Auburn at Arkansas College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Donald Western Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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The Auburn Tigers head to Donald Western Reynolds Razorback Stadium to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 13 point favorites. The total has been set at 56.5. The Tigers are 2-4-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Razorbacks are 1-4-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
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Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 2-4-1 against the spread
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-4-1 against the spread
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
10/15/17 OL Casey Dunn Leg left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/15/17 RB JaTarvious Whitlow Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/15/17 WR Kyle Davis Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/15/17 OL Mike Horton Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/15/17 DB Tray Matthews Hamstring left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
10/15/17 LB Tre' Williams Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Arkansas
09/20/17 DE Byron Cowart Transferred out for season
09/18/17 QB Sean White Dismissed out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
10/15/17 QB Austin Allen Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
10/15/17 TE Jeremy Patton Leg "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Auburn Tigers are 27th in the country in points scored with 238. They have run 497 plays this year for 3,070 yards, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 37th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this season, ranking them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Auburn has run for 1,557 yards as a unit, which ranks 19th in college football. They've run 325 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 30 times for 271 yards so far this year, which has them 110th in the country in penalties. Jarrett Stidham has passed for 1,510 yards this year. He's completed 108 throws while attempting 165 passes for a completion percentage of 65.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 155.9. He averages 9.6 adjusted yards per throw and 9.2 yards per pass attempt.
Auburn is 20th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 105. They have given up a total of 2,090 yards on D, which is 33rd in D-1. The Tigers are 8th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 127 throws on 224 attempts against the Auburn Tigers defense this season, ranking them 89th and 102nd in the nation. The Auburn pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,264 yards in the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 263 attempts for 826 yards this season, putting them in 41st place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 40 penalties for 289 yards on defense this year. That places them 41st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Auburn is 21st in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 108 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 51st in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 268 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,446. The Auburn Tigers have tried 18 field goals this year and made 14, which is 2nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Auburn Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,029 yards on 26 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 95th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Razorbacks have run for 954 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in college football. They've run 233 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Arkansas Razorbacks have been penalized on offense 28 times for 223 yards so far this season, which has them 114th in the country in penalties. They are 72nd in the nation in points scored with 172. They have run 411 plays this season for 2,190 yards, which ranks them 88th in Division 1 in total offense. Arkansas averages 5.3 yards per play, which is 92nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 124 1st downs this year, placing them 81st overall as an offensive unit. Austin Allen averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 66 passes on 117 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 133.2. He has thrown for 850 yards this season.
The Arkansas Razorbacks rush defense has allowed 207 attempts for 1,040 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. Arkansas has committed 34 penalties for 271 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 30th in college football. They are 93rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 198. They have surrendered a total of 2,248 yards on D, which is 52nd in the country. The Razorbacks are ranked 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 101 passes on 177 attempts against the Arkansas defense this season, placing them 32nd and 26th in Division 1. The Arkansas Razorbacks pass defense has also given up a total of 1,208 yards through the air, which is 33rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arkansas Razorbacks have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 2, which is 124th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Arkansas kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 20 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,141 yards on 29 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 102nd in Division 1 in punting average. Arkansas is ranked 128th in the nation in punt returns with 1. They have returned 18 kicks for 340 yards on special teams, ranking 66th in kick return yardage. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 19 yards per kick return and they are 106th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,532.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +13
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