South Alabama Jaguars vs. Troy Trojans, Sun Belt Conference game. The two worst teams in the conference play tonight looking for the first victory in the conference. The Trojans have only two victories in five weeks, but none of those victories were at home. This will be the fourth home game this season. The Jaguars have the worst record in the entire conference with a single victory in six weeks.
South Alabama Jaguars: We don’t know how to win.
The Jaguars won a single game so far this season. The only victory was against Jackson State (Non-Major) 37-14 at home. That victory was in the second week after losing in the first week against Nebraska 21-35 on the road. The other defeats were against Memphis 6-42, UAB 3-35, Louisiana-Monroe 17-30 (Sun Belt), Georgia Southern (Sun Belt) 17-20. S
On the road the Jaguars are scoring an average of 42.7 points per game, 28.7 rushes with 138 rush yards, 27 completed passes with 384.3 pass yards. The defense allows up to 37 points per game, 37.7 rushes with 88.3 rush yardsm 21.3 completed passes with 354 pass yards. Last season the team closed the year with 0-9 in wins and losses.
Cephus Johnson with his second year as starter with the Jaguars. Last season only in eight games as a starter. 53.6% with 60 completed passes, 708 yards, 5 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Most interceptions were on the road for Johnson. The good thing is that Cephus strives, this season so far with 68 personal rushes for 4 touchdowns.
Troy Trojans: Our first conference victory.
The Trojans are looking for the first victory in the conference after starting 0-1 in the Sun Belt. The team lost the first conference game against Arkansas State 43-50 at home. It was a game between two divisions. The last two weeks were defeats for the Trojans, the first against Arkansas in the conference and the last against Missouri 42-10 on the road. At home the record is negative with 1-2. The only victory was against Campbell (non-major) 43-14.
At home the Trojans are scoring an average of 42.7 points per game, 28.7 rushes with 138 rush yards, 27 completed passes with 384.3 pass yards. The defense allows up to 37 points, 37.7 rushes with 88.3 rush yards, 21.3 completed passes with 354 pass yards. The last home game against the Jaguars was in 2017, the home team lost 8-19. Last year the Trojans won on the road 38-17 against the Jaguars.
Kaleb Barker number one in passing yards this season at the conference with 1459 yards. But Barker is injured and still not confirmed if he played against the Jaguars tonight. For now, the only one available by Barker in an emergency is Gunnar Watson, 1-1, 63% with 7 completed passes, 108.7 overall rating.
My Free Pick & Prediction for South Alabama Jaguars vs. Troy Trojans 10/16/2019 is: take the OVER 55.5 (TOTALS).
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