USF Bulls vs Houston Cougars Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: USF Bulls vs Houston Cougars
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: TDECU Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: USF (+14.5)
Clayton Tune and the Houston Cougars (2-3) play the USF Bulls (1-6) at TDECU Stadium on Saturday, November 14, 2020. The spread on this game has Houston as 14.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 58.5.
In their last outing, the USF Bulls played the Memphis Tigers and took the loss by a score of 34-33. Brian Battie paced the team in rushing for that game. He had a long run of 20 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 76 yards by way of 10 carries which had him averaging 7.6 yards per run. Kelley Joiner Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 78 yards on 3 catches. He had an average of 26.0 yards per reception for that game. Noah Johnson went 20/29 with 217 yards by way of passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks.
The Bulls have earned 2,283 total yards over the course of this year. As a team they're maintaining an average of 137.3 yards on the ground ranking them 86th in college football. With reference to notching touchdowns, USF has earned 7 touchdowns via the pass and 8 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, the USF Bulls are averaging 20.1 PPG. Regarding passing yardage, the Bulls are giving up 1,539 yds which has them sitting in 102nd in college football. For the season, they are allowing 412.9 yards per game which has them sitting 80th in Division 1. The Bulls sit in 99th in the nation when it comes to team defense, conceding 35.0 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per tote and 193.0 rushing yards per contest for the year. In their 7 games played this year, they have surrendered 219.9 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 60.9%. In total, they have allowed 1,351 yards via the running game in 7 games.
Noah Johnson has completed 48 of his career 77 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.3%. He is passing for 76.5 yds per outing. For his collegiate career, Johnson has thrown for a total of 459 yds with 3 touchdowns and 1 pick. He has a QB rating of 122.7 with a touchdown rate of 3.9% and an interception rate of 1.3%. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 41 times for a total of 106 rushing yds.
The last time they took the field, the Houston Cougars took the field against the Cincinnati Bearcats and left there with a loss by a score of 38-10. Kyle Porter paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 12 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this contest. He ran for a total of 69 yards via 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per run. Nathaniel Dell was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 60 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 20.0 yards per reception for that contest. Clayton Tune went 20/34 with 189 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He gave away 1 interception for the contest.
When it comes to how much they score, the Cougars currently sit 66th in the country holding an average of 28.6 points per outing. During this campaign thus far, the Cougars have thrown for a total of 1,421 passing yards along with an average of 284.2 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 30th in the country. They maintain an average of 125.8 yards via the ground game and have rushed for 629 yards for the year. The Houston Cougars average 410.0 yards per contest which has them ranked 57th in Division 1. The Cougars are surrendering 35.4 PPG, which has them 102nd in the country. In total, they have given up 177 points in total. Houston has surrendered a total of 1,009 yards on the ground (201.8 yards per game) as well as 11 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have yielded 10 touchdowns through the air in addition to 248.6 yards per game, which puts them in 92nd in the nation.
In 17 games in his collegiate career, Clayton Tune has connected on 271 of 469 attempts for 3,725 yards. He is averaging 219.1 yds per game through the air with a 136.7 quarterback rating. Tune has passed for 27 TD's compared to 16 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 410 yards on 149 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 5.8% and his interception percentage is 3.4%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bulls +14.5 and under 58.5 total points
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