Arkansas at South Carolina College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The South Carolina Gamecocks host the Arkansas Razorbacks at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 1.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 50. The Gamecocks have an over/under record of 1-4-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread. The Razorbacks have an ATS record of 0-3-1 while their over/under record is 2-2-0.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 0-3-1 against the spread
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
09/26/17 WR Jared Cornelius Achilles out for season
09/08/17 WR Koilan Jackson ACL out for season
09/02/17 DB Ryan Pulley Shoulder out for season
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
10/01/17 OL Cory Helms Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/01/17 OL Malik Young Ankle left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/01/17 DB Tavyn Jackson Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/01/17 OL Zack Bailey Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
09/25/17 LB Bryson Allen-Williams Shoulder out for season
09/16/17 WR Deebo Samuel Leg out for season
09/03/15 WR Jerad Washington Leg out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arkansas Razorbacks have run for 821 yards as a team, which ranks 50th in college football. They've run 172 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Razorbacks have been penalized on offense 19 times for 173 yards so far this season, which has them 116th in the country in penalties. They are 57th in the nation in points scored with 141. They have run 270 plays this season for 1,633 yards, which ranks them 100th in Division 1 in total offense. The Razorbacks average 6 yards per play, which is 47th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 94 1st downs this year, placing them 64th overall as an offensive unit. Austin Allen averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 35 passes on 67 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 128.9. He has thrown for 502 yards this season.
The Razorbacks rush defense has allowed 129 attempts for 571 yards this year, putting them in 44th place in D-1 against the run. Arkansas has committed 25 penalties for 180 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 24th in college football. They are 58th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 109. They have surrendered a total of 1,392 yards on D, which is 32nd in the country. The Razorbacks are ranked 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 72 passes on 125 attempts against the Arkansas Razorbacks defense this season, placing them 33rd and 33rd in Division 1. The Arkansas pass defense has also given up a total of 821 yards through the air, which is 38th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Arkansas Razorbacks kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 659 yards on 16 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 70th in Division 1 in punting average. They have returned 12 kicks for 224 yards on special teams, ranking 79th in kick return yardage. The Razorbacks average 19 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,859.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gamecocks are 93rd in the country in points scored with 113. They have run 297 plays this year for 1,691 yards, which ranks them 34th in Division 1 in total offense. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 5.7 yards per play, which is 73rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 83 1st downs this season, ranking them 101st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Carolina has run for 434 yards as a unit, which ranks 118th in college football. They've run 138 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. South Carolina has been penalized on offense 20 times for 144 yards so far this year, which has them 113th in the country in penalties. Jake Bentley has passed for 1,001 yards this year. He's completed 81 throws while attempting 127 passes for a completion percentage of 63.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 141.9. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt.
South Carolina is 53rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 104. They have given up a total of 2,037 yards on D, which is 99th in D-1. The Gamecocks are 67th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 117 throws on 182 attempts against the South Carolina defense this season, ranking them 120th and 116th in the nation. The South Carolina Gamecocks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,269 yards in the air, which is 104th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 196 attempts for 768 yards this season, putting them in 83rd place in the country against the run. The Gamecocks have had 24 penalties for 164 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
South Carolina is 63rd in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 53 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 56th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 413 yards on special teams, which puts them 17th in kick return yardage. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 24 yards per kick return and they are 71st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,157. The Gamecocks have tried 10 field goals this year and made 3, which is 103rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 30%. South Carolina kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,005 yards on 23 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 37th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Razorbacks/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +1.5
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