Kentucky at LSU Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 10/15/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge
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The Kentucky Wildcats (5-1) will attempt to extend their winning streak to four game when they take on the Louisiana State Tigers (5-2) on Saturday.
Kentucky picked up its third win in a row on Saturday easily beating UL Monroe by the score of 48-14 at home. Their defense was able to hold UL Monroe to just 264 total yards in that win, which included just 77 yards on the ground.
Kentucky's defense has been excellent this season by holding opponents to just 18.7 points per game, which ranks them as the 15th-best defense in the country right now. Quarterback Patrick Towles has thrown for 1,541 yards this year with 10 touchdown passes and four interceptions. Towles' top target has been wide receiver Ryan Timmons, who has caught 27 passes for 315 yards and two touchdowns.
LSU played well defensively in their game against Florida on Saturday and came away with a close 30-27 victory. Florida was just 2-for-12 on their third down chances and the Tigers' defense forced them into committing three turnovers.
The Tigers have been able to rush for 209.1 yards per game this season and they are scoring 34.9 points per game. LSU's top offensive player has been wide receiver Travin Dural, who has caught 24 passes for 626 yards and six touchdowns. Running back Leonard Fournette has 504 rushing yards with six touchdowns and he has averaged 5.4 yards per carry.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 5-1-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 4-2-0 against the Over/Under
Louisiana State Tigers Betting Trends
Louisiana State Tigers are 5-2-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana State Tigers are 4-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/12/14 WR Jeff Badet Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/08/14 DE Lloyd Tubman Suspension out indefinitely
09/09/14 WR Alexander Montgomery Knee out indefinitely
09/05/14 LB Kobie Walker Shoulder out indefinitely
Louisiana State Tigers
10/12/14 DT Quentin Thomas Arm "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/30/14 DB Dwayne Thomas Knee out for season
09/27/14 S Corey Thompson Knee out indefinitely
09/10/14 DL Travonte Valentine Eligibility out indefinitely
09/05/14 Backup QB Jared Foster Foot out for season
Tony's Pick: Take LSU
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