Rice Owls vs North Texas Mean Green Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Rice Owls vs North Texas Mean Green
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Apogee Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Rice (+2)
Jason Bean and the North Texas Mean Green (2-3) host the Rice Owls (1-1) at Apogee Stadium on Saturday, November 21, 2020. The odds on this contest have North Texas as 2-point favorites. The over/under is set at 65.
The last time they played, the Rice Owls played the Southern Miss Golden Eagles and took home the victory by a score of 30-6. Juma Otoviano paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 20 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 111 yards by way of 25 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per run. Austin Trammell was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 143 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 20.4 yards per reception in this game. Mike Collins went 12/17 with 233 yards via the pass and completed 4 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
Concerning scoring, the Rice Owls are sitting at 32.0 points per contest. As a unit they are averaging 181.0 yards on the ground ranking them 51st in the nation. The Owls have earned 837 yards in total for the season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Rice has earned 8 passing touchdowns and 0 touchdowns on the ground. In terms of passing yards, the Owls are allowing 502 yds which has them ranked 33rd in college football. During this campaign, they are surrendering 360.0 yards/contest which ranks them 51st in college football. The Owls are ranked 48th in the country when it comes to team defense, conceding 23.0 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.3 yards per run and 109.0 rushing yards per game for the season. During their 2 games, they have conceded 251.0 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 73.2%. For the season, they have conceded 218 yards via the ground game in 2 contests.
For his collegiate career, Collins has passed for 1,583 yards with 14 TD's and 3 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the football 56 different times totaling 133 yds. He has a quarterback rating of 144.8 with a touchdown rate of 7.1% and an interception percentage of 1.5%. He is throwing for 131.9 yds per contest. Mike Collins has completed 112 of his attempted career 197 tosses for a completion percentage of 56.9%.
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 in this contest. He broke a long run for 48 yards and he notched 3 TD's for this game. He racked up a total of 169 yards on 10 carries which had him averaging 16.9 yards per run. Jaelon Darden led the team in receiving yardage by earning 204 yards on 10 receptions. He earned an average of 20.4 yards per reception in this contest. Jason Bean went 12/17 with 181 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Mean Green have thrown for a total of 1,693 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 338.6 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 12th in D-1. The North Texas Mean Green have an average of 593.6 yards/game ranking them 2nd in college football. They are averaging 255.0 run yards per game and have run for 1,275 yards overall. Regarding how much they score, the Mean Green are ranking 20th in college football scoring 39.2 PPG. The Mean Green are surrendering 44.2 points per game, which has them 135th in college football. This year, they have conceded 221 pts. North Texas has allowed a total of 1,216 rushing yards (243.2 yards per contest) and 13 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have given up 15 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 306.2 yards per contest, which has them ranked 129th in D-1.
In the 11 games in his college career, Jason Bean has been successful on 49 of his 81 attempts for a total of 603 yards. He averages 54.8 passing yards per contest with a 147.3 QB rating. Bean has thrown 9 touchdowns while giving up 5 picks in his career. He has run for 325 yds on 36 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 11.1% and his interception rate is 6.2%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Owls +2 and under 65 total points
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