Missouri at South Carolina College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The South Carolina Gamecocks host the Missouri Tigers at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 2.5 point favorites. The Gamecocks have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread. The Tigers have an ATS record of 3-1-0 while their over/under record is 3-0-1.
Valuable Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 3-0-1 against the over/under
The Missouri Tigers are 3-1-0 against the spread
Important South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
09/30/18 DB DeMarkus Acy Concussion is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/30/18 DL Rashad Brandon Ankle 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
08/16/18 WR Richaud Floyd Leg is OUT 4-6 weeks
08/15/18 TE Messiah Swinson ACL is out for season
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
09/26/18 WR OrTre Smith Knee is out for season
09/10/18 DL D.J. Wonnum Ankle is out indefinitely
09/10/18 OL Jovaughn Gwyn Foot is out for season
08/31/18 WR Chad Terrell Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 DL Jesus Gibbs Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 OL Wyatt Campbell Knee is out indefinitely
08/20/18 DB Tavyn Jackson Medical is out indefinitely
08/11/18 RB Caleb Kinlaw Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Missouri Tigers have run for 772 yards as a team, which ranks 79th in college football. They've run 173 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tigers have been penalized on offense 21 times for 181 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 48th in the nation in points scored with 160. They have run 343 plays this season for 2,160 yards, which ranks them 25th in Division 1 in total offense. The Tigers average 6.3 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 116 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Drew Lock averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 101 passes on 161 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.7. He has thrown for 1,283 yards this season.
The Tigers rush defense has allowed 115 attempts for 409 yards this year, putting them in 10th place in D-1 against the run. Missouri has committed 30 penalties for 256 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in college football. They are 56th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 107. They have surrendered a total of 1,584 yards on D, which is 45th in the country. The Tigers are ranked 105th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opposing offenses have completed 82 passes on 136 attempts against the Missouri Tigers defense this season, placing them 56th and 51st in Division 1. The Missouri pass defense has also given up a total of 1,175 yards through the air, which is 92nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Missouri Tigers have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 9, which is 5th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Missouri Tigers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 457 yards on 11 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 69th in Division 1 in punting average. Missouri is ranked 100th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated -11 punt return yards and average -2.8 yards per return, which is 128th in college football. They have returned 4 kicks for 100 yards on special teams, ranking 114th in kick return yardage. The Tigers average 25 yards per kick return and they are 63rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,249.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gamecocks are 93rd in the country in points scored with 113. They have run 285 plays this year for 1,755 yards, which ranks them 80th in Division 1 in total offense. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 6.2 yards per play, which is 49th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 99 1st downs this season, ranking them 65th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Carolina has run for 725 yards as a unit, which ranks 84th in college football. They've run 140 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. South Carolina has been penalized on offense 31 times for 289 yards so far this year, which has them 55th in the country in penalties. Jake Bentley has passed for 928 yards this year. He's completed 84 throws while attempting 132 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 131.1. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 7 yards per pass attempt.
South Carolina is 39th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 94. They have given up a total of 1,329 yards on D, which is 16th in D-1. The Gamecocks are 45th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 61 throws on 97 attempts against the South Carolina defense this season, ranking them 9th and 4th in the nation. The South Carolina Gamecocks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 638 yards in the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 169 attempts for 691 yards this season, putting them in 60th place in the country against the run. The Gamecocks have had 23 penalties for 219 yards on defense this year. That places them 35th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
South Carolina is 106th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 27 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 90th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 168 yards on special teams, which puts them 90th in kick return yardage. The South Carolina Gamecocks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 97th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,950. The Gamecocks have tried 6 field goals this year and made 5, which is 52nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. South Carolina kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this season. Their punters have accumulated 530 yards on 12 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 26th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gamecocks -2.5
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