Air Force Falcons vs Colorado State Rams Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Air Force Falcons vs Colorado State Rams
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Canvas Stadium in Fort Collins, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Rams (+2.5)
The Air Force Falcons (6-3) are en route to Canvas Stadium on Saturday where they will try to beat the Colorado State Rams (3-6). Air Force opens as 2.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under is 44.
The Air Force Falcons head into this matchup 6-3 for this season. In their last matchup, the Falcons stepped onto the field against the Army Black Knights and took a loss by a score of 21-14. Brad Roberts was the best rusher for the Falcons with 18 carries for 68 yards (3.8 yds per carry). Haaziq Daniels went 13/22 with 226 yards through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 160.4 and finished the contest without throwing an interception. Against the run, the Falcons gave up 108 yards on 43 tries, which is an average of 2.5 yards per rush allowed. Air Force conceded 8 pass completions on 13 attempts for 214 yds, and a completion rate of 61.5%. When the final whistle blew, they ran 71 plays which gave them 402 yards. The Air Force Falcons rushed the ball a total of 48 different times and recorded 176 yds, earning them an average of 3.7 yds per carry.
The Falcons have tallied 3,569 total yards for the year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Air Force has amassed 4 touchdowns via the pass and 28 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the football 7 different times. Air Force has tallied 185 1st downs offensively, and they have been called for 36 penalties for 289 yds. Offensively they are averaging 302.6 yards via the ground game which has them sitting 1st in the nation. In terms of scoring, the Air Force Falcons have an average of 27.6 points per game.
The Falcons rank 24th in Division 1 in terms of team defense, conceding 17.2 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.4 yards per rush and 100.8 yards on the ground per game this season. Overall, they have given up 907 rushing yards through 9 games. When talking about yards via the pass, the Falcons have allowed 1,668 yards which has them ranked 29th in the nation. They have surrendered 185.3 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 55.2%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 286.1 yards/outing ranking them 19th in college football. They have yielded 10 touchdowns via the pass and 10 touchdowns running the ball.
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The Rams come into this matchup with a record of 3-6 for this year. In their last game, the Rams took a defeat with a final score of 31-17 when they faced the Wyoming Cowboys. David Bailey ran the football 19 times for 88 yards, finishing the contest with 4.6 yds per carry for Colorado State. Todd Centeio (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 187 yards on 20/36 through the air while his QB rating was 106.4. He tossed 2 picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.2. Colorado State relinquished 57 run attempts for 385 yds (6.8 yards per rush). The Rams passing defense conceded a completion rate of 56.3%, relinquishing 92 yards on 9 out of 16 passing. The Rams finished with a total of 357 yds while they ran 71 plays (5.0 yds per play). Colorado State rushed for 4.9 yards per carry, finishing the contest with 170 yards on 35 carries.
The Colorado State Rams have an average of 398.8 yards per outing, which has them sitting 64th in college football. The Colorado State offense has accrued 605 yds of penalties on 63 violations, which has them sitting 35th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition. During this campaign so far, the Rams currently have a total of 2,107 yards via the pass together with an average of 234.1 passing yards per contest, ranking them 62nd in the country. Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Rams currently sit 99th in D-1 by scoring 23.1 PPG.
The Rams are surrendering 22.4 points per game, ranking them 53rd in the nation. Colorado State has allowed a total of 1,271 yards rushing (141.2 yards/game) as well as 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game this season. Overall, they have surrendered 202 total points. They have surrendered 15 touchdowns via the pass and 189.3 yards/outing, which has them sitting 33rd in D-1. The Rams defense has been on the field for 608 plays, which ranks them 68th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Falcons/Rams college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rams +2.5
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