Penn Quakers vs. Villanova Wildcats - 9/24/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Villanova Wildcats (2-1) vs. Penn Quakers (0-1)
College Football: Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Villanova Stadium)
The Line: Villanova Wildcats -27 -- Over/Under: 51 See the Latest Odds
TV: College Sports Live
The Penn Quakers and Villanova Wildcats square off Thursday night at Villanova Stadium.
The Penn Quakers look to get on the board after coming off a road loss to Lehigh. Alek Torgersen is completing 71.4 percent of his passes for 336 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Torgersen had 42 pass attempts in Penn’s losing season opener. Justin Watson and Cameron Countryman have combined for 188 receiving yards and one touchdown while Tre Solomon has four receptions. The Penn Quakers ground game is averaging 140 yards per contest, and Solomon leads the way with 89 yards on 11 carries. Defensively, Penn is allowing 42 points and 495 yards per game. Colton Moskal leads the Quakers with 11 tackles, Nick Miller has an interception and Donald Panciello has two tackles for loss.
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The Villanova Wildcats look to build on their two-game winning streak and improve to 3-1. John Robertson is completing 58.1 percent of his passes for 522 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. Robertson and Zach Bednarczyk have combined for four touchdowns. Kevin Gulyas and Aaron Wells have combined for 354 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Taurus Phillips has seven receptions. The Villanova Wildcats ground game is averaging 147 yards per contest, and Javon White leads the way with 181 yards on 35 carries. Defensively, Villanova is allowing 16 points and 262.7 yards per game. Don Cherry leads the Wildcats with 26 tackles, Austin Calitro has five tackles for loss and Cameron McCurry has three pass break ups.
It's been a while since Villanova has really blown a team out, as the Wildcats usually sit on a lead and just take the victory. Also, Penn did hang with Lehigh for much of the game and got solid play out of Torgersen.
I'll take the points here on a quick turnaround.