LSU at Florida Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 10/8/2014
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville
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On Saturday, the Louisiana State Tigers (4-2) will take on the Florida Gators (3-1) in a game that will feature two solid defenses. LSU was able to beat Florida 17-6 at home in 2013.
Last weekend, LSU could only find the end zone once against Auburn on the road and ended up losing 41-7. The Tigers were outgained 566-280 in that loss and they didn't convert any of their third down chances.
The Tigers' defense ranks 17th in the nation right now after only giving up 17.7 points per game through their first six games. Their top offensive player this season has been wide receiver Travin Dural, who has 22 catches for 574 yards and five touchdowns. Running back Leonard Fournette has rushed for 364 yards with four touchdowns and he is averaging 5.5 yards per carry.
Florida played in a defensive battle against Tennessee last Saturday and ended up coming away with a 10-9 road win. Neither team had more than 240 total yards in that game and they both had three turnovers.
The Gators have only been able to pass for 215 yards per game so far this season. Junior quarterback Jeff Driskel has really struggled this year, throwing for just 695 yards in four games with five touchdowns and six interceptions. Running back Matt Jones has rushed for 372 yards this season with three touchdowns and he has averaged 5.2 yards per carry.
Louisiana State Tigers Betting Trends
Louisiana State Tigers are 4-2-0 Against the Spread
Louisiana State Tigers are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Florida Gators Betting Trends
Florida Gators are 2-2-0 Against the Spread
Florida Gators are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Louisiana State Tigers
10/05/14 DT Quentin Thomas Arm "?" Saturday vs. Florida
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
09/10/14 DL Trey Lealaimatafao Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/05/14 Backup QB Jared Foster Foot out for season
10/05/14 RB Brandon Powell Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/05/14 DT Leon Orr Knee "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/05/14 Backup QB Will Grier Back "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/25/14 WR C.J. Worton Hand expected to miss 2 weeks
09/25/14 RB Mark Herndon Knee out for season
09/11/14 CB J.C. Jackson Shoulder out for season
09/07/14 TE Jake McGee Tibia out for season
09/04/14 LB Jeremi Powell Knee out indefinitely
08/18/14 DL Thomas Holley Hip out for season
Guy's Pick: Take LSU
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