Texas A&M Aggies vs Colorado Buffaloes Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Buffaloes (+17)
The Colorado Buffaloes (1-0) will try to defeat the Texas A&M Aggies (1-0) at Empower Field at Mile High on Saturday. Texas A&M opens as 17-point favorites. The total is 51.
The Texas A&M Aggies come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Aggies played the Kent State Golden Flashes and notched a win by a score of 41-10. Haynes King connected on 21/33 with 292 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 139.8 and finished the contest with 3 interceptions. Isaiah Spiller led the offense in rushing for the Aggies with 17 totes for 113 yards (6.6 yards per attempt). The Texas A&M Aggies ended up running the ball 41 different times and amassed 305 yards, which is an average of 7.4 yds per attempt. When all was said and done, they ran 75 plays which gave them 597 yards. Texas A&M gave up 14 pass completions on 30 tries for 110 yards, and a completion rate of 46.7%. On the ground, the Aggies conceded 226 yds on 45 attempts, which averages out to 5.0 yds per run surrendered.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Texas A&M Aggies are sitting at 41.0 points per game. Offensively they're holding an average of 305.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 14th in college football. The Aggies have tallied 597 total yards for the season. When it comes to scoring, Texas A&M has earned 2 touchdowns via the pass and 2 touchdowns via the ground. Texas A&M has tallied 29 1st downs, and they have committed 6 penalties for 70 yds.
The Aggies are sitting in 41st in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 10.0 points per game. They are allowing an average of 5.0 yards per running attempt and 226.0 yards on the ground per game for the season. During the season, they have allowed 226 rushing yards through 1 game. When talking about yards through the air, the Aggies have allowed 110 yds which has them sitting in 28th in D-1. They have yielded 110.0 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 46.7%. For the season, they have allowed 336.0 yards per game ranking them 70th in the nation.
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The Buffaloes head into this game 1-0 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Buffaloes got the victory with a final of 35-7 against the Northern Colorado Bears. Jarek Broussard ran the football 15 times for 94 yds, ending the game with 6.3 yards per carry for Colorado. Brendon Lewis (1 touchdown) finished the game with 102 yds on 10/15 passing while his QB rating was 145.8. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.8. Colorado relinquished 18 rushing attempts for 20 yds (1.1 yds per rush). The Buffaloes passing defense gave up a completion rate of 57.1%, relinquishing 236 yds on 24 out of 42 passing. The Buffaloes finished with 383 yards while running 64 plays (6.0 yds per play). Colorado ran for 5.7 yards per tote, finishing the game with 281 yds on 49 carries.
Concerning their ability to score points, the Buffaloes sit 46th in D-1 with an average of 35.0 points per game. For the year thus far, the Buffaloes have compiled 102 yards via the pass, which ranks 125th in the nation. The Colorado Buffaloes average 383.0 yards/game, which ranks them 69th in college football. The Colorado offense has totaled 118 yards of penalties on 12 violations, which ranks them 13th in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
Colorado has conceded a total of 20 yards rushing. They have given up 1 touchdown via the pass and 236.0 yards per game, which puts them in 94th in D-1. The Buffaloes defense has taken part in 60 plays, which is good for 38th in the country. The Buffaloes are giving up 7.0 PPG, which puts them 24th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Aggies -17
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