Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Liberty Flames Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Liberty Flames
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Williams Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Southern Miss (+10.5)
Jack Abraham and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-3) go to Williams Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Liberty Flames (5-0). The odds on this game have Liberty as 10.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 63.
In their last contest, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles faced the North Texas Mean Green and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 41-31. Frank Gore Jr. led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 20 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this outing. He racked up a total of 130 yards via 23 carries which had him averaging 5.7 yards per carry. Jason Brownlee was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 110 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 27.5 yards per reception for that game. Jack Abraham went 16/30 with 235 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick for the game.
The Golden Eagles have racked up 1,608 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they're averaging 124.0 yards on the ground ranking this team at 62nd in college football. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Southern Miss has earned 7 touchdowns through the air and 7 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about putting points on the board, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 29.0 points per contest. The Golden Eagles rank 85th in the country when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 40.0 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.2 yards per run and 225.0 rushing yards per game on the year. During this campaign, they have conceded 900 yards on the ground through 4 games. Concerning yards via the pass, the Golden Eagles have conceded 1,062 yds which ranks them 59th in the nation. During their 4 games, they are giving up 265.5 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 59.5%. In total, they are conceding 490.5 yards/contest which ranks them 82nd in the nation.
Jack Abraham has completed 583 of his attempted career 842 throws for a completion percentage of 69.2%. He is throwing for 267.5 yards per contest. For his career, Abraham has passed for 6,955 yds with 41 touchdowns and 28 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 148.0 with a touchdown percentage of 4.9% and an interception percentage of 3.3%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted a run 156 times for a total of 7 rushing yds.
In their last contest, the Liberty Flames took on the Syracuse Orange and ended up getting the win by a score of 38-21. Shedro Louis led the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 75 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for this contest. He rushed for 170 yards on 10 carries which means he ran for an average of 17.0 yards per tote. DJ Stubbs was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 58 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 14.5 yards per catch for that contest. Malik Willis went 16/20 with 182 yards by way of passing and threw 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions.
In terms of the points being put on the board, the Flames are sitting 22nd in college football averaging 36.0 points per outing. For the season thus far, the Flames have thrown for a total of 843 passing yards as well as an average of 210.8 passing yards per game, which is ranked 54th in Division 1. They are averaging 274.0 yards per game via the ground game and have rushed for 1,096 yards for this season. The Liberty Flames have an average of 484.8 yards/contest ranking them 14th in the country. The Flames are conceding 21.5 PPG, ranking them 32nd in D-1. Overall, they have allowed 86 pts. Liberty has given up a total of 441 yards via the ground game (110.3 yards per outing) in addition to 2 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have allowed 9 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 165.0 yards per outing, ranking them 21st in the nation.
During the 16 games in his college career, Malik Willis has completed 75 of his 114 tries for 846 yards. He is averaging 52.9 yards per contest through the air with a 138.0 quarterback rating. Willis has thrown for 4 TD's while tossing 1 interception in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 707 yards on 87 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 3.5% and his interception rate is 0.9%.
Who will win tonight's Golden Eagles/Flames college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles +10.5
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