UL Monroe Warhawks vs Texas State Bobcats Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UL Monroe Warhawks vs Texas State Bobcats
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Bobcats (-2.5)
Bobcat Stadium is the site where the Texas State Bobcats (2-6) will play the UL Monroe Warhawks (4-4) on Saturday. Texas State is 2.5-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 61.5.
The UL Monroe Warhawks head into this matchup 4-4 this season. The last time they took the field, the Warhawks took on the Appalachian State Mountaineers and ended up losing by a score of 59-28. Jiya Wright connected on 9/17 with 158 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 126.9 and walked away from the game with 2 interceptions. Jiya Wright led the offense in rushing for the Warhawks with 20 attempts for 91 yards (4.6 yds per carry). The UL Monroe Warhawks ended up running the ball 51 times and totaled 231 yards, which earned them an average of 4.5 yards per carry. For the game, they ran 73 plays which gave them a total of 392 yards. UL Monroe conceded 22 completions on 32 attempts for 270 yds, and a completion rate of 68.8%. Against the run, the Warhawks conceded 251 yards on 42 attempts, which is 6.0 yds per rush allowed.
The Warhawks have earned 2,502 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, UL Monroe has earned 11 touchdowns through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 11 times. UL Monroe has tallied 139 first downs as a team, and they have committed 32 infractions for 289 yards. Offensively they maintain an average of 123.1 yards on the ground which has them sitting 101st in D-1. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the UL Monroe Warhawks have an average of 22.3 points per game.
Concerning yards through the air, the Warhawks are allowing 2,242 yards which has them ranked 127th in D-1. They have relinquished 280.3 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 69.8%. In total, they have surrendered 459.0 yards per game which puts them 128th in D-1. They have allowed 24 touchdowns through the air in addition to 15 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per run and 178.8 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. During the season, they have allowed 1,430 rushing yards through 8 games. The Warhawks are ranked 136th in the country in terms of their opponents scoring, allowing 37.5 PPG.
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The Bobcats step onto the field holding a record of 2-6 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Bobcats went home defeated by a final of 45-0 when they faced the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns. Tyler Vitt finished the contest with 42 yds on 6/13 passing while his quarterback rating was 57.9. He tossed 1 interception and his Y/A was 3.2. Tyler Vitt carried the football 15 times for 94 yds, finishing the game with 6.3 yards per carry for Texas State. The Bobcats finished the contest with a total of 220 yds while running 50 plays (4.4 yards per play). Texas State ran the ball for 4.8 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 178 yards on 37 attempts. Texas State surrendered 36 run attempts for 165 yds (4.6 yds per rush). The Bobcats passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 68.6%, relinquishing 260 yds on 24 out of 35 through the air.
The Texas State Bobcats are averaging 337.3 yards/game, which ranks them 109th in college football. The Texas State offense has accrued 463 yds of penalties on 47 infractions, ranking them 81st in the nation in terms of giving up free yards. During the season to this point, the Bobcats currently have a total of 1,549 passing yards as well as an average of 193.6 passing yards per game, ranking them 98th in the nation. In relation to their ability to score points, the Bobcats currently sit 110th in D-1 holding an average of 21.9 PPG.
The Bobcats are conceding 35.3 PPG, ranking them 128th in college football. Texas State has yielded a total of 1,517 rushing yards (189.6 yards per game) in addition to 16 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. Overall, they have given up 282 points in total. They have allowed 18 touchdowns through the air as well as 233.9 yards per game, which has them sitting 87th in Division 1. The Bobcats defense has taken the field for 570 plays, which ranks 101st in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Warhawks/Bobcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bobcats -2.5
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