Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Vanderbilt Commodores take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Faurot Field. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 1 point favorites. This season the Commodores are 5-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5-1. The Tigers have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 3-6-0 against the spread.
Kyle Shurmur finished with 221 yards through the air for Vanderbilt last week. He completed 24 passes out of 36 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Commodores were led in rushing by Ralph Webb, who finished with 46 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. C.J. Duncan was the team leader in receiving with a total of 79 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Vanderbilt got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 341 yards for the game. The Commodores ran for 120 yards on 33 attempts.
Drew Lock finished with 302 yards passing for Missouri last week. He went 23 for 40, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Tigers were led on the ground by Damarea Crockett, who finished with 82 yards on 13 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Dimetrios Mason led the team in receiving with 88 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Missouri had 24 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 465 yards for the contest. The Tigers ran for 163 yards on 36 carries as a team.
Vanderbilt scores 20.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 119th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15.1 passes on 28.1 attempts for a 53.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 154.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 118th in college football. The Commodores run for an average of 158.1 yards per game on 37.2 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 87th in the nation. They also run 65.3 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 312.2 yards per game, ranking their offense 125th overall this season. The Commodores average 18.7 first downs per game which ranks them 111th in the country. They accumulate 42.8 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, which ranks 114th in the nation.
Vanderbilt allows 226.4 passing yards per game, ranking 63rd in D-1, and they allow 21.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 26th. They give up 19.2 completions on 32.4 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.2. The Commodores allow 170.2 rushing yards per game on 35.8 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 68th in the country. Vanderbilt allows 396.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 60th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.9 penalties for 60.6 yards per game, ranking them 93rd among D-1 teams.
Missouri averages 31.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 51st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.1 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 295.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 22nd in Division 1. The Tigers run for an average of 191.4 yards per game on 40.7 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 48th on the ground. They also run 78.7 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 487.3 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the country on offense. The Tigers get an average of 24 first downs per game, which ranks 29th in the nation. They average 60.6 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 40th in college football.
Missouri allows an average of 237.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 77th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 88th in the nation. They give up 20.6 completions on 36.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.6 per game. The Tigers allow 231.4 rushing yards per contest on 44.2 carries for a 5.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 112th in the country. Missouri allows 469.1 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 116th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 47.6 yards in each contest, ranking 37th in the nation.
Vanderbilt Betting Trends
Vanderbilt is 3-5-1 against the over/under this season
Vanderbilt has an ATS record of 5-4-0 this season
Missouri Betting Trends
Missouri is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Missouri has an ATS record of 3-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 G Delando Crooks Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
11/06/16 LB Nigel Bowden Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
08/14/16 OT Andrew Jelks Knee out for season
08/14/16 QB Shawn Stankavage Leg out for season
10/26/16 LB Michael Scherer Knee out for season
10/26/16 DL Terry Beckner Jr. Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Missouri -1
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