Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks vs UTSA Roadrunners Prediction, 9/19/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks vs UTSA Roadrunners
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020
Odds/Point Spread: Stephen F. Austin (+16.5)
Trae Self and the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks go to Alamodome on Saturday where they'll meet the UTSA Roadrunners. UTSA opens this contest as 16.5-point favorites. The total is set at 55.
Last week the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks faced the UTEP Miners and added a loss to their record by a score of 24-14. Da'Leon Ward led the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 8 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this game. He rushed for a total of 51 yards by way of 14 carries which meant he averaged 3.6 yards per tote. QuenTyvian Borders was the receiving yardage leader by earning 41 yards on 2 catches. He notched an average of 20.5 yards per catch for that contest. Leading the way at QB for the Lumberjacks was Trae Self who went 14/21 with 133 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with 1 interception for this game.
Last season the Lumberjacks averaged 35 points per game, so you'll need to look out for their offense when it's clicking. They totaled 421 points in 2019 and 32 total touchdowns. They had 71 penalties for 657 yards last season, so that's something they'll want to clean up if they expect better results this season. One thing the Lumberjacks did well in 2019 was hold onto the ball. They had a +14 turnover margin with no fumbles.
last week the UTSA Roadrunners went up against the Texas State Bobcats and went home with the win by a score of 51-48. Sincere McCormick led the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 58 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in this outing. He racked up a total of 197 yards by way of 29 carries which had him averaging 6.8 yards per carry. Brennon Dingle led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 54 yards on 4 receptions. He earned an average of 13.5 yards per catch in this game. Running the show from under center for the Roadrunners was Frank Harris who went 23/31 with 169 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions.
The Roadrunners head into this matchup after finishing last season 4-8. In discussing their offensive production, the Roadrunners had one of the most lackluster offenses in Division 1. In discussing their scoring prowess, the Roadrunners ranked 11th in the conference and 117th out of all the teams in the nation averaging 20.3 points per game. UTSA made teams respect their running game by averaging 163.8 yards per game, putting them 64th in the country. As a team, they compiled a total of 1,966 rushing yards through 12 games, so they will want to continue to try to improve on the run game so opponents will have to respect all facets of the game. The Roadrunners averaged 346.3 yards per game overall ranking them 107th in D-1 and 11th in Conference USA.
The Roadrunners conceded 33.9 points per contest which put them at 13th in the conference and 111th in the country. When talking about points allowed, they allowed 407 points in total. In terms of rushing yards, they conceded 198.9 yards per game ranking them 104th in college football and 12th in the conference. Last year, they conceded 2,387 yards rushing. Their pass defense was one of the middle of the road units in D-1. They allowed 230.8 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Roadrunners ranked 8th in Conference USA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Lumberjacks +16.5 and under 55 total points
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