Texas State Bobcats vs Boston College Eagles Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs Boston College Eagles
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Alumni Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas State (+17)
Phil Jurkovec and the Boston College Eagles host the Texas State Bobcats at Alumni Stadium on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Boston College opens this matchup as 17-point favorites. The O/U opens at 59.5.
In their last outing, the Texas State Bobcats faced the UL Monroe Warhawks and earned the win by a score of 38-17. Tyler Vitt went 14/21 with 256 yards via the pass and tossed 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Vitt paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 21 yards and he notched 1 TD for this contest. He ran for a total of 82 yards by way of 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.5 yards per tote. Jeremiah Haydel was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 152 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 25.3 yards per catch for that game.
The Bobcats have earned 1,294 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they average 154 yards on the ground which has them sitting 34th in college football. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Texas State has amassed 8 touchdowns via the pass and 5 rushing touchdowns. Regarding getting in the endzone, the Texas State Bobcats hold an average of 36.7 PPG. The Bobcats rank 39th in the nation regarding team defense, conceding 33 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.8 yards per rushing attempt and 193.3 rushing yards per game for the season. In total, they have allowed 580 yards via the ground game in 3 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Bobcats have given up 913 yards which puts them in 52nd in the country. In their 3 games, they have surrendered 304.3 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 70.0%. Overall, they have allowed 497.7 yards/contest which has them sitting 47th in the nation.
In their last contest, the Boston College Eagles took the field against the Duke Blue Devils and ended up getting the win by a score of 26-6. Phil Jurkovec went 17/23 with 300 yards by way of the pass and completed 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 pick for the game. David Bailey led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 11 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this outing. He racked up a total of 51 yards via 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.8 yards per tote. Zay Flowers was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 162 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 32.4 yards per catch for the game.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Eagles are sitting 33rd in the nation with 26 points per contest. For the year so far, the Eagles currently have a total of 300 yards via the pass per game, which has them ranked 11th in Division 1. They hold an average of 84 yards via the ground game. The Boston College Eagles average 384 yards/outing which has them sitting 34th in D-1. The Eagles are allowing 6 points per game, which has them sitting 7th in the nation. In total, they have surrendered 6 points. Boston College has conceded a total of 134 rushing yards as well as 1 touchdown rushing so far this year. They have allowed 0 touchdowns from the passing game and 217 yards per outing, which puts them in 27th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Bobcats/Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bobcats +17
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