South Carolina at Kentucky College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The South Carolina Gamecocks head to Kroger Field to play the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has South Carolina as 1 point favorites. The Gamecocks are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Kentucky Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
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
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
09/17/18 TE Keaton Upshaw Undisclosed is out for season
08/26/18 T Landon Young Knee is out for season
08/04/18 DE Joshua Paschal Illness is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Carolina Gamecocks are 83rd in the country in points scored with 103. They have run 216 plays this year for 1,431 yards, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Gamecocks average 6.6 yards per play, which is 34th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 81 1st downs this season, ranking them 73rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Carolina has run for 594 yards as a unit, which ranks 84th in college football. They've run 105 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Gamecocks have been penalized on offense 20 times for 193 yards so far this year, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. Jake Bentley has passed for 780 yards this year. He's completed 71 throws while attempting 104 passes for a completion percentage of 68.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 144.5. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
South Carolina is 36th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 70. They have given up a total of 1,000 yards on D, which is 12th in D-1. The Gamecocks are 45th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 48 throws on 77 attempts against the South Carolina Gamecocks defense this season, ranking them 14th and 7th in the nation. The South Carolina pass defense has also surrendered a total of 506 yards in the air, which is 7th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 123 attempts for 494 yards this season, putting them in 46th place in the country against the run. The Gamecocks have had 12 penalties for 104 yards on defense this year. That places them 7th in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats have run for 1,076 yards as a team, which ranks 9th in college football. They've run 174 times, averaging 6.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Kentucky Wildcats have been penalized on offense 27 times for 263 yards so far this season, which has them 48th in the country in penalties. They are 42nd in the nation in points scored with 138. They have run 262 plays this season for 1,709 yards, which ranks them 110th in Division 1 in total offense. Kentucky averages 6.5 yards per play, which is 37th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 93 1st downs this year, placing them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Terry Wilson averages 6.3 yards per pass attempt and 4.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 49 passes on 73 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.5. He has thrown for 463 yards this season.
The Kentucky Wildcats rush defense has allowed 117 attempts for 424 yards this year, putting them in 33rd place in D-1 against the run. Kentucky has committed 42 penalties for 360 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 126th in college football. They are 12th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 53. They have surrendered a total of 1,118 yards on D, which is 25th in the country. The Wildcats are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 70 passes on 138 attempts against the Kentucky defense this season, placing them 67th and 102nd in Division 1. The Kentucky Wildcats pass defense has also given up a total of 694 yards through the air, which is 41st overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats +1
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