South Carolina Gamecocks vs Florida Gators Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Florida Gators
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: South Carolina (+19.5)
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the site where Kyle Trask and the Florida Gators will play the South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday. South Carolina opens this contest as 19.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 55.
The last time they took the field, the South Carolina Gamecocks faced the Tennessee Volunteers and added a loss to their record by a score of 31-27. Collin Hill went 25/39 with 290 yards by way of passing and threw 1 touchdown. He threw 1 pick on the day. Kevin Harris led the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this contest. He rushed for a total of 55 yards by way of 13 carries which meant he averaged 4.2 yards per tote. Shi Smith was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 140 yards on 10 catches. He had an average of 14 yards per reception in this game.
The Gamecocks have earned 379 total yards. As a team they average 89 yards rushing which has them sitting 64th in the country. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, South Carolina has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 2 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the South Carolina Gamecocks are sitting at 27 PPG. Regarding yards via the pass, the Gamecocks have given up 261 yds which ranks them 25th in college football. For the season, they are allowing 394 yards/contest ranking them 49th in Division 1. The Gamecocks are ranked 53rd in Division 1 concerning their opponents scoring, giving up 31 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.0 yards per run and 133 rushing yards per game for the year.
For his collegiate career, Hill has passed for a total of 3,613 yds with 24 touchdowns and 12 picks. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 71 times for a total of 27 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 137.0 with a touchdown rate of 5.1% and an interception percentage of 2.5%. He is passing for 190.2 yds per outing. Collin Hill has connected on 288 of his attempted career 472 tosses for a completion percentage of 61.0%.
In their last contest, the Florida Gators faced the Ole Miss Rebels and ended up getting the win by a score of 51-35. Kadarius Toney led the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 50 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 55 yards by way of 2 carries which meant he was running for 27.5 yards per run. Kyle Pitts led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 170 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 21.3 yards per catch in this game. Kyle Trask went 30/42 with 416 yards through the air and completed 6 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Gators are ranking 3rd in college football by tallying 51 points per game. For the season thus far, the Gators have a total of 446 yards via the pass per game, putting them at 2nd in D-1. They maintain an average of 196 yards via the ground game. The Florida Gators are averaging 642 yards/contest which has them sitting 2nd in college football. The Gators are giving up 35 PPG, which puts them 65th in the country. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 35 points in total. Florida has conceded a total of 170 yards via the ground game and 2 touchdowns via the rush for the season. They have allowed the opposition 3 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 443 yards/game, ranking them 80th in Division 1.
In 16 games in his college career, Kyle Trask has completed 281 of 418 tries for a total of 3,519 yards. He averages 219.9 yds per game through the air with a 159.9 QB rating. Trask has thrown 32 touchdowns compared to 7 picks. He has rushed for 6 yards on 71 attempts. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 7.7% and his interception rate is 1.7%.
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
09/28/20 QB Jay Urich Shoulder is out for season
09/27/20 LB Jahmar Brown Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/27/20 OL William Rogers Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/27/20 OL Hank Manos Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/27/20 TE Jaheim Bell Knee is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/27/20 RB Zaquandre White Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/26/20 OL Trai Jones Ankle is out indefinitely
09/26/20 RB Marshawn Lloyd Knee is out for season
09/22/20 WR Jalen Brooks Eligibility is out for season
09/04/20 OL Mark Fox Personal is out for season
09/04/20 OL Jordan Rhodes Personal is out for season
09/03/20 WR OrTre Smith Personal is out for season
09/03/20 WR Randrecous Davis Personal is out for season
Key Florida Gators Injuries
09/28/20 DE Kyree Campbell Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/27/20 TE Dante Lang Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/27/20 DB Quincy Lenton Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/27/20 LB Jeremiah Moon Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/27/20 DB Brad Stewart Jr. Disciplinary is upgraded to probable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/27/20 UT Joshua Tse Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs South Carolina
09/27/20 G Ethan White Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs South Carolina
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Gators college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gators -19.5
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