yds per game through the air with a 108.7 QB rating. In the 2 contests in his career, Miller Mosley has connected on 6 of 15 tries for a total of 131 yards.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bulldogs +3
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