LSU at Tennessee College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Neyland Stadium is the venue for the game between the LSU Tigers and the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 14 point favorites. The Volunteers are 3-7-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-6-0. The Tigers are 5-4-1 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
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Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The LSU Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-7-0 against the spread
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
11/12/17 TE Caleb Roddy Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
11/12/17 OL Donavaughn Campbell Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
11/12/17 T K.J. Malone Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
11/12/17 LB Sci Martin Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
11/12/17 CB Xavier Lewis Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Tennessee U
09/25/17 S Ed Paris Knee out for season
09/02/17 NT Tyler Shelvin Eligibility out for season
08/28/17 G Maea Teuhema Transferred out for season
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/12/17 DB Baylen Buchanan Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 PK Brent Cimaglia Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Brett Kendrick Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Coleman Thomas Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Drew Richmond Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 QB Jarrett Guarantano Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 OL Marcus Tatum Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/12/17 WR Marquez Callaway Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. LSU
11/06/17 DB Evan Berry Undisclosed is out for season
11/06/17 WR Josh Smith Ankle is out for season
11/06/17 WR Latrell Williams Undisclosed is out for season
10/28/17 QB Quinten Dormady Shoulder is out for season
10/23/17 OL Jack Jones Neck is out for season
09/18/17 LB Cortez McDowell Wrist out for season
09/16/17 DB Todd Kelly Jr. Knee out for season
09/06/17 WR Jauan Jennings Wrist out for season
09/01/17 LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. Knee out for season
08/16/17 OL Chance Hall Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The LSU Tigers have run for 2,079 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the nation. They've run 422 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 67 times for 592 yards so far this year, which has them 39th in the country in penalties. They are 81st in Division 1 in points scored with 262. They have run 643 plays this year for 4,063 yards, which ranks them 87th in the nation in total offense. The Tigers average 6.3 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 195 1st downs this season, ranking them 88th overall as an offensive unit. Danny Etling has completed 116 throws while attempting 197 passes for a completion percentage of 58.9%. He has passed for 1,806 yards this year. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 9.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 152.3.
The Tigers rush defense has given up 338 attempts for 1,424 yards this season, putting them in 44th place in the country against the run. They have had 49 penalties for 370 yards on defense this year. That places them 9th in Division 1. LSU is 25th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 194. They have given up a total of 3,171 yards on D, which is 18th in the nation. The Tigers are 26th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 155 throws on 295 attempts against the LSU Tigers defense this season, ranking them 24th and 45th in the country. The LSU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,747 yards in the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The LSU Tigers have tried 16 field goals this year and made 11, which is 69th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. LSU Tigers kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 31 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,864 yards on 47 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 104th in the NCAA in punting average. LSU is 82nd in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 186 punt return yards and average 14.3 yards per return, which is 10th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 313 yards on special teams, which puts them 125th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 83rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,562.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Volunteers are 114th in Division 1 in points scored with 204. They have run 630 plays this season for 2,968 yards, which ranks them 111th in the nation in total offense. The Tennessee Volunteers average 4.7 yards per play, which is 122nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 170 1st downs this year, placing them 118th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Tennessee has run for 1,316 yards as a team, which ranks 100th in the country. They've run 358 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Volunteers have been penalized on offense 57 times for 444 yards so far this season, which has them 81st in the nation in penalties. Will McBride has thrown for 152 yards this season. He has completed 17 passes on 40 attempts for a completion percentage of 42.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 72.7. He averages 3.8 yards per pass attempt and 2.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Tennessee is 74th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 277. They have surrendered a total of 4,145 yards on D, which is 87th in Division 1. The Volunteers are ranked 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 123 passes on 233 attempts against the Tennessee defense this season, placing them 5th and 4th in the country. The Tennessee Volunteers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,576 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 469 attempts for 2,569 yards this year, putting them in 126th place in D-1 against the run. The Volunteers have committed 70 penalties for 567 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 74th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Tennessee is ranked 89th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 120 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 33rd in college football. They have returned 26 kicks for 601 yards on special teams, ranking 59th in kick return yardage. The Tennessee Volunteers average 23 yards per kick return and they are 122nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,689. The Volunteers have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 12, which is 59th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Tennessee kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,919 yards on 63 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Volunteers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Volunteers +14
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