Mississippi at Vanderbilt College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Vanderbilt Stadium is the venue for the game between the Ole Miss Rebels and the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Vanderbilt as 2.5 point favorites. The Commodores are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-7-0. The Rebels are 3-7-0 ATS and their over/under record is 6-4-0.
Valuable Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Ole Miss Rebels are 3-7-0 against the spread
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
11/11/18 TE Dawson Knox Targeting Suspension is out 1st Half Saturday vs Vanderbilt
11/11/18 QB Jordan Ta'amu Ankle is probable Saturday vs Vanderbilt
11/11/18 RB Scottie Phillips Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Vanderbilt
10/15/18 WR D.K. Metcalf Neck is out for season
10/15/18 DE Markel Winters Knee is out indefinitely
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
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/11/18 CB Donovan Sheffield Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi
11/10/18 LB Charles Wright Leg is out indefinitely
11/06/18 S Zaire Jones Suspension is out for season
09/28/18 WR Cam Johnson Leg is out for season
09/08/18 TE Turner Cockrell Medical is out indefinitely
08/06/18 QB Deuce Wallace Suspension is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ole Miss Rebels have run for 1,811 yards as a unit, which ranks 53rd in the nation. They've run 360 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Rebels have been penalized on offense 75 times for 689 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the country in penalties. They are 17th in Division 1 in points scored with 375. They have run 724 plays this year for 5,359 yards, which ranks them 4th in the nation in total offense. The Rebels average 7.4 yards per play, which is 5th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 248 1st downs this season, ranking them 13th overall as an offensive unit. Jordan Ta'amu has completed 226 throws while attempting 349 passes for a completion percentage of 64.8%. He has passed for 3,374 yards this year. He averages 10 adjusted yards per throw and 9.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 159.2.
The Rebels rush defense has given up 433 attempts for 2,145 yards this season, putting them in 110th place in the country against the run. They have had 61 penalties for 553 yards on defense this year. That places them 70th in Division 1. Mississippi is 113th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 363. They have given up a total of 4,983 yards on D, which is 124th in the nation. The Rebels are 112th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opponent offenses have completed 217 throws on 342 attempts against the Ole Miss Rebels defense this season, ranking them 119th and 99th in the country. The Mississippi pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,838 yards in the air, which is 125th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Ole Miss Rebels have tried 21 field goals this year and made 16, which is 15th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 76%. Ole Miss Rebels kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 45 for 46 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,679 yards on 41 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 78th in the NCAA in punting average. Mississippi is 100th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 36 punt return yards and average 3.3 yards per return, which is 123rd in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 428 yards on special teams, which puts them 76th in kick return yardage. The Rebels average 21 yards per kick return and they are 9th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,823.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Commodores are 89th in Division 1 in points scored with 258. They have run 638 plays this season for 3,920 yards, which ranks them 63rd in the nation in total offense. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 6.1 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 203 1st downs this year, placing them 72nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Vanderbilt has run for 1,596 yards as a team, which ranks 72nd in the country. They've run 330 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 55 times for 416 yards so far this season, which has them 86th in the nation in penalties. Kyle Shurmur has thrown for 2,286 yards this season. He has completed 183 passes on 300 attempts for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.4. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 8 adjusted yards per throw.
Vanderbilt is 61st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 259. They have surrendered a total of 4,218 yards on D, which is 95th in Division 1. The Commodores are ranked 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 191 passes on 298 attempts against the Vanderbilt defense this season, placing them 84th and 55th in the country. The Vanderbilt Commodores pass defense has also given up a total of 2,195 yards through the air, which is 62nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 420 attempts for 2,023 yards this year, putting them in 101st place in D-1 against the run. The Commodores have committed 66 penalties for 568 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 80th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Vanderbilt is ranked 78th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 139 punt return yards and average 9.9 yards per return, which is 56th in college football. They have returned 24 kicks for 450 yards on special teams, ranking 68th in kick return yardage. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 19 yards per kick return and they are 71st in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,509. The Commodores have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 9, which is 86th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 56%. Vanderbilt kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,827 yards on 41 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 18th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rebels/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commodores -2.5
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