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SMU Mustangs vs Texas State Bobcats 09/05/2020 Tips, Forecast and Analysis

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SMU Mustangs vs Texas State Bobcats 09-05-2020 Tips Forecast and Analysis

SMU Mustangs vs Texas State Bobcats 09/05/2020 –SMU Mustangs and Texas State Bobcats will kick-off in the opening game that is all set to take place at the Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, Texas. Last season, SMU made it to the Boca Raton Bowl to play against FAU after their 6-2 record in the AAC Conference. Texas State Bobcats had a 2-6 record in the Sun Belt Conference play and they finished at the second last spot. The Bobcats were a struggling team last year and they look forward to making a change under the leadership of Jake Spavital for the second year. With the picks and predictions, available college football betting is up and running for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams.

When: Saturday, September 5, 4:30 PM EST
Where: Bobcat Stadium in San Marcos, Texas
TV: ESPN
Stream: SofaScore

SMU Mustangs vs Texas State Bobcats 09/05/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
SMU Mustangs -20.5 (-110) 66.5 o (-110) -1450
Texas State Bobcats -20.5 (-110) 66.5 u (-110 +950
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SMU Mustangs

They held a 10-3 record which was not achieved unit 1984. SMU Mustangs held a 10-3 record which was not achieved unit 1984.  Quarterback Shane Buechele, who threw 3929 yards with 10 picks and 34 touchdowns will take back his spot on the team. The Mustangs have TJ McDaniel to support Buechele from the rushing end. McDaniel was unable to do much last season with just 41 carries in 236 yards. The Mustangs were unable to win their game against FAU to win the Boca Raton Bowl. This is a fresh start and they look forward to defeating Texas State in their first game.

Players to watch: QB S. Buechele (307 CMP, 490 ATT 3,929 YDS, 62.7 CMP%, 8.0 AVG, 75 LNG, 34 TD), WR T. Page (2 ATT, 30 YRD, 15.0 AVG, 30 LNG 0 TD), RB X. Jones (244 ATT, 1,276 YRD, 4.2 AVG, 64 LNG, 23 TD).

Texas State Bobcats

Texas State Bobcats completed last season with a 3-9 record. The offensive end was not strong enough for Texas as they ended up with just 318 yards per game. The Bobcats were not recognized for their performance in 2019. Last year, Tyle Vitt threw close to 1,600 yards for the Bobcats which was not enough. Brady McBride might be the new quarterback for Texas State this season. Leading rusher Robert Brown Jr. is all set to continue his position for Texas State. Brown had 28 carries last season with 161 yards and a single touchdown.

Players to watch: QB G. Jensen (129 CMP, 231 ATT 1,590 YDS, 63.6 CMP%, 6.9 AVG, 64 LNG, 11 TD), WR C. Twyford (108 ATT, 488 YRD, 4.5 AVG, 60 LNG 2 TD), RB X. Jones (28 ATT, 161 YRD, 2.1 AVG, 25 LNG, 0 TD).

SMU Mustangs vs Texas State Bobcats Betting Numbers

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SMU Mustangs

Southern Methodist is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Southern Methodist’s last 13 games.
Mustangs are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games.
Southern Methodist is 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games on the road.
Southern Methodist is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Sun Belt conference.

Texas State Bobcats

Texas State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas State’s last 8 games.
Texas State is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas State’s last 9 games at home.
Texas State is 3-9 SU in their last 12 games played in September.

SMU Mustangs vs Texas State Bobcats Betting Picks

The college football odds spreads are out for the Mustangs to win this game and cover the spread. The Texas State Bobcats are weak and their quarterback is the most important thing they need to focus on. SMU Mustangs win 37-18.