Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 11/26/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, WY
Odds/Point Spread: Razorbacks (-14.5)
The Missouri Tigers (6-5) are traveling to War Memorial Stadium on Friday where they will meet the Arkansas Razorbacks (7-4). Arkansas opens as 14.5-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is set at 62.5.
The Missouri Tigers come into this matchup with a record of 6-5 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Tigers stepped onto the field against the Florida Gators and went home with a win by a final score of 24-23. Tyler Badie was the best rusher for the Tigers with 27 carries for 146 yards (5.4 yds per attempt). Connor Bazelak connected on 15/26 with 165 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 123.7 and walked away from the game with no picks. In the running game, the Tigers conceded 93 yards on 38 attempts, which is 2.4 yds per run allowed. Missouri surrendered 21 pass completions on 33 tries for 267 yards, and a completion rate of 63.6%. In the game, they ran 62 plays which gave them 286 yds. The Missouri Tigers ran the football 36 times and accounted for 121 yards, which earned them an average of 3.4 yards per attempt.
The Tigers currently have 4,629 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Missouri has compiled 17 passing touchdowns and 19 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 11 different times. Missouri has amassed 235 first downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 74 infractions for 679 yds. As a unit they're averaging 173.5 yards rushing which is 57th in Division 1. When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Missouri Tigers are sitting at 30.8 points per game.
Concerning passing yardage, the Tigers have allowed 2,331 yds which has them ranked 54th in D-1. They have yielded 211.9 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 58.2%. Over the course of this season, they are granting 447.2 yards/outing which has them ranked 121st in college football. They have conceded 22 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 26 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are allowing an average of 5.5 yards per rushing attempt and 235.3 rushing yards per game for the campaign. During the season, they have allowed 2,588 running yards through 11 games. The Tigers are sitting in 130th in the nation concerning team defense, allowing 34.7 points per game.
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The Razorbacks step onto the field holding a record of 7-4 this year. When they last played, the Razorbacks walked away with a loss by a score of 42-35 against the Alabama Crimson Tide. Trelon Smith ran the ball 9 times for 42 yards, ending the contest with 4.7 yards per carry for Arkansas. K.J. Jefferson (3 touchdowns) ended the contest with 326 yards on 22/30 passing while his QB rating was 197.6. He kept the ball away from the defense with no picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 10.9. Arkansas conceded 36 attempts on the ground for 112 yards (3.1 yds per carry). The Razorbacks passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 77.5%, relinquishing 559 yds on 31 out of 40 through the air. The Razorbacks finished the contest with 468 yards while running 73 plays (6.4 yards per play). Arkansas rushed the football for 2.6 yds per carry, totaling 110 yards on 42 attempts.
The Arkansas Razorbacks average 443.3 yards/contest, which is good for 29th in the nation. The Arkansas offense has accrued 732 yds of penalties on 92 infractions, which is good for 7th in the nation in terms of making mistakes. For the year to this point, the Razorbacks have compiled 2,421 passing yards as well as an average of 220.1 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 76th in the country. When it comes to their ability to score points, the Razorbacks are ranking 50th in the country with an average of 31.3 PPG.
Arkansas has given up a total of 1,624 yards via the ground game (147.6 yards/game) as well as 17 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have given up 15 touchdowns through the air as well as 228.7 yards/contest, ranking them 79th in college football. The Razorbacks defense has been on the field for 745 plays, which has them sitting 75th in the country. The Razorbacks are allowing 24.6 points per game, which puts them 65th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 271 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Razorbacks -14.5
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