Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Bryant-Denny Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M (+9.5)
Mac Jones and the Alabama Crimson Tide (1-0) play the Texas A&M Aggies (1-0) at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, October 3, 2020. The odds on this matchup have Alabama as 9.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 53.5.
The last time they played, the Texas A&M Aggies played the Vanderbilt Commodores and took home the victory by a score of 17-12. Isaiah Spiller paced the team in rushing in this outing. He broke a long run for 57 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for a total of 117 yards on 8 carries which had him averaging 14.6 yards per carry. Caleb Chapman led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 40 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 10.0 yards per catch in this outing. Kellen Mond went 17/28 with 189 yards via the pass and added 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
The Aggies have attained 372 total yards for this campaign. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 183 yards on the ground which is 28th in Division 1. With reference to getting in the endzone, Texas A&M has amassed 1 touchdown through the air and 1 touchdown on the ground. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 17 points per game. Concerning passing yardage, the Aggies are giving up 150 yds which puts them in 13th in college football. For the season, they have relinquished 255 yards/game putting them 16th in college football. The Aggies are ranked 20th in college football regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 12 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.8 yards per run and 105 yards on the ground per game for the year.
For his career, Mond has passed for 7,568 yds with 53 touchdowns and 24 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has left the pocket to run 371 different times totaling 1,333 rushing yards. His quarterback rating is 127.9 with a TD rate of 4.9% and an interception percentage of 2.2%. He is passing for 204.5 yards per game. Kellen Mond has completed 630 of his career 1,089 tosses for a completion percentage of 57.9%.
In the last game they played, the Alabama Crimson Tide took on the Missouri Tigers and earned the win by a score of 38-19. Najee Harris led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 18 yards and he notched 3 touchdowns for this contest. He ran for 98 yards on 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.8 yards per run. Jaylen Waddle was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 134 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 16.8 yards per catch for that contest. Mac Jones went 18/24 with 249 yards via the pass and threw 2 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
In relation to how much they score, the Crimson Tide currently sit 19th in college football scoring 38 points per game. For the year so far, the Crimson Tide have thrown for 303 passing yards per game, putting them at 15th in college football. They average 111 rushing yards per game. The Alabama Crimson Tide have an average of 414 yards per contest ranking them 34th in Division 1. Alabama has allowed a total of 69 rushing yards in addition to 1 touchdown rushing on the year. The Crimson Tide are giving up 19 points per contest, which has them sitting 28th in D-1. They have allowed 1 touchdown through the air as well as 253 yards/contest, which has them sitting 52nd in Division 1.
Jones has thrown for 17 TD's compared to 3 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage is 9.6% and his interception percentage is 1.7%. He has taken off and run for 32 yards on 20 attempts. He averages 104.2 yards per game through the air with a 184.0 quarterback rating. In 18 contests in his college career, Mac Jones has completed 120 of 178 attempts for a total of 1,875 yds.
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
09/28/20 DB Clifford Chattman Personal is out for season
09/21/20 LB Anthony Hines III Personal is out for season
09/04/20 TE Baylor Cupp Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/03/20 CB Elijah Blades Personal is out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
No key injuries to report
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -9.5
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