South Carolina Gamecocks vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: South Carolina Gamecocks vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Faurot Field in Columbia, MO
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-1.5)
The Missouri Tigers (4-5) are welcoming the South Carolina Gamecocks (5-4) at Faurot Field on Saturday. Missouri opens as 1.5-point favorites. The total is set at 55.
The South Carolina Gamecocks head into this matchup 5-4 this season. In their last contest, the Gamecocks played the Florida Gators and notched a win by a score of 40-17. Jason Brown connected on 14/24 with 175 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rating of 147.1 and finished the contest without throwing a pick. Kevin Harris led the offense in rushing for the Gamecocks with 16 totes for 128 yards (8.0 yds per attempt). The South Carolina Gamecocks ended up running the ball 42 times and had 284 yds, which is an average of 6.8 yds per attempt. Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 66 plays which gave them 459 yds. South Carolina conceded 17 pass completions on 30 tries for a total of 258 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.7%. On the ground, the Gamecocks conceded 82 yards on 26 tries, which averages out to 3.2 yards per rush surrendered.
In terms of putting points on the board, the South Carolina Gamecocks are averaging 23.0 points per game. Offensively they are averaging 137.7 yards on the ground which ranks them 89th in the country. The Gamecocks have earned 3,088 yards in total for the year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, South Carolina has compiled 15 touchdowns via the pass and 5 rushing touchdowns. South Carolina has tallied 156 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 62 infractions for 499 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 17 times.
When talking about passing yardage, the Gamecocks have given up 1,651 yards which ranks them 28th in D-1. They have conceded 183.4 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 58.6%. Overall, they have yielded 343.0 yards per game ranking them 48th in the nation. They have granted 12 touchdowns through the air and 12 touchdowns on the ground. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 159.6 rushing yards per game on the year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,436 yards via the ground game in 9 outings. The Gamecocks rank 67th in the nation when it comes to team defense, allowing 23.7 points per game.
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The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 4-5 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Tigers went home defeated by a final of 43-6 when they played the Georgia Bulldogs. Brady Cook ended the game with 78 yds on 14/19 passing while his QB rate was 108.2. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per attempt was 4.1. Tyler Macon carried the football 11 times for 42 yards, ending the contest with 3.8 yards per carry for Missouri. Missouri ran for 3.5 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 121 yards on 35 attempts. The Tigers finished the contest with a total of 273 yards and they ran 67 plays (4.1 yards per play). The Tigers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 66.7%, relinquishing 337 yds on 20 out of 30 through the air. Missouri relinquished 33 rushing attempts for 168 yards (5.1 yards per carry).
When discussing their scoring prowess, the Tigers currently sit 44th in the country holding an average of 31.6 points per game. For the year thus far, the Tigers have racked up 2,376 passing yards as well as an average of 264.0 passing yards per contest, which ranks 36th in the nation. The Missouri Tigers have an average of 433.9 yards per game, which is good for 35th in the country. The Missouri offense has 562 yds of penalties on 62 infractions, which ranks 40th in the country in terms of giving up free yards.
Missouri has allowed the opposition a total of 2,438 yards on the ground (270.9 yards per game) as well as 24 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the campaign. They have conceded 20 touchdowns from the passing game and 207.9 yards per game, which has them in 57th in Division 1. The Tigers defense has participated in 633 plays, which has them ranked 103rd in the nation. The Tigers are allowing 36.8 points per game, which has them sitting 134th in D-1. Overall, they have allowed 331 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Gamecocks/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -1.5
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