Saturday, October 8, 2016
Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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The Alabama Crimson Tide take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 13 point favorites. This season the Crimson Tide are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Razorbacks have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread.
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Jalen Hurts finished with 262 yards through the air for Alabama last week. He completed 20 passes out of 33 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Crimson Tide were led in rushing by Joshua Jacobs, who finished with 100 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Calvin Ridley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 174 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Alabama got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 75 total plays for 488 yards for the game. The Crimson Tide ran for 173 yards on 37 attempts.
Austin Allen finished with 206 yards passing for Arkansas last week. He went 13 for 18, resulting in a 72% completion percentage. The Razorbacks were led on the ground by Devwah Whaley, who finished with 135 yards on 9 carries. He ended the game with an average of 15 yards per rush. Jared Cornelius led the team in receiving with 106 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Arkansas had 25 first downs total. 17 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 56 total plays for 559 yards for the contest. The Razorbacks ran for 353 yards on 38 carries as a team.
Alabama scores 44 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 13th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.6 passes on 32.6 attempts for a 63.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 252.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 52nd in college football. The Crimson Tide run for an average of 231.6 yards per game on 43 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 25th in the nation. They also run 75.6 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 484.4 yards per game, ranking their offense 30th overall this season. The Crimson Tide average 22.4 first downs per game which ranks them 51st in the country. They accumulate 45.6 penalty yards per game via 6.2 penalties, which ranks 102nd in the nation.
Alabama allows 188 passing yards per game, ranking 27th in D-1, and they allow 13 points per contest on defense, which ranks 9th. They give up 16.6 completions on 30.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.2. The Crimson Tide allow 69.4 rushing yards per game on 30.2 carries for an average of 2.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the country. Alabama allows 257.4 total yards per game including 4.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 8th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 3.2 penalties for 28.4 yards per game, ranking them 1st among D-1 teams.
Arkansas averages 36 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 43rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.8 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 67.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 246.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 55th in Division 1. The Razorbacks run for an average of 197 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 48th on the ground. They also run 69 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 443.4 yards per game, ranking them 52nd in the country on offense. The Razorbacks get an average of 23.8 first downs per game, which ranks 38th in the nation. They average 45.4 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 103rd in college football.
Arkansas allows an average of 211 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 47th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 47th in the nation. They give up 18.2 completions on 31.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.3 per game. The Razorbacks allow 163.4 rushing yards per contest on 31.2 carries for a 5.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 72nd in the country. Arkansas allows 374.4 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 51st in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 46 yards in each contest, ranking 31st in the nation.
Alabama Betting Trends
Alabama is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Alabama has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Arkansas Betting Trends
Arkansas is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Arkansas has an ATS record of 2-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/02/16 WR ArDarius Stewart Knee "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
09/29/16 QB Blake Barnett Personal has left team
10/02/16 WR Keon Hatcher Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
09/07/16 DB Britto Tutt ACL out for season
09/05/16 DB Kevin Richardson II Pectoral out for season
08/19/16 RB T.J. Hammonds Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas
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