Florida Gators vs South Carolina Gamecocks Prediction, 11/6/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida Gators vs South Carolina Gamecocks
Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Location: Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC
Odds/Point Spread: Gamecocks (+17.5)
Williams-Brice Stadium is the site where the South Carolina Gamecocks (4-4) will try to defeat the Florida Gators (4-4) on Saturday. Florida opens as 17.5-point favorites. The total is set at 50.5.
The Florida Gators come into this game with a record of 4-4 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Gators stepped onto the field against the Georgia Bulldogs and went home with a loss by a final score of 34-7. Anthony Richardson went 12/20 with 82 yds passing. He had a quarterback rate of 74.4 and finished the contest with 2 picks. Anthony Richardson led the offense in rushing for the Gators with 12 carries for 26 yards (2.2 yds per carry). In all, they tallied 74 plays which gave them a total of 355 yards. The Florida Gators ran the ball a total of 39 different times and tallied 161 yards, earning them an average of 4.1 yards per carry. Against the run, the Gators conceded 193 yds on 33 tries, which is an average of 5.8 yds per rush allowed. Florida surrendered 10 pass completions on 19 attempts for a total of 161 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.6%.
The Gators have racked up 3,868 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Florida has amassed 16 touchdowns via the pass and 18 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 16 different times. Florida has recorded 187 1st downs offensively, and they have committed 57 infractions for 493 yds. As a team they're holding an average of 242.9 yards on the ground ranking them 6th in Division 1. In terms of scoring, the Florida Gators have an average of 31.0 PPG.
The Gators are ranked 60th in the nation in terms of team defense, allowing 22.8 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.2 yards per tote and 147.4 rushing yards per game for the campaign. For the season, they have given up 1,179 yards via the running game in 8 outings. When talking about yards through the air, the Gators have given up 1,544 yds which puts them in 33rd in college football. They have conceded 193.0 yards per outing through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 54.4%. For the year, they have yielded 340.4 yards per outing which has them ranked 47th in Division 1. They have yielded 11 touchdowns through the air in addition to 10 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Gamecocks step onto the field holding a record of 4-4 for this year. For their last game, the Gamecocks walked away with a loss by a score of 44-14 when they faced the Texas A&M Aggies. Jason Brown (1 touchdown) finished the game with 84 yds on 8/14 through the air while his quarterback rating was 102.5. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.0. Zaquandre White carried the football 8 times for 59 yards, ending the contest with 7.4 yds per carry for South Carolina. The Gamecocks finished with 185 yds and they ran 57 plays (3.2 yds per play). South Carolina ran the ball for 2.3 yards per attempt, finishing with 71 yards on 31 attempts. South Carolina conceded 53 attempts on the ground for 290 yards (5.5 yds per rush). The Gamecocks passing defense allowed a completion rate of 46.2%, surrendering 187 yds on 12 for 26 through the air.
Concerning their ability to score points, the Gamecocks rank 115th in the country maintaining an average of 20.9 points per contest. During this campaign thus far, the Gamecocks currently have a total of 1,674 passing yards along with an average of 209.3 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 92nd in D-1. The South Carolina Gamecocks hold an average of 328.6 yards per outing, which has them ranked 115th in Division 1. The South Carolina offense has compiled 494 penalty yards on 61 infractions, which ranks them 20th in college football in terms of hurting your team.
The Gamecocks are conceding 24.5 points per contest, which puts them 72nd in the country. South Carolina has allowed a total of 1,354 yards on the ground (169.3 yards per outing) in addition to 12 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. This year, they have given up 196 pts. They have yielded 10 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 174.1 yards/outing, which has them in 24th in the nation. The Gamecocks defense has taken the field for 517 plays, which is 44th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Gators/Gamecocks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Gamecocks +17.5
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