Missouri Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: Williams-Brice Stadium
TV: SEC Network Alternate
Odds/Point Spread: Missouri (-3.5)
Williams-Brice Stadium is the venue where Collin Hill and the South Carolina Gamecocks (2-5) will take on the Missouri Tigers (2-3) on Saturday. The odds on this matchup have Missouri as 3.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 57.
In their last outing, the Missouri Tigers took on the Florida Gators and left there with a loss by a score of 41-17. Larry Rountree III paced the team in rushing for that contest. He broke a long run for 11 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this contest. He ran for 36 yards via 14 carries which gave him an average of 2.6 yards per carry. Keke Chism was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 68 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 13.6 yards per catch for that contest. Connor Bazelak went 26/40 with 208 yards by way of passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
The Tigers have earned 1,921 total yards over the course of this year. As a unit they're averaging 127.0 yards in the run game ranking them 100th in college football. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Missouri has totaled 5 passing touchdowns and 7 rushing touchdowns. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Missouri Tigers are averaging 22.6 PPG. The Tigers rank 96th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 33.0 PPG. They are allowing 4.0 yards per attempt on the ground and 131.2 rushing yards per game this year. For the year, they have allowed 656 rushing yards through 5 games. Regarding yards via the pass, the Tigers have given up 1,315 yards which has them sitting in 75th in the country. In their 5 games played this season, they are conceding 263.0 yards per outing through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 59.9%. Overall, they are granting 394.2 yards per game ranking them 69th in the country.
Connor Bazelak has completed 111 of his attempted career 160 throws for a completion percentage of 69.4%. He is throwing for 155.6 yards per contest. For his collegiate career, Bazelak has thrown for a total of 1,245 yds with 4 TD's and 1 interception. He has a QB rating of 141.7 with a TD rate of 2.5% and an interception rate of 0.6%. Since he has been in college, he has left the pocket to run 38 times totaling 52 rushing yds.
In their last game, the South Carolina Gamecocks played the Ole Miss Rebels and left there with a loss by a score of 59-42. Kevin Harris led the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 46 yards and he tallied 5 TD's for this contest. He scurried for 243 yards via 25 carries which gave him an average of 9.7 yards per run. Shi Smith was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 117 yards on 10 catches. He earned an average of 11.7 yards per catch for that contest. Collin Hill went 17/28 with 230 yards via the pass and completed 1 touchdown. He walked away with 1 interception for the contest.
Regarding their ability to score points, the Gamecocks currently rank 74th in the country by tallying 27.3 points per contest. For the season to this point, the Gamecocks have earned 1,406 yards through the air in addition to an average of 200.9 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 91st in D-1. They maintain an average of 169.3 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,185 yards for this year. The South Carolina Gamecocks are averaging 370.1 yards/game which has them sitting 84th in D-1. The Gamecocks are conceding 36.7 PPG, ranking them 119th in the country. This season, they have relinquished 257 total points. South Carolina has allowed a total of 1,233 yards via the ground game (176.1 yards per contest) and 13 touchdowns on the ground for the season. They have yielded 18 touchdowns from the passing game and 288.3 yards per game, which has them sitting 123rd in Division 1.
Hill has thrown 6 touchdowns while tossing 6 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown rate on pass attempts is 2.9% and his interception percentage is 2.9%. He has scampered for -56 yards on 39 attempts. He is averaging 196.0 yds per contest through the air with a 119.0 quarterback rating. In the 7 contests in his collegiate career, Collin Hill has been successful on 121 of his 205 attempts for a total of 1,372 yards.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gamecocks NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gamecocks +3.5
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