Alabama Crimson Tide vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Razorback Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama (-31)
Mac Jones and the Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0) go to Razorback Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-6). The odds on this game have Alabama as 31-point favorites. The O/U is set at 68.
The last time they took the field, the Alabama Crimson Tide went up against the LSU Tigers and took home the victory by a score of 55-17. Mac Jones went 20/28 with 385 yards by way of passing and added 4 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Najee Harris led the team on the ground in this contest. He had a long run of 28 yards and he ran for 3 TD's for this game. He ran for 145 yards via 21 carries which gave him an average of 6.9 yards per carry. DeVonta Smith led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 231 yards on 8 receptions. He earned an average of 28.9 yards per reception in this contest.
The Crimson Tide have attained 4,935 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they are averaging 187.2 yards in the run game which has them sitting 44th in D-1. In terms of notching touchdowns, Alabama has compiled 28 touchdowns through the air and 27 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to putting points on the board, the Alabama Crimson Tide are sitting at 49.2 points per outing. In terms of passing yardage, the Crimson Tide are allowing 2,163 yds which puts them in 104th in D-1. In total, they have allowed 357.0 yards per game which puts them 47th in Division 1. The Crimson Tide rank 28th in college football in terms of team defense, allowing 18.3 points per contest. The opposition is running for an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt and 116.7 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. In their 9 games played, they are allowing 240.3 yards per outing via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 57.1%. During this campaign, they have allowed 1,050 running yards through 9 games.
For his collegiate career, Jones has passed for a total of 4,739 yds with 42 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 41 different times totaling 25 rushing yds. His quarterback rating is 200.4 with a touchdown percentage of 10.3% and an interception percentage of 1.5%. He is averaging 182.3 yards per game. Mac Jones has completed 295 of his career 409 throws for a completion percentage of 72.1%.
In their last game, the Arkansas Razorbacks took on the Missouri Tigers and left there with a loss by a score of 50-48. Trelon Smith paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 21 yards and he ran for 3 TD's for this game. He rushed for 172 yards by way of 26 carries which gave him an average of 6.6 yards per tote. Treylon Burks was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 206 yards on 10 catches. He notched an average of 20.6 yards per reception for that contest. KJ Jefferson went 18/33 with 274 yards by way of passing and threw 3 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Razorbacks rank 66th in the nation with 28.2 points per game. For the season so far, the Razorbacks currently have a total of 2,294 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 254.9 passing yards per game, ranking them 42nd in Division 1. They maintain an average of 159.2 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 1,433 yards for the year. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 414.1 yards/outing which ranks them 52nd in Division 1. Arkansas has conceded a total of 1,705 yards on the ground (189.4 yards per outing) in addition to 15 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. The Razorbacks are relinquishing 33.0 points per contest, ranking them 104th in college football. This season, they have given up 297 points in total. They have conceded 18 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 263.2 yards per outing, which has them sitting 113th in the country.
Franks has thrown 54 TD's compared to 20 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 6.5% and his interception rate is 2.4%. He has taken off and run for 637 yards on 273 tries. He averages 185.9 yds per game through the air with a 144.0 QB rating. During the 35 contests in his career, Feleipe Franks has connected on 509 of 829 attempts for 6,505 yds.
Who will win tonight's Crimson Tide/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +31
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