Auburn at Mississippi College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Auburn Tigers head to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium to play the Ole Miss Rebels on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 2.5 point favorites. The Tigers are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Rebels are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-2-0.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 2-5-0 against the spread
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Ole Miss Rebels are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
10/14/18 OL Calvin Ashley Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi
10/06/18 WR Will Hastings Knee is out for season
09/20/18 TE Jalen Harris Transferred has left team
09/20/18 WR Nate Craig-Myers Transferred has left team
09/11/18 P Aidan Marshall Left Team is out for season
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
10/14/18 DB Kendarius Webster Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Auburn
10/09/18 DB C.J. Moore Pectoral is out for season
09/25/18 LB Josh Clarke Ankle is out indefinitely
09/17/18 DB Montrell Custis ACL is out for season
09/16/18 DB Jaylon Jones ACL is out for season
07/19/18 RB D'Vaughn Pennamon Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Auburn Tigers are 53rd in the country in points scored with 196. They have run 484 plays this year for 2,635 yards, which ranks them 59th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 87th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this season, ranking them 45th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Auburn has run for 1,111 yards as a unit, which ranks 63rd in college football. They've run 268 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 48 times for 418 yards so far this year, which has them 28th in the country in penalties. Jarrett Stidham has passed for 1,499 yards this year. He's completed 129 throws while attempting 213 passes for a completion percentage of 60.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 126.8. He averages 6.8 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt.
Auburn is 21st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 116. They have given up a total of 2,339 yards on D, which is 53rd in D-1. The Tigers are 25th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 119 throws on 221 attempts against the Auburn Tigers defense this season, ranking them 66th and 94th in the nation. The Auburn pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,456 yards in the air, which is 72nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 261 attempts for 883 yards this season, putting them in 43rd place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 50 penalties for 421 yards on defense this year. That places them 99th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Auburn is 7th in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 226 punt return yards and average 13.3 yards per return, which is 30th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 285 yards on special teams, which puts them 66th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 26 yards per kick return and they are 54th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,146. The Auburn Tigers have tried 18 field goals this year and made 10, which is 19th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Auburn Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,291 yards on 29 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rebels have run for 1,386 yards as a team, which ranks 30th in college football. They've run 240 times, averaging 5.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ole Miss Rebels have been penalized on offense 60 times for 571 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the country in penalties. They are 7th in the nation in points scored with 291. They have run 474 plays this season for 3,858 yards, which ranks them 4th in Division 1 in total offense. Mississippi averages 8.1 yards per play, which is 4th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 167 1st downs this year, placing them 13th overall as an offensive unit. Jordan Ta'amu averages 10.4 yards per pass attempt and 10.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 146 passes on 222 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 170.5. He has thrown for 2,298 yards this season.
The Ole Miss Rebels rush defense has allowed 305 attempts for 1,463 yards this year, putting them in 117th place in D-1 against the run. Mississippi has committed 40 penalties for 348 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 58th in college football. They are 115th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 246. They have surrendered a total of 3,487 yards on D, which is 124th in the country. The Rebels are ranked 106th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opposing offenses have completed 163 passes on 260 attempts against the Mississippi defense this season, placing them 126th and 126th in Division 1. The Ole Miss Rebels pass defense has also given up a total of 2,024 yards through the air, which is 126th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ole Miss Rebels have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 9, which is 32nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Mississippi kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 36 for 37 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,076 yards on 27 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 96th in Division 1 in punting average. Mississippi is ranked 113th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 8 punt return yards and average 1.6 yards per return, which is 127th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 356 yards on special teams, ranking 42nd in kick return yardage. The Ole Miss Rebels average 22 yards per kick return and they are 3rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,222.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rebels +2.5
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