Missouri vs Arkansas NCAA Football Pick and Parlay 11/29/2019
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas +12.5
John Stephen Jones and the Arkansas Razorbacks play the Missouri Tigers at War Memorial Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2019. Missouri opens this game as 12.5-point favorites. The Tigers are 4-7-0 ATS and 2-9-0 when betting on the total. The Razorbacks are 5-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-8-0 against the spread.
In their last outing, the Missouri Tigers played the Tennessee Volunteers and were defeated 24-20. Larry Rountree III paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 11 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 43 yards by way of 16 carries which meant he was running for 2.7 yards per run. Barrett Banister was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 46 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 9.2 yards per reception for that contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Tigers was Kelly Bryant who went 16/28 with 166 yards through the air and threw 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Tigers ran the ball a total of 37 times and totaled 99 yards giving them an average of 2.7 yards per carry. For the game, the Tigers racked up 16 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 70 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. Overall, they ran 66 plays which added up to 280 yards. When discussing the defense, Missouri allowed 23 completions on 41 attempts for a total of 415 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.1%. In the game, they allowed 526 yards and earned 1 turnover. On the ground, the Tigers allowed 111 yards on 32 carries which gave them an average of 3.5 yards per rushing attempt allowed.
The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 5-6 this year. For total yards, they sit in 11th in the SEC and 91st in the nation with 4,162 yards. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country averaging 25.5 points per game, putting them 89th in the nation. As a unit, they are averaging 152.4 rushing yards per contest which is 10th in the SEC. The Tigers have one of the best defenses in the nation, giving up 19.9 points per contest which has them at 6th in the Southeastern Conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers have conceded 2,486 yards. Opponents are completing 51.7% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.5 yards per try. In discussing rushing yards, Missouri is giving up 129.8 yards per game putting them 4th in the conference and 30th in college football. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.6 yards per carry ranking them 4th in the Southeastern Conference and 29th in the nation overall. In total, they have allowed 1,428 yards rushing through 11 contests.
The last time they took the field, the Arkansas Razorbacks went up against the LSU Tigers and took the loss by a score of 56-20. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Razorbacks was K.J. Jefferson who went 7/14 with 105 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Rakeem Boyd paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for a total of 33 yards via 13 carries which meant he averaged 2.5 yards per tote. Treylon Burks was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 80 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 26.7 yards per catch for the game. The Razorbacks ran the ball a total of 43 times and totaled 114 yards which gave them an average of 2.7 yards per carry. On the day, they finished with a total of 71 plays for 304 yards. Overall, the Razorbacks earned a total of 19 1st downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 50 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. When discussing the defense, Arkansas allowed 25 completions on 32 tries for a total of 352 yards, and a completion percentage of 78.1%. On the ground, the Razorbacks allowed 260 yards on 16 tries which is an average of 16.3 yards per rushing attempt allowed. On the day, they gave up 612 yards and earned 1 turnover.
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The Razorbacks step onto the field holding a record of 2-9. Arkansas is having a year to forget in the ground game by averaging 145.6 yards on the ground per game, which has them at 90th in D-1. As a unit, they have a total of 1,602 rushing yards through 11 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Razorbacks average 349.1 yards per contest overall putting them 107th in the nation and 13th in the SEC. The Razorbacks are allowing 38 points per game which puts them at 14th in the conference and 126th in the nation. In terms of points allowed, they have allowed 418 total points. In regard to yards rushing, they are giving up 229.1 yards per contest which puts them at 125th in the country and 14th in the conference. For this year, they have given up a total of 2,520 yards on the ground and 27.5 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road groups in Division 1. They are giving up 233.2 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Razorbacks sit in 11th in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -12.5 and under the total points
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