Samford Bulldogs vs ETSU Bucs prediction and FCS spring football game preview.
Samford vs ETSU Broadcast
Date: Saturday, February 20
Game Time: 1:00 ET
Venue: Greene Stadium, Johnson City, TN
Samford (0-0) vs ETSU (0-0) Game Preview
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Why Samford Will Win
Here comes the Samford offense with its Air Raid passing game that moves fast, plays fast and does everything possible to keep defenses on their toes.
They have the veterans for the key spots with former USF transfer Chris Oladokun combining with Liam Welch to once again run the thing – they’re co-starters with Oladokun a bit more of the main guy – throwing to a dangerous group of playmakers.
Why ETSU Will Win
ETSU has offensive playmakers, too.
It might have a new starting quarterback in redshirt freshman Tyler Riddell, but he’ll be helped by excellent veteran RB Quay Holmes – he needs to dominate this game from the start – working behind a strong offensive front.
The Bucs have to do whatever they can to go on long, drawn out marches to keep the Bulldog offense on sidelines. Yeah, Samford has a fast attack, but it also gets off the field in a hurry when the O isn’t working. The ETSU secondary is just good enough to win its share of battles and keep this from getting out of hand.
What’s Going To Happen
Samford might be the stronger team with more talent and better lines, but it’ll be the special teams that get this done.
In PK Mitchel Fineran, P Bradley Porcellato, and return man Montrell Washington, the Bulldogs have the all-stars to make up for what will be a spotty first game from the offense. ETSU will play well, but the passing game won’t be enough to help out a huge day from Holmes.
Samford vs ETSU Prediction, Line
Samford 30, ETSU 24
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CFN Line Best Guess*: Samford -5.5, o/u: 44
Must See Rating: 3
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*For the FCS spring games with lines that aren’t officially posted, we’re taking our best guess on what the line and over/under would and probably should be regardless of what our prediction is.
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