Kentucky at Missouri College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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The Missouri Tigers host the Kentucky Wildcats at Faurot Field on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 6 point favorites. The Tigers have an over/under record of 5-1-1 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 2-5-0.
Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Kentucky Wildcats are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 5-1-1 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 4-3-0 against the spread
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
10/01/18 RB Sihiem King Redshirt is out for season
09/17/18 TE Keaton Upshaw Undisclosed is out for season
08/26/18 T Landon Young Knee is out for season
08/04/18 DE Joshua Paschal Illness is out indefinitely
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/21/18 WR Emanuel Hall Personal is questionable Saturday vs Kentucky
10/21/18 WR Nate Brown Groin is questionable Saturday vs Kentucky
09/15/18 LB Noah Robinson Suspension is out indefinitely
08/15/18 TE Messiah Swinson ACL is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kentucky Wildcats have run for 1,647 yards as a team, which ranks 18th in college football. They've run 301 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 50 times for 465 yards so far this season, which has them 47th in the country in penalties. They are 85th in the nation in points scored with 190. They have run 438 plays this season for 2,538 yards, which ranks them 123rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 5.8 yards per play, which is 59th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 138 1st downs this year, placing them 95th overall as an offensive unit. Terry Wilson averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 4.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 78 passes on 122 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 116.2. He has thrown for 721 yards this season.
The Wildcats rush defense has allowed 228 attempts for 789 yards this year, putting them in 19th place in D-1 against the run. Kentucky has committed 64 penalties for 504 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 106th in college football. They are 2nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 90. They have surrendered a total of 2,118 yards on D, which is 13th in the country. The Wildcats are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 120 passes on 225 attempts against the Kentucky Wildcats defense this season, placing them 39th and 69th in Division 1. The Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 1,329 yards through the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kentucky Wildcats have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 3, which is 122nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 43%. Kentucky Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,524 yards on 33 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 11th in Division 1 in punting average. Kentucky is ranked 86th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 52 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 99th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 269 yards on special teams, ranking 83rd in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 107th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,859.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 24th in the country in points scored with 270. They have run 558 plays this year for 3,508 yards, which ranks them 18th in Division 1 in total offense. The Missouri Tigers average 6.3 yards per play, which is 30th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 183 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Missouri has run for 1,401 yards as a unit, which ranks 43rd in college football. They've run 294 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. Missouri has been penalized on offense 48 times for 439 yards so far this year, which has them 53rd in the country in penalties. Drew Lock has passed for 1,979 yards this year. He's completed 154 throws while attempting 252 passes for a completion percentage of 61.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 143.3. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt.
Missouri is 87th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 216. They have given up a total of 2,933 yards on D, which is 85th in D-1. The Tigers are 99th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 136 throws on 239 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, ranking them 66th and 83rd in the nation. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,012 yards in the air, which is 114th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 250 attempts for 921 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 52 penalties for 464 yards on defense this year. That places them 95th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Missouri is 107th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 3 punt return yards and average 0.4 yards per return, which is 129th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 162 yards on special teams, which puts them 113th in kick return yardage. The Missouri Tigers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 41st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,672. The Tigers have tried 22 field goals this year and made 16, which is 3rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Missouri kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this season. Their punters have accumulated 916 yards on 22 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 68th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wildcats +6
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