Texas A&M at LSU College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
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The Texas A&M Aggies head to Tiger Stadium to play the LSU Tigers on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 11.5 point favorites. The Aggies are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Tigers are 5-4-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-6-0.
Valuable Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important 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
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/12/17 DB Charles Oliver Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Mississippi
09/04/17 DB Donovan Wilson Foot out indefinitely
08/26/17 LB Dwaine Thomas Transferred out for season
08/24/17 DB Nick Harvey Knee out indefinitely
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas A&M Aggies are 37th in the country in points scored with 352. They have run 804 plays this year for 4,393 yards, which ranks them 62nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Aggies average 5.5 yards per play, which is 83rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this season, ranking them 86th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas A&M has run for 1,854 yards as a unit, which ranks 59th in college football. They've run 448 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Aggies have been penalized on offense 55 times for 459 yards so far this year, which has them 99th in the country in penalties. Kellen Mond has passed for 1,375 yards this year. He's completed 117 throws while attempting 227 passes for a completion percentage of 51.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 108.8. He averages 5.6 adjusted yards per throw and 6.1 yards per pass attempt.
Texas A&M is 70th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 299. They have given up a total of 4,063 yards on D, which is 50th in D-1. The Aggies are 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 194 throws on 332 attempts against the Texas A&M Aggies defense this season, ranking them 62nd and 59th in the nation. The Texas A&M pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,332 yards in the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 427 attempts for 1,731 yards this season, putting them in 60th place in the country against the run. The Aggies have had 64 penalties for 508 yards on defense this year. That places them 44th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas A&M is 105th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 205 punt return yards and average 18.6 yards per return, which is 2nd in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 706 yards on special teams, which puts them 47th in kick return yardage. The Aggies average 23 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,304. The Texas A&M Aggies have tried 21 field goals this year and made 17, which is 27th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. Texas A&M Aggies kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 40 for 41 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,164 yards on 69 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 5th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 2,279 yards as a team, which ranks 30th in college football. They've run 465 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The LSU Tigers have been penalized on offense 68 times for 601 yards so far this season, which has them 60th in the country in penalties. They are 79th in the nation in points scored with 292. They have run 701 plays this season for 4,344 yards, which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 in total offense. LSU averages 6.2 yards per play, which is 39th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 212 1st downs this year, placing them 88th overall as an offensive unit. Danny Etling averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 9.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 127 passes on 212 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.9. He has thrown for 1,887 yards this season.
The LSU Tigers rush defense has allowed 372 attempts for 1,462 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in D-1 against the run. LSU has committed 54 penalties for 396 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 9th in college football. They are 19th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 204. They have surrendered a total of 3,458 yards on D, which is 20th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 169 passes on 320 attempts against the LSU defense this season, placing them 25th and 46th in Division 1. The LSU Tigers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,997 yards through the air, which is 21st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The LSU Tigers have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 12, which is 68th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. LSU kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 34 for 37 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,110 yards on 52 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 88th in Division 1 in punting average. LSU is ranked 81st in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 191 punt return yards and average 13.6 yards per return, which is 12th in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 314 yards on special teams, ranking 126th in kick return yardage. The LSU Tigers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 93rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,849.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers -11.5
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