UTSA Roadrunners vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UTSA Roadrunners vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: M. M. Roberts Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: UTSA (-8)
M. M. Roberts Stadium is the venue where Tate Whatley and the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (2-6) will take on the UTSA Roadrunners (5-4) on Saturday. UTSA opens this contest as 8-point favorites. The O/U opens at 56.5.
In their last contest, the UTSA Roadrunners played the UTEP Miners and added a win to their record by a score of 52-21. Frank Harris went 22/26 with 312 yards by way of passing and added 3 TD's. He walked away with no picks. Brenden Brady paced the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 36 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 124 yards via 26 carries which gave him an average of 4.8 yards per run. Zakhari Franklin was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 118 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 19.7 yards per reception for that game.
The Roadrunners have earned 3,631 total yards for the year. As a team they're maintaining an average of 188.0 yards via the ground game ranking this team at 45th in the nation. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, UTSA has earned 11 passing touchdowns and 16 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about scoring points, the UTSA Roadrunners have an average of 27.0 points per contest. The Roadrunners are sitting in 65th in Division 1 concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 26.7 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.1 yards per run and 158.8 rushing yards per contest on the season. For the season, they have allowed 1,429 yards via the running game in 9 contests. When talking about yards via the pass, the Roadrunners are allowing 2,020 yards which ranks them 125th in D-1. Over the course of their 9 games played this year, they have surrendered 224.4 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 64.6%. In total, they are conceding 383.2 yards/contest putting them 60th in college football.
Frank Harris has completed 181 of his career 277 tosses for a completion percentage of 65.3%. He is averaging 141.1 yds per game. For his collegiate career, Harris has thrown for 1,693 yards with 10 TD's and 6 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 124.3 with a TD rate of 3.6% and an interception percentage of 2.2%. Since he has been in college, he has left the pocket to run 105 different times totaling 433 yds.
The last time they played, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles went up against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers and went home in defeat by a score of 10-7. Kevin Perkins led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 31 yards and he notched 1 TD for this game. He ran for a total of 71 yards via 8 carries which had him averaging 8.9 yards per carry. Antoine Robinson led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 25 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 12.5 yards per reception for the game. Trey Lowe went 6/14 with 67 yards via the pass but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game without an interception.
For the season so far, the Golden Eagles have thrown for a total of 1,649 passing yards as well as an average of 206.1 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 87th in Division 1. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are averaging 357.4 yards per outing which has them ranked 94th in the country. They have an average of 151.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,210 yards for the season. In relation to their ability to score points, the Golden Eagles are ranked 95th in D-1 averaging 23.5 points per outing. The Golden Eagles are relinquishing 33.6 PPG, which puts them 98th in the country. This year, they have given up 269 points in total. Southern Miss has allowed the opposition a total of 1,415 yards on the ground (176.9 yards/game) in addition to 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. They have allowed 22 touchdowns from the passing game and 246.9 yards/contest, which has them in 91st in D-1.
In 12 contests in his career, Tate Whatley has connected on 69 of his 130 tries for a total of 838 yards. He is averaging 69.8 yards per game through the air with a 113.8 quarterback rating. Whatley has thrown 5 touchdowns compared to 4 picks in his career. He has rushed for 227 yards on 93 attempts. His touchdown percentage is 3.8% and his interception percentage is 3.1%.
Who will win tonight's Roadrunners/Golden Eagles college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Eagles +8
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