Texas Longhorns vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Razorbacks (+7)
The Texas Longhorns (1-0) are traveling to Razorback Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Arkansas Razorbacks (1-0). Texas opens this game as 7-point favorites. The total is 57.
The Texas Longhorns head into this game 1-0 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Longhorns faced off with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns and went home with a win by a final score of 38-18. Hudson Card finished 14/21 with 224 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 187.7 and finished the contest without throwing an interception. Bijan Robinson was the leader on the ground for the Longhorns with 20 totes for 103 yards (5.2 yds per attempt). In the game, they tallied 68 plays which gave them 435 yds. The Texas Longhorns ended up rushing 42 times and accrued 170 yds, earning them an average of 4.0 yards per carry. In the running game, the Longhorns gave up 76 yards on 29 attempts, which is 2.6 yards per rush allowed. Texas relinquished 28 completions on 40 tries for a total of 282 yds, and a completion percentage of 70.0%.
Regarding scoring points, the Texas Longhorns are averaging 38.0 points per game. Offensively they're averaging 170.0 yards rushing which has them sitting 58th in the nation. The Longhorns currently have 435 total yards for the year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Texas has earned 3 touchdowns via the pass and 2 rushing touchdowns. Texas has tallied 21 1st downs as a team, and they have been called for 7 infractions for 64 yards.
In terms of yards through the air, the Longhorns have conceded 282 yards which has them ranked 103rd in the nation. They have conceded 282.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 70.0%. Over the course of this year, they are giving up 358.0 yards/contest which has them ranked 80th in D-1. The opposition is running for an average of 2.6 yards per rush and 76.0 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have allowed 76 rushing yards through 1 game. The Longhorns sit in 70th in the nation concerning team defense, giving up 18.0 points per contest.
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The Razorbacks head into this matchup 1-0 for this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Razorbacks got the win with a final of 38-17 when they played the Rice Owls. K.J. Jefferson (1 TD) finished the game with 128 yds on 12/21 passing while his quarterback rate was 114.5. He tossed 1 pick and his Y/A was 6.1. Trelon Smith carried the football 22 times for 102 yards, finishing the contest with 4.6 yds per carry for Arkansas. Arkansas ran the football for 5.6 yds per attempt, totaling 245 yards on 44 carries. The Razorbacks finished the game with a total of 373 yards while they ran 65 plays (5.7 yds per play). The Razorbacks pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 48.6%, surrendering 227 yards on 17 for 35 passing. Arkansas gave up 39 attempts on the ground for 81 yds (2.1 yards per carry).
In relation to their ability to score points, the Razorbacks currently rank 36th in Division 1 by scoring 38.0 points per outing. Over the course of the season so far, the Razorbacks have thrown for a total of 128 passing yards, ranking them 119th in D-1. The Arkansas Razorbacks have an average of 373.0 yards/game, which is good for 73rd in the nation. The Arkansas offense has racked up 117 penalty yards on 13 infractions, which has them sitting 8th in the country in terms of hurting your team.
The Razorbacks are allowing 17.0 points per game, which has them sitting 64th in Division 1. Arkansas has conceded a total of 81 yards rushing. They have conceded 1 touchdown through the air in addition to 227.0 yards/outing, which has them sitting 88th in college football. The Razorbacks defense has taken the field for 74 plays, ranking them 104th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +7
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