Idaho at Missouri College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field
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The Missouri Tigers host the Idaho Vandals at Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 14 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 60. The Tigers have an over/under record of 4-2-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread. The Vandals have an ATS record of 3-2-1 while their over/under record is 1-5-0.
Valuable Idaho Vandals Betting Trends
The Idaho Vandals are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Idaho Vandals are 3-2-1 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Idaho Vandals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/15/17 DB Anthony Sherrils Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
10/15/17 RB Damarea Crockett Shoulder left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Idaho
09/30/17 WR Dimetrios Mason Personal has left team
09/21/17 LB Aubrey Miller Jr. Fibula expected to miss 4-6 weeks
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 Idaho Vandals have run for 874 yards as a team, which ranks 89th in college football. They've run 226 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Vandals have been penalized on offense 31 times for 275 yards so far this season, which has them 102nd in the country in penalties. They are 111th in the nation in points scored with 137. They have run 400 plays this season for 2,149 yards, which ranks them 85th in Division 1 in total offense. The Vandals average 5.4 yards per play, which is 83rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 99 1st downs this year, placing them 121st overall as an offensive unit. Matt Linehan averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 103 passes on 173 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 134. He has thrown for 1,275 yards this season.
The Vandals rush defense has allowed 250 attempts for 1,039 yards this year, putting them in 73rd place in D-1 against the run. Idaho has committed 30 penalties for 260 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in college football. They are 59th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 154. They have surrendered a total of 2,013 yards on D, which is 25th in the country. The Vandals are ranked 30th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 90 passes on 152 attempts against the Idaho Vandals defense this season, placing them 15th and 9th in Division 1. The Idaho pass defense has also given up a total of 974 yards through the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Idaho Vandals have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 9, which is 38th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Idaho Vandals kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,485 yards on 32 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 7th in Division 1 in punting average. Idaho is ranked 68th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 45 punt return yards and average 5 yards per return, which is 87th in college football. They have returned 19 kicks for 319 yards on special teams, ranking 76th in kick return yardage. The Vandals average 17 yards per kick return and they are 108th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,513.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 85th in the country in points scored with 164. They have run 389 plays this year for 2,679 yards, which ranks them 37th in Division 1 in total offense. The Missouri Tigers average 6.9 yards per play, which is 13th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 122 1st downs this season, ranking them 87th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Missouri has run for 956 yards as a unit, which ranks 78th in college football. They've run 188 times, averaging 5.1 yards per rush as a unit. Missouri has been penalized on offense 34 times for 272 yards so far this year, which has them 89th in the country in penalties. Drew Lock has passed for 1,723 yards this year. He's completed 107 throws while attempting 200 passes for a completion percentage of 53.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 146.9. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt.
Missouri is 122nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 253. They have given up a total of 3,000 yards on D, which is 113th in D-1. The Tigers are 122nd in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opponent offenses have completed 124 throws on 181 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, ranking them 82nd and 35th in the nation. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,655 yards in the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 269 attempts for 1,345 yards this season, putting them in 103rd place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 30 penalties for 210 yards on defense this year. That places them 7th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Missouri is 126th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 2 punt return yards and average 0.7 yards per return, which is 128th in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 413 yards on special teams, which puts them 36th in kick return yardage. The Missouri Tigers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 61st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,094. The Tigers have tried 9 field goals this year and made 6, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Missouri kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 20 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,343 yards on 29 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Vandals/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -14
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