McNeese State Cowboys vs Florida Gators 9-9-23

McNeese State Cowboys vs. Florida Gators 9/9/23 NCAAF Week 2 Odds, Picks, and Prediction

McNeese State Cowboys (0-1) vs. Florida Gators (0-1)

McNeese State Cowboys vs. Florida Gators 9/9/23In the bustling world of college football, two teams, both with 0-1 records, clash at the Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 9th. The McNeese Cowboys, coming off a disappointing loss, are keen to reset their momentum. On the other side, the Florida Gators, known for their might and dominance, especially on their home turf, are equally hungry to get their season back on track. Both teams seek redemption. Let’s see who will emerge victorious.


The McNeese State Cowboys, despite their recent setbacks, showcase potential with players like D’angelo Durham, their running back. With 14 rushing attempts accumulating 45 yards and a rushing touchdown, Durham exhibits tenacity. Then there’s Jihad Marks, their wide receiver, who with 5 receptions managed to gather 52 receiving yards. His 20-yard long reception demonstrates his capability to create game-changing plays.


The Florida Gators are not to be underestimated, especially at home. Trevor Etienne, the running back, displays promise with an average of 3.6 yards per rush attempt. Furthermore, Ricky Pearsall, the team’s wide receiver, stands out with his impressive stats. Securing 8 receptions and accumulating 92 receiving yards, Pearsall’s longest reception of 40 yards indicates his prowess to break through defenses and pose a significant threat. Check out our free latest football picks for more insights.

McNeese State Cowboys vs. Florida Gators Game Info

When: Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET 
Where: Williams-Brice Stadium 
Stream: SofaScore

Nate Glantz QB vs. Graham Mertz QB

Delving deeper into the quarterback duel, Nate Glantz from the McNeese State Cowboys seems to be facing some challenges. With a completion rate of 42.9% from 35 passing attempts, he managed to secure 166 passing yards. However, his vulnerability is evident with 6 sacks leading to a loss of 48 yards and a passer rating of 82.7.


Contrastingly, the Florida Gators’ Graham Mertz presents a more impressive stat line. He boasts a 70.5% completion rate from 44 passing attempts, translating to 333 passing yards. Although Mertz has been sacked five times, resulting in a loss of 47 yards, his passer rating of 137 combined with a touchdown and an interception indicates more consistent performance and adaptability on the field. 


Odds/Point Spread:  Florida Gators ML, Total Odds: –

Although specific odds for the game haven’t been provided, analyzing the key player stats and overall team performance can guide potential betting behaviors. The Florida Gators seem to be the more favorable pick based on their key player statistics and home-field advantage.


McNeese State Cowboys Betting Trends

McNeese State’s betting trends lean towards unfavorable outcomes. Their 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games and a straight-up loss streak of 6 games is worrying. Their performance on the road further deepens concerns with 0-5 SU. Their recent history in September and performance on Saturdays, especially on the road, doesn’t inspire much confidence.


Florida Gators Betting Trends

Florida’s trends are somewhat mixed. Their recent 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games indicates inconsistency. However, there’s a silver lining: their commendable 9-2 SU in the last 11 home games, and a strong 13-3 SU in September games. The Gators’ familiarity with high-pressure situations, especially at home, might play to their advantage.


McNeese State Cowboys vs. Florida Gators 9/9/23 Betting Picks

In a comprehensive analysis of the upcoming game between the McNeese Cowboys and the Florida Gators, all signs point towards a Gators victory. The team boasts a formidable record at home and in the month of September, bolstered by the recent performance of their quarterback, Graham Mertz. On the flip side, McNeese State presents a troubling trend, particularly in road games and recent form. The Gators also have the upper hand in terms of offensive depth and defensive prowess. Based on betting trends and key player statistics, Florida Gators emerge as the clear favorite. It’s always worth remembering that anything can happen in football, but as per the data and current form, the Gators have a distinct advantage. The predicted score points to a Florida win, with a likely outcome of 28-10 in favor of the Gators. For more insights, check out our guaranteed daily sports picks.

Free Pick and Prediction: Florida Gators will win 28-10.


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