UL Monroe Warhawks vs South Alabama Jaguars Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UL Monroe Warhawks vs South Alabama Jaguars
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Hancock Whitney Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UL Monroe (+13.5)
Colby Suits and the UL Monroe Warhawks (0-5) travel to Hancock Whitney Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the South Alabama Jaguars (2-2). UL Monroe opens this contest as 13.5-point underdogs. The total opens at 54.5.
In their last game, the UL Monroe Warhawks faced the Liberty Flames and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 40-7. Colby Suits went 13/29 with 78 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away with 2 picks for the game. Josh Johnson paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 51 yards on 13 carries which meant he averaged 3.9 yards per run. Josh Pederson was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 21 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 10.5 yards per catch for the game.
The Warhawks have earned 1,461 yards in total this year. As a team they have an average of 56.2 yards on the ground which has them sitting 76th in Division 1. With reference to notching touchdowns, UL Monroe has totaled 7 touchdowns through the air and 2 rushing touchdowns. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the UL Monroe Warhawks hold an average of 13.4 points per game. Concerning passing yardage, the Warhawks are giving up 836 yards which ranks them 36th in Division 1. During this campaign, they are conceding 428.8 yards per contest which ranks them 62nd in the country. The Warhawks rank 76th in college football in terms of team defense, allowing 36.2 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 261.6 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. Over the course of their 5 games, they have conceded 167.2 yards per contest through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 49.4%. During the season, they have conceded 1,308 rushing yards through 5 contests.
For his career, Suits has thrown for 1,281 yards with 7 touchdowns and 6 picks. Since he has been in college, he has attempted a run 32 different times totaling 57 yards. He has a QB rating of 114.1 with a TD percentage of 3.3% and an interception rate of 2.8%. He is averaging 142.3 yards per contest. Colby Suits has completed 122 of his career 211 tosses for a completion percentage of 57.8%.
In their last contest, the South Alabama Jaguars took the field against the Texas State Bobcats and took home the victory by a score of 30-20. Carlos Davis led the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he added 1 TD in this game. He rushed for 113 yards by way of 32 carries which meant he averaged 3.5 yards per carry. Jalen Tolbert was the receiving yardage leader by earning 91 yards on 9 catches. He earned an average of 10.1 yards per reception in this contest. Desmond Trotter went 18/22 with 187 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He ended the game with no interceptions.
In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Jaguars rank 58th in Division 1 holding an average of 24.0 points per outing. During this campaign thus far, the Jaguars have compiled 1,105 yards through the air along with holding an average of 276.3 throwing yards per game, which ranks 24th in Division 1. They average 128.5 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 514 yards overall. The South Alabama Jaguars have an average of 404.8 yards/game ranking them 38th in Division 1. The Jaguars are relinquishing 27.5 PPG, ranking them 48th in college football. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 110 total points. South Alabama has allowed a total of 579 yards on the ground (144.8 yards per game) as well as 11 touchdowns rushing for the year. They have conceded 3 touchdowns through the air as well as 271.0 yards per game, ranking them 67th in Division 1.
Lovertich has thrown 5 touchdowns while tossing 1 pick in his career. His TD percentage is 6.8% and his interception rate is 1.4%. He has taken off and run for -13 yds on 16 attempts. He averages 136.3 yards per game through the air with a 138.7 quarterback rating. In the 4 contests in his collegiate career, Chance Lovertich has completed 41 of 73 attempts for 545 yds.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Jaguars college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jaguars -13.5
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