Saturday, November 12, 2016
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The South Carolina Gamecocks take on the Florida Gators on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The opening line for this game has Florida as 16 point favorites. This season the Gamecocks are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-7-0. The Gators have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread.
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Jake Bentley finished with 254 yards through the air for South Carolina last week. He completed 22 passes out of 28 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Gamecocks were led in rushing by Rico Dowdle, who finished with 149 yards on 27 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Deebo Samuel was the team leader in receiving with a total of 125 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game South Carolina got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 428 yards for the game. The Gamecocks ran for 174 yards on 49 attempts.
Luke Del Rio finished with 229 yards passing for Florida last week. He went 19 for 37, resulting in a 51% completion percentage. The Gators were led on the ground by Mark Thompson, who finished with 19 yards on 3 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Antonio Callaway led the team in receiving with 44 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Florida had 13 first downs total. 1 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 51 total plays for 241 yards for the contest. The Gators ran for 12 yards on 14 carries as a team.
South Carolina scores 19.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 125th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.8 passes on 30.3 attempts for a 61.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 210.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 89th in college football. The Gamecocks run for an average of 120 yards per game on 36.2 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 117th in the nation. They also run 66.6 plays per contest and average 5 yards per play for an average of 330.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 120th overall this season. The Gamecocks average 17.4 first downs per game which ranks them 119th in the country. They accumulate 53.6 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, which ranks 71st in the nation.
South Carolina allows 194.2 passing yards per game, ranking 22nd in D-1, and they allow 21.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 22nd. They give up 18.4 completions on 32.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.1. The Gamecocks allow 197.4 rushing yards per game on 41 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 89th in the country. South Carolina allows 391.7 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 52nd in terms of yards per game. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 55.9 yards per game, ranking them 77th among D-1 teams.
Florida averages 27 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 76th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.8 passes per game on 34.1 attempts for a 57.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 228.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 69th in Division 1. The Gators run for an average of 150.4 yards per game on 36.1 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 95th on the ground. They also run 70.3 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 378.9 yards per game, ranking them 90th in the country on offense. The Gators get an average of 20.3 first downs per game, which ranks 84th in the nation. They average 64.5 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, ranking them 26th in college football.
Florida allows an average of 147.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 2nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 14.1 points per contest, which has them ranked 5th in the nation. They give up 10.4 completions on 24.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 41.7 per game. The Gators allow 120.3 rushing yards per contest on 36.8 carries for a 3.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 22nd in the country. Florida allows 268.1 total yards per game for an average of 4.4 yards per play, which ranks 3rd in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 47.1 yards in each contest, ranking 34th in the nation.
South Carolina Betting Trends
South Carolina is 2-7-0 against the over/under this season
South Carolina has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Florida Betting Trends
Florida is 3-5-0 against the over/under this season
Florida has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 RB A.J. Turner Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Florida
11/01/16 TE Robert Tucker III Neck out for season
10/07/16 WR Randrecous Davis Hamstring out indefinitely
10/06/16 QB Lorenzo Nunez Redshirt out for season
09/30/16 DB Toure Boyd Personal has left team
08/29/16 WR Christian Owens Personal has left team
08/29/16 DB Rico McWilliams Personal out for season
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
Josh's Pick: Take Florida -16
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