Saturday, November 19, 2016
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The Mississippi Rebels take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Vanderbilt Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 9.5 point favorites. This season the Rebels are 4-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4-1. The Commodores have an over/under record of 3-6-1 and they are 5-5-0 against the spread.
Chad Kelly finished with 226 yards through the air for Ole Miss last week. He completed 16 passes out of 23 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Rebels were led in rushing by Akeem Judd, who finished with 139 yards on 26 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Evan Engram was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ole Miss got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 441 yards for the game. The Rebels ran for 196 yards on 45 attempts.
Kyle Shurmur finished with 221 yards passing for Vanderbilt last week. He went 24 for 36, resulting in a 67% completion percentage. The Commodores were led on the ground by Ralph Webb, who finished with 46 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. C.J. Duncan led the team in receiving with 79 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Vanderbilt had 22 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 71 total plays for 341 yards for the contest. The Commodores ran for 120 yards on 33 carries as a team.
Ole Miss scores 35.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 32nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.6 passes on 38.4 attempts for a 61.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 318.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 13th in college football. The Rebels run for an average of 150 yards per game on 35.7 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 96th in the nation. They also run 74.1 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 468.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 29th overall this season. The Rebels average 24.9 first downs per game which ranks them 18th in the country. They accumulate 44.9 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, which ranks 106th in the nation.
Ole Miss allows 219.7 passing yards per game, ranking 55th in D-1, and they allow 31.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 89th. They give up 18.1 completions on 30.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.7. The Rebels allow 229.2 rushing yards per game on 45.2 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 114th in the country. Ole Miss allows 448.9 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 101st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 59.6 yards per game, ranking them 93rd among D-1 teams.
Vanderbilt averages 19.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 120th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.3 passes per game on 28.3 attempts for a 54.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 163.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 114th in Division 1. The Commodores run for an average of 158.2 yards per game on 37.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 83rd on the ground. They also run 66.1 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 322.1 yards per game, ranking them 122nd in the country on offense. The Commodores get an average of 18.6 first downs per game, which ranks 111th in the nation. They average 46.5 penalty yards per game via 5.4 penalties, ranking them 100th in college football.
Vanderbilt allows an average of 233.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 70th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 22 points per contest, which has them ranked 30th in the nation. They give up 19.5 completions on 32.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.3 per game. The Commodores allow 171.9 rushing yards per contest on 35.9 carries for a 4.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 71st in the country. Vanderbilt allows 405.1 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 61st in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 6.9 penalties for 63.5 yards in each contest, ranking 104th in the nation.
Ole Miss Betting Trends
Ole Miss is 5-4-1 against the over/under this season
Ole Miss has an ATS record of 4-6-0 this season
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 3-6-1 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/13/16 DE John Youngblood Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
11/13/16 OL Robert Conyers Knee "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
11/06/16 QB Chad Kelly ACL out for season
11/02/16 LB Terry Caldwell Suspension out indefinitely
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
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +9.5
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