Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs North Texas Mean Green Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs North Texas Mean Green
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Apogee Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Southern Miss (+2.5)
Austin Aune and the North Texas Mean Green (1-1) host the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (0-3) at Apogee Stadium on Saturday, October 3, 2020. North Texas opens this contest as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 72.
In their last outing, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles played the Tulane Green Wave and ended up taking the loss by a score of 66-24. Jack Abraham went 23/38 with 299 yards via the pass and completed 2 touchdowns. He gave away 1 interception on the day. Dee Baker led the team in rushing in this outing. He broke a long run for 36 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 44 yards via 6 carries which meant he averaged 7.3 yards per tote. Jason Brownlee led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 110 yards on 3 catches. He had an average of 36.7 yards per reception in this outing.
The Golden Eagles have earned 1,171 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they hold an average of 98.0 yards in the run game which is 61st in D-1. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Southern Miss has compiled 5 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. Regarding getting in the endzone, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have an average of 25 points per contest. The Golden Eagles are ranked 77th in the country concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 43 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.6 yards per tote and 252 rushing yards per game this season. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 756 yards via the running game in 3 outings. In terms of yards through the air, the Golden Eagles have allowed 723 yds which has them ranked 73rd in the country. During their 3 games, they have yielded 241 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 59.2%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 493 yards/contest ranking them 72nd in college football.
Jack Abraham has connected on 567 of his attempted career 812 passes for a completion percentage of 69.8%. He is averaging 268.8 yds per game. For his college career, Abraham has thrown for 6,720 yds with 39 TD's and 27 picks. His quarterback rating is 148.5 with a TD rate of 4.8% and an interception percentage of 3.3%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 152 different times for a total of 4 yds.
In their last contest, the North Texas Mean Green faced the SMU Mustangs and left there with a loss by a score of 65-35. Austin Aune went 13/25 with 276 yards by way of passing and tossed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception for the game. Oscar Adaway III led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 10 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for 104 yards by way of 20 carries which meant he was running for 5.2 yards per run. Jaelon Darden was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 66 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 13.2 yards per reception for that contest.
For the season thus far, the Mean Green have thrown for a total of 666 passing yards in addition to an average of 333 passing yards per outing, ranking them 11th in college football. The North Texas Mean Green maintain an average of 619 yards/game which is good for 5th in the country. They are averaging 286 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 572 yards in total. Regarding their ability to score points, the Mean Green are sitting 8th in the nation with 46 PPG. The Mean Green are allowing 48 PPG, ranking them 80th in college football. Overall, they have allowed 96 total points. North Texas has given up a total of 455 yards via the ground game (227.5 yards per contest) and 5 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. They have conceded 7 touchdowns via the pass and 412 yards per outing, which has them in 79th in the nation.
Aune has passed for 4 touchdowns compared to 1 pick in his career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 9.8% and his interception percentage is 2.4%. He has rushed for 32 yds on 9 attempts. He averages 130.8 yds per contest through the air with a 190.6 quarterback rating. In the 4 contests in his career, Austin Aune has completed 23 of his 41 tries for 523 yds.
Key Southern Miss Golden Eagles Injuries
09/28/20 WR Tim Jones Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs North Texas
Key North Texas Mean Green Injuries
No key injuries to report
Who will win tonight's Golden Eagles/Mean Green college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mean Green -2.5
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