Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Missouri Tigers face the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 44.5.
Maty Mauk finished his last game with 145 yards through the air for Missouri. He completed 14 passes out of 22 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Ish Witter, who finished with 54 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Tyler Hunt led the team in receiving with 1 receptions for 51 yards. He had an average of 51 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Missouri had 270 total yards on 65 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 7 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 16 first downs on the game. The Tigers rushed for 85 yards by way of 34 carries.
Patrick Towles finished his last game with 126 yards through the air for Kentucky. He completed 8 passes out of 24 attempts for a 33% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led in rushing by Stanley Boom Williams, who finished with 80 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Jeff Badet led the team in receiving with 1 receptions for 45 yards. He had an average of 45 yards per reception in the contest. Kentucky had 241 total yards on 65 plays. They gained 8 rushing first downs, 5 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 14 first downs on the game. The Wildcats rushed for 115 yards by way of 41 carries.
Missouri is scoring 23.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 18 passes on 33.3 attempts for a 54 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 217.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Tigers carry the ball for an average of 107.7 yards per game on 33.7 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season. They are also running 67 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 325 yards per contest. The Tigers manage 18 first downs per contest and they average a total of 53 penalty yards on 6 penalties.
Missouri gives up an average of 112 passing yards and 9.7 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 14.3 completions per game on 26.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.8. The Tigers allow 105 rushing yards per game on 40 carries for a 2.6 average per play. Missouri gives up 217 total yards per game including 3.3 yards per play. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.3 penalties per game that total 89.3 yards as a unit.
Kentucky averages 25 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 15 passes per game on 29 attempts for a 51.7 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 191.7 yards through the air per game thus far. The Wildcats carry the ball for an average of 166.7 yards per game on 35 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They also run 64 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 358.3 yards in each contest. The Wildcats are gaining 17 first downs per contest and they average 55 penalty yards on 5.3 penalties per game.
Kentucky gives up 193 passing yards per outing and 23 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.7 completions on 30 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.2. The Wildcats allow 200.7 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 5 average per rush. Kentucky gives up 393.7 total yards per game including an average of 5.6 per play. They create an average of 2 turnovers per game and 7.3 penalties for 60.3 yards each game.
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 0-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 0-3-0 this season
Kentucky Betting Trends
Kentucky is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kentucky has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 WR DeSean Blair Head "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/20/15 TE Jason Reese Knee "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/20/15 WR Keyon Dilosa Elbow "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/20/15 HB Russell Hansbrough Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kentucky
09/01/15 DT Harold Brantley Leg out for season
09/01/15 Backup RB Trevon Walters Knee out indefinitely
09/20/15 LB Ryan Flannigan Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/18/15 LB Kobie Walker Ankle out indefinitely
09/04/15 LB Courtney Love Eligibility out for season
08/25/15 LB Dorian Hendrix Personal left the team
08/25/15 DB Jaleel Hytchye Personal left the team
08/25/15 OL Nick Richardson Personal left the team
Josh's Pick: Take Kentucky
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