Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Navy Midshipmen Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Navy Midshipmen
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Tulsa (-9)
Zach Smith and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (3-1) are headed to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Navy Midshipmen (3-4). The odds on this contest have Tulsa as 9-point favorites. The total is set at 54.
In their last game, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane took the field against the East Carolina Pirates and notched a win by a score of 34-30. Zach Smith went 19/37 with 253 yards by way of the pass and added 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 2 picks on the day. T.K. Wilkerson led the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 18 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for this outing. He rushed for a total of 89 yards on 18 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per tote. Keylon Stokes was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 90 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 15.0 yards per reception in this outing.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are averaging 29.3 points per contest. As a unit they average 169.8 yards in the run game which ranks them 50th in the country. The Golden Hurricane have racked up 1,606 total yards this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Tulsa has compiled 7 touchdowns through the air and 7 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Golden Hurricane are conceding 981 yds which has them ranked 51st in college football. Overall, they have allowed 373.3 yards per game putting them 51st in the country. The Golden Hurricane rank 34th in college football concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 21.3 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.5 yards per rushing attempt and 128.0 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. In their 4 games played, they have conceded 245.3 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 64.9%. Overall, they have given up 512 running yards through 4 contests.
Zach Smith has connected on 537 of his career 944 tosses for a completion percentage of 56.9%. He is passing for 205.7 yds per game. For his college career, Smith has thrown for 7,201 yards with 47 touchdowns and 29 picks. His QB rating is 131.2 with a touchdown percentage of 5.0% and an interception rate of 3.1%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the football 144 times totaling -214 yards.
In their last game, the Navy Midshipmen took the field against the SMU Mustangs and took the loss by a score of 51-37. Tyger Goslin went 6/10 with 123 yards by way of passing and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. CJ Williams paced the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 26 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 63 yards via 5 carries which means he ran for an average of 12.6 yards per carry. Jamale Carothers was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 91 yards on 2 catches. He notched an average of 45.5 yards per catch in this game.
Regarding how much they score, the Midshipmen sit 83rd in the nation by scoring 21.9 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Midshipmen currently sit at 850 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 121.4 throwing yards per game, which ranks 96th in Division 1. They have an average of 187.1 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 1,310 yards for the year. The Navy Midshipmen average 308.6 yards per game which has them sitting 89th in college football. The Midshipmen are surrendering 37.0 points per game, which has them sitting 96th in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 259 total points. Navy has conceded a total of 1,710 yards rushing (244.3 yards per game) and 22 touchdowns rushing this year. They have conceded 9 touchdowns via the pass as well as 201.0 yards per game, which has them sitting 42nd in the nation.
Morris has passed for 3 TD's while tossing 2 picks in his career. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 5.2% and his interception percentage is 3.4%. He has rushed for 76 yds on 70 attempts. He is averaging 55.5 yards per game through the air with a 144.0 QB rating. In 10 games in his college career, Dalen Morris has been successful on 31 of 58 attempts for a total of 555 yds.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Midshipmen college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Midshipmen +9
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