Missouri Tigers vs Vanderbilt Commodores Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Commodores (+16.5)
The Vanderbilt Commodores (2-6) will play the Missouri Tigers (3-4) at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday. Missouri opens this contest as 16.5-point favorites. The total is 63.
The Missouri Tigers head into this matchup 3-4 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Tigers stepped onto the field against the Texas A&M Aggies and went home with a loss by a final score of 35-14. Connor Bazelak went 29/43 with 230 yds passing. He had a quarterback rating of 103.1 and ended the game with 2 interceptions. Tyler Badie led the offense in rushing for the Tigers with 22 totes for 68 yds (3.1 yards per carry). The Missouri Tigers ended up rushing 30 times and had 98 yards, which came out to an average of 3.3 yards per carry. Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 73 plays which gave them a total of 328 yds. Missouri conceded 13 completions on 25 attempts for 148 yards, and a completion percentage of 52.0%. On the ground, the Tigers gave up 283 yds on 42 attempts, which is an average of 6.7 yds per run surrendered.
The Tigers have earned 3,130 yards in total over the course of this season. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Missouri has compiled 14 touchdowns through the air and 15 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the football over 7 times. Missouri has tallied 160 first downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 48 infractions for 437 yards. As a team they average 160.6 yards on the ground ranking them 73rd in Division 1. Regarding putting points on the board, the Missouri Tigers have an average of 34.4 points per outing.
In terms of passing yardage, the Tigers are giving up 1,412 yards which has them ranked 40th in Division 1. They are allowing 201.7 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 58.2%. Overall, they have allowed 489.1 yards per outing putting them 138th in the nation. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns via the pass as well as 21 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for an average of 6.2 yards per rushing attempt and 287.4 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 2,012 running yards through 7 contests. The Tigers are sitting in 135th in the nation regarding their opponents scoring, conceding 37.1 points per contest.
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The Commodores step onto the field holding a record of 2-6 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Commodores took a loss by a final score of 45-6 when they played the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Mike Wright finished the game with 122 yds on 12/17 through the air while his QB rating was 119.1. He had 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 7.2. Rocko Griffin carried the football 7 times for 12 yds, walking away from the contest with 1.7 yds per attempt for Vanderbilt. The Commodores finished with a total of 155 yards and they ran 42 plays (3.7 yds per play). Vanderbilt ran for 0.5 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 9 yards on 17 attempts. Vanderbilt gave up 22 running attempts for 61 yds (2.8 yards per carry). The Commodores passing defense allowed a completion rate of 71.9%, relinquishing 461 yards on 46 out of 64 passing.
When discussing this team's ability to score points, the Commodores are ranking 130th in Division 1 holding an average of 13.3 points per contest. During this campaign so far, the Commodores currently have a total of 1,533 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 191.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 103rd in D-1. The Vanderbilt Commodores hold an average of 291.4 yards/game, which is good for 124th in D-1. The Vanderbilt offense has compiled 397 yards of penalties on 44 infractions, which has them ranked 71st in the country in terms of helping out the other team.
The Commodores are giving up 35.4 PPG, which has them ranked 132nd in college football. Vanderbilt has yielded a total of 1,385 yards on the ground (173.1 yards/game) as well as 13 touchdowns via the rush this year. Overall, they have surrendered 283 points in total. They have surrendered 22 touchdowns from the passing game and 286.1 yards/contest, which has them sitting 134th in college football. The Commodores defense has been on the field for 554 plays, which is 125th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -16.5
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