Texas A&M at Arkansas College Football Betting Tips and Predictions 9/28/2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Nick Starkel and the Arkansas Razorbacks host the Texas A&M Aggies at AT&T Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Texas A&M opens this contest as 21-point favorites. The Aggies are 3-1-0 ATS and 1-3-0 when betting on the total. The Razorbacks are 1-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 1-3-0 against the spread.
Key Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
09/09/19 RB Jashaun Corbin Hamstring is out for season
08/14/19 TE Baylor Cupp Tibia is out indefinitely
07/17/19 RB Vernon Jackson Neck is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
09/22/19 OL Colton Jackson Leg is questionable Saturday vs Texas A&M
09/22/19 DB Montaric Brown Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas A&M
09/22/19 WR Treylon Burks Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Texas A&M
09/02/19 DL Dorian Gerald Neck is out for season
08/27/19 RB T.J. Hammonds Suspension is out indefinitely
08/20/19 WR Deon Stewart ACL is out for season
08/20/19 WR Jordan Jones Ankle is out indefinitely
08/07/19 OL Noah Gatlin ACL is out for season
In their last game, the Texas A&M Aggies took on the Auburn Tigers and ended up taking the loss by a score of 28-20. Kellen Mond paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 26 yards by way of 9 carries which meant he was running for 2.9 yards per carry. Jhamon Ausbon led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 111 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 13.9 yards per catch for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Aggies was Kellen Mond who went 31/49 with 335 yards through the air and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Texas A&M Aggies ended up rushing 21 times and racked up a total of 56 yards which had them averaging 2.7 yards per rushing attempt. For the game, they totaled 70 plays for a total of 391 yards. Overall, the Aggies racked up 23 first downs and they totaled 8 penalties for 50 yards which is telling in terms of discipline. In terms of defense, Texas A&M gave up 13 completions on 21 tries for a total of 106 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.9%. On the ground, the Aggies gave up 195 yards on 41 carries which means they allowed 4.8 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they gave up a total of 301 yards but didn't force any takeaways.
The Aggies step onto the field holding a record of 2-2 for 2019. For total yards, they currently sit at 5th in the Southeastern Conference and 26th in D-1 with 1,791 yards. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 33.3 points per contest, which has them at 52nd in D-1. As a unit, they are averaging 144.5 rushing yards per game which is 11th in the conference. The Aggies have one of the top tier defenses in D-1, allowing 15.5 points per contest which has them at 5th in the Southeastern Conference. In discussing yards rushing, Texas A&M is giving up 111.5 yards per game ranking them 8th in the SEC and 39th in D-1. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.8 yards per carry which has them at 10th in the conference and 57th in college football overall. Overall, they have allowed 446 rushing yards through 4 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Aggies have conceded 1,213 yards. Opponents are completing 59.4% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 5.2 yards per attempt.
In their last game, the Arkansas Razorbacks played the San Jose State Spartans and were beaten 31-24. Rakeem Boyd led the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He scurried for 91 yards on 18 carries which gave him an average of 5.1 yards per run. Mike Woods led the team in receiving yardage by earning 115 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 28.8 yards per reception during the game. Running the show from under center for the Razorbacks was Nick Starkel who went 28/50 with 356 yards passing and completed 3 TD's. He walked away with 5 picks during the game. The Arkansas Razorbacks ended up rushing 32 times and earned 131 yards which had them averaging 4.1 yards per attempt. For the game, they ran 82 plays for 487 yards. For the contest, the Razorbacks racked up 26 1st downs and they totaled 6 infractions for 62 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. When it comes to their defensive performance, Arkansas allowed 32 catches on 49 throws totaling 402 yards, and a completion percentage of 65.3%. On the ground, the Razorbacks allowed 106 yards on 21 runs giving the other team an average of 5.0 yards per run allowed. Overall, they gave up a total of 508 yards and earned 1 takeaway.
The Razorbacks head into this game 2-2. In discussing the offensive production, the Razorbacks have one of the middle tier offenses in Division 1. Arkansas hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 152.8 yards on the ground per contest, which has them at 77th in Division 1. As a team, they have a total of 611 yards rushing through 4 contests, so they are going to want to make some changes to the ground game if they want to make teams respect them. The Razorbacks average 440.8 yards per contest overall ranking them 49th in Division 1 and 7th in the conference. The Razorbacks are conceding 27.3 points per contest ranking them 12th in the conference and 79th in college football. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in the nation. They are allowing 252 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Razorbacks currently sit at 11th in the Southeastern Conference. In regard to points allowed, they have given up 109 points in total. When talking about rushing yards, they are conceding 159.5 yards per contest which puts them at 84th in D-1 and 13th in the SEC. In 2019, they have allowed a total of 638 rushing yards and 6 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +21
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