LSU Tigers vs Florida Gators Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
THIS GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19
Game: LSU Tigers vs Florida Gators
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: LSU (+1)
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the venue where Kyle Trask and the Florida Gators (2-1) will take on the LSU Tigers (1-2) on Saturday. LSU opens this contest as 1-point underdogs. The total is set at 68.
In the last game they played, the LSU Tigers took on the Missouri Tigers and went home in defeat by a score of 45-41. Myles Brennan went 29/48 with 430 yards by way of the pass and threw 4 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Tyrion Davis-Price led the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 24 yards and he added 1 TD in this contest. He rushed for a total of 38 yards on 9 carries which gave him an average of 4.2 yards per carry. Terrace Marshall Jr. was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 235 yards on 11 receptions. He earned an average of 21.4 yards per reception in this outing.
The Tigers have earned 1,402 total yards for the year. As a team they're averaging 96.7 yards rushing which is 72nd in college football. When it comes to scoring, LSU has compiled 11 touchdowns through the air and 2 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to putting points on the board, the LSU Tigers are averaging 38.7 points per game. When talking about passing yards, the Tigers are conceding 1,142 yards which ranks them 79th in D-1. Over the course of this year, they have given up 494.7 yards/contest putting them at 82nd in D-1. The Tigers sit in 63rd in college football in terms of team defense, conceding 32.0 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 3.7 yards per running attempt and 114.0 rushing yards per game on the year. Over the course of their 3 games played this year, they have yielded 380.7 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 63.3%. For the year, they have conceded 342 rushing yards through 3 games.
For his career, Brennan has thrown for 1,712 yards with 13 TD's and 6 picks. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 35 times for a total of -1 yd. He has a quarterback rating of 147.1 with a touchdown rate of 6.5% and an interception percentage of 3.0%. He is throwing for 95.1 yards per outing. Myles Brennan has completed 121 of his career 201 throws for a completion percentage of 60.2%.
In their last game, the Florida Gators faced the Texas A&M Aggies and ended up taking the loss by a score of 41-38. Nay'Quan Wright led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 11 yards and he added 1 TD for this outing. He scurried for 31 yards by way of 6 carries which meant he averaged 5.2 yards per run. Kadarius Toney was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 92 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 13.1 yards per catch for the game. Kyle Trask went 23/32 with 312 yards through the air and tossed 4 TD's. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Gators are sitting 9th in the country averaging 42.3 points per contest. During the season to this point, the Gators have thrown for a total of 1,026 passing yards as well as an average of 342.0 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 10th in Division 1. They average 122.0 yards via the ground game and have run for 366 yards for the season. The Florida Gators hold an average of 464.0 yards per contest ranking them 19th in college football. The Gators are relinquishing 33.3 points per contest, which has them sitting 69th in the country. This year, they have allowed 100 points in total. Florida has conceded a total of 492 rushing yards (164.0 yards/game) in addition to 5 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 331.0 yards per game, ranking them 83rd in college football.
During the 18 games in his career, Kyle Trask has completed 325 of 479 attempts for 4,099 yards. He is averaging 227.7 yards per contest through the air with a 163.9 QB rating. Trask has thrown for 40 touchdowns while tossing 8 picks in his career. He has run for 32 yards on 82 attempts. His TD percentage is 8.4% and his interception percentage is 1.7%.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gators college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +1
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