Auburn at Missouri College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field to take on the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 19.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 55. Auburn has an ATS record of 0-3-0 while their over/under record is 0-3-0. Missouri has an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 0-3-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 0-3-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 0-3-0 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
09/17/17 OL Darius James Neck "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/17/17 WR Darius Slayton Knee "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/17/17 RB JaTarvious Whitlow Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/17/17 RB Kerryon Johnson Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/17/17 DL Marlon Davidson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
09/17/17 QB Sean White Legal problems doubtful Saturday vs. Missouri
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
09/18/17 WR Emanuel Hall Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
09/18/17 DL Walter Palmore Knee "?" Saturday vs. Auburn
09/13/17 RB Nate Strong Quit Team out for season
09/02/17 DL A.J. Logan Suspension 6-game suspension (eligible to return 10/28 vs. Connecticut)
08/23/17 DB Christian Holmes Shoulder out indefinitely
08/23/17 DL Nate Howard Dismissed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Auburn Tigers are 93rd in Division 1 in points scored with 71. They have run 225 plays this season for 1,162 yards, which ranks them 69th in the nation in total offense. The Tigers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 100th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 64 1st downs this year, placing them 53rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Auburn has run for 535 yards as a team, which ranks 56th in the country. They've run 138 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 15 times for 150 yards so far this season, which has them 83rd in the nation in penalties. Jarrett Stidham has thrown for 628 yards this season. He has completed 59 passes on 85 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.5. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 6.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Auburn is 17th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 31. They have surrendered a total of 605 yards on D, which is 10th in Division 1. The Tigers are ranked 1st in yards per play allowed with 3.2. Opposing offenses have completed 44 passes on 72 attempts against the Auburn Tigers defense this season, placing them 38th and 28th in the country. The Auburn pass defense has also given up a total of 339 yards through the air, which is 16th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 118 attempts for 266 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in D-1 against the run. The Tigers have committed 13 penalties for 105 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 27th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Auburn is ranked 19th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 78 punt return yards and average 11.1 yards per return, which is 33rd in college football. They have returned 4 kicks for 72 yards on special teams, ranking 113th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 84th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,312. The Auburn Tigers have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 18th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Auburn Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 439 yards on 11 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 86th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 542 yards as a team, which ranks 52nd in the nation. They've run 102 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 16 times for 122 yards so far this year, which has them 75th in the country in penalties. They are 66th in Division 1 in points scored with 88. They have run 196 plays this year for 1,441 yards, which ranks them 23rd in the nation in total offense. The Missouri Tigers average 7.4 yards per play, which is 10th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this season, ranking them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. Drew Lock has completed 47 throws while attempting 94 passes for a completion percentage of 50%. He has passed for 899 yards this year. He averages 8.9 adjusted yards per throw and 9.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 147.8.
The Missouri Tigers rush defense has given up 129 attempts for 516 yards this season, putting them in 96th place in the country against the run. They have had 11 penalties for 84 yards on defense this year. That places them 12th in Division 1. Missouri is 114th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 109. They have given up a total of 1,328 yards on D, which is 104th in the nation. The Tigers are 93rd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 68 throws on 97 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, ranking them 104th and 74th in the country. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 812 yards in the air, which is 99th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Missouri Tigers have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 41st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Missouri kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 10 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 749 yards on 15 punts, averaging 50 yards per punt. That ranks them 2nd in the NCAA in punting average. Missouri is 98th in the country in punt returns with 3. They have returned 11 kicks for 243 yards on special teams, which puts them 24th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 29th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,686.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers -19.5
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