Prediction: Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Monroe 12/5/20 College Football Picks, Odds

Prediction: Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Monroe 12/5/20 College Football Picks, Odds Photo by Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (0-9) at Arkansas State Red Wolves (3-7)

College Football: Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 3:00 pm (Centennial Bank Stadium)

The Line: Arkansas State Red Wolves -20 -- Over/Under: 67.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Arkansas State Red Wolves take on the UL Monroe Warhawks Saturday in week 14 college football action at Centennial Bank Stadium.

The UL Monroe Warhawks need a win here to rebound from a brutal 0-9 record. The UL Monroe Warhawks have lost seven straight road games. Colby Suits is completing 61 percent of his passes for 1,541 yards, eight touchdowns and seven interceptions. Suits and Jeremy Hunt have combined for 13 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Josh Pederson and Perry Carter Jr. have combined for 627 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Jevin Frett has 17 receptions. The UL Monroe Warhawks ground game is averaging 72.5 yards per contest, and Josh Johnson leads the way with 270 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, UL Monroe is allowing 41.3 points and 450.8 yards per game. Traveion Webster leads the UL Monroe Warhawks with 76 tackles, Ivin White Jr. has 2.5 sacks and Hunter Smith has one interception.

The Arkansas State Red Wolves need a win here to snap a five-game losing streak. The Arkansas State Red Wolves have split their last four home games. Layne Hatcher is completing 58.3 percent of his passes for 1,732 yards, 14 touchdowns and two interceptions. Hatcher and Logan Bonner have combined for 31 touchdown passes and seven interceptions. Jonathan Adams Jr. and Dahu Green have combined for 1,653 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns while Brandon Bowling has 38 receptions. The Arkansas State Red Wolves ground game is averaging 130.1 yards per contest, and Jamal Jones leads the way with 545 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, Arkansas State is allowing 39.4 points and 484.8 yards per game. Justin Rice leads the Arkansas State Red Wolves with 76 tackles, TW Ayers has four sacks and Samy Johnson has two interceptions.

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The Warhawks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 7-15 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Red Wolves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 24-9 ATS in their last 33 games in November. The under is 7-2 in Warhawks last 9 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Red Wolves last 5 home games. The Warhawks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Arkansas St and 1-10 ATS in their last 11 meetings.

The UL Monroe Warhawks are not only winless on the season, but they've given up a combined 122 points in their last two games and are just 3-6 ATS overall. At that point it doesn't really matter about the team on the other side, as UL Monroe has put itself in automatic fade territory. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are riding a five-game losing streak, but the fact they're three touchdown favorites here tells you just what Vegas tanks of the Warhawks. Believe them. It's the Arkansas State Red Wolves or pass. 

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Randy’s Pick Arkansas State Red Wolves -20

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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