South Carolina at Missouri College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field
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Memorial Stadium at Faurot Field is the venue for the game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 3 point favorites. The total has been set at 67.5. The Tigers are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Gamecocks are 1-0-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
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Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
09/03/15 WR Jerad Washington Leg out for season
09/02/17 WR Randrecous Davis Groin "?" Saturday vs. Missouri
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
09/04/17 S Cam Hilton Suspension ejected last game, expected to miss the 1st Half Saturday vs. South Carolina
09/02/17 DL A.J. Logan Rest 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 South Carolina Gamecocks have run for 31 yards as a unit, which ranks 122nd in the nation. They've run 21 times, averaging 1.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Gamecocks have been penalized on offense 6 times for 45 yards so far this year, which has them 66th in the country in penalties. They are 60th in Division 1 in points scored with 35. They have run 50 plays this year for 246 yards, which ranks them 75th in the nation in total offense. The Gamecocks average 4.9 yards per play, which is 89th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 12 1st downs this season, ranking them 118th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Bentley has completed 17 throws while attempting 29 passes for a completion percentage of 58.6%. He has passed for 215 yards this year. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 148.1.
The Gamecocks rush defense has given up 35 attempts for 89 yards this season, putting them in 50th place in the country against the run. They have had 8 penalties for 65 yards on defense this year. That places them 82nd in Division 1. South Carolina is 81st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 28. They have given up a total of 504 yards on D, which is 100th in the nation. The Gamecocks are 73rd in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 45 throws on 64 attempts against the South Carolina Gamecocks defense this season, ranking them 126th and 122nd in the country. The South Carolina pass defense has also surrendered a total of 415 yards in the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
South Carolina Gamecocks kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 280 yards on 6 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 25th in the NCAA in punting average. South Carolina is 31st in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 26 punt return yards and average 8.7 yards per return, which is 38th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 141 yards on special teams, which puts them 14th in kick return yardage. The Gamecocks average 35 yards per kick return and they are 92nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 413.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 4th in Division 1 in points scored with 72. They have run 75 plays this season for 815 yards, which ranks them 5th in the nation in total offense. The Missouri Tigers average 10.9 yards per play, which is 2nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 35 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Missouri has run for 294 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the country. They've run 41 times, averaging 7.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 6 times for 52 yards so far this season, which has them 60th in the nation in penalties. Drew Lock has thrown for 521 yards this season. He has completed 21 passes on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 252.5. He averages 15.3 yards per pass attempt and 18.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Missouri is 106th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 43. They have surrendered a total of 492 yards on D, which is 98th in Division 1. The Tigers are ranked 106th in yards per play allowed with 6.6. Opposing offenses have completed 24 passes on 35 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, placing them 92nd and 78th in the country. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also given up a total of 353 yards through the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 39 attempts for 139 yards this year, putting them in 74th place in D-1 against the run. The Tigers have committed 4 penalties for 30 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 29th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Missouri has returned 7 kicks for 157 yards on special teams, ranking 10th in kick return yardage. The Missouri Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 6th in the country in all-purpose yards with 982. Missouri kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 9 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 100 yards on 2 punts, averaging 50 yards per punt. That places them 9th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Gamecocks +3
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