Texas at Missouri Texas Bowl Picks and Parlay 12/27/2017
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
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The Texas Longhorns head to NRG Stadium to play the Missouri Tigers on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 1 point favorites. The Longhorns are 8-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-9-0. The Tigers are 7-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-5-0.
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Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 3-9-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 8-4-0 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 7-5-0 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/04/17 LB Malik Jefferson Toe is probable Wednesday vs Missouri
12/04/17 OL Elijah Rodriguez Ankle is upgraded to "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 DL Andrew Fitzgerald Knee is "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 RB Chris Warren III Personal is OUT Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 OL Connor Williams Personal is OUT Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 LB Jeffrey McCulloch Undisclosed is "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 DB P.J Locke III Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 OL Patrick Vahe MCL is "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 DB DeShon Elliott Personal is OUT Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 TE Garrett Gray Knee is "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
12/03/17 OL Garrett Thomas Knee is "?" Wednesday vs Missouri
11/21/17 TE Cade Brewer ACL is out for season
11/13/17 WR Dorian Leonard Foot is out indefinitely
11/07/17 DB Holton Hill Suspension is out for season
09/25/17 DL Chris Daniels Transferred has left the team
09/12/17 OL Patrick Hudson Knee out for season
08/24/17 DB Eric Cuffee Wrist out indefinitely
08/23/17 TE Andrew Beck Foot out for season
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/03/17 RB Damarea Crockett Shoulder is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs Texas
12/03/17 LB Jamal Brooks Knee is OUT Wednesday vs Texas
12/03/17 TE Jason Reese Back is "?" Wednesday vs Texas
11/06/17 DB Christian Holmes Shoulder is out indefinitely
09/30/17 WR Dimetrios Mason Personal has left team
09/13/17 RB Nate Strong Quit Team out for season
08/23/17 DL Nate Howard Dismissed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Longhorns are 59th in the country in points scored with 350. They have run 934 plays this year for 4,900 yards, which ranks them 36th in Division 1 in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.3 yards per play, which is 98th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 250 1st downs this season, ranking them 65th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,702 yards as a unit, which ranks 94th in college football. They've run 466 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 85 times for 787 yards so far this year, which has them 26th in the country in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has passed for 1,803 yards this year. He's completed 147 throws while attempting 260 passes for a completion percentage of 56.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 122.1. He averages 6.5 adjusted yards per throw and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
Texas is 32nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 260. They have given up a total of 4,363 yards on D, which is 43rd in D-1. The Longhorns are 34th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 244 throws on 420 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, ranking them 101st and 109th in the nation. The Texas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,095 yards in the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 428 attempts for 1,268 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the country against the run. The Longhorns have had 80 penalties for 590 yards on defense this year. That places them 47th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is 61st in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 150 punt return yards and average 8.3 yards per return, which is 54th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 576 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Longhorns average 23 yards per kick return and they are 70th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,626. The Texas Longhorns have tried 18 field goals this year and made 10, which is 109th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Texas Longhorns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 44 for 44 this season. Their punters have accumulated 3,532 yards on 73 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers have run for 2,395 yards as a team, which ranks 36th in college football. They've run 451 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Missouri Tigers have been penalized on offense 88 times for 688 yards so far this season, which has them 22nd in the country in penalties. They are 11th in the nation in points scored with 472. They have run 847 plays this season for 6,138 yards, which ranks them 17th in Division 1 in total offense. Missouri averages 7.2 yards per play, which is 6th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 287 1st downs this year, placing them 21st overall as an offensive unit. Drew Lock averages 9.6 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 224 passes on 385 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 169.4. He has thrown for 3,695 yards this season.
The Missouri Tigers rush defense has allowed 482 attempts for 1,962 yards this year, putting them in 60th place in D-1 against the run. Missouri has committed 70 penalties for 566 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in college football. They are 95th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 382. They have surrendered a total of 5,104 yards on D, which is 85th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 246 passes on 412 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, placing them 103rd and 98th in Division 1. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also given up a total of 3,142 yards through the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Missouri Tigers have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 16, which is 49th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 84%. Missouri kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 58 for 61 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,226 yards on 50 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 12th in Division 1 in punting average. Missouri is ranked 89th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 232 punt return yards and average 16.6 yards per return, which is 4th in college football. They have returned 37 kicks for 798 yards on special teams, ranking 46th in kick return yardage. The Missouri Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 10th in the country in all-purpose yards with 7,168.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Longhorns +1 and under 60 total points
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