Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Missouri Tigers take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Tiger Stadium. The opening line for this game has LSU as 14 point favorites. This season the Tigers are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 0-4-0 and they are 0-4-0 against the spread.
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Drew Lock finished with 402 yards through the air for Missouri last week. He completed 26 passes out of 36 attempts for a 72% completion percentage. The Tigers were led in rushing by Damarea Crockett, who finished with 115 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Emanuel Hall was the team leader in receiving with a total of 122 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Missouri got a total of 34 first downs. Of those first downs, 17 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 698 yards for the game. The Tigers ran for 268 yards on 39 attempts.
Danny Etling finished with 118 yards passing for LSU last week. He went 15 for 27, resulting in a 56% completion percentage. The Tigers were led on the ground by Leonard Fournette, who finished with 101 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Travin Dural led the team in receiving with 47 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. LSU had 14 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 59 total plays for 338 yards for the contest. The Tigers ran for 220 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Missouri scores 44.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 14th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 25.8 passes on 42.5 attempts for a 60.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 391.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 4th in college football. The Tigers run for an average of 183.5 yards per game on 39.8 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 59th in the nation. They also run 82.3 plays per contest and average 7 yards per play for an average of 574.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 5th overall this season. The Tigers average 28.3 first downs per game which ranks them 4th in the country. They accumulate 59 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, which ranks 53rd in the nation.
Missouri allows 236 passing yards per game, ranking 75th in D-1, and they allow 18.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 29th. They give up 21.8 completions on 41.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.7. The Tigers allow 131.8 rushing yards per game on 39.5 carries for an average of 3.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 47th in the country. Missouri allows 367.8 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 51st in terms of yards per game. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 48.3 yards per game, ranking them 42nd among D-1 teams.
LSU averages 21 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 110th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13.5 passes per game on 24.8 attempts for a 54.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 147.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 119th in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 191.8 yards per game on 34.3 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 52nd on the ground. They also run 59 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 339.5 yards per game, ranking them 112th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 17 first downs per game, which ranks 115th in the nation. They average 49.5 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, ranking them 85th in college football.
LSU allows an average of 225.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 62nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 16.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 21st in the nation. They give up 18 completions on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.1 per game. The Tigers allow 116 rushing yards per contest on 39.3 carries for a 3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 31st in the country. LSU allows 341.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 35th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 44.8 yards in each contest, ranking 26th in the nation.
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 3-1-0 this season
LSU Betting Trends
LSU is 0-4-0 against the over/under this season
LSU has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 RB Alex Ross Ankle "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/25/16 CB Christian Holmes Concussion "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/25/16 WR Keyon Dilosa Concussion "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/25/16 CB Logan Cheadle Ankle "?" Saturday vs. LSU
09/25/16 LB Terez Hall Ankle "?" Saturday vs. LSU
08/17/16 WR Nate Brown Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
09/25/16 RB Leonard Fournette Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Missouri
09/25/16 T Toby Weathersby Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
08/16/16 DE Isaiah Washington Leg out for season
08/11/16 LB Corey Thompson Ankle out indefinitely
08/10/16 DT Christian LaCouture ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri
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