Troy Trojans vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Troy Trojans vs Arkansas State Red Wolves
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Centennial Bank Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Troy (+5.5)
Centennial Bank Stadium is the site where Logan Bonner and the Arkansas State Red Wolves (3-3) will take on the Troy Trojans (3-2) on Saturday. Arkansas State opens this contest as 5.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 70.5.
In their last outing, the Troy Trojans played the Georgia State Panthers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 36-34. Jacob Free went 24/38 with 329 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He walked away with 2 picks for the game. Kimani Vidal led the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 24 yards on 7 carries which meant he was running for 3.4 yards per tote. Reggie Todd was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 130 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 16.3 yards per catch in this game.
The Trojans have tallied 2,119 total yards this season. As a team they average 124.6 yards on the ground which is 75th in D-1. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Troy has totaled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about scoring, the Troy Trojans are sitting at 31.2 points per contest. Regarding passing yards, the Trojans are giving up 1,258 yds which has them sitting in 81st in the nation. Overall, they have surrendered 394.2 yards per game ranking them 61st in the country. The Trojans are ranked 64th in the nation in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 28.8 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per rush and 142.6 rushing yards per game so far this season. During their 5 games played this year, they are giving up 251.6 yards per contest through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 64.4%. Overall, they have conceded 713 rushing yards through 5 games.
Gunnar Watson has connected on 135 of his attempted career 198 passes for a completion percentage of 68.2%. He is throwing for 117.5 yards per game. For his career, Watson has passed for 1,293 yards with 10 TD's and 3 picks. He has a quarterback rating of 136.7 with a TD rate of 5.1% and an interception rate of 1.5%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 25 different times totaling -65 yards.
In their last game, the Arkansas State Red Wolves took the field against the Appalachian State Mountaineers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 45-17. Lincoln Pare paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 48 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this outing. He rushed for a total of 46 yards on 5 carries which meant he averaged 9.2 yards per tote. Jonathan Adams Jr. led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 134 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 22.3 yards per reception for that game. Layne Hatcher went 9/16 with 178 yards via the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He threw 1 interception for the game.
During this campaign thus far, the Red Wolves have compiled 2,216 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 369.3 passing yards per game, which is ranked 4th in the nation. The Arkansas State Red Wolves hold an average of 474.7 yards/game which has them sitting 21st in Division 1. They average 105.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 632 yards overall. When it comes to how much they score, the Red Wolves are ranked 34th in Division 1 with an average of 34.7 points per game. The Red Wolves are giving up 40.7 points per game, which has them 102nd in college football. This year, they have relinquished 244 pts. Arkansas State has surrendered a total of 1,190 rushing yards (198.3 yards per contest) as well as 11 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have conceded 20 touchdowns through the air as well as 291.3 yards per game, which has them in 101st in college football.
During the 19 contests in his collegiate career, Logan Bonner has completed 204 of his 350 attempts for a total of 2,358 yds. He averages 124.1 passing yards per contest with a 133.1 quarterback rating. Bonner has thrown for 23 touchdowns while giving up 6 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 44 yards on 59 tries. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 6.6% and his interception rate is 1.7%.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Red Wolves college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Trojans +5.5
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