Texas A&M Aggies vs LSU Tigers Prediction, 11/27/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas A&M Aggies vs LSU Tigers
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (+6.5)
Tiger Stadium is the location where the LSU Tigers (5-6) will attempt to beat the Texas A&M Aggies (8-3) on Saturday. LSU opens this game as 6.5-point dogs. The total comes in at 45.5.
The Texas A&M Aggies head into this game 8-3 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Aggies faced the Prairie View A&M Panthers and walked away with a win by a score of 52-3. Zach Calzada went 10/14 with 150 yards passing and 2 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 208.6 and finished the game without throwing a pick. L.J Johnson was the rushing leader for the Aggies with 11 attempts for 60 yds (5.5 yds per attempt). The Texas A&M Aggies ended up running the ball 44 different times and amassed 279 yards, which earned them an average of 6.3 yards per tote. In all, they had 63 plays which gave them 447 yards. Texas A&M gave up 2 completions on 12 tries for 7 yds, and a completion rate of 16.7%. Against the run, the Aggies conceded 155 yds on 41 attempts, which is an average of 3.8 yds per run allowed.
When it comes to scoring points, the Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 29.8 points per game. As a team they average 195.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 34th in the nation. The Aggies have earned 4,406 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Texas A&M has totaled 17 passing touchdowns and 17 touchdowns on the ground. Texas A&M has compiled 237 first downs as a unit, and they have been hurt by 73 infractions for 633 yards. They have turned the football over 17 times.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Aggies have conceded 2,006 yds which puts them in 23rd in D-1. They have conceded 182.4 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 57.9%. During the season, they are giving up 321.0 yards per game which ranks them 28th in college football. They have granted 10 touchdowns via the pass as well as 6 touchdowns running the ball. They are allowing 3.8 yards per running attempt and 138.6 yards on the ground per game so far this season. In total, they have given up 1,525 running yards through 11 contests. The Aggies are ranked 15th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 14.9 PPG.
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The Tigers come into this matchup with a record of 5-6 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Tigers took home the win by a final score of 27-14 against the UL Monroe Warhawks. Max Johnson (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 319 yds on 22/33 passing while his QB rating was 167.9. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 9.7. Derrick Davis carried the football 21 times for 82 yds, ending the game with 3.9 yards per carry for LSU. LSU rushed for 2.4 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 92 yards on 38 carries. The Tigers finished the game with a total of 411 yards while running 72 plays (5.7 yds per play). The Tigers pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 55.2%, relinquishing 193 yards on 16 out of 29 passing. LSU surrendered 37 rushing attempts for 118 yards (3.2 yds per rush).
In terms of the points being put on the board, the Tigers rank 74th in D-1 averaging 27.1 points per game. For the year to this point, the Tigers have thrown for a total of 2,863 passing yards as well as holding an average of 260.3 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 39th in D-1. The LSU Tigers have an average of 370.1 yards per outing, which is good for 91st in Division 1. The LSU offense has compiled 355 yds of penalties on 47 violations, which ranks 123rd in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team.
The Tigers are giving up 25.5 PPG, which puts them 74th in college football. LSU has surrendered a total of 1,612 yards on the ground (146.5 yards per contest) as well as 13 touchdowns via the rush for the year. In total, they have conceded 281 points in total. They have surrendered 23 touchdowns through the air in addition to 234.2 yards/outing, which has them in 86th in the nation. The Tigers defense has taken part in 763 plays, which has them ranked 91st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Aggies/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +6.5
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