Saturday, October 1, 2016
Vaught Hemingway Stadium
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The Memphis Tigers take on the Mississippi Rebels on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Vaught Hemingway Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 13 point favorites. This season the Tigers are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Rebels have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
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Riley Ferguson finished with 359 yards through the air for Memphis last week. He completed 20 passes out of 27 attempts for a 74% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Doroland Dorceus, who finished with 117 yards on 9 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 13 yards per carry. Anthony Miller was the team leader in receiving with a total of 77 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. As a team in that game Memphis got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 635 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 240 yards on 45 attempts.
Chad Kelly finished with 282 yards passing for Ole Miss last week. He went 18 for 24, resulting in a 75% completion percentage. The Rebels were led on the ground by Chad Kelly, who finished with 53 yards on 4 carries. He ended the game with an average of 13 yards per rush. Evan Engram led the team in receiving with 95 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. Ole Miss had 23 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 510 yards for the contest. The Rebels ran for 180 yards on 31 carries as a team.
Memphis scores 51.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 5th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.3 passes on 32.3 attempts for a 66 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 293 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 26th in college football. The Tigers run for an average of 185.3 yards per game on 41.7 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 56th in the nation. They also run 74 plays per contest and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 478.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 34th overall this season. The Tigers average 23.7 first downs per game which ranks them 41st in the country. They accumulate 71.3 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 25th in the nation.
Memphis allows 179.7 passing yards per game, ranking 26th in D-1, and they allow 9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 2nd. They give up 23 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.1. The Tigers allow 107.3 rushing yards per game on 29.3 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 24th in the country. Memphis allows 287 total yards per game including 4.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 16th in terms of yards per game. They force 3.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 60 yards per game, ranking them 77th among D-1 teams.
Ole Miss averages 40 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 32nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22.5 passes per game on 34.8 attempts for a 64.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 326.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 17th in Division 1. The Rebels run for an average of 131.8 yards per game on 30.8 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 104th on the ground. They also run 65.5 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 458.3 yards per game, ranking them 42nd in the country on offense. The Rebels get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 49th in the nation. They average 47.3 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 91st in college football.
Ole Miss allows an average of 203.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 48th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30 points per contest, which has them ranked 85th in the nation. They give up 18.5 completions on 32.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.4 per game. The Rebels allow 239.5 rushing yards per contest on 47.5 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 115th in the country. Ole Miss allows 443.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 96th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 8.5 penalties for 69.8 yards in each contest, ranking 111th in the nation.
Memphis Betting Trends
Memphis is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Memphis has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Ole Miss Betting Trends
Ole Miss is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Ole Miss has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 OG Zach Collins Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
09/22/16 LB Jackson Dillon Knee out for season
09/12/16 WR Hunter Hill Knee out indefinitely
09/12/16 WR Mechane Slade Leg out indefinitely
08/30/16 QB Brady Davis Knee out for season
09/25/16 DE Fadol Brown Foot "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/25/16 TE Taz Zettergren Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/25/16 DE Victor Evans Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Memphis
09/12/16 WR D.K. Metcalf Foot out for season
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
Guy's Pick: Take Ole Miss
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