Arkansas Razorbacks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Davis Wade Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas (+17)
Feleipe Franks and the Arkansas Razorbacks (0-1) head to Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Mississippi State Bulldogs (1-0). The odds on this game have Mississippi State as 17-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 64.
In the last game they played, the Arkansas Razorbacks faced the Georgia Bulldogs and added a loss to their record by a score of 37-10. Feleipe Franks went 19/36 with 200 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He tossed 2 picks on the day. Trelon Smith paced the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 11 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for a total of 38 yards on 6 carries which gave him an average of 6.3 yards per run. Treylon Burks was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 102 yards on 7 catches. He had an average of 14.6 yards per catch for the game.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Arkansas Razorbacks are sitting at 10 points per game. As a team they average 77 yards on the ground which has them sitting 70th in college football. The Razorbacks have earned 280 total yards this season. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, Arkansas has amassed 1 touchdown through the air. The Razorbacks are sitting in 70th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 37 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 2.9 yards per run and 121 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. Regarding passing yardage, the Razorbacks are giving up 266 yards which has them sitting in 26th in D-1. They have allowed 387 yards per contest putting them 47th in the nation.
Feleipe Franks has completed 373 of his career 637 throws for a completion percentage of 58.6%. He is averaging 167.4 yds per outing. For his career, Franks has thrown for 4,688 yds with 38 touchdowns and 18 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 134.4 with a TD percentage of 6.0% and an interception rate of 2.8%. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 186 different times for a total of 421 rushing yards.
The last time they took the field, the Mississippi State Bulldogs went up against the LSU Tigers and added a win to their record by a score of 44-34. Kylin Hill led the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 34 yards by way of 7 carries which meant he averaged 4.9 yards per carry. Osirus Mitchell was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 183 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 26.1 yards per reception for the game. K.J. Costello went 36/60 with 623 yards through the air and tossed 5 touchdowns. He threw 2 interceptions for the game.
In relation to how much they score, the Bulldogs are ranked 11th in the nation maintaining an average of 44 PPG. For the season so far, the Bulldogs have earned 623 yards via the pass. The Mississippi State Bulldogs hold an average of 632 yards/game which has them sitting 3rd in D-1. The Bulldogs are giving up 34 points per game, which puts them 64th in the country. Mississippi State has allowed a total of 80 yards on the ground so far this year. They have conceded 3 touchdowns via the pass as well as 345 yards per outing, ranking them 76th in college football.
Costello has passed for 54 TD's compared to 20 picks in his career. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 6.3% and his interception rate is 2.4%. He averages 225.8 yds per contest through the air with a 145.5 QB rating. In the 30 contests in his college career, K.J. Costello has completed 531 of 851 attempts for 6,774 yards.
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
09/18/20 WR Jaquayln Crawford Eligibility is out for season
Key Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Who will win tonight's Razorbacks/Bulldogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +17
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