Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Charlotte 49ers Prediction, 11/28/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Saturday, November 28, 2020
Location: Jerry Richardson Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Western Kentucky (+2.5)
Jerry Richardson Stadium is the venue where Chris Reynolds and the Charlotte 49ers (2-3) will take on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (4-6) on Saturday. Charlotte opens this matchup as 2.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 47.
In their last outing, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers took on the FIU Golden Panthers and notched a win by a score of 38-21. Tyrrell Pigrome went 14/25 with 121 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Gaej Walker paced the team in rushing in this contest. He had a long run of 54 yards and he notched 1 TD for this outing. He ran for a total of 127 yards by way of 17 carries which had him averaging 7.5 yards per tote. Mitchell Tinsley led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 28 yards on 3 receptions. He had an average of 9.3 yards per reception in this contest.
In terms of scoring points, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are averaging 17.0 PPG. As a unit they're averaging 118.6 yards rushing giving them a rank of 106th in the nation. The Hilltoppers have earned 2,772 total yards this year. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Western Kentucky has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. The Hilltoppers rank 50th in Division 1 in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 24.6 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per rush on the ground and 173.5 rushing yards per game this year. Overall, they have conceded 1,735 running yards through 10 games. In terms of yards through the air, the Hilltoppers have given up 1,652 yds which has them ranked 90th in the nation. Over the course of their 10 games played, they have given up 165.2 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 53.2%. For the season, they have allowed 338.7 yards per contest putting them at 39th in college football.
For his career, Pigrome has passed for a total of 2,994 yds with 17 touchdowns and 10 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 263 times for a total of 886 yds. His QB rating is 114.0 with a TD percentage of 3.4% and an interception rate of 2.0%. He is averaging 69.6 yds per game. Tyrrell Pigrome has completed 288 of his career 505 throws for a completion percentage of 57.0%.
The last time they played, the Charlotte 49ers took on the Duke Blue Devils and left there with a loss by a score of 53-19. Tre Harbison III led the team on the ground in this outing. He had a long run of 7 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for 57 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per run. Micaleous Elder led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 86 yards on 6 catches. He averaged 14.3 yards per reception in this outing. Chris Reynolds went 18/34 with 171 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the 49ers are sitting 67th in the nation scoring 28.6 points per game. For the year so far, the 49ers have compiled 1,118 yards via the pass as well as an average of 223.6 throwing yards per contest, ranking them 75th in Division 1. They have an average of 168.0 run yards per game and have rushed for 840 yards for the season. The Charlotte 49ers average 391.6 yards per game ranking them 71st in the country. The 49ers are surrendering 31.6 points per game, which has them ranked 87th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 158 total points. Charlotte has given up a total of 1,066 yards rushing (213.2 yards per game) and 13 touchdowns via the rush on the year. They have given up 9 touchdowns through the air and 203.0 yards/game, which has them in 43rd in college football.
In the 24 games in his collegiate career, Chris Reynolds has been successful on 363 of his 586 attempts for 4,837 yards. He is averaging 201.5 passing yards per game with a 145.3 QB rating. Reynolds has thrown for 34 TD's while tossing 15 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for 762 yds on 237 attempts. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 5.8% and his interception rate is 2.6%.
Who will win tonight's Hilltoppers/49ers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Hilltoppers +2.5
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