NC State Wolfpack vs Virginia Tech Hokies Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: NC State Wolfpack vs Virginia Tech Hokies
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Lane Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: NC State (+9)
Bailey Hockman and the NC State Wolfpack head to Lane Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Virginia Tech Hokies. The odds on this game have Virginia Tech as 9-point favorites. The total opens at 59.5.
In the last game they played, the NC State Wolfpack faced the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and ended up getting the win by a score of 45-42. Ricky Person Jr. paced the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 33 yards and he tallied 2 TD's in this contest. He scurried for 99 yards via 14 carries which gave him an average of 7.1 yards per tote. Cary Angeline led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 45 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 22.5 yards per reception in this contest. Bailey Hockman went 16/23 with 191 yards by way of passing and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception for the contest.
The Wolfpack have racked up 463 yards in total this year. As a unit they're averaging 270 yards on the ground ranking them 10th in Division 1. In terms of scoring touchdowns, NC State has compiled 2 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring, the NC State Wolfpack have an average of 45 PPG. Concerning passing yardage, the Wolfpack have given up 236 yds which puts them in 106th in college football. For the season, they have given up 385 yards/outing which puts them 117th in the nation. The Wolfpack are ranked 140th in the country concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 42 PPG. They are giving up an average of 3 yards per rush on the ground and 149 rushing yards per contest this season. They have yielded 236 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 63.9%.
In their last game in 2019, the Virginia Tech Hokies took the field against the Kentucky Wildcats and ended up taking the loss by a score of 37-30. Hendon Hooker went 12/22 with 110 yards via the pass and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. Deshawn McClease paced the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 43 yards and he notched 1 touchdown in this contest. He scurried for 126 yards via 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 11.5 yards per carry. James Mitchell was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 36 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 12.0 yards per catch in this game.
Virginia Tech averaged 176.1 run yards per game and toted the ball for 2,289 yards for last year. Last year, the Hokies threw for 2,718 yards through the air along with averaging 209.1 passing yards per contest, which had them ranked 87th in Division 1. The Virginia Tech Hokies averaged 385.2 yards per outing which had them sitting 88th in the nation. In relation to how much they scored, the Hokies ranked 52nd in the nation with a maintained average of 30.8 points per contest. Virginia Tech gave up a total of 1,816 yards via the ground game (139.7 yards per game) as well as 18 touchdowns rushing last season. In total, they relinquished 321 points in total. They yielded 21 touchdowns through the air as well as 224.0 yards/outing, ranking them 75th in the nation. The Hokies conceded 24.7 PPG, which had them sitting 58th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wolfpack/Hokies NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hokies -9
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