Saturday, October 15, 2016
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The Missouri Tigers take on the Florida Gators on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida as 13 point favorites. This season the Tigers are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Gators have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 1-4-0 against the spread.
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Drew Lock finished with 167 yards through the air for Missouri last week. He completed 17 passes out of 37 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Ish Witter, who finished with 48 yards on 11 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Johnathon Johnson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 42 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Missouri got a total of 14 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 60 total plays for 265 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 77 yards on 22 attempts.
Austin Appleby finished with 144 yards passing for Florida last week. He went 19 for 28, resulting in a 68% completion percentage. The Gators were led on the ground by Jordan Scarlett, who finished with 55 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. C'yontai Lewis led the team in receiving with 39 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Florida had 15 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 63 total plays for 236 yards for the contest. The Gators ran for 92 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Missouri scores 37 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 35th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 24.2 passes on 41.6 attempts for a 58.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 350.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 9th in college football. The Tigers run for an average of 158 yards per game on 36.6 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 83rd in the nation. They also run 78.2 plays per contest and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 508.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 15th overall this season. The Tigers average 24.4 first downs per game which ranks them 23rd in the country. They accumulate 57.2 penalty yards per game via 6.4 penalties, which ranks 55th in the nation.
Missouri allows 232 passing yards per game, ranking 70th in D-1, and they allow 23.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 42nd. They give up 21.2 completions on 39 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.4. The Tigers allow 189 rushing yards per game on 42 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 90th in the country. Missouri allows 421 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 84th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.2 penalties for 45.6 yards per game, ranking them 28th among D-1 teams.
Florida averages 28.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 67th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.2 passes per game on 34.6 attempts for a 61.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 246.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 54th in Division 1. The Gators run for an average of 160.8 yards per game on 37.6 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 79th on the ground. They also run 72.2 plays per game and average 5.6 yards per play for a total of 407.2 yards per game, ranking them 71st in the country on offense. The Gators get an average of 21.4 first downs per game, which ranks 63rd in the nation. They average 74.4 penalty yards per game via 7.6 penalties, ranking them 15th in college football.
Florida allows an average of 139.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 4th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 11.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 3rd in the nation. They give up 9.2 completions on 23.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 39 per game. The Gators allow 90.6 rushing yards per contest on 36 carries for a 2.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 7th in the country. Florida allows 230.4 total yards per game for an average of 3.9 yards per play, which ranks 2nd in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 5.4 penalties for 41.4 yards in each contest, ranking 9th in the nation.
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Florida Betting Trends
Florida is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Florida has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/10/16 LB Donavin Newsom Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida
10/10/16 WR Johnathon Johnson Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Florida
10/09/16 CB Christian Holmes Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Florida
10/09/16 WR Justin Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. Florida
10/09/16 WR Keyon Dilosa Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Florida
10/09/16 RB Nate Strong Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida
10/09/16 LB Terez Hall Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida
10/09/16 CB Logan Cheadle Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Florida
08/17/16 WR Nate Brown Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/09/16 WR Brandon Powell Ankle probable Saturday vs. Missouri
10/09/16 DE Bryan Cox, Jr. Leg probable Saturday vs. Missouri
10/09/16 DT Caleb Brantley Hand probable Saturday vs. Missouri
10/09/16 WR Chris Thompson Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
10/09/16 QB Luke Del Rio Knee "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
10/09/16 LB Daniel McMillian Neck "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
10/09/16 OL David Sharpe Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
10/03/16 DE Jordan Sherit Knee out indefinitely
09/30/16 DL Joey Ivie Thumb out indefinitely
09/15/16 LB Jeremiah Moon Thumb 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
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri
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