South Alabama at Ole Miss College Football Picks & Predictions 9/2/2017
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field
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The Ole Miss Rebels host the South Alabama Jaguars at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field on Saturday, September 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ole Miss as 24.5 point favorites. The Rebels had an over/under record of 7-4-1 and they were 4-8-0 against the spread last year. The Jaguars had an ATS record of 3-9-1 while their over/under record was 6-6-1.
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Valuable South Alabama Jaguars Betting Trends
The South Alabama Jaguars were 6-6-1 against the over/under last season
The South Alabama Jaguars were 3-9-1 against the spread last year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels were 7-4-1 against the over/under last season
The Ole Miss Rebels were 4-8-0 against the spread last year
Key South Alabama Jaguars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
08/02/17 DB Kendarius Webster Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. South Alabama
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Alabama Jaguars ran for 1,893 yards as a team last year, which ranked 94th in college football. They ran 469 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jaguars were penalized on offense 99 times for 852 yards last season, which had them 9th in the country in penalties. They were 80th in the nation in points scored with 330. They ran 884 plays last season for 3,169 yards, which ranked them 49th in Division 1 in total offense. The Jaguars averaged 5.7 yards per play, which was 70th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 251 1st downs last year, placing them 87th overall as an offensive unit. Dallas Davis averaged 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw last season. He completed 198 passes on 348 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.9%. His quarterback rating last year was 125.7. He threw for 2,706 yards.
The Jaguars rush defense allowed 584 attempts for 2,802 yards last year, putting them in 106th place in D-1 against the run. South Alabama committed 74 penalties for 611 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 42nd in college football. They were 63rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 351. They surrendered a total of 5,073 yards on D, which was 57th in the country. The Jaguars were ranked 64th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses completed 189 passes on 313 attempts against the South Alabama Jaguars defense last season, placing them 18th and 10th in Division 1. The South Alabama pass defense also gave up a total of 2,270 yards through the air, which was 14th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rebels were 54th in the country in points scored with 391 last season. They ran 905 plays last year for 3,779 yards, which ranked them 19th in Division 1 in total offense. The Ole Miss Rebels averaged 6.2 yards per play, which was 37th in the nation. As a team they accumulated a total of 298 1st downs last season, ranking them 35th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Ole Miss ran for 1,793 yards, which ranked 100th in college football. They ran 422 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Rebels were penalized on offense 59 times for 520 yards last year, which had them 112th in the country in penalties. Shea Patterson passed for 880 yards last year. He completed 72 throws while attempting 132 passes for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating last season was 121. He averaged 6.6 adjusted yards per throw and 6.7 yards per pass attempt.
Ole Miss was 94th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 408 last year. They gave up a total of 5,536 yards on D, which was 88th in D-1. The Rebels were 100th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses completed 206 throws on 350 attempts against the Ole Miss defense last season, ranking them 33rd and 27th in the nation. The Ole Miss Rebels pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,579 yards in the air, which was 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 545 attempts for 2,957 yards last season, putting them in 115th place in the country against the run. The Rebels had 82 penalties for 691 yards on defense last year. That placed them 70th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Jaguars/Rebels college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rebels -24.5
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