LSU Tigers vs Vanderbilt Commodores Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LSU Tigers vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Vanderbilt Stadium
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: LSU (-18.5)
Vanderbilt Stadium is the site where Ken Seals and the Vanderbilt Commodores (0-1) will play the LSU Tigers (0-1) on Saturday. The spread on this contest has LSU as 18.5-point favorites. The total opens at 52.
In their last game, the LSU Tigers went up against the Mississippi State Bulldogs and took the loss by a score of 44-34. Myles Brennan went 27/46 with 345 yards by way of passing and added 3 TD's. He gave away 2 interceptions for the game. Chris Curry paced the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 47 yards on 9 carries which meant he averaged 5.2 yards per carry. Terrace Marshall Jr. was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 122 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 15.3 yards per reception in this contest.
Regarding scoring, the LSU Tigers are sitting at 34 PPG. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 80 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 68th in the country. The Tigers have racked up 425 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, LSU has compiled 3 touchdowns via the pass. The Tigers are sitting in 79th in the country regarding team defense, allowing 44 points per contest. They are giving up 0.6 yards per rush on the ground and 9 rushing yards per game on the season. For the year, they have conceded 9 rushing yards through 1 game. In terms of passing yardage, the Tigers are allowing 623 yds which has them ranked 65th in Division 1. During this campaign, they have yielded 632 yards per game which has them sitting 81st in the country.
Myles Brennan has completed 69 of his attempted career 116 passes for a completion percentage of 59.5%. He is throwing for 59.1 yds per contest. For his career, Brennan has thrown for a total of 945 yds with 5 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 133.5 with a touchdown rate of 4.3% and an interception rate of 4.3%. Since he has been in college, he has taken off and run 29 different times for a total of -2 rushing yds.
In their last game, the Vanderbilt Commodores faced the Texas A&M Aggies and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 17-12. Ja'Veon Marlow paced the team in rushing for that game. His longest run of the day went for 21 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 65 yards on 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.1 yards per run. Amir Abdur-Rahman led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 72 yards on 5 receptions. He earned an average of 14.4 yards per catch for that game. Ken Seals went 20/29 with 150 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He gave away 2 picks for the game.
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Commodores are sitting 69th in the country maintaining an average of 12 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Commodores currently have a total of 150 passing yards. They average 105 yards per game on the ground. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 255 yards per game which is good for 71st in college football. Vanderbilt has given up a total of 183 yards rushing as well as 1 touchdown via the rush for the season. The Commodores are relinquishing 17 PPG, which has them ranked 26th in D-1.
Key LSU Tigers Injuries
09/28/20 DE Glen Logan Disciplinary is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Vanderbilt
09/27/20 CB Derek Stingley Jr. Illness is questionable Saturday vs Vanderbilt
09/16/20 DT Nelson Jenkins III Personal is out for season
09/10/20 TE Ray Parker Suspension is out indefinitely
09/04/20 DT Dare Rosenthal Personal is out indefinitely
09/04/20 DE Neil Farrell Jr. Personal is out for season
09/03/20 WR Ja'Marr Chase Personal is out for season
09/03/20 NT Tyler Shelvin Personal is out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
09/27/20 DB BJ Anderson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs LSU
09/27/20 DB Brendon Harris Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs LSU
09/27/20 LB Michael Owusu Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs LSU
09/23/20 LB Elijah McAllister Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/23/20 LB Feleti Afemui Personal is out for season
09/04/20 OL Jonathan Stewart Personal is out for season
09/04/20 OL Bryce Bailey Personal is out for season
09/04/20 OL Cole Clemens Personal is out for season
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -18.5 and under 52 total points
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