UMass Minutemen vs Texas A&M Aggies Prediction, 11/19/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: UMass Minutemen vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2022
Location: Kyle Field in College Station, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Aggies (-34)
Kyle Field is the location where the Texas A&M Aggies (3-7) will try to defeat the UMass Minutemen (1-9) on Saturday. UMass is 34-point underdogs. The betting total comes in at 49.5.
The UMass Minutemen head into this matchup 1-9 this season. In their last game, the Minutemen went up against the Arkansas State Red Wolves and took a loss by a final of 35-33. Brady Olson went 14/28 with 178 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 100.9 and ended the game with 2 interceptions. Ellis Merriweather was the best rusher for the Minutemen with 29 attempts for 122 yards (4.2 yards per attempt). In all, they ran 94 plays for 475 yards. The UMass Minutemen rushed the ball a total of 51 different times and tallied 168 yards, which had them averaging 3.3 yards per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Minutemen gave up 133 yards on 24 attempts, which averages out to 5.5 yards per run allowed. UMass gave up 10 completions on 18 tries for a total of 142 yards, and a completion percentage of 55.6%.
The Minutemen have attained 2,786 yards in total for the season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, UMass has earned 4 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns on the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 15 different times. UMass has 153 1st downs as an offense, and they have been flagged for 80 infractions for 706 yards. As a team they're averaging 158.3 yards via the ground game ranking them 63rd in the country. When talking about getting in the endzone, the UMass Minutemen hold an average of 14.0 points per game.
The Minutemen are sitting in 107th in the country concerning team defense, conceding 30.9 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.8 yards per rushing attempt and 179.6 rushing yards per game so far this year. Overall, they have allowed 1,796 yards via the running game in 10 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Minutemen are giving up 1,845 yds which has them ranked 20th in D-1. They have yielded 184.5 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 53.9%. In total, they are conceding 364.1 yards per contest which puts them 51st in the country. They have relinquished 16 touchdowns via the pass as well as 22 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Aggies come into this game with a record of 3-7 for this season. In their last game, the Aggies went home defeated by a final of 13-10 against the Auburn Tigers. Conner Weigman (1 touchdown) ended the contest with 121 yards on 14/36 through the air while his QB rating was 76.3. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 3.4. Amari Daniels ran the ball 11 times for 83 yds, ending the game with 7.5 yds per attempt for Texas A&M. Texas A&M ran the ball for 3.9 yds per carry, finishing the game with 94 yds on 24 attempts. The Aggies ended up finishing with 215 yds and they ran 60 plays (3.6 yards per play). The Aggies secondary conceded a completion rate of 46.2%, surrendering 60 yards on 6 out of 13 through the air. Texas A&M surrendered 55 attempts on the ground for 270 yds (4.9 yards per rush).
In terms of how much they score, the Aggies are sitting 108th in the nation maintaining an average of 21.5 PPG. For the season to this point, the Aggies have compiled 2,287 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 228.7 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 68th in the nation. The Texas A&M Aggies maintain an average of 350.4 yards per outing, which has them sitting 96th in D-1. The Texas A&M offense has 512 penalty yards on 68 violations, which has them ranked 47th in college football in terms of helping out the opposition.
Texas A&M has conceded a total of 2,206 rushing yards (220.6 yards per contest) as well as 10 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have given up 15 touchdowns via the pass and 162.2 yards per game, which puts them in 7th in the country. The Aggies defense has participated in 715 plays, which is good for 97th in the country. The Aggies are relinquishing 22.8 points per contest, which has them sitting 42nd in D-1. This year, they have relinquished 228 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Minutemen/Aggies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Minutemen +34
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