Troy Trojans vs BYU Cougars Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Troy Trojans vs BYU Cougars
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Troy (+15)
Gunnar Watson and the Troy Trojans head to LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the BYU Cougars. BYU opens this game as 15-point favorites. The total opens at 63.
In their last outing, the Troy Trojans faced the MTSU Blue Raiders and notched a win by a score of 47-14. B.J. Smith paced the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 38 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 81 yards on 10 carries which meant he averaged 8.1 yards per tote. Khalil McClain was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 75 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 12.5 yards per reception in this game. Gunnar Watson went 26/37 with 248 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He gave away 1 interception for the contest.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Troy Trojans have an average of 47 points per game. As a unit they have an average of 240 yards on the ground ranking them 14th in D-1. The Trojans have earned 496 yards in total for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Troy has totaled 3 touchdowns through the air and 3 rushing touchdowns. Concerning yards through the air, the Trojans have conceded 154 yards which ranks them 7th in the country. Over the course of this year, they are allowing 241 yards per game which ranks them 8th in Division 1. The Trojans sit in 13th in the country in terms of their opponents scoring, conceding 14 PPG. They are giving up 3.1 yards per rush and 87 rushing yards per contest on the season. They have conceded 154 yards per outing via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 61.8%. In total, they have given up 87 yards via the ground game in 1 game.
In their last game, the BYU Cougars went up against the Navy Midshipmen and added a win to their record by a score of 55-3. Tyler Allgeier led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 34 yards and he ran for 2 touchdowns in this outing. He rushed for 132 yards by way of 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 9.4 yards per carry. Gunner Romney led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 134 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 33.5 yards per reception for that game. Zach Wilson went 13/18 with 232 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He walked away with 1 pick for the contest.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Cougars are sitting 3rd in the country averaging 55.points per outing. During this campaign so far, the Cougars currently have a total of 279 yards through the air per game, which has them ranked 17th in the nation. They maintain an average of 301 run yards per game. The BYU Cougars have an average of 580 yards/outing which ranks them 8th in the country. The Cougars are giving up 3 points per game, which has them 2nd in Division 1. In total, they have given up 3 points. BYU has conceded a total of 120 yards on the ground this year.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Trojans +15
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