Texas A&M at Florida College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 5.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 54. The Aggies are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Gators are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-2-0.
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Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Texas A&M Aggies are 4-2-0 against the spread
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
09/04/17 DB Donovan Wilson Foot out indefinitely
09/04/17 QB Nick Starkel Ankle out indefinitely
08/26/17 LB Dwaine Thomas Transferred out for season
08/24/17 DB Nick Harvey Knee out indefinitely
Key Florida Gators Injuries
10/08/17 OL Brett Heggie Concussion left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/08/17 DB Garrett Stephens Knee left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/08/17 LB Jeremiah Moon Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/08/17 DB Nick Washington Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/08/17 WR Tyrie Cleveland Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/08/17 DT Kyree Campbell Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas A&M
10/03/17 WR Antonio Callaway Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 RB Jordan Scarlett Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 DL Richard Desir-Jones Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 WR Rick Wells Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 LB Ventrell Miller Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 DL Jordan Smith Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 OL Kadeem Telfort Suspension out indefinitely
10/01/17 DL Keivonnis Davis Suspension out indefinitely
09/30/17 QB Luke Del Rio Shoulder out for season
09/07/17 WR James Robinson Heart out indefinitely
09/07/17 QB Kyle Trask Foot out indefinitely
08/25/17 DB Marcell Harris Achilles out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas A&M Aggies are 27th in the country in points scored with 206. They have run 464 plays this year for 2,549 yards, which ranks them 77th in Division 1 in total offense. The Aggies average 5.5 yards per play, which is 82nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 133 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas A&M has run for 1,349 yards as a unit, which ranks 19th in college football. They've run 281 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 29 times for 229 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. Kellen Mond has passed for 1,045 yards this year. He's completed 88 throws while attempting 155 passes for a completion percentage of 56.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 124.4. He averages 6.8 adjusted yards per throw and 6.7 yards per pass attempt.
Texas A&M is 90th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 167. They have given up a total of 2,292 yards on D, which is 82nd in D-1. The Aggies are 73rd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 119 throws on 207 attempts against the Texas A&M Aggies defense this season, ranking them 100th and 111th in the nation. The Texas A&M pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,581 yards in the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 200 attempts for 711 yards this season, putting them in 45th place in the country against the run. The Aggies have had 35 penalties for 264 yards on defense this year. That places them 49th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas A&M is 113th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 26 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 66th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 495 yards on special teams, which puts them 13th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 23 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,070. The Texas A&M Aggies have tried 13 field goals this year and made 10, which is 16th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Texas A&M Aggies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,504 yards on 33 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 12th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gators have run for 777 yards as a team, which ranks 89th in college football. They've run 181 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Florida Gators have been penalized on offense 36 times for 267 yards so far this season, which has them 49th in the country in penalties. They are 100th in the nation in points scored with 125. They have run 304 plays this season for 1,736 yards, which ranks them 103rd in Division 1 in total offense. Florida averages 5.7 yards per play, which is 66th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 82 1st downs this year, placing them 120th overall as an offensive unit. Feleipe Franks averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 50 passes on 79 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 144. He has thrown for 665 yards this season.
The Florida Gators rush defense has allowed 182 attempts for 780 yards this year, putting them in 58th place in D-1 against the run. Florida has committed 30 penalties for 248 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 37th in college football. They are 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 121. They have surrendered a total of 1,866 yards on D, which is 48th in the country. The Gators are ranked 76th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 78 passes on 148 attempts against the Florida defense this season, placing them 17th and 24th in Division 1. The Florida Gators pass defense has also given up a total of 1,086 yards through the air, which is 42nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida Gators have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 5, which is 73rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Florida kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,270 yards on 26 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 1st in Division 1 in punting average. Florida is ranked 91st in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 15 punt return yards and average 2.5 yards per return, which is 116th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 203 yards on special teams, ranking 104th in kick return yardage. The Florida Gators average 19 yards per kick return and they are 117th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,954.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Gators college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gators -5.5
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