Idaho State Bengals vs Weber State Wildcats Prediction, 4/10/2021 FCS Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Idaho State Bengals vs Weber State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021
Location: Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Stadium in Ogden, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Idaho State (+7.5)
Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Stadium is the site where and the Weber State Wildcats (3-0) will play the Idaho State Bengals (2-3) on Saturday. Idaho State opens this contest as 7.5-point dogs. The O/U is set at 52.
In their last outing the Bengals faced the Idaho Vandals and ended up getting the win by a score of 24-22. Tyler Vander Waal went 21/35 with 393 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He walked away with 2 interceptions on the day. Malakai Rango led the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he added 1 TD for the game. He racked up a total of 62 yards by way of 18 carries which meant he was running for 3.4 yards per run. Tanner Conner was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 208 yards on 9 catches. He had an average of 23.1 yards per reception for the game. The Idaho State Bengals ran the football 37 times and racked up 86 yards which had them averaging 2.3 yards per carry. For the game, they finished with a total of 72 plays for a total of 479 yards. On the day, the Bengals got 18 first downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 41 yards.
When discussing the defense, Idaho State gave up 16 completions on 43 attempts for a total of 190 yards, and a completion percentage of 37.0%. Against the run, the Bengals gave up 144 yards on 37 carries which gave them an average of 3.9 yards per run allowed. Overall, they allowed 334 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Idaho State Bengals hold an average of 28.0 PPG. Idaho State has accrued 140 total points and has tallied 11 touchdowns, while having an average of 30:50 mins when it comes to time of possession per contest. When it comes to moving the sticks, Idaho State has amassed 66 passing first downs and 40 rushing first downs.
In their last game the Wildcats took on the Southern Utah Thunderbirds and earned the win by a score of 19-16. Dontae McMillan led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 43 yards and he notched 1 TD during the game. He racked up a total of 138 yards via 13 carries which gave him an average of 10.6 yards per run. Ty MacPherson was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 87 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 21.8 yards per reception for the game. Bronson Barron went 13/23 with 167 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He walked away with no picks. The Weber State Wildcats ran the ball 44 times and generated 239 yards earning them an average of 5.4 yards per carry. Overall, the Wildcats had a total of 20 first downs and they had a total of 10 penalties for 112 yards. For the game, they ran 67 plays for a total of 406 yards.
When discussing the defense, Weber State allowed 24 completions on 43 attempts for a total of 181 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.0%. For the game, they allowed a total of 236 yards and earned 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Wildcats allowed 55 yards on 24 attempts which is an average of 2.3 yards per attempt allowed.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Wildcats score 28.5 points per outing. Coming into this game with an average of 29:18 minutes per game of ball control, the Wildcats have a tally of 15 touchdowns in addition to 114 points on the season. They have recorded 40 first downs via the ground in addition to 28 first downs through the air so far this year.
Who will win tonight's FCS game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Idaho State (+7.5)
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