Missouri Tigers vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Tiger Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Missouri (+19)
Myles Brennan and the LSU Tigers (1-1) play the Missouri Tigers (0-2) at Tiger Stadium on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Missouri opens this contest as 19-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 54.
In the last game they played, the Missouri Tigers faced the Tennessee Volunteers and went home in defeat by a score of 35-12. Larry Rountree III led the team in rushing in this outing. He tore off a long run of 28 yards and he added 1 TD for this contest. He rushed for a total of 84 yards on 18 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.7 yards per run. Damon Hazelton was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 66 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 16.5 yards per catch in this outing. Connor Bazelak went 13/21 with 218 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
The Tigers have tallied 667 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they average 97.5 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 70th in the country. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Missouri has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 2 touchdowns via the ground. Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the Missouri Tigers hold an average of 15.5 points per contest. The Tigers are ranked 77th in Division 1 in terms of team defense, conceding 36.5 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.9 yards per run and 171.5 rushing yards per game for the campaign. For the year, they have given up 343 rushing yards through 2 outings. When it comes to passing yardage, the Tigers are allowing 493 yds which has them ranked 29th in the nation. Over the course of their 2 games, they have relinquished 246.5 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 67.3%. For the season, they have surrendered 418.0 yards per game which puts them 57th in college football.
Connor Bazelak has connected on 35 of his career 56 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.5%. He is throwing for 86 yds per game. For his college career, Bazelak has passed for 430 yards with 0 touchdowns and 1 pick. He has a QB rating of 123.4 with an interception percentage of 1.8%. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 18 different times totaling 25 rushing yards.
The last time they took the field, the LSU Tigers played the Vanderbilt Commodores and ended up getting the win by a score of 41-7. John Emery Jr. paced the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this contest. He racked up a total of 103 yards via 12 carries which had him averaging 8.6 yards per run. Terrace Marshall Jr. was the receiving yardage leader by earning 67 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 33.5 yards per catch in this contest. Myles Brennan went 23/37 with 337 yards by way of the pass and completed 4 TD's. He walked away with 1 interception for the contest.
Over the course of the season thus far, the Tigers have compiled 682 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 341 passing yards per game, ranking them 8th in the country. The LSU Tigers average 461.5 yards/game which ranks them 21st in college football. They are averaging 120.5 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 241 yards overall. Regarding their scoring prowess, the Tigers rank 20th in the country by scoring 37.5 points per game. The Tigers are conceding 25.5 PPG, which has them 43rd in the nation. This year, they have given up 51 points in total. LSU has surrendered a total of 162 rushing yards (81.0 yards/game) and 0 touchdowns by way of the ground game this year. They have yielded 6 touchdowns via the pass and 368 yards/game, which has them ranked 86th in D-1.
In the 17 games in his college career, Myles Brennan has been successful on 92 of 153 attempts for a total of 1,282 yards. He averages 75.4 yds per contest through the air with a 142.1 QB rating. Brennan has passed for 9 touchdowns while giving up 6 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 5.9% and his interception percentage is 3.9%.
Who will win tonight's Missouri/LSU college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take LSU -19
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