Washington State Cougars vs Stanford Cardinal Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Stanford Cardinal
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Stanford Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Washington State (+1.5)
Stanford Stadium is the site where Davis Mills and the Stanford Cardinal (0-2) will play the Washington State Cougars (1-1) on Saturday. Stanford opens this matchup as 1.5-point favorites. The over/under opens at 61.5.
The last time they took the field, the Washington State Cougars took on the Oregon Ducks and went home in defeat by a score of 43-29. Jayden de Laura went 25/39 with 321 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. Deon McIntosh led the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 20 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this contest. He racked up a total of 92 yards via 16 carries which meant he averaged 5.8 yards per run. Renard Bell led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 158 yards on 10 catches. He had an average of 15.8 yards per reception for that game.
When it comes to scoring, the Washington State Cougars have an average of 33.5 PPG. Offensively they're averaging 164.5 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 69th in the country. The Cougars currently have 877 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Washington State has compiled 4 touchdowns through the air and 4 rushing touchdowns. Regarding passing yardage, the Cougars are giving up 641 yards which puts them in 39th in the nation. Over the course of this season, they are surrendering 516.0 yards per contest ranking them 132nd in D-1. The Cougars rank 111th in college football regarding team defense, conceding 35.5 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.8 yards per rush and 195.5 rushing yards per contest for the season. Over the course of their 2 games played this year, they are allowing 320.5 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 69.6%. For the season, they have allowed 391 yards via the ground game in 2 games.
For his collegiate career, de Laura has passed for 548 yards with 4 TD's and 1 pick. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 16 times totaling 54 rushing yds. His QB rating is 139.2 with a touchdown percentage of 5.6% and an interception percentage of 1.4%. He is throwing for 274.0 yds per outing. Jayden de Laura has connected on 43 of his attempted career 72 throws for a completion percentage of 59.7%.
In their last game, the Stanford Cardinal faced the Colorado Buffaloes and left there with a loss by a score of 35-32. Davis Mills paced the team in rushing for that contest. He tore off a long run of 15 yards and he ran for 1 TD for this outing. He scurried for 36 yards via 6 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per run. Michael Wilson was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 95 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 15.8 yards per catch for that contest. Davis Mills went 31/56 with 327 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Cardinal are 98th in the country maintaining an average of 23.0 points per game. Over the course of the season to this point, the Cardinal have a total of 543 yards through the air along with an average of 271.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 31st in the nation. They average 133.5 run yards per game and have run for 267 yards in total. The Stanford Cardinal average 405.0 yards/game ranking them 62nd in the nation. The Cardinal are surrendering 35.0 points per game, which has them 109th in Division 1. This year, they have relinquished 70 pts. Stanford has surrendered a total of 446 rushing yards (223.0 yards per contest) and 7 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have conceded 3 touchdowns via the pass and 241.0 yards per game, which puts them in 85th in D-1.
Mills has thrown 12 TD's while tossing 5 picks in his career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 4.0% and his interception percentage is 1.7%. He has rushed for 85 yds on 39 tries. He averages 228.7 yards per game through the air with a 137.4 QB rating. In the 10 games in his collegiate career, Davis Mills has connected on 189 of 299 attempts for a total of 2,287 yards.
Who will win tonight's Cougars/Cardinal college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinal -1.5
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