Check out our free Jaguars vs Bruins pick and preview for NCAAF week 3 game in Pasadena. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Jaguars vs Bruins Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
Kickoff for this matchup between the South Alabama Jaguars and UCLA Bruins is set for 2:00 PM ET. The game will be played in Pasadena, CA at Rose Bowl with P12N carrying television coverage. UCLA comes into this non-conference contest, as the -15.5 home favorite. The over-under point total is currently set at 59.0.
Jaguars vs Bruins Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: South Alabama Jaguars at UCLA Bruins
- Where: Pasadena at Rose Bowl
- Date: Saturday, September 17th
- Betting Odds:
- UCLA -15.5, SALA +455 | UCLA -665 O/U 59.0
The South Alabama Jaguars travel to take on the UCLA Bruins in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Sun Belt.
Last week, South Alabama beat Central Michigan by a score of 38-24. Leading into the matchup, the Jaguars were 6.0 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 62 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 57.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 348 yards, with 81 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 23rd in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, South Alabama is ranked 121st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 267 yards through the air.
The Jaguars head into the game with the 34th ranked scoring offense at 43.0 points per-game. Currently, they have scored a majority of their touchdowns through the air, with 6 receiving touchdowns compared to 5 rushing scores. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 82nd in yards per-game at 162.0. On average, they hand the ball off 42.5 times per contest. In the passing game, the Jaguars will look to continue their strong play, as they are the 17th ranked team in pass yards per-game at, 343.0. So far, they are 34th in pass attempts, at 38.5 per-game.
The UCLA Bruins travel to take on the South Alabama Jaguars in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Pac-12.
In their previous game, the Bruins won by a score of 45-7. With their 52 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 61.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 310 yards, with 87 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 5th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, UCLA is ranked 14th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 223 yards through the air.
On offense, the Bruins are averaging 45.0 points per-game, good for 20th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 8, while throwing for 4. This season, South Alabama has been able to establish the run game, as they are averaging 244.5 yards per-game (16th), while handing the ball off an average of 41.5 times per-game. In the passing game, the Bruins will look to continue their strong play, as they are the 25th ranked team in pass yards per-game at, 311.0. So far, they are 36th in pass attempts, at 38.5 per-game.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Jaguars have an ATS record of 2-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 2-0-0. Through their last 5 road games, South Alabama has an ATS record of just 1-4-0. However, their overall record was 1-4-0 while averaging 22.8 points per game.
In terms of betting, the Bruins have an ATS record of 1-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-0-0. UCLA has played well in their previous 5 home games, going 4-1-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 41.4 points per game while allowing 18.4. The team’s also performed well vs the spread at 3-2-0.
Jaguars vs Bruins Pick
Free Spread Prediction: South Alabama Jaguars 15.5
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