Arkansas at Mississippi State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Davis Wade Stadium
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Davis Wade Stadium is the venue for the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Mississippi State as 18.5 point favorites. The Bulldogs are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-8-0. The Razorbacks are 5-4-1 ATS and their over/under record is 4-6-0.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 5-4-1 against the spread
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-8-0 against the over/under
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/11/18 S Jaquarius Landrews Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
11/11/18 LB Leo Lewis Illness is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
10/29/18 S Brian Cole Upper Body is out for season
09/25/18 DE Marquiss Spencer Upper Body is out for season
09/14/18 WR Jamal Couch Transferred has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arkansas Razorbacks have run for 1,599 yards as a unit, which ranks 71st in the nation. They've run 366 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Razorbacks have been penalized on offense 56 times for 519 yards so far this year, which has them 79th in the country in penalties. They are 93rd in Division 1 in points scored with 254. They have run 677 plays this year for 3,615 yards, which ranks them 88th in the nation in total offense. The Razorbacks average 5.3 yards per play, which is 93rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 190 1st downs this season, ranking them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. Ty Storey has completed 123 throws while attempting 216 passes for a completion percentage of 56.9%. He has passed for 1,423 yards this year. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 121.7.
The Razorbacks rush defense has given up 391 attempts for 1,546 yards this season, putting them in 60th place in the country against the run. They have had 62 penalties for 523 yards on defense this year. That places them 49th in Division 1. Arkansas is 100th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 327. They have given up a total of 4,075 yards on D, which is 81st in the nation. The Razorbacks are 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 191 throws on 302 attempts against the Arkansas Razorbacks defense this season, ranking them 82nd and 60th in the country. The Arkansas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,529 yards in the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arkansas Razorbacks have tried 21 field goals this year and made 17, which is 6th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. Arkansas Razorbacks kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,130 yards on 57 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 122nd in the NCAA in punting average. Arkansas is 114th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 88 punt return yards and average 11 yards per return, which is 43rd in D-1. They have returned 19 kicks for 397 yards on special teams, which puts them 84th in kick return yardage. The Razorbacks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 99th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,100.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 86th in Division 1 in points scored with 262. They have run 629 plays this season for 3,929 yards, which ranks them 104th in the nation in total offense. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 6.2 yards per play, which is 36th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 188 1st downs this year, placing them 99th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Mississippi State has run for 2,121 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in the country. They've run 374 times, averaging 5.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 65 times for 563 yards so far this season, which has them 50th in the nation in penalties. Nick Fitzgerald has thrown for 1,377 yards this season. He has completed 111 passes on 217 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 113.2. He averages 6.3 yards per pass attempt and 5.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Mississippi State is 6th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 135. They have surrendered a total of 2,813 yards on D, which is 9th in Division 1. The Bulldogs are ranked 7th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opposing offenses have completed 167 passes on 308 attempts against the Mississippi State defense this season, placing them 41st and 71st in the country. The Mississippi State Bulldogs pass defense has also given up a total of 1,668 yards through the air, which is 8th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 347 attempts for 1,145 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in D-1 against the run. The Bulldogs have committed 50 penalties for 366 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 7th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Mississippi State is ranked 49th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 107 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 93rd in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 332 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,368. The Bulldogs have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 8, which is 99th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Mississippi State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 34 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,653 yards on 44 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 121st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Razorbacks/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +18.5
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