Ole Miss Rebels vs Kentucky Wildcats Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Ole Miss Rebels vs Kentucky Wildcats
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Kroger Field
TV: SEC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Ole Miss (+7)
Kroger Field is the site where Terry Wilson and the Kentucky Wildcats (0-1) will play the Ole Miss Rebels (0-1) on Saturday. Ole Miss opens this matchup as 7-point dogs. The O/U opens at 56.5.
In their last game, the Ole Miss Rebels faced the Florida Gators and added a loss to their record by a score of 51-35. Jerrion Ealy led the team in rushing in this game. He broke a long run for 18 yards and he notched 1 TD in this contest. He rushed for 79 yards via 16 carries which gave him an average of 4.9 yards per carry. Elijah Moore was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 227 yards on 10 catches. He earned an average of 22.7 yards per reception in this game. Matt Corral went 22/31 with 395 yards by way of passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
The Rebels have earned 613 yards in total this year. As a team they're holding an average of 170 yards rushing which has them sitting 34th in the country. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Ole Miss has earned 3 passing touchdowns and 2 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to scoring points, the Ole Miss Rebels hold an average of 35 PPG. Regarding passing yardage, the Rebels have allowed 446 yds which puts them in 49th in Division 1. For the year, they have yielded 642 yards per outing which puts them 82nd in the nation. The Rebels rank 82nd in D-1 in terms of team defense, allowing 51 points per contest. The opposition is running for 6.8 yards per run and 196 rushing yards per game on the campaign.
For his collegiate career, Corral has passed for 1,996 yards with 11 touchdowns and 5 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has taken off and run 83 different times for a total of 268 rushing yds. He has a quarterback rating of 145.9 with a touchdown percentage of 4.8% and an interception percentage of 2.2%. He is throwing for 133.1 yards per contest. Matt Corral has connected on 143 of his career 231 throws for a completion percentage of 61.9%.
In their last game, the Kentucky Wildcats faced the Auburn Tigers and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 29-13. Kavosiey Smoke led the team in rushing in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 35 yards and he added 1 TD for this contest. He scurried for 62 yards on 7 carries which gave him an average of 8.9 yards per carry. Josh Ali was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 98 yards on 9 catches. He averaged 10.9 yards per reception in this contest. Terry Wilson went 24/37 with 239 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He gave away 1 interception for the game.
Concerning their scoring prowess, the Wildcats are sitting 67th in D-1 scoring 13 PPG. For the season thus far, the Wildcats currently have a total of 239 yards through the air, putting them at 41st in the country. They maintain an average of 145 yards per game. The Kentucky Wildcats have an average of 384 yards per game which has them sitting 46th in the country. The Wildcats are surrendering 29 PPG, which has them sitting 45th in the nation. In total, they have surrendered 29 pts. Kentucky has yielded a total of 91 yards via the ground game in addition to 1 touchdown rushing on the season. They have allowed 3 touchdowns through the air and 233 yards/game, which has them sitting 46th in D-1.
Wilson has thrown for 14 touchdowns while giving up 9 picks in his career. His TD rate on pass attempts is 3.9% and his interception percentage is 2.5%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 633 yds on 165 attempts. He averages 155.5 yards per contest through the air with a 132.8 QB rating. In the 16 games in his career, Terry Wilson has completed 237 of 357 tries for 2,488 yards.
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
09/04/20 LB Sam Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
09/27/20 QB Joey Gatewood Eligibility is questionable Saturday vs Mississippi
09/04/20 LB Chris Oats Medical is out indefinitely
Who will win tonight's Rebels/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rebels +7
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