Vanderbilt at Florida College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The Florida Gators host the Vanderbilt Commodores at Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has Florida as 12 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 46.5. The Gators have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 0-3-0 against the spread. The Commodores have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 1-3-0.
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Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
09/24/17 FB Bailey McElwain Foot "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/24/17 DB Bryce Lewis Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Florida
09/24/17 CB Taurean Ferguson Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Florida
Key Florida Gators Injuries
09/25/17 WR Brandon Powell Ribs injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/17 LB Cristian Garcia Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/25/17 DL Khairi Clark Calf injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 WR Antonio Callaway Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 DB Duke Dawson Head "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 RB Jordan Scarlett Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 DB Quincy Lenton Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 DL Richard Desir-Jones Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 WR Rick Wells Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 LB Ventrell Miller Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 LB Vosean Joseph Targeting Suspension expected to miss 1st Half Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 DL Jordan Smith Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 OL Kadeem Telfort Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 DL Keivonnis Davis Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
09/24/17 LB Kylan Johnson Leg "?" Saturday vs. Vanderbilt
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 Vanderbilt Commodores have run for 355 yards as a team, which ranks 118th in college football. They've run 118 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 20 times for 179 yards so far this season, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. They are 101st in the nation in points scored with 84. They have run 217 plays this season for 1,121 yards, which ranks them 83rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Commodores average 5.2 yards per play, which is 104th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 47 1st downs this year, placing them 125th overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Shurmur averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 10 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 53 passes on 84 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 164.2. He has thrown for 721 yards this season.
The Commodores rush defense has allowed 159 attempts for 830 yards this year, putting them in 107th place in D-1 against the run. Vanderbilt has committed 22 penalties for 143 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in college football. They are 34th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 72. They have surrendered a total of 1,297 yards on D, which is 50th in the country. The Commodores are ranked 38th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 53 passes on 107 attempts against the Vanderbilt Commodores defense this season, placing them 29th and 43rd in Division 1. The Vanderbilt pass defense has also given up a total of 467 yards through the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Vanderbilt Commodores have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 0, which is 129th in D-1. Vanderbilt Commodores kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,120 yards on 29 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average. Vanderbilt is ranked 86th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 55 punt return yards and average 11 yards per return, which is 36th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 111 yards on special teams, ranking 114th in kick return yardage. The Commodores average 19 yards per kick return and they are 116th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,288.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gators are 113th in the country in points scored with 71. They have run 173 plays this year for 967 yards, which ranks them 108th in Division 1 in total offense. The Florida Gators average 5.6 yards per play, which is 81st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 43 1st downs this season, ranking them 128th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida has run for 365 yards as a unit, which ranks 114th in college football. They've run 92 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. Florida has been penalized on offense 21 times for 155 yards so far this year, which has them 83rd in the country in penalties. Feleipe Franks has passed for 372 yards this year. He's completed 30 throws while attempting 49 passes for a completion percentage of 61.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 141.1. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.6 yards per pass attempt.
Florida is 54th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 80. They have given up a total of 1,215 yards on D, which is 41st in D-1. The Gators are 94th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 51 throws on 92 attempts against the Florida defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 24th in the nation. The Florida Gators pass defense has also surrendered a total of 697 yards in the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 114 attempts for 518 yards this season, putting them in 61st place in the country against the run. The Gators have had 21 penalties for 164 yards on defense this year. That places them 34th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Florida is 115th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 19 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 69th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 168 yards on special teams, which puts them 82nd in kick return yardage. The Florida Gators average 21 yards per kick return and they are 124th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,154. The Gators have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 86th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Florida kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this season. Their punters have accumulated 813 yards on 16 punts, averaging 51 yards per punt. That ranks them 1st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Commodores/Gators college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commodores +12
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