Florida Gators vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida Gators vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Faurot Field in Columbia, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (+8)
Faurot Field is the location where the Missouri Tigers (5-5) will try to defeat the Florida Gators (5-5) on Saturday. Florida opens as 8-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 69.5.
The Florida Gators head into this matchup 5-5 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Gators faced the Samford Bulldogs and earned the victory with a final of 70-40. Emory Jones finished 28/34 with 464 yards passing and 6 TDs. He had a QB rate of 255.2 and ended the contest without throwing a pick. Emory Jones led the offense in rushing for the Gators with 10 attempts for 86 yards (8.6 yards per attempt). The Florida Gators ran the ball 35 different times and compiled 253 yards, which came out to an average of 7.2 yards per tote. On the day, they ran 69 plays which gave them a total of 717 yds. Florida conceded 14 completions on 24 tries for a total of 175 yds, and a completion percentage of 58.3%. On the ground, the Gators conceded 284 yards on 42 tries, which is an average of 6.8 yards per rush allowed.
The Gators currently have 4,925 total yards for the year. With reference to notching touchdowns, Florida has totaled 24 touchdowns through the air and 22 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 18 times. Florida has tallied 230 first downs, and they have been called for 75 infractions for 651 yards. As a unit they hold an average of 227.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 7th in Division 1. Concerning scoring, the Florida Gators have an average of 33.5 PPG.
Regarding yards through the air, the Gators have given up 2,135 yards which has them ranked 59th in Division 1. They have surrendered 213.5 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 56.4%. Overall, they are allowing 371.2 yards/game putting them 71st in the country. They have conceded 16 touchdowns through the air in addition to 14 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up 4.4 yards per tote and 157.7 rushing yards per game for the year. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,577 rushing yards through 10 contests. The Gators are sitting in 88th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 27.4 points per game.
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The Tigers head into this matchup 5-5 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Tigers took a defeat with a final score of 43-31 when they played the South Carolina Gamecocks. Connor Bazelak (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 180 yards on 15/23 through the air while his quarterback rate was 379.1. He tossed 2 interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.8. Tyler Badie ran the ball 34 times for 209 yards, ending the contest with 6.1 yards per attempt for Missouri. Missouri rushed the ball for 5.6 yds per carry, finishing with 258 yards on 46 attempts. The Tigers finished the game with a total of 438 yards while they ran 69 plays (6.3 yds per play). The Tigers secondary allowed a completion rate of 66.7%, relinquishing 337 yds on 20 for 30 through the air. Missouri relinquished 33 attempts on the ground for 168 yds (5.1 yards per rush).
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Tigers rank 48th in Division 1 by scoring 31.5 PPG. Over the course of the season thus far, the Tigers have a total of 2,556 yards through the air not to mention holding an average of 255.6 passing yards per game, which is ranked 44th in the nation. The Missouri Tigers maintain an average of 434.3 yards per outing, which has them ranked 43rd in the country. The Missouri offense has racked up 652 yds of penalties on 70 violations, which has them ranked 36th in college football in terms of hurting your team.
Missouri has allowed a total of 2,629 yards rushing (262.9 yards per outing) in addition to 26 touchdowns rushing this year. They have given up 22 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 190.4 yards/outing, which has them in 30th in D-1. The Tigers defense has participated in 692 plays, which has them ranked 89th in college football. The Tigers are giving up 35.9 PPG, ranking them 130th in Division 1. This year, they have given up 359 pts.
Who will win tonight's Gators/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Gators -8
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