Wyoming Cowboys vs Connecticut Huskies Prediction, 9/25/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Connecticut Huskies
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, CT
Odds/Point Spread: Huskies (+30)
The Wyoming Cowboys (3-0) are en route to Pratt & Whitney Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Connecticut Huskies (0-4). Connecticut opens this matchup as 30-point underdogs. The total is 56.
The Wyoming Cowboys come into this matchup with a record of 3-0 for this season. In their last contest, the Cowboys took the field against the Ball State Cardinals and walked away with a win by a score of 45-12. Sean Chambers finished 14/23 with 201 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rating of 148.6 and ended the game without throwing a pick. Xazavian Valladay led the offense in rushing for the Cowboys with 14 totes for 61 yards (4.4 yards per carry). On the day, they ran 62 plays which converted into 378 yards. The Wyoming Cowboys ran the rock 39 different times and compiled 177 yds, which came out to an average of 4.5 yds per carry. In the running game, the Cowboys conceded 118 yards on 41 attempts, which is 2.9 yds per run surrendered. Wyoming relinquished 21 completions on 34 attempts for a total of 142 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.8%.
In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Wyoming Cowboys are averaging 38.0 points per outing. As a team they average 173.0 yards on the ground ranking them 60th in college football. The Cowboys have racked up 1,120 yards in total this season. When it comes to scoring, Wyoming has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground. Wyoming has compiled 60 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 12 penalties for 120 yds. They have surrendered the ball 2 different times.
Concerning passing yards, the Cowboys have allowed 575 yds which ranks them 59th in D-1. They are giving up 191.7 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 59.7%. In total, they have allowed 353.3 yards per game putting them at 80th in the nation. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 161.7 rushing yards per contest so far this season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 485 rushing yards through 3 outings. The Cowboys rank 82nd in D-1 regarding team defense, conceding 23.7 points per game.
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The Huskies come into this game with a record of 0-4 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Huskies went home defeated by a final of 52-21 when they faced the Army Black Knights. Tyler Phommachanh walked away from the game with 109 yards on 11/26 passing while his QB rating was 69.8. He threw 1 pick and his Y/A was 4.2. Tyler Phommachanh carried the football 11 times for 60 yds, finishing the game with 5.5 yards per carry for Connecticut. The Huskies finished the contest with a total of 225 yds and they ran 45 plays (5.0 yds per play). Connecticut rushed for 6.1 yds per carry, finishing with 116 yds on 19 attempts. Connecticut surrendered 67 running attempts for 397 yards (5.9 yards per rush). The Huskies secondary allowed a completion rate of 100.0%, relinquishing 107 yds on 3 for 3 through the air.
When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Huskies are sitting 127th in college football holding an average of 12.3 PPG. For the year thus far, the Huskies have compiled 454 yards via the pass as well as an average of 113.5 passing yards per outing, ranking them 123rd in college football. The Connecticut Huskies hold an average of 204.5 yards/game, ranking them 129th in college football. The Connecticut offense has totaled 122 yards of penalties on 19 infractions, which is 52nd in Division 1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
Connecticut has allowed a total of 972 yards via the ground game (243.0 yards per outing) and 10 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have allowed the opposition 13 touchdowns through the air in addition to 250.3 yards per outing, ranking them 109th in D-1. The Huskies defense has taken the field for 290 plays, which is 141st in D-1. The Huskies are conceding 46.0 PPG, which puts them 140th in the country. This year, they have surrendered 184 points.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -30
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