Weber State Wildcats vs Idaho State Bengals Prediction, 2/27/2021 FCS Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Weber State Wildcats vs Idaho State Bengals
Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021
Location: Holt Arena in Pocatello, ID
Odds/Point Spread: Weber State (-20)
The Idaho State Bengals (0-0) host the Weber State Wildcats (0-0) at Holt Arena on Saturday. Idaho State opens this contest as 20-point underdogs. The total opens at 54.
In their last outing the Wildcats went up against the James Madison Dukes and lost 30-14. Jake Constantine went 16/31 with 186 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Josh Davis led the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 20 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 61 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he was running for 5.0 yards per carry. Ty MacPherson led the team in receiving yardage by earning 83 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 16.6 yards per catch for that game. The Weber State Wildcats ran the ball 19 times and earned a total of 70 yards which had them averaging 3.7 yards per rush. Overall, they finished with a total of 50 plays for a total of 256 yards. For the game, the Wildcats had a total of 15 1st downs and they had a total of 0 penalties for 0 yards.
When it comes to their defensive performance, Weber State allowed 19 catches on 27 tries totaling 255 yards, and a completion percentage of 70.0%. In the running game, the Wildcats allowed 212 yards on 55 carries which is an average of 3.9 yards per run allowed. Overall, they allowed 467 yards but finished the game without a turnover.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Weber State Wildcats averaged 48.9 PPG. Weber State earned 685 points and compiled 50 TDs, while coming in with an average of 31:32 mins of ball control per game. Weber State totaled 134 first downs through the air and 102 rushing first downs.
In their last game the Bengals went up against Weber State and ended up taking the loss by a score of 38-10. Austin Campbell paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 9 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He racked up a total of 22 yards by way of 4 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.0 yards per tote. Michael Dean was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 81 yards on 5 receptions. He averaged 16.2 yards per catch for that contest. Sagan Gronauer went 8/12 with 88 yards passing and added 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. The Idaho State Bengals rushed the ball a total of 33 times and generated 50 yards which had them averaging 1.5 yards per rush. In the game, the Bengals racked up a total of 13 1st downs and they had a total of 3 penalties for 24 yards. For the game, they ran 59 plays for 186 yards.
On the defensive side of the ball, Idaho State conceded 16 catches on 25 attempts for a total of 289 yards, and a completion percentage of 64.0%. On the day, they conceded a total of 443 yards but weren't able to add any takeaways. In the running game, the Bengals conceded 154 yards on 37 tries which is an average of 4.2 yards per attempt allowed.
Coming into this game with an average of 37:32 mins per game when it comes to time of possession, the Bengals had a total of 32 touchdowns and 402 points in the previous season. Regarding putting points on the board, the Bengals were scoring 36.5 points per game. They notched 88 rushing first downs as well as 120 first downs via the pass over the course of last season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Idaho State (+20) and over 54 points
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