South Alabama Jaguars vs UL Monroe Warhawks Prediction, 10/23/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Alabama Jaguars vs UL Monroe Warhawks
Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021
Location: Malone Stadium in Monroe, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Warhawks (+13.5)
Malone Stadium is the site where the UL Monroe Warhawks (3-3) will play the South Alabama Jaguars (4-2) on Saturday. South Alabama opens this matchup as 13.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 51.5.
The South Alabama Jaguars come into this game with a record of 4-2 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Jaguars took the field against the Georgia Southern Eagles and took home the win by a score of 41-14. Jake Bentley went 24/31 with 389 yds passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 214.8 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Terrion Avery led the offense in rushing for the Jaguars with 10 carries for 43 yards (4.3 yds per attempt). The South Alabama Jaguars ran the ball a total of 32 different times and recorded 140 yards, which came out to an average of 4.4 yds per carry. Once the final whistle blew, they had 65 plays which totaled 545 yds. South Alabama gave up 7 completions on 25 tries for a total of 112 yards, and a completion rate of 28.0%. In the running game, the Jaguars gave up 121 yds on 44 tries, which calculates to 2.8 yards per run allowed.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the South Alabama Jaguars hold an average of 28.5 PPG. Offensively they maintain an average of 136.0 yards in the run game giving them a rank of 88th in the nation. The Jaguars have tallied 2,337 yards in total this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, South Alabama has amassed 7 touchdowns through the air and 14 rushing touchdowns. South Alabama has compiled 111 1st downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 38 penalties for 372 yds. They have turned the ball over 9 times.
When talking about yards through the air, the Jaguars have given up 1,063 yds which ranks them 25th in Division 1. They are allowing 177.2 yards per contest through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 53.7%. In total, they are surrendering 298.2 yards per contest which puts them 28th in college football. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns through the air as well as 8 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for 3.3 yards per rush on the ground and 121.0 yards on the ground per game so far this season. Overall, they have allowed 726 yards on the ground through 6 games. The Jaguars rank 33rd in college football regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 19.0 points per game.
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The Warhawks head into this matchup 3-3 this year. In their last game, the Warhawks got the victory with a final of 31-28 against the Liberty Flames. Chandler Rogers (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 225 yds on 16/25 through the air while his quarterback rate was 158.0. He threw 1 interception and his average yards per pass attempt was 9.0. Chandler Rogers carried the football 25 times for 42 yds, ending the game with 1.7 yards per carry for UL Monroe. UL Monroe ended up running for 3.0 yards per tote, totaling 140 yards on 47 carries. The Warhawks finished the contest with 365 yds and they ran 72 plays (5.1 yards per play). The Warhawks pass defense gave up a completion rate of 57.1%, relinquishing 135 yds on 16 out of 28 passing. UL Monroe gave up 49 attempts on the ground for 251 yards (5.1 yards per rush).
In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Warhawks rank 119th in Division 1 with an average of 18.2 points per contest. Over the course of the season to this point, the Warhawks have thrown for a total of 987 yards via the pass along with an average of 164.5 passing yards per game, which is ranked 115th in D-1. The UL Monroe Warhawks are averaging 259.2 yards/contest, ranking them 128th in Division 1. The UL Monroe offense has 234 penalty yds on 27 violations, which has them sitting 122nd in the nation in terms of helping out the other team.
The Warhawks are giving up 35.0 points per game, which puts them 128th in D-1. UL Monroe has allowed the opposition a total of 1,090 yards rushing (181.7 yards per contest) and 12 touchdowns on the ground for the season. This year, they have relinquished 210 pts. They have conceded 16 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 275.3 yards per contest, which has them sitting 124th in the country. The Warhawks defense has been on the field for 427 plays, which is good for 64th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Warhawks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jaguars -13.5
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