Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: L. T. Smith Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Southern Miss (+8)
Jack Abraham and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (2-5) head to L. T. Smith Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (2-6). Southern Miss opens this game as 8-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 49.
In their last contest, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles went up against the North Alabama Lions and took home the victory by a score of 24-13. Frank Gore Jr. led the team on the ground in this outing. He had a long run of 45 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for a total of 103 yards on 13 carries which had him averaging 7.9 yards per tote. Antoine Robinson was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 45 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 11.3 yards per catch in this outing. Trey Lowe went 12/20 with 100 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 2 interceptions for the game.
The Golden Eagles have earned 2,638 total yards over the course of this year. Offensively they're holding an average of 150.9 yards rushing ranking them 75th in the country. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Southern Miss has compiled 8 touchdowns via the pass and 14 rushing touchdowns. When talking about scoring, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have an average of 25.9 PPG. The Golden Eagles are ranked 111th in D-1 in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 37.0 points per contest. They are giving up 4.6 yards per rushing attempt and 184.9 rushing yards per contest so far this season. In total, they have given up 1,294 rushing yards through 7 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Golden Eagles have given up 1,792 yds which ranks them 119th in the country. Over the course of their 7 games, they have given up 256.0 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 65.1%. During the season, they have relinquished 440.9 yards per game which puts them 96th in Division 1.
For his career, Abraham has thrown for 7,067 yards with 41 touchdowns and 29 picks. Since his college career started, he has taken off and run 159 times for a total of 25 yds. He has a QB rating of 147.4 with a touchdown percentage of 4.8% and an interception rate of 3.4%. He is throwing for 261.7 yds per contest. Jack Abraham has completed 595 of his career 859 passes for a completion percentage of 69.3%.
In their last game, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers faced the Florida Atlantic Owls and went home in defeat by a score of 10-6. Tyrrell Pigrome went 19/39 with 163 yards via the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Gaej Walker paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 13 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 78 yards by way of 17 carries which meant he averaged 4.6 yards per run. Xavier Lane was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 60 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 8.6 yards per catch for that contest.
During the season so far, the Hilltoppers have racked up 1,282 passing yards as well as holding an average of 160.3 throwing yards per contest, which has them ranked 110th in the country. The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have an average of 273.8 yards/outing ranking them 116th in the nation. They have an average of 113.5 yards per game on the ground and have run for 908 yards for the season. When discussing putting points on the board, the Hilltoppers currently sit 114th in D-1 with 15.3 points per game. The Hilltoppers are conceding 27.3 PPG, which has them ranked 67th in Division 1. In total, they have given up 218 pts. Western Kentucky has allowed the opposition a total of 1,465 rushing yards (183.1 yards per outing) and 17 touchdowns rushing for the year. They have conceded 8 touchdowns through the air and 179.8 yards per game, which puts them in 27th in the country.
In the 41 games in his college career, Tyrrell Pigrome has completed 255 of his 450 tries for 2,690 yds. He is averaging 65.6 yards per contest through the air with a 114.9 quarterback rating. Pigrome has thrown for 17 TD's while tossing 10 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has scampered for 863 yards on 240 tries. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 3.8% and his interception rate is 2.2%.
Who will win tonight's Golden Eagles/Hilltoppers NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hilltoppers -8
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