Wyoming Cowboys vs Colorado State Rams Prediction, 11/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
Location: Canvas Stadium
TV: CBS Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming (-5.5)
Levi Williams and the Wyoming Cowboys (1-1) are headed to Canvas Stadium on Thursday where they'll take on the Colorado State Rams (0-1). Colorado State opens this contest as 5.5-point dogs. The O/U opens at 49.5.
The last time they took the field, the Wyoming Cowboys played the Hawaii Warriors and took home the victory by a score of 31-7. Xazavian Valladay paced the team on the ground in this outing. He tore off a long run of 21 yards and he notched 2 TD's in this game. He ran for 163 yards by way of 32 carries which gave him an average of 5.1 yards per carry. Xazavian Valladay was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 32 yards on 2 catches. He notched an average of 16.0 yards per catch in this outing. Levi Williams went 9/18 with 112 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Wyoming Cowboys are sitting at 32.5 points per contest. As a unit they're averaging 204.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 21st in the nation. The Cowboys have earned 754 total yards for this campaign. With reference to getting in the endzone, Wyoming has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 6 touchdowns via the ground. The Cowboys sit in 38th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 22.0 points per game. They are allowing 3.4 yards per rushing attempt and 99.5 rushing yards per contest on the year. Overall, they have conceded 199 yards on the ground through 2 games. When talking about yards through the air, the Cowboys are giving up 530 yards which has them ranked 36th in college football. In their 2 games played this year, they are giving up 265.0 yards per contest through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 64.1%. Over the course of this year, they are granting 364.5 yards per game putting them 45th in D-1.
Levi Williams has connected on 44 of his attempted career 88 tosses for a completion percentage of 50.0%. He is averaging 113.7 yards per contest. For his career, Williams has passed for 682 yds with 4 TD's and 3 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 123.3 with a touchdown rate of 4.5% and an interception rate of 3.4%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has left the pocket to run 57 different times totaling 250 rushing yards.
In the last game they played, the Colorado State Rams took on the Fresno State Bulldogs and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-17. Todd Centeio paced the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 35 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 80 yards via 13 carries which meant he averaged 6.2 yards per run. Trey McBride was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 130 yards on 8 receptions. He earned an average of 16.3 yards per reception in this outing. Todd Centeio went 10/23 with 141 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
For the season so far, the Rams currently have a total of 223 yards via the pass per game, which has them ranked 62nd in D-1. The Colorado State Rams hold an average of 372 yards per game which ranks them 73rd in Division 1. They maintain an average of 149 run yards per game. When discussing their scoring prowess, the Rams rank 93rd in D-1 by scoring 17 points per game. The Rams are giving up 38 PPG, which puts them 101st in college football. Colorado State has given up a total of 84 rushing yards in addition to 2 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. They have allowed the opposition 3 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 348.0 yards/game, ranking them 113th in the nation.
Centeio has thrown for 7 touchdowns compared to 1 pick in his career. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 7.4% and his interception rate is 1.1%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 315 yards on 84 attempts. He averages 31.4 passing yards per contest with a 151.5 QB rating. In the 24 games in his career, Todd Centeio has connected on 58 of 94 tries for a total of 754 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Rams college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams +5.5
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