USF Bulls vs BYU Cougars Prediction, 9/25/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: USF Bulls vs BYU Cougars
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Cougars (-23.5)
The USF Bulls (1-2) are traveling to LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to defeat the BYU Cougars (3-0). USF opens as 23.5-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 52.5.
The USF Bulls step onto the field holding a record of 1-2 this season. The last time they took the field, the Bulls played against the Florida A&M Rattlers and walked away with a win by a score of 38-17. Timmy Mcclain was the rushing leader for the Bulls with 14 carries for 51 yds (3.6 yards per carry). Timmy Mcclain connected on 12/23 with 163 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 126.1 and ended the contest with no picks. In the running game, the Bulls conceded 132 yds on 29 tries, which is an average of 4.6 yds per run surrendered. USF conceded 25 completions on 49 attempts for 248 yds, and a completion rate of 51.0%. In all, they ran 72 plays which converted into 404 yards. The USF Bulls rushed the ball a total of 46 times and compiled 241 yards, earning them an average of 5.2 yards per tote.
The Bulls have attained 972 total yards for this campaign. With reference to scoring, USF has amassed 1 touchdown through the air and 6 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 5 different times. USF has accumulated 53 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 13 infractions for 155 yds. As a team they average 151.3 yards on the ground which is 74th in Division 1. In terms of scoring points, the USF Bulls hold an average of 19.3 PPG.
Concerning passing yards, the Bulls have allowed 783 yds which ranks them 118th in the nation. They are conceding 261.0 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 59.2%. Over the course of this season, they are granting 523.7 yards/outing which puts them 138th in college football. They are giving up 7.0 yards per rush and 262.7 yards on the ground per game this year. Overall, they have allowed 788 rushing yards through 3 contests. The Bulls rank 124th in D-1 regarding team defense, allowing 34.7 points per game.
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The Cougars step onto the field holding a record of 3-0 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Cougars walked away with a victory by a final of 27-17 against the Arizona State Sun Devils. Tyler Allgeier ran the football 21 times for 69 yards, walking away from the game with 3.3 yards per carry for BYU. Jaren Hall (2 TDs) ended the contest with 214 yards on 15/27 passing while his QB rate was 131.8. He had 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 7.9. BYU gave up 33 running attempts for 161 yds (4.9 yds per rush). The Cougars passing defense conceded a completion rate of 72.4%, relinquishing 265 yards on 21 out of 29 through the air. The Cougars finished the game with a total of 361 yds on 67 plays (5.4 yds per play). BYU ran the ball for 3.7 yards per carry, finishing the contest with 144 yards on 39 carries.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Cougars are ranked 89th in the country averaging 25.7 points per game. Over the course of the season so far, the Cougars have compiled 573 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 191.0 throwing yards per game, which ranks 100th in D-1. The BYU Cougars are averaging 367.3 yards per game, which has them ranked 85th in D-1. The BYU offense has accrued 130 yds of penalties on 14 infractions, which is 111th in the country in terms of helping out the other team.
The Cougars are giving up 16.7 points per game, which has them 41st in D-1. BYU has allowed a total of 435 yards rushing (145.0 yards/game) and 3 touchdowns on the ground for the season. This season, they have conceded 50 points in total. They have surrendered 2 touchdowns through the air as well as 252.3 yards per outing, which has them in 110th in Division 1. The Cougars defense has taken the field for 196 plays, which is 61st in college football.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bulls +23.5
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