UCF Knights vs USF Bulls Prediction, 11/27/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UCF Knights vs USF Bulls
Date: Friday, November 27, 2020
Location: Raymond James Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UCF (-25)
Raymond James Stadium is the venue where Jordan McCloud and the USF Bulls (1-7) will play the UCF Knights (5-3) on Friday. UCF opens this contest as 25-point favorites. The total has been set at 70.
In their last contest, the UCF Knights faced the Cincinnati Bearcats and left there with a loss by a score of 36-33. Otis Anderson led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 22 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 51 yards via 12 carries which meant he averaged 4.3 yards per carry. Marlon Williams was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 97 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 12.1 yards per reception in this contest. Dillon Gabriel went 26/49 with 243 yards by way of the pass and added 3 TD's. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
The Knights have tallied 4,693 yards in total over the course of this year. As a team they average 209.0 yards in the run game ranking them 26th in the nation. In terms of scoring touchdowns, UCF has totaled 26 touchdowns via the pass and 18 touchdowns on the ground. Concerning scoring, the UCF Knights have an average of 42.6 points per game. The Knights are ranked 76th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 29.6 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.1 yards per rush and 183.8 yards on the ground per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 1,470 yards via the ground game in 8 games. Concerning passing yardage, the Knights are giving up 2,147 yds which puts them in 125th in Division 1. In their 8 games, they have yielded 268.4 yards per outing through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 56.1%. For the year, they have yielded 452.1 yards per outing which has them ranked 111th in the nation.
Dillon Gabriel has completed 441 of his attempted career 730 throws for a completion percentage of 60.4%. He is throwing for 317.6 yards per outing. For his college career, Gabriel has thrown for a total of 6,670 yds with 55 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 159.3 with a TD percentage of 7.5% and an interception percentage of 1.4%. Since his college career started, he has taken off and run 134 times totaling 214 yds.
The last time they took the field, the USF Bulls faced the Houston Cougars and left there with a loss by a score of 56-21. Jordan McCloud went 14/29 with 180 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. Brian Battie led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 31 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 86 yards via 13 carries which gave him an average of 6.6 yards per run. Bryce Miller led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 53 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 10.6 yards per reception for that game.
In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Bulls currently rank 108th in college football averaging 20.3 PPG. For the year to this point, the Bulls have earned 1,545 passing yards in addition to an average of 193.1 passing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 99th in D-1. They maintain an average of 137.1 run yards per game and have run for 1,097 yards for this season. The USF Bulls maintain an average of 330.3 yards per contest which ranks them 109th in Division 1. USF has surrendered a total of 1,670 rushing yards (208.8 yards per game) as well as 16 touchdowns via the rush this season. The Bulls are conceding 37.6 points per contest, which puts them 126th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 301 points in total. They have given up 17 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 215.6 yards per game, which has them ranked 50th in D-1.
In 19 games in his career, Jordan McCloud has completed 212 of 372 attempts for 2,366 yards. He averages 124.5 passing yards per contest with a 120.1 QB rating. McCloud has passed for 17 touchdowns while tossing 10 picks in his career. He has run for 350 yards on 154 attempts. His touchdown percentage is 4.6% and his interception percentage is 2.7%.
Who will win tonight's Knights/Bulls college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bulls +25
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