Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs North Texas Mean Green Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs North Texas Mean Green
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Apogee Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Louisiana Tech (+1.5)
Apogee Stadium is the venue where Jason Bean and the North Texas Mean Green (2-3) will take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (4-3) on Saturday. Louisiana Tech opens this game as 1.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 71.
In the last game they played, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs took on the UAB Blazers and notched a win by a score of 37-34. Israel Tucker paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 54 yards by way of 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.2 yards per run. Adrian Hardy was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 101 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 14.4 yards per reception for the game. Aaron Allen went 18/26 with 191 yards by way of the pass and threw 2 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
The Bulldogs have earned 2,341 yards in total for the year. As a team they are averaging 92.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 97th in the nation. When it comes to scoring, Louisiana Tech has earned 18 passing touchdowns and 6 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning scoring, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs hold an average of 30.3 points per contest. When talking about passing yards, the Bulldogs have given up 1,772 yds which ranks them 107th in D-1. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 420.7 yards per outing which has them sitting 77th in college football. The Bulldogs are sitting in 80th in Division 1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 32.3 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 167.6 rushing yards per contest this season. In their 7 games played, they have conceded 253.1 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 64.4%. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,173 yards via the running game in 7 games.
Luke Anthony has completed 110 of his career 176 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.5%. He is throwing for 172.6 yards per contest. For his career, Anthony has passed for a total of 1,208 yds with 13 TD's and 4 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 140.0 with a touchdown rate of 7.4% and an interception rate of 2.3%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 41 times totaling -26 rushing yds.
In the last game they played, the North Texas Mean Green took the field against the MTSU Blue Raiders and went home with the win by a score of 52-35. Jason Bean paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 48 yards and he notched 3 touchdowns for this game. He rushed for 169 yards via 10 carries which meant he was running for 16.9 yards per carry. Jaelon Darden led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 204 yards on 10 catches. He had an average of 20.4 yards per catch for that contest. Jason Bean went 12/17 with 181 yards by way of the pass and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions.
When it comes to how much they score, the Mean Green currently sit 14th in Division 1 by tallying 39.2 points per game. For the year to this point, the Mean Green have compiled 1,693 passing yards not to mention an average of 338.6 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 9th in D-1. They are averaging 255.0 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,275 yards for this season. The North Texas Mean Green average 593.6 yards/contest which ranks them 2nd in college football. North Texas has given up a total of 1,216 rushing yards (243.2 yards/game) as well as 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the season. The Mean Green are surrendering 44.2 PPG, which has them 113th in the country. In total, they have conceded 221 pts. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns through the air and 306.2 yards/contest, which has them ranked 106th in the country.
Bean has thrown for 9 touchdowns compared to 5 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 11.1% and his interception rate is 6.2%. He has scampered for 325 yards on 36 tries. He is averaging 54.8 yds per game through the air with a 147.3 quarterback rating. In 11 contests in his career, Jason Bean has been successful on 49 of his 81 attempts for 603 yards.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Mean Green college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mean Green -1.5
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