Missouri Tigers vs Florida Gators Prediction, 10/8/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Florida Gators
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Location: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Gators (-10)
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is the site where the Florida Gators (3-2) will compete against the Missouri Tigers (2-3) on Saturday. Florida opens as 10-point favorites. The betting total is set at 53.
The Missouri Tigers step onto the field holding a record of 2-3 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Tigers played against the Georgia Bulldogs and ended up losing by a score of 26-22. Cody Schrader led the offense in rushing for the Tigers with 6 attempts for 89 yds (14.8 yards per carry). Brady Cook connected on 20/32 with 192 yds through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 123.2 and finished the contest with no interceptions. Against the run, the Tigers gave up 169 yds on 36 attempts, which is 4.7 yds per run surrendered. Missouri conceded 24 pass completions on 44 tries for 312 yards, and a completion percentage of 54.5%. When all was said and done, they tallied 53 plays which gave them a total of 294 yards. The Missouri Tigers ran the ball 21 times and recorded 102 yds, which earned them an average of 4.9 yards per carry.
The Tigers have racked up 1,875 yards in total for the year. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Missouri has compiled 5 touchdowns through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 9 different times. Missouri has amassed 89 1st downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 41 penalties for 342 yds. As a team they're averaging 169.8 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 58th in Division 1. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Missouri Tigers have an average of 26.8 points per game.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Tigers are conceding 1,083 yds which has them ranked 62nd in college football. They are giving up 216.6 yards per outing via the pass as well as allowing a completion percentage of 57.1%. For the year, they are giving up 337.2 yards/game putting them 39th in the nation. They have conceded 4 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns via the ground game. They are allowing 3.5 yards per tote and 120.6 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. For the year, they have conceded 603 yards via the ground game in 5 outings. The Tigers are sitting in 66th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, conceding 24.8 PPG.
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The Gators head into this game 3-2 this year. In their last game, the Gators took home the win by a final score of 52-17 when they played the Eastern Washington Eagles. Anthony Richardson (2 TDs) finished the contest with 240 yds on 8/10 through the air while his quarterback rating was 327.6. He had 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 24.0. Lorenzo Lingard ran the football 5 times for 45 yards, finishing the contest with 9.0 yds per attempt for Florida. The Gators finished the game with 666 yds and they ran 50 plays (13.3 yds per play). Florida ran for 9.8 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 274 yards on 28 attempts. Florida surrendered 45 attempts on the ground for 153 yds (3.4 yds per carry). The Gators passing defense allowed a completion rate of 62.5%, relinquishing 258 yards on 25 out of 40 passing.
In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Gators are ranked 62nd in the nation with an average of 32.2 points per game. For the season thus far, the Gators currently sit at 1,268 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 253.6 passing yards per game, ranking them 57th in the country. The Florida Gators have an average of 464.0 yards per contest, which is good for 27th in the country. The Florida offense has racked up 201 yds of penalties on 31 violations, which ranks 70th in the country in terms of giving up free yards.
Florida has surrendered a total of 966 rushing yards (193.2 yards per contest) as well as 10 touchdowns rushing on the season. They have conceded 5 touchdowns through the air and 228.2 yards/contest, which has them in 69th in Division 1. The Gators defense has been on the field for 362 plays, which ranks 105th in college football. The Gators are conceding 27.0 points per game, which has them ranked 77th in Division 1. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 135 pts.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Gators college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Gators -10
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