Auburn Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Auburn (-9.5)
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is the site where Matt Corral and the Ole Miss Rebels (1-3) will take on the Auburn Tigers (2-2) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have Auburn as 9.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 65.
In their last outing, the Auburn Tigers took the field against the South Carolina Gamecocks and left there with a loss by a score of 30-22. Tank Bigsby paced the team in rushing in this contest. He had a long run of 30 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this game. He rushed for 111 yards via 16 carries which had him averaging 6.9 yards per tote. Seth Williams led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 74 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 18.5 yards per catch in this contest. Bo Nix went 24/47 with 272 yards via the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He gave away 3 interceptions for the contest.
The Tigers have earned 1,467 total yards for the year. As a team they average 149.5 yards via the ground game which is 47th in college football. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Auburn has totaled 5 touchdowns via the pass and 3 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Auburn Tigers are sitting at 21.8 PPG. The Tigers rank 37th in college football regarding team defense, allowing 24.5 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per tote and 156.0 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 624 yards on the ground through 4 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Tigers are allowing 941 yds which has them sitting in 46th in the nation. In their 4 games played this season, they have relinquished 235.3 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 65.0%. During this campaign, they have relinquished 391.3 yards per outing ranking them 47th in D-1.
Bo Nix has completed 295 of his attempted career 519 passes for a completion percentage of 56.8%. He is throwing for 200.6 yds per contest. For his collegiate career, Nix has passed for a total of 3,411 yards with 21 TD's and 10 picks. His quarterback rating is 121.5 with a touchdown rate of 4.0% and an interception percentage of 1.9%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted a run 138 times for a total of 454 yds.
In their last contest, the Ole Miss Rebels went up against the Arkansas Razorbacks and took the loss by a score of 33-21. Matt Corral went 20/38 with 200 yards by way of passing and added 2 touchdowns. He gave away 6 interceptions for the contest. Jerrion Ealy paced the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 15 yards and he tallied 1 TD for this game. He racked up a total of 112 yards via 23 carries which had him averaging 4.9 yards per tote. Elijah Moore was the receiving yardage leader by earning 113 yards on 11 catches. He notched an average of 10.3 yards per reception in this game.
In terms of how much they score, the Rebels are sitting 20th in the country scoring 36.5 points per game. Over the course of the season to this point, the Rebels have racked up 1,342 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 335.5 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 13th in Division 1. They hold an average of 204.8 run yards per game and have run for 819 yards for the season. The Ole Miss Rebels have an average of 540.3 yards per game which has them ranked 7th in D-1. The Rebels are surrendering 47.0 PPG, which has them sitting 90th in Division 1. In total, they have surrendered 188 points in total. Ole Miss has allowed the opposition a total of 1,060 yards rushing (265.0 yards per game) as well as 14 touchdowns on the ground this year. They have allowed the opposition 9 touchdowns via the pass as well as 314.5 yards per contest, which has them sitting 85th in college football.
During the 18 games in his college career, Matt Corral has been successful on 208 of 326 tries for 2,881 yards. He averages 160.1 passing yards per game with a 150.5 QB rating. Corral has thrown 19 touchdowns while tossing 11 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has rushed for 388 yards on 121 tries. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 5.8% and his interception rate is 3.4%.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Rebels college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rebels +9.5
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