Utah State Aggies vs Wyoming Cowboys Prediction, 11/19/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Utah State Aggies vs Wyoming Cowboys
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Location: War Memorial Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Utah State (+17.5)
Levi Williams and the Wyoming Cowboys (1-2) host the Utah State Aggies (0-4) at War Memorial Stadium on Thursday, November 19, 2020. The odds on this contest have Wyoming as 17.5-point favorites. The total opens at 46.
In their last outing, the Utah State Aggies played the Fresno State Bulldogs and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 35-16. Jason Shelley went 9/24 with 144 yards by way of the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Jaylen Warren paced the team on the ground in this outing. He tore off a long run of 86 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this game. He ran for a total of 136 yards on 9 carries which meant he averaged 15.1 yards per carry. Deven Thompkins was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 92 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 30.7 yards per reception in this outing.
The Aggies have attained 971 total yards for the season. Offensively they hold an average of 130.5 yards on the ground which is 97th in the country. When it comes to scoring, Utah State has earned 2 passing touchdowns and 3 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Utah State Aggies are averaging 11.3 points per game. The Aggies are sitting in 123rd in the country in terms of team defense, allowing 37.3 points per game. They are allowing an average of 5.3 yards per run and 204.5 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. Overall, they have given up 818 rushing yards through 4 outings. When talking about passing yardage, the Aggies are conceding 1,285 yards which has them sitting in 72nd in D-1. Over the course of their 4 games played this year, they have surrendered 321.3 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 70.1%. In total, they have relinquished 525.8 yards per contest which has them ranked 135th in D-1.
In their last contest, the Wyoming Cowboys took on the Colorado State Rams and went home in defeat by a score of 34-24. Levi Williams went 19/31 with 321 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He walked away with 1 interception for the game. Xazavian Valladay paced the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 38 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this game. He racked up a total of 147 yards via 28 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.3 yards per run. Ayden Eberhardt led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 132 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 18.9 yards per catch in this outing.
When looking at putting points on the board, the Cowboys rank 55th in the country with 29.7 points per game. For the year thus far, the Cowboys have compiled 666 yards through the air as well as an average of 222.0 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 73rd in the country. They have an average of 184.3 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 553 yards in total. The Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 406.3 yards per contest which is good for 56th in the nation. The Cowboys are relinquishing 26.0 points per game, which has them 61st in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 78 points in total. Wyoming has conceded a total of 286 yards via the ground game (95.3 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns on the ground on the season. They have allowed the opposition 6 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 261.7 yards/contest, which puts them in 109th in D-1.
In the 7 contests in his college career, Levi Williams has completed 63 of his 119 attempts for a total of 1,003 yds. He is averaging 143.3 passing yards per game with a 128.1 quarterback rating. Williams has thrown for 4 touchdowns while tossing 4 picks in his career. He has scampered for 219 yards on 69 tries. His TD percentage is 3.4% and his interception rate is 3.4%.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Aggies +17.5
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