Kentucky at Missouri Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/29/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Faurot Field in Columbia
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On Saturday afternoon, the Kentucky Wildcats (5-3) will try to end their two-game losing streak when they go up against the Missouri Tigers (6-2). The Tigers easily beat the Wildcats 48-17 on the road last season.
Kentucky played well against top-ranked Mississippi State last weekend, but they still ended up losing 45-31. The Wildcats threw for 401 yards in that game, but their defense also gave up 326 yards on the ground.
The thing that the Wildcats do best is pass the ball, averaging 366.6 passing yards per game against their first eight opponents. Kentucky has been led by quarterback Patrick Towles, who has thrown for 2,077 yards this season with 12 touchdowns and just four interceptions. Running back Jojo Kemp has averaged five yards per carry and has 453 yards with four touchdowns.
Last weekend, Missouri picked up their second straight win when they beat Vanderbilt 24-14 on their home field. They rushed for 244 yards in that win and their defense was able to hold Vanderbilt to just 240 total yards.
The Tigers have relied heavily on their defense this season, which has only given up 20.5 points per game. Junior running back Russell Hansbrough has rushed for 572 yards this season with seven touchdowns and has averaged 5.3 yards per carry. Wide receiver Bud Sasser has caught 40 passes for 551 yards and six scores.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 6-2-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 5-3-0 against the Over/Under
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
Missouri Tigers are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Missouri Tigers are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/26/14 RB Stanley Boom Williams Head "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
10/16/14 WR Jeff Badet Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/16/14 WR Thaddeus Snodgrass Redshirt out for season
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
10/27/14 WR Darius White Groin "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
10/27/14 RB Morgan Steward Hip is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/20/14 OL Anthony Gatti Knee out for season
08/02/14 WR Levi Copelin Suspension out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri
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