Saturday, October 22, 2016
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The Mississippi Rebels take on the LSU Tigers on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Tiger Stadium. The opening line for this game has LSU as 4.5 point favorites. This season the Rebels are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Tigers have an over/under record of 0-5-1 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Chad Kelly finished with 253 yards through the air for Ole Miss last week. He completed 18 passes out of 39 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. The Rebels were led in rushing by Chad Kelly, who finished with 89 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Evan Engram was the team leader in receiving with a total of 111 yards and 7 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 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 403 yards for the game. The Rebels ran for 150 yards on 31 attempts.
Danny Etling finished with 276 yards passing for LSU last week. He went 11 for 18, resulting in a 61% completion percentage. The Tigers were led on the ground by Derrius Guice, who finished with 162 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 10 yards per rush. Malachi Dupre led the team in receiving with 100 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. LSU had 17 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 9 came from a pass. They ran 42 total plays for 459 yards for the contest. The Tigers ran for 183 yards on 24 carries as a team.
Ole Miss scores 39.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23 passes on 37 attempts for a 62.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 320 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 14th in college football. The Rebels run for an average of 156.7 yards per game on 33 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 84th in the nation. They also run 70 plays per contest and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 476.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 29th overall this season. The Rebels average 23.8 first downs per game which ranks them 27th in the country. They accumulate 49.8 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 88th in the nation.
Ole Miss allows 233.2 passing yards per game, ranking 74th in D-1, and they allow 30.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 87th. They give up 20.7 completions on 34.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.6. The Rebels allow 212.8 rushing yards per game on 45.3 carries for an average of 4.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 105th in the country. Ole Miss allows 446 total yards per game including 5.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 104th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.8 penalties for 67 yards per game, ranking them 112th among D-1 teams.
LSU averages 28.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 68th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 14 passes per game on 24.5 attempts for a 57.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 180.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 105th in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 228 yards per game on 35.5 attempts for an average of 6.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 24th on the ground. They also run 60 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for a total of 408.5 yards per game, ranking them 67th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 19.2 first downs per game, which ranks 98th in the nation. They average 48 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, ranking them 95th in college football.
LSU allows an average of 208.3 passing yards per game, which ranks 44th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 14 points per contest, which has them ranked 5th in the nation. They give up 19.2 completions on 33.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8 per game. The Tigers allow 103.7 rushing yards per contest on 35.8 carries for a 2.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 11th in the country. LSU allows 312 total yards per game for an average of 4.5 yards per play, which ranks 13th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 45.2 yards in each contest, ranking 27th in the nation.
Ole Miss Betting Trends
Ole Miss is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Ole Miss has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
LSU Betting Trends
LSU is 0-5-1 against the over/under this season
LSU has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
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
10/16/16 LB Corey Thompson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
10/16/16 RB Leonard Fournette Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
10/16/16 OT Toby Weathersby Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
10/14/16 S Rickey Jefferson Ankle out indefinitely
10/04/16 C William Clapp Shoulder out indefinitely
08/16/16 DE Isaiah Washington Leg out for season
08/10/16 DT Christian LaCouture ACL out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Ole Miss
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