North Texas Mean Green vs UAB Blazers Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: North Texas Mean Green vs UAB Blazers
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Legion Field
Odds/Point Spread: North Texas (+15)
Legion Field is the venue where Tyler Johnston and the UAB Blazers (4-3) will take on the North Texas Mean Green (2-3) on Saturday. UAB opens this game as 15-point favorites. The total is set at 66.5.
In their last game, the North Texas Mean Green took the field against the MTSU Blue Raiders and notched a win by a score of 52-35. Jason Bean went 12/17 with 181 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. Bean paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 48 yards and he ran for 3 TD's for this contest. He rushed for 169 yards on 10 carries which meant he was running for 16.9 yards per run. Jaelon Darden led the team in receiving yardage by earning 204 yards on 10 receptions. He had an average of 20.4 yards per catch in this outing.
When talking about putting points on the board, the North Texas Mean Green hold an average of 39.2 points per game. As a unit they're averaging 255.0 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 11th in Division 1. The Mean Green currently have 2,968 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, North Texas has totaled 14 touchdowns via the pass and 13 rushing touchdowns. Regarding passing yardage, the Mean Green are conceding 1,531 yds which ranks them 99th in college football. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 549.4 yards per contest ranking them 135th in college football. The Mean Green are ranked 131st in the nation concerning team defense, giving up 44.2 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.6 yards per rushing attempt and 243.2 rushing yards per contest on the year. Over the course of their 5 games, they have relinquished 306.2 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 63.8%. Overall, they have conceded 1,216 yards via the running game in 5 outings.
For his college career, Bean has thrown for 603 yards with 9 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Since he has been in college, he has attempted a run 36 times for a total of 325 rushing yds. He has a quarterback rating of 147.3 with a TD percentage of 11.1% and an interception rate of 6.2%. He is passing for 54.8 yards per game. Jason Bean has connected on 49 of his attempted career 81 tosses for a completion percentage of 60.5%.
In their last game, the UAB Blazers played the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and left there with a loss by a score of 37-34. Tyler Johnston III went 4/9 with 81 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Spencer Brown paced the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 23 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns in this outing. He ran for 140 yards on 29 carries which meant he was running for 4.8 yards per run. Austin Watkins Jr. led the team in receiving yardage by earning 95 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 15.8 yards per reception in this contest.
When it comes to how much they score, the Blazers are ranking 47th in Division 1 with an average of 30.4 points per game. For the season thus far, the Blazers have thrown for a total of 1,343 yards via the pass as well as an average of 191.9 passing yards per outing, ranking them 96th in college football. They average 206.7 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,447 yards in total. The UAB Blazers have an average of 398.6 yards per outing which is good for 68th in the country. UAB has surrendered a total of 1,045 yards on the ground (149.3 yards per contest) as well as 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. The Blazers are relinquishing 23.4 PPG, which has them sitting 46th in the country. Overall, they have relinquished 164 points in total. They have allowed 12 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 178.9 yards/contest, which has them ranked 26th in Division 1.
Johnston III has thrown 31 touchdowns while giving up 25 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 6.9% and his interception percentage is 5.6%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 620 yards on 181 attempts. He is averaging 120.0 passing yards per contest with a 144.9 QB rating. In the 33 contests in his college career, Tyler Johnston III has completed 264 of his 448 tries for 3,960 yards.
Who will win tonight's Mean Green/Blazers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blazers -15
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