Missouri at Alabama College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
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The Alabama Crimson Tide host the Missouri Tigers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 28 point favorites. The Crimson Tide 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 3-2-0 while their over/under record is 4-0-1.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 4-0-1 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 4-1-1 against the over/under
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
10/06/18 WR Emanuel Hall Groin is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs South Carolina
10/06/18 WR Nate Brown Groin is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs South Carolina
10/06/18 WR Richaud Floyd Leg is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs South Carolina
10/03/18 S Cam Hilton Thumb is probable Saturday vs South Carolina
10/03/18 DL Rashad Brandon Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/30/18 DB DeMarkus Acy Concussion is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/30/18 OL Yasir Durant Ankle is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/15/18 LB Noah Robinson Suspension is out indefinitely
08/15/18 TE Messiah Swinson ACL is out for season
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Missouri Tigers have run for 1,058 yards as a team, which ranks 49th in college football. They've run 219 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 264 yards so far this season, which has them 88th in the country in penalties. They are 39th in the nation in points scored with 195. They have run 425 plays this season for 2,650 yards, which ranks them 26th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 6.2 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 139 1st downs this year, placing them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Drew Lock averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 118 passes on 197 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.7. He has thrown for 1,487 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 162 attempts for 537 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in D-1 against the run. Missouri has committed 39 penalties for 339 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 84th in college football. They are 63rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 144. They have surrendered a total of 1,961 yards on D, which is 52nd in the country. The Tigers are ranked 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 102 passes on 171 attempts against the Missouri Tigers defense this season, placing them 69th and 65th in Division 1. The Missouri pass defense has also given up a total of 1,424 yards through the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Missouri Tigers have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 14, which is 2nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 74%. Missouri Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 587 yards on 14 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 63rd in Division 1 in punting average. Missouri is ranked 103rd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 1 punt return yards and average 0.2 yards per return, which is 127th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 133 yards on special teams, ranking 111th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 22 yards per kick return and they are 53rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,784.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Crimson Tide are 1st in the country in points scored with 336. They have run 394 plays this year for 3,408 yards, which ranks them 5th in Division 1 in total offense. The Alabama Crimson Tide average 8.6 yards per play, which is 2nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 148 1st downs this season, ranking them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Alabama has run for 1,336 yards as a unit, which ranks 18th in college football. They've run 244 times, averaging 5.5 yards per rush as a unit. Alabama has been penalized on offense 39 times for 334 yards so far this year, which has them 47th in the country in penalties. Tua Tagovailoa has passed for 1,495 yards this year. He's completed 76 throws while attempting 101 passes for a completion percentage of 75.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 258.4. He averages 18.4 adjusted yards per throw and 14.8 yards per pass attempt.
Alabama is 23rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 96. They have given up a total of 2,004 yards on D, which is 56th in D-1. The Crimson Tide are 26th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 109 throws on 216 attempts against the Alabama defense this season, ranking them 81st and 118th in the nation. The Alabama Crimson Tide pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,187 yards in the air, which is 63rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 190 attempts for 817 yards this season, putting them in 63rd place in the country against the run. The Crimson Tide have had 39 penalties for 344 yards on defense this year. That places them 89th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Alabama is 39th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 216 punt return yards and average 19.6 yards per return, which is 11th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 279 yards on special teams, which puts them 55th in kick return yardage. The Alabama Crimson Tide average 25 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,903. The Crimson Tide have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 51st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. Alabama kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 42 for 46 this season. Their punters have accumulated 539 yards on 15 punts, averaging 36 yards per punt. That ranks them 126th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Crimson Tide college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Crimson Tide -28
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