Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Florida Gators take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Vanderbilt Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida as 8.5 point favorites. This season the Gators are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Commodores have an over/under record of 2-1-1 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
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Austin Appleby finished with 296 yards through the air for Florida last week. He completed 23 passes out of 39 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Gators were led in rushing by Jordan Scarlett, who finished with 44 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Antonio Callaway was the team leader in receiving with a total of 134 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 34 yards per reception. As a team in that game Florida got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 402 yards for the game. The Gators ran for 106 yards on 31 attempts.
Kyle Shurmur finished with 279 yards passing for Vanderbilt last week. He went 18 for 29, resulting in a 62% completion percentage. The Commodores were led on the ground by Ralph Webb, who finished with 95 yards on 27 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. C.J. Duncan led the team in receiving with 66 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Vanderbilt had 19 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 389 yards for the contest. The Commodores ran for 110 yards on 42 carries as a team.
Florida scores 32.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 58th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.8 passes on 36.3 attempts for a 60 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 272 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 39th in college football. The Gators run for an average of 178 yards per game on 38.3 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 67th in the nation. They also run 74.5 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 450 yards per game, ranking their offense 51st overall this season. The Gators average 23.5 first downs per game which ranks them 43rd in the country. They accumulate 81.8 penalty yards per game via 8.5 penalties, which ranks 13th in the nation.
Florida allows 145.3 passing yards per game, ranking 10th in D-1, and they allow 13 points per contest on defense, which ranks 10th. They give up 8.5 completions on 21.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 39.5. The Gators allow 77 rushing yards per game on 35.5 carries for an average of 2.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 8th in the country. Florida allows 222.3 total yards per game including 3.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 4th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 40 yards per game, ranking them 16th among D-1 teams.
Vanderbilt averages 23.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 102nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.3 passes per game on 27.8 attempts for a 55 percent completion percentage. They throw for 163.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 112th in Division 1. The Commodores run for an average of 148.8 yards per game on 39.8 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 93rd on the ground. They also run 67.5 plays per game and average 4.6 yards per play for a total of 312.5 yards per game, ranking them 122nd in the country on offense. The Commodores get an average of 17.5 first downs per game, which ranks 108th in the nation. They average 42.3 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, ranking them 109th in college football.
Vanderbilt allows an average of 274.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 108th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 26.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 66th in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 38 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.6 per game. The Commodores allow 179 rushing yards per contest on 33 carries for a 5.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 85th in the country. Vanderbilt allows 453.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.4 yards per play, which ranks 103rd in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7.8 penalties for 71.5 yards in each contest, ranking 117th in the nation.
Florida Betting Trends
Florida is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Florida has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 2-1-1 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 WR Chris Thompson Leg "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/16 DB Chris Williamson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/16 LB Daniel McMillian Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/16 DB Jospeh Putu Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/16 WR Kalif Jackson Foot "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/16 DB Kylan Johnson Leg "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/16 QB Luke Del Rio Knee "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/15/16 LB Jeremiah Moon Thumb out indefinitely
09/15/16 OL Tyler Jordan Eye out indefinitely
09/06/16 WR Dre Massey Knee out for season
08/19/16 DB C.J. McWilliams ACL out for season
08/11/16 OL Antonio Riles Knee out indefinitely
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Florida
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