MTSU Blue Raiders vs UTSA Roadrunners Prediction, 9/25/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: MTSU Blue Raiders vs UTSA Roadrunners
Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: MTSU (+6.5)
Alamodome is the venue where Frank Harris and the UTSA Roadrunners will play the MTSU Blue Raiders on Friday. MTSU opens this matchup as 6.5-point underdogs. The total has been set at 58.
In their last game, the MTSU Blue Raiders went up against the Troy Trojans and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 47-14. Asher O'Hara went 16/23 with 109 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He gave away 1 pick for the game. Asher O'Hara led the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 8 yards and he ran for 1 TD for this outing. He rushed for a total of 45 yards via 14 carries which meant he averaged 3.2 yards per tote. Jarrin Pierce was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 81 yards on 11 catches. He had an average of 7.4 yards per catch in this game.
Concerning putting points on the board, the MTSU Blue Raiders have an average of 7 points per contest. As a team they have an average of 81 yards on the ground which ranks them 126th in the country. The Blue Raiders have earned 425 total yards for the year. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, MTSU has compiled 1 touchdown through the air and 1 touchdown on the ground. The Blue Raiders rank 41st in Division 1 in terms of team defense, allowing 44.5 points per game. They are allowing an average of 5 yards per rushing attempt and 290 rushing yards per contest this year. During this campaign, they have allowed 580 rushing yards through 2 contests. In terms of yards via the pass, the Blue Raiders have conceded 284 yds which ranks them 13th in D-1. During their 2 games, they have conceded 142 yards per outing via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 69.0%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 432 yards/game which puts them 110th in D-1.
The last time they took the field, the UTSA Roadrunners played the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and went home with the win by a score of 24-10. Frank Harris went 23/36 with 269 yards by way of passing and added 1 TD. He threw 1 interception on the day. Harris paced the team in rushing in this outing. He broke a long run for 23 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns in this game. He scurried for 104 yards by way of 17 carries which had him averaging 6.1 yards per run. Joshua Cephus led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 89 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 11.1 yards per reception in this outing.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Roadrunners are 12th in the nation by tallying 37.5 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Roadrunners have thrown for a total of 438 yards through the air in addition to an average of 219 passing yards per outing, putting them at 79th in Division 1. They average 282.5 run yards per game and have rushed for 565 yards for the season. The UTSA Roadrunners are averaging 501.5 yards/contest which has them ranked 8th in Division 1. The Roadrunners are giving up 29 PPG, which has them ranked 88th in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 58 pts. UTSA has allowed the opposition a total of 190 rushing yards (95.0 yards/game) as well as 2 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have allowed the opposition 5 touchdowns from the passing game and 317 yards per contest, which has them ranked 92nd in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Blue Raiders/Roadrunners college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Roadrunners -6.5
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