Missouri Tigers vs Auburn Tigers Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Tigers (-6.5)
The Missouri Tigers (2-1) are headed to Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Auburn Tigers (2-1). Missouri opens as 6.5-point underdogs. The total comes in at 51.
The Missouri Tigers head into this game 2-1 for this year. In their last contest, the Tigers faced off with the Abilene Christian Wildcats and took home the win by a score of 34-17. Cody Schrader was the leader on the ground for the Tigers with 10 attempts for 56 yds (5.6 yards per carry). Brady Cook connected on 21/30 with 292 yards passing and 3 TDs. He had a QB rating of 184.8 and finished the game without throwing an interception. In the running game, the Tigers conceded 109 yds on 27 attempts, which is an average of 4.0 yards per run surrendered. Missouri surrendered 19 completions on 32 tries for 199 yards, and a completion rate of 59.4%. In the game, they had 72 plays for 489 yards. The Missouri Tigers ran the ball 42 times and accounted for 197 yds, which is an average of 4.7 yds per carry.
The Tigers currently have 1,269 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Missouri has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 6 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 7 times. Missouri has accrued 61 1st downs, and they have been called for 27 infractions for 231 yards. Offensively they average 204.7 yards in the run game which ranks them 40th in the country. Regarding getting in the endzone, the Missouri Tigers are averaging 32.7 PPG.
When it comes to passing yards, the Tigers are allowing 636 yds which has them sitting in 67th in the nation. They have given up 212.0 yards per outing via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 56.0%. In total, they are conceding 329.3 yards per game which puts them 43rd in the nation. They have yielded 4 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 4 touchdowns running the ball. The opposition is running for an average of 3.8 yards per running attempt and 117.3 yards on the ground per game this season. For the year, they have allowed 352 rushing yards through 3 games. The Tigers are ranked 80th in college football when it comes to team defense, conceding 27.0 PPG.
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The Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 2-1 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Tigers took a loss by a score of 41-12 when they played the Penn State Nittany Lions. TJ Finley finished the contest with 152 yards on 11/19 through the air while his quarterback rate was 114.6. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.0. Robby Ashford carried the ball 11 times for 29 yds, finishing the game with 2.6 yards per carry for Auburn. Auburn ran for 3.3 yards per tote, finishing with 119 yards on 36 attempts. The Tigers finished with 415 yds on 74 plays (5.6 yards per play). The Tigers pass defense gave up a completion rate of 73.9%, relinquishing 232 yds on 17 for 23 passing. Auburn gave up 39 attempts on the ground for 245 yards (6.3 yards per rush).
When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Tigers sit 92nd in the country maintaining an average of 26.0 points per contest. For the year to this point, the Tigers have earned 676 passing yards as well as holding an average of 225.3 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 88th in the country. The Auburn Tigers hold an average of 430.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 61st in the nation. The Auburn offense has compiled 166 penalty yds on 19 violations, which is good for 71st in D-1 in terms of making mistakes.
The Tigers are allowing 24.3 points per contest, which has them 66th in the country. Auburn has surrendered a total of 373 yards via the ground game (124.3 yards per contest) and 6 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this season. This season, they have given up 73 points. They have given up 2 touchdowns through the air and 234.7 yards/contest, which has them ranked 81st in D-1. The Tigers defense has taken the field for 198 plays, which has them ranked 50th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers -6.5
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