LSU at Florida College Football Picks and Predictions 10/4/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The LSU Tigers head to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to play the Florida Gators on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has LSU as 3 point favorites. The Tigers are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Gators are 4-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
Valuable LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The LSU Tigers are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 4-1-0 against the spread
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
09/30/18 S Ed Paris Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/30/18 LB Rahssan Thornton Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/30/18 OL Saahdiq Charles Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/30/18 TE Thaddeus Moss Leg is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/25/18 G Garrett Brumfield Knee is out indefinitely
09/04/18 LB K'Lavon Chaisson Leg is out for season
08/18/18 WR Drake Davis Legal problems is out indefinitely
08/08/18 LB Tyler Taylor Suspension is out indefinitely
08/04/18 OL Ed Ingram Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Florida Gators Injuries
09/30/18 WR Jacob Copeland Knee is questionable Saturday vs LSU
09/30/18 DB Shawn Davis Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs LSU
09/17/18 RB Malik Davis Foot is out indefinitely
09/09/18 RB Adarius Lemons Transferred is out for season
09/09/18 DB Marco Wilson ACL is out for season
08/16/18 DB Quincy Lenton Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The LSU Tigers are 40th in the country in points scored with 169. They have run 344 plays this year for 1,983 yards, which ranks them 81st in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 5.8 yards per play, which is 70th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 116 1st downs this season, ranking them 31st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground LSU has run for 960 yards as a unit, which ranks 41st in college football. They've run 212 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 322 yards so far this year, which has them 60th in the country in penalties. Joe Burrow has passed for 1,023 yards this year. He's completed 70 throws while attempting 131 passes for a completion percentage of 53.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 134.1. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
LSU is 21st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 75. They have given up a total of 1,669 yards on D, which is 54th in D-1. The Tigers are 24th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 100 throws on 185 attempts against the LSU Tigers defense this season, ranking them 101st and 120th in the nation. The LSU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,154 yards in the air, which is 89th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 171 attempts for 515 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 52 penalties for 456 yards on defense this year. That places them 127th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
LSU is 109th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 51 punt return yards and average 12.8 yards per return, which is 38th in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 130 yards on special teams, which puts them 106th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 76th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,164. The LSU Tigers have tried 12 field goals this year and made 10, which is 4th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. LSU Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,037 yards on 23 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 16th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gators have run for 876 yards as a team, which ranks 56th in college football. They've run 163 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Florida Gators have been penalized on offense 38 times for 319 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the country in penalties. They are 35th in the nation in points scored with 177. They have run 294 plays this season for 1,893 yards, which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 in total offense. Florida averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 34th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 97 1st downs this year, placing them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. Feleipe Franks averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 72 passes on 126 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.9. He has thrown for 961 yards this season.
The Florida Gators rush defense has allowed 209 attempts for 863 yards this year, putting them in 97th place in D-1 against the run. Florida has committed 32 penalties for 270 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 72nd in college football. They are 16th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 70. They have surrendered a total of 1,563 yards on D, which is 42nd in the country. The Gators are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 60 passes on 124 attempts against the Florida defense this season, placing them 8th and 28th in Division 1. The Florida Gators pass defense has also given up a total of 700 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida Gators have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 9, which is 7th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Florida kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 827 yards on 20 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 70th in Division 1 in punting average. Florida is ranked 45th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 182 punt return yards and average 20.2 yards per return, which is 12th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 112 yards on special teams, ranking 112th in kick return yardage. The Florida Gators average 14 yards per kick return and they are 73rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,187.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gators college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gators +3
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