Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Prediction, 11/24/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Missouri Tigers vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Friday, November 24, 2023
Location: Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, AR
Odds/Point Spread: Razorbacks (+5)
Razorback Stadium is the location where the Arkansas Razorbacks (4-7) will play the Missouri Tigers (9-2) on Friday, November 24, 2023. Arkansas opens this game as 5-point underdogs from oddsmakers. The total comes in at 56.
The Missouri Tigers head into this game 9-2 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Tigers faced off with the Florida Gators and took home the win by a score of 33-31. Brady Cook connected on 20/34 with 331 yds passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 150.3 and finished the game with no picks. Cody Schrader was the rushing leader for the Tigers with 23 attempts for 148 yds (6.4 yards per carry). The Missouri Tigers ended up rushing 32 times and recorded 177 yards, which earned them an average of 5.5 yds per carry. For the game, they ran 67 plays which gave them 508 yards. Missouri relinquished 18 pass completions on 26 tries for a total of 239 yds, and a completion rate of 69.2%. On the ground, the Tigers gave up 261 yards on 40 tries, which calculates to 6.5 yards per rush allowed.
The Tigers have attained 4,945 total yards this year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Missouri has earned 20 passing touchdowns and 21 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the football over 9 different times. Missouri has earned 248 1st downs as an offense, and they have been called for 79 penalties for 604 yards. As a team they average 161.4 yards in the run game which ranks them 67th in D-1. In terms of scoring points, the Missouri Tigers are averaging 32.8 points per game.
Regarding passing yards, the Tigers have given up 2,569 yards which ranks them 79th in the nation. They have conceded 233.5 yards per game through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 62.7%. During the season, they are allowing 358.3 yards per outing ranking them 50th in Division 1. They have yielded 21 touchdowns by air in addition to 7 touchdowns running the ball. They are giving up 4.0 yards per run and 124.8 yards on the ground per game on the year. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 1,373 yards via the ground game in 11 contests. The Tigers are ranked 47th in D-1 in terms of team defense, allowing 23.1 points per contest.
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The Razorbacks come into this matchup with a record of 4-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Razorbacks walked away with a victory by a final of 44-20 when they played the FIU Panthers. Isaiah Augustave ran the football 14 times for 101 yds, ending the game with 7.2 yds per carry for Arkansas. K.J. Jefferson (3 TDs) ended the game with 187 yards on 15/28 through the air while his QB rate was 145. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.7. Arkansas gave up 23 attempts on the ground for 76 yards (3.3 yards per rush). The Razorbacks secondary gave up a completion rate of 58.3%, relinquishing 265 yards on 21 for 36 through the air. The Razorbacks finished the contest with a total of 510 yards while running 83 plays (6.1 yds per play). Arkansas rushed the football for 6.0 yds per attempt, totaling 323 yds on 54 carries.
In relation to their scoring prowess, the Razorbacks rank 66th in the nation with 27.7 PPG. The Arkansas Razorbacks hold an average of 335.7 yards per game, which has them ranked 101st in D-1. The Arkansas offense has totaled 607 penalty yds on 69 violations, which is good for 49th in D-1 in terms of giving up free yards. They have thrown 8 picks while losing 6 fumbles and they have obtained 195 1st downs. For the season so far, the Razorbacks have a total of 2,152 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 195.6 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 101st in D-1. They hold an average of 140.1 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,541 yards for this season.
Arkansas has given up a total of 1,595 yards via the ground game (145.0 yards per contest) and 10 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 21 touchdowns from the passing game and 211.0 yards/game, which puts them in 42nd in the nation. Their defense has earned 6 fumbles and 12 picks for the season. The Razorbacks defense has participated in 691 plays, which is good for 27th in college football. The Razorbacks are relinquishing 26.1 points per game, which has them ranked 67th in Division 1. This season, they have given up 287 pts.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +5
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