Kentucky Wildcats vs Ole Miss Rebels Prediction, 10/1/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kentucky Wildcats vs Ole Miss Rebels
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Location: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, MS
Odds/Point Spread: Rebels (-4)
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is the site where the Ole Miss Rebels (4-0) will take on the Kentucky Wildcats (4-0) on Saturday. Kentucky opens as 4-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total is set at 55.5.
The Kentucky Wildcats come into this game with a record of 4-0 for this season. In their last matchup, the Wildcats faced the NIU Huskies and took home the win by a score of 31-23. Will Levis went 18/26 with 303 yards through the air and 4 TDs. He had a quarterback rate of 217.9 and ended the game without throwing an interception. Kavosiey Smoke was the rushing leader for the Wildcats with 12 attempts for 85 yards (7.1 yds per attempt). In all, they tallied 61 plays which gave them 406 yds. The Kentucky Wildcats ran the football 35 times and had 103 yds, which earned them an average of 2.9 yds per carry. On the ground, the Wildcats gave up 128 yards on 33 attempts, which averages out to 3.9 yds per run allowed. Kentucky allowed 14 pass completions on 26 attempts for a total of 199 yds, and a completion rate of 53.8%.
The Wildcats have earned 1,511 total yards for the season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Kentucky has compiled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 3 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the ball 6 times. Kentucky has earned 81 1st downs as a unit, and they have committed 18 infractions for 122 yards. As a team they maintain an average of 81.5 yards via the ground game ranking them 123rd in the country. When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Kentucky Wildcats hold an average of 31.3 points per contest.
The Wildcats are ranked 11th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 13.0 points per game. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per running attempt and 108.3 yards on the ground per game so far this year. In total, they have given up 433 yards on the ground through 4 outings. In terms of passing yards, the Wildcats have conceded 655 yards which ranks them 18th in D-1. They are allowing 163.8 yards per game through the air as well as allowing a completion percentage of 50.5%. During this campaign, they are giving up 272.0 yards/contest ranking them 17th in college football. They have granted 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 3 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Rebels head into this game 4-0 this season. The last time they took the field, the Rebels took home the win by a final score of 35-27 when they faced the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Jaxson Dart (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 154 yards on 13/24 through the air while his QB rating was 135.6. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 6.4. Quinshon Judkins ran the ball 27 times for 140 yards, walking away from the game with 5.2 yds per carry for Ole Miss. The Rebels finished with a total of 462 yds while running 75 plays (6.2 yds per play). Ole Miss rushed for 6.0 yds per carry, finishing the game with 308 yards on 51 carries. Ole Miss relinquished 43 rushing attempts for 262 yds (6.1 yds per rush). The Rebels secondary conceded a completion rate of 47.1%, relinquishing 195 yards on 16 out of 34 through the air.
The Ole Miss Rebels hold an average of 488.0 yards per contest, which ranks them 20th in the nation. The Ole Miss offense has accrued 211 yards of penalties on 24 infractions, which ranks 75th in Division 1 in terms of giving up free yards. During this campaign to this point, the Rebels have thrown for a total of 829 yards via the pass not to mention holding an average of 207.3 passing yards per game, putting them at 97th in the nation. When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Rebels are sitting 21st in college football by scoring 41.0 points per contest.
Ole Miss has allowed a total of 477 rushing yards (119.3 yards per game) as well as 1 touchdown on the ground so far this year. They have allowed 3 touchdowns via the pass and 193.3 yards per game, ranking them 36th in the country. The Rebels defense has been on the field for 295 plays, which ranks 103rd in the country. The Rebels are surrendering 10.0 PPG, which puts them 6th in D-1. This season, they have relinquished 40 points.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Rebels college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats +4
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