Auburn Tigers vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Davis Wade Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Auburn (-14)
Davis Wade Stadium is the site where Will Rogers and the Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-6) will take on the Auburn Tigers (5-4) on Saturday. The spread on this contest has Auburn as 14-point favorites. The total opens at 46.5.
In their last outing, the Auburn Tigers went up against the Texas A&M Aggies and took the loss by a score of 31-20. Bo Nix went 15/23 with 144 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Tank Bigsby led the team in rushing in this outing. He had a long run of 42 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He racked up a total of 76 yards by way of 9 carries which means he ran for an average of 8.4 yards per run. Seth Williams was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 51 yards on 3 receptions. He earned an average of 17.0 yards per catch in this outing.
The Tigers have earned 3,507 total yards over the course of this year. As a unit they are averaging 167.7 yards rushing ranking them 65th in the nation. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Auburn has earned 10 touchdowns via the pass and 14 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding putting points on the board, the Auburn Tigers are averaging 25.9 points per contest. The Tigers are sitting in 58th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 25.2 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 179.1 rushing yards per contest this year. In total, they have allowed 1,612 yards via the ground game in 9 games. In terms of yards through the air, the Tigers are giving up 2,157 yds which has them ranked 103rd in the country. In their 9 games played this season, they have conceded 239.7 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 65.0%. For the season, they are giving up 418.8 yards per game ranking them 86th in Division 1.
Bo Nix has connected on 391 of his career 660 tosses for a completion percentage of 59.2%. He is throwing for 206.4 yards per outing. For his career, Nix has thrown for 4,540 yds with 26 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 126.1 with a touchdown rate of 3.9% and an interception rate of 2.0%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the football 188 different times for a total of 645 yards.
In their last game, the Mississippi State Bulldogs took on the Ole Miss Rebels and left there with a loss by a score of 31-24. Will Rogers went 45/61 with 440 yards by way of the pass and added 3 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Will Rogers paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 26 yards on 4 carries which had him averaging 6.5 yards per tote. Jaden Walley led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 176 yards on 9 receptions. He earned an average of 19.6 yards per catch for that game.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Bulldogs currently sit 118th in D-1 by scoring 18.3 points per contest. For the year thus far, the Bulldogs have compiled 2,595 yards through the air together with holding an average of 324.4 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 11th in Division 1. They average 23.8 yards via the ground game and have run for 190 yards in total. The Mississippi State Bulldogs average 348.1 yards/game which is good for 101st in Division 1. The Bulldogs are allowing 28.4 PPG, which has them ranked 74th in the country. Overall, they have allowed 227 total points. Mississippi State has conceded a total of 934 yards via the ground game (116.8 yards per outing) and 6 touchdowns rushing this year. They have conceded 19 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 273.0 yards/outing, ranking them 122nd in the nation.
During the 6 games in his college career, Will Rogers has completed 169 of his 229 attempts for 1,312 yards. He averages 218.7 yards per contest through the air with a 127.1 QB rating. Rogers has thrown for 6 TD's while tossing 4 picks in his career. He has run for -21 yards on 12 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 2.6% and his interception percentage is 1.7%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -14 and under 46.5 total points
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