Miami RedHawks vs Akron Zips Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Miami Redhawks vs Akron Zips
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: InfoCision Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-13.5)
Zach Gibson and the Akron Zips (0-3) host the Miami Redhawks (1-1) at InfoCision Stadium on Saturday, November 28, 2020. Akron opens this matchup as 13.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 54.5.
In their last game, the Miami RedHawks went up against the Buffalo Bulls and ended up taking the loss by a score of 42-10. Zach Kahn paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 12 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 39 yards by way of 8 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Jack Sorenson was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 38 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 12.7 yards per catch for the game. AJ Mayer went 7/25 with 116 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 TD. He gave away 1 interception for the contest.
When talking about scoring, the Miami RedHawks hold an average of 24.0 points per outing. Offensively they're averaging 136.5 yards on the ground which has them sitting 89th in D-1. The RedHawks have attained 680 total yards this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Miami has earned 4 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns on the ground. The RedHawks rank 118th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 36.5 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per attempt on the ground and 186.0 rushing yards per contest on the year. For the season, they have allowed 372 yards on the ground through 2 games. When talking about passing yardage, the RedHawks are giving up 662 yards which has them sitting in 32nd in D-1. In their 2 games played this season, they have surrendered 331.0 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 61.0%. For the season, they are allowing 517.0 yards per contest which has them ranked 134th in the country.
Brett Gabbert has completed 180 of his attempted career 324 passes for a completion percentage of 55.6%. He is averaging 165.8 yds per contest. For his career, Gabbert has passed for 2,487 yards with 11 touchdowns and 8 picks. He has a QB rating of 126.3 with a touchdown percentage of 3.4% and an interception rate of 2.5%. Since his collegiate career started, he has taken off and run 91 different times totaling 82 rushing yds.
In their last game, the Akron Zips went up against the Kent State Golden Flashes and added a loss to their record by a score of 69-35. Zach Gibson went 9/15 with 154 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He tossed 1 interception for the game. Teon Dollard paced the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 59 yards and he ran for 4 touchdowns in this contest. He ran for 202 yards by way of 28 carries which meant he averaged 7.2 yards per carry. Nate Stewart was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 68 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 34.0 yards per catch in this game.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Zips have thrown for a total of 498 passing yards along with an average of 166.0 passing yards per game, ranking them 111th in college football. The Akron Zips average 352.3 yards per game which has them ranked 98th in the nation. They are averaging 186.3 rushing yards per game and have run for 559 yards in total. When looking at putting points on the board, the Zips sit 113th in college football by scoring 19.3 PPG. The Zips are relinquishing 50.3 PPG, which has them 139th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 151 points in total. Akron has allowed a total of 793 yards rushing (264.3 yards per contest) in addition to 13 touchdowns rushing this season. They have given up 7 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 249.3 yards per game, which puts them in 93rd in the country.
In the 7 games in his career, Zach Gibson has completed 86 of 156 tries for 922 yards. He is averaging 131.7 yards per game through the air with a 102.1 QB rating. Gibson has thrown for 3 TD's while tossing 7 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for -59 yds on 39 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 1.9% and his interception rate is 4.5%.
Who will win tonight's RedHawks/Zips college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Zips +13.5
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