Wyoming Cowboys vs Air Force Falcons Prediction, 10/9/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Air Force Falcons
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021
Location: Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Falcons (-3.5)
The Air Force Falcons (4-1) will try to beat the Wyoming Cowboys (4-0) at Falcon Stadium on Saturday. Wyoming is 3.5-point underdogs. The betting total is set at 50.5.
The Wyoming Cowboys come into this game with a record of 4-0 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Cowboys took the field against the Connecticut Huskies and earned the victory with a final of 24-22. Xazavian Valladay was the leader on the ground for the Cowboys with 22 totes for 101 yds (4.6 yards per carry). Sean Chambers connected on 15/26 with 149 yards through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 103.1 and finished the contest with 2 picks. On the ground, the Cowboys conceded 110 yds on 28 tries, which is 3.9 yards per run allowed. Wyoming relinquished 19 completions on 39 tries for a total of 171 yards, and a completion rate of 48.7%. At the end of the game, they ran 71 plays which totaled 352 yds. The Wyoming Cowboys ran the ball 45 times and totaled 203 yds, which is an average of 4.5 yards per attempt.
The Cowboys have attained 1,472 total yards this season. In terms of scoring, Wyoming has amassed 5 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 4 different times. Wyoming has 82 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 22 penalties for 219 yds. As a team they average 180.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 46th in the nation. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Wyoming Cowboys are sitting at 34.5 points per outing.
When it comes to yards via the pass, the Cowboys have given up 746 yds which ranks them 25th in D-1. They have allowed 186.5 yards per game via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 56.5%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 335.3 yards/outing which puts them 60th in D-1. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns through the air as well as 8 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 148.8 rushing yards per game for the year. During the season, they have allowed 595 rushing yards through 4 games. The Cowboys are sitting in 72nd in the country when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 23.3 PPG.
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The Falcons come into this game with a record of 4-1 this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Falcons went home victorious with a score of 38-10 when they played the New Mexico Lobos. Haaziq Daniels finished the game with 33 yds on 1/2 passing while his quarterback rate was 188.6. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 16.5. Brad Roberts ran the ball 29 times for 142 yds, finishing the game with 4.9 yds per carry for Air Force. Air Force ran the football for 5.6 yds per carry, finishing the contest with 408 yards on 73 carries. The Falcons finished the game with a total of 441 yards and they ran 75 plays (5.9 yds per play). The Falcons secondary conceded a completion percentage of 60.9%, relinquishing 179 yds on 14 for 23 passing. Air Force gave up 20 rush attempts for 47 yards (2.4 yards per rush).
The Air Force Falcons hold an average of 444.2 yards/contest, ranking them 31st in the nation. The Air Force offense has 183 yds of penalties on 24 violations, which ranks 107th in college football in terms of helping out the other team. During the season to this point, the Falcons have racked up 384 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 76.8 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 128th in D-1. When looking at their scoring prowess, the Falcons are 36th in college football averaging 34.4 PPG.
Air Force has yielded a total of 448 rushing yards (89.6 yards per outing) as well as 4 touchdowns on the ground so far this year. They have conceded 7 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 196.0 yards per game, which puts them in 54th in D-1. The Falcons defense has taken the field for 281 plays, which is 28th in the country. The Falcons are giving up 16.6 PPG, which has them ranked 29th in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 83 total points.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Falcons college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Falcons -3.5
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