Wofford Terriers vs Samford Bulldogs Prediction, 3/13/2021 FCS Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wofford Terriers vs Samford Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Location: Seibert Stadium in Birmingham, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Wofford (-5.5)
The Samford Bulldogs (1-2) play the Wofford Terriers (1-1) at Seibert Stadium on Saturday. Samford opens this game as 5.5-point dogs. The O/U opens at 55.5.
In their last game the Terriers played the Chattanooga Mocs and were beaten 24-13. Jimmy Weirick went 8/15 with 51 yards through the air but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 1 pick on the day. Ryan Lovelace paced the team on the ground in the game. He broke a long run for 38 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 82 yards by way of 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 6.8 yards per run. D'mauriae VanCleave led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 29 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 14.5 yards per catch in the game. The Wofford Terriers ran the ball 39 times and earned 148 yards which earned them an average of 3.8 yards per rush. Overall, they ran 54 plays which gave them a total of 199 yards. On the day, the Terriers racked up 14 first downs and they totaled 4 penalties for 37 yards.
On the defensive side of the ball, Wofford gave up 15 catches on 25 attempts totaling 223 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. In the running game, the Terriers gave up 78 yards on 39 carries which is an average of 2.0 yards per attempt allowed. For the game, they conceded 301 yards but didn't force any takeaways.
Wofford has recorded 44 total points and a total of 5 TDs, while holding an average of 27:47 minutes when it comes to time of possession per contest. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Wofford Terriers are averaging 22.0 points per contest. In terms of getting first downs, Wofford has compiled 10 passing first downs and 19 first downs via the ground.
The last time they took the field the Bulldogs played the Furman Paladins and took the defeat by a score of 44-37. Jay Stanton paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 64 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in the game. He scurried for 86 yards via 18 carries which gave him an average of 4.8 yards per run. Ty King was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 115 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 28.8 yards per catch for that game. Liam Welch went 16/21 with 253 yards through the air and threw 1 touchdown. He tossed 1 interception in the game. The Samford Bulldogs ran the football 36 times and earned 154 yards which gave them an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt. For the contest, the Bulldogs got 13 first downs and they totaled 9 penalties for 48 yards. Overall, they ran 57 plays for a total of 407 yards.
In terms of defense, Samford allowed 11 catches on 27 throws for a total of 277 yards, and a completion percentage of 41.0%. For this contest, they conceded 525 yards and earned 2 turnovers. In the running game, the Bulldogs allowed 248 yards on 57 tries which is an average of 4.4 yards per carry allowed.
Holding an average of 27:59 minutes per game of ball control, the Bulldogs have tallied 14 TDs as well as 109 points over the course of the season. In relation to how much they score, the Bulldogs are scoring 36.3 points per game. They have accounted for 28 first downs via the rush and 36 first downs via the pass over the course of the season.
Who will win tonight's FCS game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Wofford (-5.5)
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