Memphis at Missouri College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Missouri Tigers host the Memphis Tigers at Faurot Field on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 6.5 point favorites. The Tigers have an over/under record of 4-1-1 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread. The Tigers have an ATS record of 4-3-0 while their over/under record is 3-4-0.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Memphis Tigers are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 4-1-1 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
09/20/18 LB Keith Brown Jr. Undisclosed is out for season
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/14/18 WR Emanuel Hall Groin is questionable Saturday vs Memphis
10/14/18 WR Nate Brown Groin is questionable Saturday vs Memphis
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 Memphis Tigers have run for 1,928 yards as a team, which ranks 2nd in college football. They've run 265 times, averaging 7.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 46 times for 359 yards so far this season, which has them 40th in the country in penalties. They are 4th in the nation in points scored with 307. They have run 464 plays this season for 3,773 yards, which ranks them 24th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 8.1 yards per play, which is 3rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 169 1st downs this year, placing them 10th overall as an offensive unit. Brady White averages 9.5 yards per pass attempt and 10.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 125 passes on 185 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 173.1. He has thrown for 1,758 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 299 attempts for 1,199 yards this year, putting them in 95th place in D-1 against the run. Memphis has committed 42 penalties for 392 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 85th in college football. They are 77th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 178. They have surrendered a total of 2,553 yards on D, which is 80th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 44th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 115 passes on 193 attempts against the Memphis Tigers defense this season, placing them 58th and 63rd in Division 1. The Memphis pass defense has also given up a total of 1,354 yards through the air, which is 59th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Memphis Tigers have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 7, which is 62nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 78%. Memphis Tigers kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 40 for 41 this year. Their punters have totaled 915 yards on 22 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 74th in Division 1 in punting average. Memphis is ranked 16th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 164 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 51st in college football. They have returned 26 kicks for 352 yards on special teams, ranking 44th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 14 yards per kick return and they are 2nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,289.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 47th in the country in points scored with 205. They have run 486 plays this year for 2,862 yards, which ranks them 31st in Division 1 in total offense. The Missouri Tigers average 5.9 yards per play, which is 60th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 152 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Missouri has run for 1,128 yards as a unit, which ranks 59th in college football. They've run 254 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. Missouri has been penalized on offense 36 times for 317 yards so far this year, which has them 85th in the country in penalties. Drew Lock has passed for 1,629 yards this year. He's completed 131 throws while attempting 223 passes for a completion percentage of 58.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 132.5. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Missouri is 85th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 183. They have given up a total of 2,525 yards on D, which is 77th in D-1. The Tigers are 104th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 121 throws on 201 attempts against the Missouri defense this season, ranking them 70th and 71st in the nation. The Missouri Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,804 yards in the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 207 attempts for 721 yards this season, putting them in 21st place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 44 penalties for 399 yards on defense this year. That places them 91st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Missouri is 116th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 1 punt return yards and average 0.2 yards per return, which is 128th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 162 yards on special teams, which puts them 109th in kick return yardage. The Missouri Tigers average 20 yards per kick return and they are 67th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,025. The Tigers have tried 20 field goals this year and made 15, which is 3rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Missouri kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 849 yards on 20 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 46th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +6.5
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