Auburn Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Auburn Tigers vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Gamecocks (+7)
Williams-Brice Stadium is the location where the South Carolina Gamecocks (5-5) will meet the Auburn Tigers (6-4) on Saturday. South Carolina opens this matchup as 7-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 44.5.
The Auburn Tigers come into this game with a record of 6-4 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Tigers took on the Mississippi State Bulldogs and earned the victory with a final of 34-20. Bo Nix finished 27/41 with 377 yds through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 161.5 and ended the contest with no picks. Tank Bigsby was the rushing leader for the Tigers with 16 totes for 41 yards (2.6 yards per attempt). In all, they tallied 70 plays which totaled 483 yards. The Auburn Tigers ran the ball 27 times and compiled 106 yds, earning them an average of 3.9 yards per carry. In the running game, the Tigers conceded 219 yards on 34 attempts, which is an average of 6.4 yds per rush surrendered. Auburn conceded 15 completions on 29 attempts for a total of 192 yds, and a completion rate of 51.7%.
The Tigers have tallied 4,329 total yards over the course of this season. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Auburn has compiled 13 touchdowns via the pass and 21 touchdowns via the ground. They have surrendered the ball 10 different times. Auburn has tallied 223 first downs, and they have been hurt by 61 infractions for 491 yds. As a team they have an average of 176.0 yards via the ground game which is 55th in the country. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Auburn Tigers are sitting at 31.6 points per game.
Concerning yards via the pass, the Tigers are giving up 2,438 yds which has them ranked 100th in D-1. They are giving up 243.8 yards per outing through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 66.7%. For the year, they are giving up 376.8 yards per contest which puts them 75th in D-1. They have given up 16 touchdowns through the air in addition to 8 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up 3.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 133.0 rushing yards per game so far this year. In total, they have given up 1,330 yards on the ground through 10 games. The Tigers are ranked 50th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, conceding 22.1 PPG.
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The Gamecocks step onto the field holding a record of 5-5 for this season. When they last played, the Gamecocks walked away with a victory by a final of 28-17 against the Missouri Tigers. Jason Brown (2 TDs) finished the contest with 33 yards on 2/3 through the air while his quarterback rating was 379.1. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 11.0. Kevin Harris carried the rock 20 times for 123 yards, ending the contest with 6.2 yards per carry for South Carolina. South Carolina ran for 3.4 yards per attempt, finishing with 191 yds on 56 carries. The Gamecocks finished the contest with a total of 224 yds on 59 plays (3.8 yds per play). The Gamecocks pass defense gave up a completion rate of 56.7%, surrendering 258 yards on 17 out of 30 passing. South Carolina surrendered 26 rush attempts for 82 yds (3.2 yds per rush).
The South Carolina Gamecocks are averaging 331.2 yards/outing, which ranks them 112th in Division 1. The South Carolina offense has accrued 534 yards of penalties on 67 infractions, which ranks 49th in college football in terms of helping out the other team. For the season so far, the Gamecocks have racked up 1,882 yards via the pass not to mention an average of 188.2 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 105th in Division 1. Concerning putting points on the board, the Gamecocks rank 100th in D-1 by tallying 23.5 PPG.
South Carolina has surrendered a total of 1,694 yards via the ground game (169.4 yards per game) and 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. They have given up 14 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 183.1 yards/outing, ranking them 25th in the nation. The Gamecocks defense has taken part in 642 plays, which ranks 39th in college football. The Gamecocks are allowing 24.4 points per contest, which puts them 70th in D-1. This season, they have conceded 244 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Gamecocks +7
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