Saturday, September 17, 2016
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The Georgia Bulldogs take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Faurot Field. The opening line for this game has Georgia as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Bulldogs are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Jacob Eason finished with 204 yards through the air for Georgia last week. He completed 11 passes out of 20 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Bulldogs were led in rushing by Nick Chubb, who finished with 80 yards on 20 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Isaiah McKenzie was the team leader in receiving with a total of 61 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 31 yards per reception. As a team in that game Georgia got a total of 17 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 9 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 62 total plays for 373 yards for the game. The Bulldogs ran for 167 yards on 39 attempts.
Drew Lock finished with 450 yards through the air for Missouri last week. He completed 24 passes out of 37 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Damarea Crockett, who finished with 68 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Ray Wingo was the team leader in receiving with a total of 125 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 42 yards per reception. Missouri got a total of 30 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 15 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 78 total plays for 647 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 170 yards on 38 attempts.
Georgia scores 29.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 75th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 13 passes on 21.5 attempts for a 60.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 195.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 87th in college football. The Bulldogs run for an average of 228 yards per game on 45.5 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 34th in the nation. They also run 67 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 423.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 61st overall this season. The Bulldogs average 21 first downs per game which ranks them 67th in the country. They accumulate 52 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties, which ranks 72nd in the nation.
Georgia allows 133.5 passing yards per game, ranking 20th in D-1, and they allow 24 points per contest on defense, which ranks 66th. They give up 17.5 completions on 30.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.4. The Bulldogs allow 142 rushing yards per game on 29.5 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 73rd in the country. Georgia allows 275.5 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 27th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.5 penalties for 59.5 yards per game, ranking them 76th among D-1 teams.
Missouri averages 36 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 50th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 25.5 passes per game on 46.5 attempts for a 54.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 379.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 9th in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 175 yards per game on 42.5 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 71st on the ground. They also run 89 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 554.5 yards per game, ranking them 15th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 28 first downs per game, which ranks 19th in the nation. They average 63 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 42nd in college football.
Missouri allows an average of 270 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 98th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 23.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 63rd in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.1 per game. The Tigers allow 191 rushing yards per contest on 47 carries for a 4.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 101st in the country. Missouri allows 461 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 105th in D-1. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 53 yards in each contest, ranking 59th in the nation.
Georgia Betting Trends
Georgia is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Georgia has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 LS Trent Frix Foot "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/01/16 DE Jonathan Ledbetter Suspension out indefinitely
09/12/16 CB Aarion Penton Shoulder injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Georgia
09/12/16 RB Alex Ross Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
09/12/16 TE Sean Culkin Foot "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
09/11/16 OL Darvis Holmes Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
09/11/16 OL Tanner Owen Illness "?" Saturday vs. Georgia
08/17/16 WR Nate Brown Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri
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