Temple Owls vs Navy Midshipmen Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Temple Owls vs Navy Midshipmen
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Temple (-3)
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium is the site where Tyger Goslin and the Navy Midshipmen (1-2) will take on the Temple Owls (0-0) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Temple as 3-point favorites. The total has been set at 47.
In their last contest in 2019, the Temple Owls played the North Carolina Tar Heels and left there with a loss by a score of 55-13. Anthony Russo went 12/20 with 128 yards by way of the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He threw 1 interception for the contest. Re'Mahn Davis led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 14 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this game. He scurried for 36 yards on 15 carries which meant he averaged 2.4 yards per run. Jadan Blue led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 92 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 11.5 yards per catch for that game.
The Owls earned 5,103 total yards for the prior campaign. As a team they averaged 137.8 yds on the ground, which had them sitting 52nd in the country. Temple earned 26 touchdowns via the pass and 16 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning scoring points, the Temple Owls had an average of 26.3 PPG. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Owls allowed 2,846 yds which had them ranked 86th in the nation. They gave up 3.8 yards per running attempt and 159.1 rushing yards per contest last year. They gave up 21 throwing touchdowns in addition to 20 rushing touchdowns. In total, they gave up 2,068 yards on the ground in 13 outings. They conceded 378.0 yards per game ranking them 41st in Division 1. The Owls were sitting in 44th in college football concerning team defense, giving up 25.9 PPG.
Anthony Russo has completed 444 of his career 764 passes for a completion percentage of 58.1%. He is throwing for 226.0 yards per game. For his career, Russo has thrown for a total of 5,424 yards with 35 TD's and 26 interceptions. His QB rating is 126.1 with a touchdown percentage of 4.6% and an interception percentage of 3.4%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 78 different times for a total of -1 rushing yards.
In the last game they played, the Navy Midshipmen took on the Air Force Falcons and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 40-7. Nelson Smith paced the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 10 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 25 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he averaged 3.6 yards per carry. Myles Fells was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 73 yards on 1 catches. He had an average of 73.0 yards per catch in this contest. Tyger Goslin went 6/15 with 137 yards by way of passing and tossed 1 TD. He walked away with no picks.
For the season to this point, the Midshipmen currently sit at 327 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 109 passing yards per contest, putting them at 73rd in Division 1. The Navy Midshipmen have an average of 247 yards per outing which has them sitting 75th in D-1. They hold an average of 138 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 414 yards for the season. When it comes to how much they score, the Midshipmen are ranked 74th in the country with 12.3 PPG. The Midshipmen are conceding 39.7 PPG, which has them ranked 80th in college football. In total, they have surrendered 119 points. Navy has surrendered a total of 935 rushing yards (311.7 yards per outing) in addition to 12 touchdowns rushing on the campaign. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 142.7 yards/game, which puts them in 13th in the nation.
In 2 contests in his college career, Tyger Goslin has completed 6 of his 15 attempts for 137 yds. He averages 68.5 yards per contest through the air with a 138.7 quarterback rating. Goslin has thrown 1 touchdown compared to 0 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has rushed for -9 yards on 14 attempts. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 6.7%.
Who will win tonight's Owls/Midshipmen college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Midshipmen +3
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