Saturday, September 17, 2016
Vaught Hemingway Stadium
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The Alabama Crimson Tide take on the Mississippi Rebels on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Vaught Hemingway Stadium. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Crimson Tide are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Rebels have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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Jalen Hurts finished with 287 yards through the air for Alabama last week. He completed 23 passes out of 36 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Crimson Tide were led in rushing by Damien Harris, who finished with 45 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Calvin Ridley was the team leader in receiving with a total of 129 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Alabama got a total of 23 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 13 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 81 total plays for 475 yards for the game. The Crimson Tide ran for 124 yards on 39 attempts.
Chad Kelly finished with 219 yards through the air for Ole Miss last week. He completed 20 passes out of 27 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Rebels were led in rushing by Akeem Judd, who finished with 64 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Markell Pack was the team leader in receiving with a total of 46 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Ole Miss got a total of 22 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 13 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 64 total plays for 416 yards for the game. The Rebels ran for 174 yards on 34 attempts.
Alabama scores 45 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 24th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.5 passes on 30 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 287 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 30th in college football. The Crimson Tide run for an average of 190 yards per game on 41.5 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 59th in the nation. They also run 71.5 plays per contest and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 477 yards per game, ranking their offense 40th overall this season. The Crimson Tide average 19 first downs per game which ranks them 84th in the country. They accumulate 56.5 penalty yards per game via 8 penalties, which ranks 59th in the nation.
Alabama allows 173 passing yards per game, ranking 37th in D-1, and they allow 8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 8th. They give up 18.5 completions on 37.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 49.3. The Crimson Tide allow 43.5 rushing yards per game on 26 carries for an average of 1.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the country. Alabama allows 216.5 total yards per game including 3.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 6th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 31 yards per game, ranking them 8th among D-1 teams.
Ole Miss averages 36 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 49th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.5 passes per game on 34.5 attempts for a 62.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 277.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 36th in Division 1. The Rebels run for an average of 120.5 yards per game on 29.5 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 99th on the ground. They also run 64 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 398 yards per game, ranking them 76th in the country on offense. The Rebels get an average of 21.5 first downs per game, which ranks 63rd in the nation. They average 49.5 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 80th in college football.
Ole Miss allows an average of 245.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 88th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29 points per contest, which has them ranked 88th in the nation. They give up 19 completions on 30.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.3 per game. The Rebels allow 197 rushing yards per contest on 49 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 103rd in the country. Ole Miss allows 442.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 102nd in D-1. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 8.5 penalties for 76 yards in each contest, ranking 109th in the nation.
Alabama Betting Trends
Alabama is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Alabama has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Ole Miss Betting Trends
Ole Miss is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Ole Miss has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
No key injuries to report
09/12/16 WR Derrick Jones Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
09/12/16 TE Taz Zettergren Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
09/12/16 WR D.K. Metcalf Foot out for season
09/11/16 OL Jeremy Liggins Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
09/07/16 RB Eric Swinney Knee out for season
09/07/16 CB Kendarius Webster Knee out for season
08/19/16 DB C.J. Moore Pectoral out indefinitely
08/18/16 RB Jordan Wilkins Eligibility out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Alabama
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