Fresno State Bulldogs vs Hawaii Warriors Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Fresno State Bulldogs vs Hawaii Warriors
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu, HI
Odds/Point Spread: Warriors (+11)
Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex is the location where the Hawaii Warriors (2-3) will compete against the Fresno State Bulldogs (4-1) on Saturday. Fresno State opens this game as 11-point favorites. The over/under is 62.
The Fresno State Bulldogs come into this game with a record of 4-1 for this season. In their last matchup, the Bulldogs took on the UNLV Runnin' Rebels and took home the win by a score of 38-30. Jake Haener finished 30/42 with 378 yds through the air and 5 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 181.6 and finished the contest with 1 interception. Ronnie Rivers led the offense in rushing for the Bulldogs with 14 attempts for 48 yards (3.4 yards per attempt). The Fresno State Bulldogs ended up running the ball 23 times and accumulated 83 yards, which is an average of 3.6 yds per carry. In all, they ran 65 plays for 461 yards. Fresno State gave up 15 completions on 28 tries for a total of 281 yds, and a completion percentage of 53.6%. Against the rush, the Bulldogs gave up 152 yds on 36 attempts, which averages out to 4.2 yards per run allowed.
When talking about scoring, the Fresno State Bulldogs are averaging 42.0 PPG. As a unit they're averaging 125.4 yards via the ground game ranking them 100th in the nation. The Bulldogs have racked up 2,615 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Fresno State has amassed 17 touchdowns via the pass and 9 touchdowns via the ground. Fresno State has a total of 128 1st downs, and they have been called for 34 penalties for 309 yds. They have turned the ball over 9 different times.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Bulldogs have given up 1,024 yds which has them ranked 115th in the country. They have conceded 204.8 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 53.8%. Overall, they are granting 313.4 yards per outing putting them at 50th in Division 1. They have yielded 7 touchdowns by air as well as 7 touchdowns running the ball. They are giving up 3.0 yards per tote and 108.6 rushing yards per contest for the season. In total, they have allowed 543 yards via the ground game in 5 games. The Bulldogs rank 70th in college football when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 21.6 points per game.
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The Warriors come into this matchup with a record of 2-3 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Warriors walked away with a victory by a final of 41-21 when they faced the New Mexico State Aggies. Chevan Cordeiro (1 touchdown) ended the game with 277 yds on 16/25 passing while his QB rating was 162.3. He tossed 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 11.1. Dedrick Parson ran the football 11 times for 89 yards, ending the contest with 8.1 yds per carry for Hawaii. The Warriors finished with a total of 492 yards on 58 plays (8.5 yds per play). Hawaii ran the ball for 6.5 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 215 yds on 33 carries. Hawaii relinquished 41 attempts on the ground for 121 yds (3.0 yds per rush). The Warriors secondary allowed a completion percentage of 59.6%, surrendering 280 yards on 28 out of 47 passing.
The Hawaii Warriors are averaging 431.4 yards per contest, which has them sitting 45th in Division 1. The Hawaii offense has 160 yards of penalties on 23 infractions, which is good for 82nd in college football in terms of helping out the other team. During the season thus far, the Warriors currently sit at 1,433 passing yards along with holding an average of 286.6 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 29th in Division 1. When looking at the points being put on the board, the Warriors sit 76th in Division 1 holding an average of 28.0 PPG.
The Warriors are giving up 32.4 points per game, ranking them 122nd in D-1. Hawaii has conceded a total of 754 rushing yards (150.8 yards per contest) and 10 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. Overall, they have surrendered 162 total points. They have given up 9 touchdowns through the air and 273.0 yards per game, which puts them in 124th in Division 1. The Warriors defense has been on the field for 375 plays, which ranks them 142nd in college football.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Warriors college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -11
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