Texas A&M vs LSU NCAA Football Tips 11/30/2019
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Point Spread: LSU -16
Kellen Mond and the Texas A&M Aggies travel to Tiger Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the LSU Tigers. The odds on this game have LSU as 16-point favorites. The Aggies are 7-4-0 ATS and 4-7-0 when betting on the total. The Tigers are 8-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-5-0 against the spread.
In their last outing, the Texas A&M Aggies went up against the Georgia Bulldogs and were beaten 19-13. Leading the way at QB for the Aggies was Kellen Mond who went 25/42 with 275 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception. Isaiah Spiller led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 5 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 7 yards by way of 11 carries which gave him an average of 0.6 yards per tote. Jhamon Ausbon was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 96 yards on 9 catches. He averaged 10.7 yards per catch for the game. The Aggies rushed the ball a total of 20 times and added -1 yard which had them averaging -0.1 yards per carry. In all, they totaled 62 plays which gave them a total of 274 yards. For the contest, the Aggies got 16 1st downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 45 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. In terms of defense, Texas A&M conceded 11 completions on 23 throws for a total of 163 yards, and a completion percentage of 47.8%. Overall, they conceded 277 yards but didn't add to their total of forced turnovers. On the ground, the Aggies conceded 114 yards on 33 tries which gave them an average of 3.5 yards per carry allowed.
The Aggies come into this game with a record of 7-4 for this year. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 32.1 points per contest, which has them at 44th in Division 1. As a unit, they are averaging 159.4 rushing yards per contest which is 8th in the conference. For total yardage, they sit in 5th in the Southeastern Conference and 56th in Division 1 with 4,621 yards. The Aggies have one of the best defenses in the nation, giving up 20.2 points per game which has them at 7th in the conference. In discussing rushing yards, Texas A&M is giving up 131 yards per contest which has them at 6th in the Southeastern Conference and 32nd in D-1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.2 yards per rush putting them 10th in the conference and 69th in D-1 overall. Overall, they have allowed 1,441 rushing yards through 11 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Aggies have allowed 2,868 yards. Opponents are completing 53.5% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 5.9 yards per attempt.
In their last game, the LSU Tigers played the Arkansas Razorbacks and earned the victory by a score of 56-20. Leading the way at QB for the Tigers was Joe Burrow who went 23/28 with 327 yards through the air and added 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Clyde Edwards-Helaire paced the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 89 yards and he notched 3 TD's for the game. He racked up a total of 188 yards by way of 6 carries which means he ran for an average of 31.3 yards per tote. Ja'Marr Chase led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 144 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 24.0 yards per reception for that contest. The Tigers ran the ball 16 times and racked up a total of 260 yards which had them averaging 16.3 yards per rush. On the day, the Tigers racked up a total of 25 first downs and they had 5 infractions for 63 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. In all, they ran 48 plays for a total of 612 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, LSU gave up 13 catches on 28 attempts totaling 190 yards, and a completion percentage of 46.4%. On the ground, the Tigers gave up 114 yards on 43 attempts which is an average of 2.7 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they allowed a total of 304 yards but didn't add to their total of forced turnovers.
The Tigers head into this matchup 11-0. LSU has built a respectable ground game this year by averaging 174.5 rushing yards per game, putting them 53rd in the country. As a team, they have a total of 1,920 yards rushing through 11 games, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Tigers average 561.4 yards per contest overall ranking them 2nd in D-1 and 1st in the conference. The Tigers are allowing 23.5 points per contest ranking them 9th in the SEC and 42nd in the nation. When talking about points allowed, they have given up 259 points in total. When it comes to yards rushing, they are conceding 130.1 yards per game which puts them at 31st in Division 1 and 5th in the Southeastern Conference. This year, they have given up 1,431 rushing yards and 9.9 rushing touchdowns. Their pass defense is one of the middle of the road groups in the nation. They are giving up 232.7 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Tigers are currently ranked 10th in the SEC.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -16
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