Missouri at Purdue College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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The Purdue Boilermakers host the Missouri Tigers at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Missouri as 6 point favorites. The Boilermakers have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread. The Tigers have an ATS record of 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-1.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 1-0-1 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 2-0-0 against the spread
Important Purdue Boilermakers Betting Trends
The Purdue Boilermakers are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Purdue Boilermakers are 0-2-0 against the spread
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
09/09/18 DL Rashad Brandon Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Purdue
08/16/18 WR Richaud Floyd Leg is OUT 4-6 weeks
08/15/18 TE Messiah Swinson ACL is out for season
Key Purdue Boilermakers Injuries
09/09/18 DT Keiwan Jones Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Missouri
07/28/18 RB Richie Worship ACL is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Missouri Tigers have run for 367 yards as a team, which ranks 60th in college football. They've run 90 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 12 times for 124 yards so far this season, which has them 68th in the country in penalties. They are 22nd in the nation in points scored with 91. They have run 169 plays this season for 1,159 yards, which ranks them 5th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 6.9 yards per play, which is 30th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 59 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. Drew Lock averages 9.8 yards per pass attempt and 12.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 52 passes on 70 attempts for a completion percentage of 74.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 194.4. He has thrown for 687 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 59 attempts for 182 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in D-1 against the run. Missouri has committed 16 penalties for 125 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 83rd in college football. They are 28th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 27. They have surrendered a total of 525 yards on D, which is 20th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 32nd in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 30 passes on 58 attempts against the Missouri Tigers defense this season, placing them 39th and 54th in Division 1. The Missouri pass defense has also given up a total of 343 yards through the air, which is 42nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Missouri Tigers have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 5, which is 12th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Missouri Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 10 for 10 this year. Their punters have totaled 198 yards on 5 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 90th in Division 1 in punting average. Missouri is ranked 57th in the nation in punt returns with 4. The Tigers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 31st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,167.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Boilermakers are 94th in the country in points scored with 46. They have run 137 plays this year for 948 yards, which ranks them 84th in Division 1 in total offense. The Purdue Boilermakers average 6.9 yards per play, which is 31st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this season, ranking them 76th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Purdue has run for 543 yards as a unit, which ranks 22nd in college football. They've run 67 times, averaging 8.1 yards per rush as a unit. Purdue has been penalized on offense 16 times for 180 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. Elijah Sindelar has passed for 283 yards this year. He's completed 26 throws while attempting 44 passes for a completion percentage of 59.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 114.5. He averages 4.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt.
Purdue is 80th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 51. They have given up a total of 817 yards on D, which is 90th in D-1. The Boilermakers are 84th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 45 throws on 70 attempts against the Purdue defense this season, ranking them 102nd and 96th in the nation. The Purdue Boilermakers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 582 yards in the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 73 attempts for 235 yards this season, putting them in 42nd place in the country against the run. The Boilermakers have had 16 penalties for 127 yards on defense this year. That places them 88th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Purdue has returned 8 kicks for 151 yards on special teams, which puts them 23rd in kick return yardage. The Purdue Boilermakers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 37th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,099. The Boilermakers have tried 6 field goals this year and made 4, which is 19th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Purdue kickers have made 80% of their extra points, going 4 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 326 yards on 8 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Boilermakers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -6
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