Texas A&M Aggies vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Davis Wade Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Texas A&M (-4)
Kellen Mond and the Texas A&M Aggies (2-1) go to Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Mississippi State Bulldogs (1-2). The odds on this contest have Texas A&M as 4-point favorites. The over/under opens at 54.5.
In their last game, the Texas A&M Aggies took on the Florida Gators and left there with a win by a score of 41-38. Kellen Mond went 25/35 with 338 yards by way of passing and completed 3 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Isaiah Spiller led the team on the ground in this game. He tore off a long run of 23 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for this outing. He rushed for a total of 174 yards on 27 carries which had him averaging 6.4 yards per run. Caleb Chapman was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 151 yards on 9 receptions. He averaged 16.8 yards per catch in this game.
Regarding scoring points, the Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 27.3 PPG. As a team they're averaging 167.7 yards on the ground ranking them 40th in the country. The Aggies have racked up 1,365 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Texas A&M has earned 7 passing touchdowns and 3 rushing touchdowns. Concerning passing yards, the Aggies have conceded 897 yds which ranks them 57th in the country. For the season, they are granting 400.3 yards/outing which ranks them 50th in college football. The Aggies rank 72nd in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 34.0 points per game. They are allowing 3.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 101.3 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 3 games, they have allowed 299.0 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 71.7%. During this campaign, they have conceded 304 yards via the ground game in 3 games.
For his collegiate career, Mond has thrown for a total of 8,224 yards with 59 touchdowns and 25 interceptions. Since his college career started, he has taken off and run 385 times totaling 1,360 rushing yards. He has a QB rating of 129.8 with a TD percentage of 5.1% and an interception rate of 2.1%. He is throwing for 210.9 yards per outing. Kellen Mond has completed 680 of his career 1,168 tosses for a completion percentage of 58.2%.
In the last game they played, the Mississippi State Bulldogs took on the Kentucky Wildcats and left there with a loss by a score of 24-2. Kylin Hill paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 4 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 17 yards on 7 carries which meant he was running for 2.4 yards per carry. Kylin Hill led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 79 yards on 15 catches. He notched an average of 5.3 yards per reception in this outing. K.J. Costello went 36/55 with 232 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with 4 interceptions on the day.
For the season thus far, the Bulldogs currently have a total of 1,211 yards through the air as well as an average of 403.7 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 1st in college football. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 442.7 yards per game ranking them 25th in D-1. They average 39 run yards per game and have run for 117 yards in total. Concerning this team's ability to score points, the Bulldogs currently sit 66th in D-1 scoring 20.0 PPG. The Bulldogs are surrendering 26.3 PPG, which has them ranked 42nd in college football. Overall, they have allowed 79 points in total. Mississippi State has allowed the opposition a total of 227 rushing yards (75.7 yards/game) as well as 1 touchdown on the ground this season. They have given up 6 touchdowns through the air as well as 210.0 yards/outing, which puts them in 34th in Division 1.
Costello has passed for 55 touchdowns while tossing 27 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 5.7% and his interception rate is 2.8%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 58 yards on 101 attempts. He averages 228.7 passing yards per contest with a 140.1 quarterback rating. In the 32 contests in his career, K.J. Costello has completed 610 of 965 tries for 7,319 yds.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies -4
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