Utah State Aggies vs Air Force Falcons Prediction, 9/18/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Utah State Aggies vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Location: Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Falcons (-9.5)
The Air Force Falcons (2-0) will play the Utah State Aggies (2-0) at Falcon Stadium on Saturday. Utah State opens this contest as 9.5-point underdogs. The total is 50.5.
The Utah State Aggies come into this game with a record of 2-0 this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Aggies stepped onto the field against the North Dakota UND and earned the victory with a final of 48-24. Calvin Tyler Jr. was the best rusher for the Aggies with 14 carries for 72 yds (5.1 yards per carry). Logan Bonner connected on 21/33 with 390 yds passing and 4 TDs. He had a QB rating of 196.8 and finished the game with 1 pick. Against the run, the Aggies conceded 65 yds on 24 attempts, which averages out to 2.7 yds per run surrendered. Utah State relinquished 32 pass completions on 46 attempts for 374 yds, and a completion rate of 69.6%. For the game, they ran 75 plays which gave them 621 yds. The Utah State Aggies ended up rushing 38 times and accrued 217 yards, which is an average of 5.7 yds per carry.
The Aggies have earned 1,062 total yards this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Utah State has amassed 5 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. Utah State has recorded 48 first downs as a unit, and they have committed 14 penalties for 145 yards. As a team they are averaging 219.5 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 27th in college football. When it comes to scoring points, the Utah State Aggies are averaging 37.0 PPG.
The Aggies are ranked 88th in the nation regarding team defense, allowing 23.5 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 107.0 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. For the season, they have conceded 214 running yards through 2 contests. When talking about passing yards, the Aggies have given up 585 yards which ranks them 135th in the nation. They have conceded 292.5 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 64.2%. For the year, they have yielded 399.5 yards/game putting them 113th in the nation.
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The Falcons come into this game with a record of 2-0 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Falcons went home victorious with a score of 23-3 when they played the Navy Midshipmen. Haaziq Daniels finished the contest with 49 yards on 3/10 passing while his QB rate was 71.2. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 4.9. Brad Roberts carried the football 29 times for 97 yds, finishing the game with 3.3 yds per carry for Air Force. Air Force ran the ball for 3.0 yds per attempt, totaling 176 yds on 59 carries. The Falcons finished the contest with 225 yards on 69 plays (3.3 yds per play). The Falcons passing defense gave up a completion rate of 30.0%, surrendering 32 yds on 3 for 10 through the air. Air Force relinquished 34 rushing attempts for 36 yards (1.1 yds per rush).
Regarding how much they score, the Falcons are 74th in the nation scoring 29.0 points per outing. During the season so far, the Falcons have earned 99 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 49.5 passing yards per outing, which ranks 129th in college football. The Air Force Falcons hold an average of 322.5 yards per outing, which has them sitting 82nd in college football. The Air Force offense has racked up 83 yds of penalties on 10 violations, which has them ranked 79th in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team.
Air Force has allowed a total of 80 yards via the ground game (40.0 yards/game) and 1 touchdown via the rush for the season. They have surrendered 1 touchdown through the air and 137.5 yards per outing, which puts them in 49th in college football. The Falcons defense has been on the field for 96 plays, which is good for 40th in the nation. The Falcons are surrendering 8.5 points per game, which has them ranked 17th in D-1. This season, they have allowed 17 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons -9.5
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