Arkansas at Ole Miss Expert College Football Picks 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is the site where Matt Corral and the Ole Miss Rebels will play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday. The spread on this game has Ole Miss as 7-point favorites. The O/U is set at 55.5.
The last time they took the field, the Arkansas Razorbacks took the field against the Portland State Vikings and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 20-13. Running the show from under center for the Razorbacks was Ben Hicks who went 14/29 with 143 yards by way of the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Rakeem Boyd paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 25 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this contest. He rushed for 114 yards on 18 carries which meant he averaged 6.3 yards per tote. Treylon Burks was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 52 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 17.3 yards per catch for that game.
The Razorbacks come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 this year. In terms of scoring, they are one of the worst in the country averaging 20 points per game, ranking them 104th in Division 1. As a unit, they are averaging 204 rushing yards per contest which is 5th in the Southeastern Conference. For total yardage, they sit in 9th in the Southeastern Conference and 76th in Division 1 with 395 yards. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Razorbacks currently have a total of 0 passing touchdowns and 2 rushing touchdowns. They are a team that struggles to put points on the board in the conference and they will have to really have a good night if they want to have a good offensive game.
The Razorbacks have one of the best defenses in Division 1 allowing 13 points per contest, ranking them 5th in the conference and 35th in Division 1. When it comes to passing yards, the Razorbacks have conceded 191 yards. Opponents are completing 48.5% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 4.7 yards per attempt. They have conceded 1 passing TD and 0 rushing touchdowns. In regard to yards on the ground, Arkansas is giving up 75 yards per contest ranking them 3rd in the SEC and 34th in D-1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.7 yards per carry ranking them 4th in the Southeastern Conference and 44th in Division 1 overall. Overall, they have allowed 75 rushing yards through 1 game.
The last time they played, the Ole Miss Rebels took on the Memphis Tigers and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 15-10. Running the show from under center for the Rebels was Matt Corral who went 9/19 with 93 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He gave away 1 pick on this day. Scottie Phillips led the team on the ground in this outing. He broke a long run for 16 yards and he tallied 1 TD in this contest. He ran for a total of 62 yards on 19 carries which meant he averaged 3.3 yards per run. Elijah Moore was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 60 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 15.0 yards per reception in this outing.
The Rebels come into this matchup with a record of 0-1. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Rebels have one of the worst offenses in the country. When looking at their ability to score points, the Rebels are ranked 13th in the conference and 116th out of all the teams in the nation with an average of 10 points per game. Ole Miss hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 80 yards per contest, ranking them 114th in the nation. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 80 yards rushing through 1 contest, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Rebels average 173 yards per game overall which has them at 127th in the nation and 14th in the Southeastern Conference.
The Rebels are conceding 15 points per contest ranking them 6th in the SEC and 46th in the nation. Their passing defense is one of the most dominate units in Division 1. They are giving up 172 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Rebels currently sit at 9th in the conference. They have allowed 0 passing TDs this year. When it comes to points allowed, they have allowed 15 total points. In discussing yards on the ground, they are conceding 192 yards per contest ranking them 104th in the nation and 10th in the conference. This year, they have given up 192 yards rushing and 2 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Razorbacks/Rebels college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rebels -7
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks