Monday, September 5, 2016
Bobby Bowden Field
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The Mississippi Rebels take on the Florida State Seminoles on Monday, September 5, 2016 at Bobby Bowden Field. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 57.5. Last season the Rebels were 8-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record was 4-9-0. The Seminoles had an over/under record of 5-8-0 and they were 8-5-0 against the spread.
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Ole Miss scored 40.8 points per game on offense last season, which ranked 8th in Division 1. In the passing department, they averaged 24.5 passes on 37.6 attempts for a 65 percent completion percentage last season. They threw for a total of 334.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranked them 10th in college football. The Rebels ran for an average of 183.1 yards per game on 35.6 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. That ranked them 46th in the nation. They also ran 73.2 plays per contest and averaged 7.1 yards per play for an average of 517.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 10th overall last season. The Rebels averaged 26.2 first downs per game which ranked them 8th in the country. They accumulated 54 penalty yards per game via 6.1 penalties, which ranked 68th in the nation.
Ole Miss allowed 258.8 passing yards per game, ranking 106th in D-1, and they allowed 22.6 points per contest on defense, which ranked 32nd. They gave up 24.5 completions on 41 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.8. The Rebels allowed 127.1 rushing yards per game on 38.2 carries for a 3.3 average per play, which ranked their rush defense 23rd in the country. Ole Miss allowed 385.8 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranked their overall defense 55th in terms of yards per game. They forced 1.7 turnovers per contest and got flagged for 6.7 penalties for 53.5 yards per game, ranking them 60th among D-1 teams.
Florida State averaged 31.7 points per game last season on offense, which ranked them 47th in the country. In the passing department, they completed 20.3 passes per game on 32.2 attempts for a 63 percent completion percentage. They threw for 255.8 yards through the air per game last year, ranking them 39th in Division 1. The Seminoles ran for an average of 168.2 yards per game on 32.7 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry last season, which ranked them 69th on the ground. They also ran 64.9 plays per game and averaged 6.5 yards per play for a total of 424 yards per game, ranking them 51st in the country on offense. The Seminoles got an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranked 64th in the nation. They averaged 54 penalty yards per game via 6.8 penalties, ranking them 69th in college football.
Florida State allowed an average of 191.6 passing yards yards per game, which ranked 21st in Division 1. Their defense overall allowed 17.5 points per contest, which had them ranked 9th in the nation. They gave up 19.4 completions on 34.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.9 per game. The Seminoles allowed 145.3 rushing yards per contest on 37.9 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 37th in the country. Florida State allowed 336.9 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play, which ranked 21st in D-1. They forced 1.2 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 48.5 yards in each contest, ranking 36th in the nation.
Chad Kelly finished his last game of last season with 302 yards through the air for Ole Miss. He completed 21 passes out of 33 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Rebels were led in rushing by Chad Kelly, who finished with 73 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Evan Engram was the team leader in receiving with a total of 96 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ole Miss got a total of 28 first downs by way of 10 rushing, 14 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 72 total plays for 554 yards for the game. The Rebels ran for 207 yards on 37 attempts.
Sean Maguire finished his last game of last season with 392 yards through the air for Florida State. He completed 22 passes out of 44 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Seminoles were led in rushing by Dalvin Cook, who finished with 33 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 2 yards per carry. Travis Rudolph was the team leader in receiving with a total of 201 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. Florida State got a total of 17 first downs by way of 1 rushing, 16 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 71 total plays for 413 yards for the game. The Seminoles ran for 16 yards on 23 attempts.
Ole Miss Betting Trends
Ole Miss were 4-9-0 against the over/under last season
Ole Miss had an ATS record of 8-5-0 last season
Florida State Betting Trends
Florida State were 5-8-0 against the over/under last season
Florida State had an ATS record of 8-5-0 last season
Injuries to Watch
08/19/16 DB C.J. Moore Pectoral out indefinitely
08/19/16 DE Fadol Brown Foot "?" Monday vs. Florida State
08/18/16 RB Jordan Wilkins Eligibility out for season
08/19/16 DB Derwin James Foot "?" Monday vs. Mississippi
08/13/16 QB Sean Maguire Foot out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State
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