LSU Tigers vs Florida Gators Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LSU Tigers vs Florida Gators
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: LSU (+1)
Kyle Trask and the Florida Gators (8-1) play the LSU Tigers (3-5) at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday, December 12, 2020. The odds on this contest have Florida as 1-point favorites. The O/U is set at 68.
In their last outing, the LSU Tigers faced the Alabama Crimson Tide and left there with a loss by a score of 55-17. John Emery Jr. paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 54 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this contest. He racked up a total of 79 yards by way of 7 carries which had him averaging 11.3 yards per run. Kayshon Boutte was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 111 yards on 8 catches. He averaged 13.9 yards per reception for that contest. TJ Finley went 14/28 with 144 yards via the pass and added 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception.
The Tigers have earned 3,328 total yards for the season. As a team they average 110.0 yards via the ground game which ranks them 113th in college football. In terms of notching touchdowns, LSU has amassed 17 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. Regarding scoring, the LSU Tigers hold an average of 28.8 points per outing. The Tigers sit in 107th in the nation in terms of their opponents scoring, giving up 33.4 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.6 yards per rush and 156.0 rushing yards per game so far this year. During the season, they have given up 1,248 yards via the ground game in 8 outings. Regarding yards through the air, the Tigers are giving up 2,505 yds which puts them in 123rd in college football. Over the course of their 8 games, they have conceded 313.1 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 60.1%. During this campaign, they have given up 469.1 yards per game which has them sitting 127th in D-1.
For his career, Finley has passed for a total of 941 yards with 4 TD's and 5 interceptions. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 29 times totaling 34 yds. He has a QB rating of 115.9 with a TD percentage of 2.9% and an interception percentage of 3.6%. He is averaging 188.2 yards per outing. TJ Finley has completed 80 of his career 140 throws for a completion percentage of 57.1%.
In their last game, the Florida Gators faced the Tennessee Volunteers and left there with a win by a score of 31-19. Jacob Copeland led the team on the ground for the game. He had a long run of 17 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 17 yards by way of 1 carries which meant he was running for 17.0 yards per carry. Kyle Pitts was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 128 yards on 7 catches. He notched an average of 18.3 yards per catch for the game. Kyle Trask went 35/49 with 433 yards through the air and completed 4 TD's. He walked away with no picks.
When discussing how much they score, the Gators currently rank 10th in college football with 42.0 points per game. Over the course of the season to this point, the Gators have racked up 3,390 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 376.7 passing yards per game, ranking them 1st in the country. They are averaging 126.2 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,136 yards for the season. The Florida Gators maintain an average of 502.9 yards per game ranking them 12th in college football. Florida has conceded a total of 1,245 yards rushing (138.3 yards per game) and 11 touchdowns rushing so far this year. The Gators are surrendering 25.1 points per game, which has them 56th in the nation. In total, they have conceded 226 points in total. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns through the air as well as 242.7 yards per game, which has them in 91st in Division 1.
In 24 games in his career, Kyle Trask has completed 481 of his 698 attempts for a total of 6,346 yards. He averages 264.4 passing yards per game with a 172.7 QB rating. Trask has thrown for 64 touchdowns compared to 10 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 82 yards on 107 tries. His TD percentage is 9.2% and his interception rate is 1.4%.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gators college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +1
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