Saturday, October 10, 2015
Williams Brice Stadium
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The LSU Tigers face the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday at Williams Brice Stadium. The opening line for this game has LSU as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.
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LSU was led in passing last game by Brandon Harris, who finished with 80 yards through the air. He went 4 for 15 on the game, good for a 27% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Leonard Fournette, who finished with 233 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Colin Jeter led the team in receiving with 1 receptions for 28 yards. He had an average of 28 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game LSU had 479 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 22 rushing first downs, 3 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 28 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 399 yards by way of 49 carries.
South Carolina was led in passing last game by Lorenzo Nunez, who finished with 172 yards through the air. He went 15 for 24 on the game, good for a 63% completion percentage. The Gamecocks were led in rushing by Lorenzo Nunez, who finished with 60 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Pharoh Cooper led the team in receiving with 9 receptions for 102 yards. He had an average of 11 yards per reception in the contest. South Carolina had 298 total yards on 64 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 9 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 17 first downs on the game. The Gamecocks rushed for 112 yards by way of 34 carries.
LSU is scoring 36 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 8.3 passes on 15.5 attempts for a 53.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 95.5 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 336 yards per game on 46.5 attempts for an average of 7.2 yards per carry this season. They are also running 62 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for an average of 431.5 yards per contest. The Tigers manage 20.3 first downs per contest and they average a total of 77.3 penalty yards on 8.8 penalties.
LSU gives up an average of 187.5 passing yards and 21.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19.5 completions per game on 33.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8. The Tigers allow 106 rushing yards per game on 31.8 carries for a 3.3 average per play. LSU gives up 293.5 total yards per game including 4.5 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties per game that total 44.3 yards as a unit.
South Carolina averages 20 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 13.6 passes per game on 26.2 attempts for a 51.9 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 163.2 yards through the air per game thus far. The Gamecocks carry the ball for an average of 190.2 yards per game on 39.4 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 65.6 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 353.4 yards in each contest. The Gamecocks are gaining 19.4 first downs per contest and they average 41 penalty yards on 4.6 penalties per game.
South Carolina gives up 218.8 passing yards per outing and 25.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 21.6 completions on 30.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 71.5. The Gamecocks allow 170 rushing yards per contest on 34.6 carries for a 4.9 average per rush. South Carolina gives up 388.8 total yards per game including an average of 6 per play. They create an average of 1.4 turnovers per game and 5.6 penalties for 47.6 yards each game.
LSU Betting Trends
LSU is 3-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
LSU has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
South Carolina Betting Trends
South Carolina is 1-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
South Carolina has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/04/15 TE Dillon Gordon Achilles "?" Saturday vs. South Carolina
10/04/15 S Jalen Mills Fibula expected to miss Saturday vs. South Carolina
10/04/15 DE Tashawn Bower Ankle "?" Saturday vs. South Carolina
09/09/15 OL Chidi Valentine-Okeke Redshirt out for season
10/04/15 C Alan Knott Ankle "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/04/15 RB Brandon Wilds Ribs "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/04/15 TE Connor Redmond Back "?" Saturday vs. LSU
10/04/15 WR Deebo Samuel Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/13/15 QB Connor Mitch Shoulder out indefinitely
09/07/15 C Cody Waldrop Ankle out for season
09/04/15 WR Jerad Washington Leg out for season
08/28/15 WR Shaq Davidson Knee out for season
08/27/15 OL Brock Stadnik Undisclosed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take South Carolina
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