Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs South Alabama Jaguars
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Hancock Whitney Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas State (+2)
Chance Lovertich and the South Alabama Jaguars (1-2) host the Texas State Bobcats (1-4) at Hancock Whitney Stadium on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The odds on this game have South Alabama as 2-point favorites. The over/under is set at 56.5.
In their last contest, the Texas State Bobcats went up against the Troy Trojans and added a loss to their record by a score of 37-17. Brady McBride went 15/28 with 93 yards by way of the pass and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. Calvin Hill paced the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 37 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 57 yards on 6 carries which gave him an average of 9.5 yards per carry. Javen Banks led the team in receiving yardage by earning 18 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 8.5 yards per reception in this game.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Texas State Bobcats have an average of 29.6 points per game. Offensively they hold an average of 151.8 yards in the run game which is 48th in the nation. The Bobcats currently have 1,913 total yards for the year. With reference to getting in the endzone, Texas State has amassed 11 touchdowns via the pass and 7 rushing touchdowns. The Bobcats are sitting in 62nd in the nation regarding team defense, conceding 32.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.5 yards per run and 163.4 rushing yards per contest for the season. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 817 yards via the ground game in 5 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Bobcats have allowed 1,461 yds which puts them in 86th in D-1. In their 5 games, they have conceded 292.2 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 70.1%. In total, they have relinquished 455.6 yards per contest which ranks them 72nd in college football.
Brady McBride has completed 63 of his attempted career 110 passes for a completion percentage of 57.3%. He is throwing for 79.6 yards per game. For his collegiate career, McBride has thrown for a total of 637 yards with 5 TD's and 3 interceptions. His QB rating is 115.5 with a touchdown rate of 4.5% and an interception percentage of 2.7%. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 39 different times for a total of 42 yards.
In their last game, the South Alabama Jaguars took the field against the UAB Blazers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 42-10. Chance Lovertich went 14/29 with 168 yards by way of passing and completed 1 TD. He threw 1 interception for the game. Carlos Davis led the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 33 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 105 yards via 17 carries which had him averaging 6.2 yards per carry. Jalen Tolbert led the team in receiving yardage by earning 59 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 19.7 yards per catch for the game.
For the year so far, the Jaguars have earned 852 yards via the pass as well as an average of 284.0 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 22nd in Division 1. The South Alabama Jaguars maintain an average of 411.3 yards per game which ranks them 39th in D-1. They hold an average of 127.3 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 382 yards for the year. Concerning this team's ability to score points, the Jaguars rank 61st in the nation by tallying 22.0 points per contest. The Jaguars are allowing 30.0 PPG, which puts them 54th in the nation. Overall, they have allowed 90 total points. South Alabama has surrendered a total of 491 rushing yards (163.7 yards per contest) in addition to 10 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. They have yielded 2 touchdowns via the pass and 274.7 yards per outing, which has them in 68th in the country.
Lovertich has passed for 4 TD's compared to 1 pick this season. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 6.6% and his interception rate is 1.6%. He has rushed for -21 yards on 14 attempts. He averages 159.7 yds per game through the air with a 140.1 quarterback rating. In the 3 contests he's started, Chance Lovertich has completed 34 of 61 tries for 479 yards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bobcats +2 and under 56.5 total points
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