UTSA Roadrunners vs BYU Cougars Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UTSA Roadrunners vs BYU Cougars
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UTSA (+33.5)
Zach Wilson and the BYU Cougars (3-0) play the UTSA Roadrunners (3-1) at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday, October 10, 2020. BYU opens this game as 33.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 64.5.
In their last game, the UTSA Roadrunners went up against the UAB Blazers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 21-13. Sincere McCormick led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 27 yards and he tallied 1 TD in this outing. He racked up a total of 150 yards on 22 carries which had him averaging 6.8 yards per tote. Joshua Cephus was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 42 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 14.0 yards per catch in this contest. Jordan Weeks went 7/19 with 57 yards by way of the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He walked away with 1 pick for the game.
Regarding putting points on the board, the UTSA Roadrunners are averaging 31.3 points per contest. As a team they're maintaining an average of 210.8 yards in the run game ranking them 20th in Division 1. The Roadrunners have attained 1,674 total yards for this campaign. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, UTSA has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns via the ground. The Roadrunners sit in 51st in the country when it comes to team defense, conceding 28.5 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.2 yards per rushing attempt and 148.8 yards on the ground per game on the season. During this campaign, they have allowed 595 rushing yards through 4 games. When talking about passing yards, the Roadrunners have given up 1,201 yards which ranks them 85th in D-1. Over the course of their 4 games played this year, they are allowing 300.3 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 64.3%. In total, they have yielded 449.0 yards/game which has them sitting 70th in the country.
For his career, Frank Harris has passed for 994 yards with 6 touchdowns and 3 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the football 71 times totaling 294 yards. His quarterback rating is 126.5 with a touchdown rate of 3.5% and an interception percentage of 1.8%. He is averaging 142 yards per game. Harris has completed 119 of his attempted career 171 throws for a completion percentage of 69.6%.
The last time they played, the BYU Cougars faced the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and added a win to their record by a score of 45-14. Tyler Allgeier led the team on the ground in this contest. He broke a long run for 30 yards and he added 1 TD in this contest. He ran for a total of 93 yards on 10 carries which meant he was running for 9.3 yards per run. Gunner Romney was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 101 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 14.4 yards per catch in this contest. Zach Wilson went 24/26 with 325 yards through the air and completed 2 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
During this campaign to this point, the Cougars have a total of 1,076 yards via the pass as well as an average of 358.7 passing yards per outing, which ranks 6th in Division 1. The BYU Cougars hold an average of 586.3 yards per contest which has them ranked 1st in the nation. They are averaging 227.7 yards per game via the ground game and have toted the ball for 683 yards for the year. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Cougars are sitting 2nd in D-1 with 49.3 points per contest. BYU has allowed the opposition a total of 213 rushing yards (71.0 yards/game) and 1 touchdown via the rush this season. The Cougars are giving up 8 points per game, which has them ranked 15th in Division 1. This year, they have given up 24 points. They have allowed the opposition 2 touchdowns through the air in addition to 143.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 14th in the country.
During the 21 contests in his career, Zach Wilson has connected on 379 of 572 attempts for a total of 4,909 yards. He is averaging 233.8 yards per contest through the air with a 150.5 quarterback rating. Wilson has passed for 29 touchdowns while tossing 13 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 429 yards on 159 attempts. His TD rate on pass attempts is 5.1% and his interception percentage is 2.3%.
Who will win tonight's Roadrunners/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cougars -33.5
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