Auburn at Mississippi State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Davis Wade Stadium
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The Mississippi State Bulldogs host the Auburn Tigers at Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 4 point favorites. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread. The Tigers have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-4-0.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Auburn Tigers are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
09/30/18 QB Joey Gatewood Thumb is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi State
09/30/18 LB Richard McBryde Neck is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi State
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 Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
09/30/18 CB Jamal Peters Knee is questionable Saturday vs Auburn
09/30/18 CB Tyler Williams Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Auburn
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 Auburn Tigers have run for 893 yards as a team, which ranks 54th in college football. They've run 214 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 41 times for 370 yards so far this season, which has them 15th in the country in penalties. They are 43rd in the nation in points scored with 163. They have run 347 plays this season for 1,881 yards, which ranks them 87th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 90th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 106 1st downs this year, placing them 46th overall as an offensive unit. Jarrett Stidham averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 82 passes on 130 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.9. He has thrown for 963 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 169 attempts for 464 yards this year, putting them in 17th place in D-1 against the run. Auburn has committed 44 penalties for 366 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 113th in college football. They are 6th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 63. They have surrendered a total of 1,523 yards on D, which is 38th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 89 passes on 172 attempts against the Auburn Tigers defense this season, placing them 70th and 104th in Division 1. The Auburn pass defense has also given up a total of 1,059 yards through the air, which is 67th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Auburn Tigers have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 6, which is 36th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Auburn Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,017 yards on 23 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 23rd in Division 1 in punting average. Auburn is ranked 3rd in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 218 punt return yards and average 14.5 yards per return, which is 28th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 237 yards on special teams, ranking 53rd in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 30 yards per kick return and they are 54th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,336.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulldogs are 44th in the country in points scored with 163. They have run 326 plays this year for 2,166 yards, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 6.6 yards per play, which is 26th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 104 1st downs this season, ranking them 50th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Mississippi State has run for 1,095 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in college football. They've run 183 times, averaging 6 yards per rush as a unit. Mississippi State has been penalized on offense 39 times for 333 yards so far this year, which has them 18th in the country in penalties. Nick Fitzgerald has passed for 640 yards this year. He's completed 52 throws while attempting 106 passes for a completion percentage of 49.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 108.5. He averages 5.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6 yards per pass attempt.
Mississippi State is 12th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 67. They have given up a total of 1,438 yards on D, which is 32nd in D-1. The Bulldogs are 16th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opponent offenses have completed 78 throws on 138 attempts against the Mississippi State defense this season, ranking them 45th and 53rd in the nation. The Mississippi State Bulldogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 832 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 181 attempts for 606 yards this season, putting them in 42nd place in the country against the run. The Bulldogs have had 31 penalties for 228 yards on defense this year. That places them 39th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Mississippi State is 31st in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 72 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 84th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 279 yards on special teams, which puts them 36th in kick return yardage. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 22 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,517. The Bulldogs have tried 5 field goals this year and made 3, which is 103rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Mississippi State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 727 yards on 19 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 110th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -4 and under 50 total points
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