Alabama Crimson Tide vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 9/26/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Alabama Crimson Tide vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Faurot Field
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama (-25.5)
Mac Jones and the Alabama Crimson Tide head to Faurot Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Missouri Tigers. Alabama opens this game as 25.5-point favorites. The total is set at 55.5.
In their last game of 2019, the Alabama Crimson Tide went up against the Michigan Wolverines and ended up getting the win by a score of 35-16. Mac Jones went 16/25 with 327 yards by way of the pass and threw 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Najee Harris led the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 25 yards and he added 2 touchdowns for this contest. He scurried for 136 yards by way of 24 carries which meant he was running for 5.7 yards per run. Jerry Jeudy led the team in receiving yardage by earning 204 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 34.0 yards per catch in this contest.
When talking about scoring points, the Alabama Crimson Tide had an average of 47.2 PPG last year. As a team they held an average of 168.7 yards rushing, which ranked them 55th in the country. The Crimson Tide had 6,642 total yards for the prior year. Alabama totaled 49 touchdowns through the air and 27 rushing touchdowns. Regarding yards through the air, the Crimson Tide gave up 2,434 yards which had them ranked 32nd in the country. They allowed 3.8 yards per running attempt and 137.4 rushing yards per game throughout last year. They relinquished 16 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 9 touchdowns on the ground. Over the course of last season, they gave up 1,786 yards via the running game in 13 games. They relinquished 324.6 yards/game ranking them 32nd in the nation. The Crimson Tide sat in 25th in the country regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 18.6 PPG.
In their last game last season, the Missouri Tigers faced the Arkansas Razorbacks and earned the win by a score of 24-14. Taylor Powell went 8/14 with 105 yards by way of passing and tossed 1 TD. He tossed 1 interception for the contest. Larry Rountree III led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 12 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in this outing. He ran for a total of 88 yards by way of 24 carries which had him averaging 3.7 yards per carry. Barrett Banister was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 60 yards on 6 catches. He had an average of 10.0 yards per reception for the game.
In terms of the points being put on the board, the Tigers were 96th in Division 1 with an average of 25.3 points per outing. For the prior season, the Tigers threw for a total of 2,671 yards through the air along with averaging 222.6 passing yards per game, which had them ranked 74th in D-1. They had an average of 151.7 yards per game via the rush and toted the ball for 1,820 yards in total. The Missouri Tigers averaged 374.3 yards per contest ranking them 94th in the country. Missouri surrendered a total of 1,618 yards on the ground (134.8 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns on the ground last year. Last season, they allowed 233 total points. They allowed 16 touchdowns through the air and 179.3 yards/game, which put them in 20th in college football. The Tigers relinquished 19.4 points per contest, which had them in 27th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Crimson Tide/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +25.5
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