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    The LSU Tigers (3-2) visit the Missouri Tigers (5-0) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET, in a battle featuring two of the top offensive performers in college football in quarterback Jayden Daniels and wideout Luther Burden III.

    The LSU Tigers are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-6.5), against the Missouri Tigers. The over/under for this game is 63 points.

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    Game Info for LSU vs. Missouri

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Columbia, Missouri
    • Stadium: Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium
    LSU vs Missouri Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    LSU -6.5 -110 -110 63 -110 -110 -253 +206

    LSU Pick Insights

    • LSU is 1-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • LSU has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • In LSU’s four games with a set total, all have hit the over.

    LSU Stats & Insights

    • While LSU ranks 19th-worst in the FBS in total defense with 429.4 yards allowed per game, it’s been a different story offensively, as the LSU Tigers rank fourth-best in the FBS (551.6 yards per game).
    • LSU has the 105th-ranked defense this year (31 points allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best with 44 points per game.
    • LSU has the 108th-ranked defense this season in terms of passing yards (260.2 allowed per game), and has been better on offense, ranking sixth-best with 353.6 passing yards per game.
    • LSU is averaging 198 rushing yards per game offensively this year (26th in the FBS), and is giving up 169.2 rushing yards per game (103rd) on the other side of the ball.
    • LSU has struggled on defense in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS (47.1% third-down percentage) this season. With the ball, however, the LSU Tigers ranks fourth-best, averaging a 56.7% third-down conversion rate.
    • LSU ranks 46th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 5 turnovers (97th in the FBS) while committing four (18th in the FBS).

    LSU’s Best Players

    • Daniels has been a dual threat for LSU so far this season. He has 1,711 passing yards, completing 73.1% of his passes and throwing 16 touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 292 yards (58.4 ypg) on 60 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Logan Diggs, has carried the ball 57 times for 354 yards (70.8 per game), scoring three times.
    • Malik Nabers’ 625 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 54 times and has registered 40 catches and five touchdowns.
    • Brian Thomas Jr. has caught 33 passes for 537 yards (107.4 yards per game) and eight touchdowns this year.
    • Kyren Lacy has a total of 150 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in eight throws and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Harold Perkins has racked up two sacks to lead the team, while also recording three TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Major Burns, LSU’s tackle leader, has 30 tackles, one TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Darian Chestnut has a team-leading one interception to go along with six tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended.

    Missouri Betting Insights

    • Missouri is 3-1-0 against the spread this year.
    • The teams have hit the over in three of Missouri’s four games with a set total.

    Missouri Pick Insights

    • Missouri ranks 32nd with 451.4 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 29th with 317.2 total yards surrendered per contest on defense.
    • Missouri ranks 52nd in the FBS with 32 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 40th with 20.8 points surrendered per contest on defense.
    • Missouri’s pass defense ranks 90th in the FBS with 243 passing yards surrendered per contest, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 14th-best by putting up 304.4 passing yards per game.
    • Missouri has been dominant on run defense, allowing only 74.2 rushing yards per contest (ninth-best). Offensively, it ranks 79th in the FBS by accumulating 147 rushing yards per game.
    • With a 39.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Missouri ranks 79th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 58th, surrendering a 36.8% third-down rate.
    • Missouri has accumulated four forced turnovers (112th in the FBS) and committed three turnovers (fifth in the FBS) this season for a +1 turnover margin that ranks 46th in the FBS.

    Missouri’s Best Players

    • Brady Cook has recored 1,468 passing yards, or 293.6 per game, so far this season. He has completed 74.5% of his passes and has thrown 11 touchdowns with zero interceptions.
    • Cody Schrader is his team’s leading rusher with 81 carries for 463 yards, or 92.6 per game. He’s found paydirt three times on the ground, as well.
    • Nathaniel Peat has been given 56 carries and totaled 257 yards with two touchdowns while also gaining 76 yards through the air with one touchdown.
    • Burden has racked up 644 receiving yards on 43 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring five touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Theo Wease has caught 24 passes and compiled 254 receiving yards (50.8 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Mookie Cooper’s 17 targets have resulted in 13 catches for 193 yards.
    • Johnny Walker Jr. has 2.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has two TFL and 19 tackles.
    • Missouri’s tackle leader, Ty’Ron Hopper, has 26 tackles and three TFL this year.
    • Kris Abrams-Draine has a team-leading three interceptions to go along with 17 tackles and three passes defended.
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