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    Luther Burden III will lead the Missouri Tigers (6-1) into their battle versus the South Carolina Gamecocks (2-4) at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET.

    The Tigers are solid favorites (-7.5) in their game against the Gamecocks, with the over/under at 59 points. (On the moneyline, the Tigers are -306 and the Gamecocks are +243.)

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    Game Info for Missouri vs. South Carolina

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SEC Network
    • Location: Columbia, Missouri
    • Stadium: Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium
    Missouri vs South Carolina Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Missouri -7.5 -110 -110 59 -110 -110 -306 +243

    Missouri Pick Insights

    • Missouri has a 4-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Missouri is 1-1 against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
    • Missouri games with a set total have hit the over five times this season (83.3%).

    Missouri Stats & Insights

    • Missouri is putting up 445.1 yards per game offensively this season (28th in the FBS), and are allowing 345.4 yards per game (46th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • On offense, Missouri ranks 36th in the FBS with 33.9 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 64th in points allowed (345.4 points allowed per contest).
    • Missouri owns the 74th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (227.7 allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 18th-best with 304.4 passing yards per game.
    • Missouri is compiling 140.7 rushing yards per game on offense (86th in the FBS), and ranks 36th on defense with 117.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Missouri is averaging a 39.5% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (72nd in the FBS), and is allowing a 39% third-down percentage (73rd) on the other side of the ball.
    • Missouri ranks 50th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 7 turnovers (95th in the FBS) while committing six (22nd in the FBS).

    Missouri’s Best Players

    • Brady Cook has thrown for 2,038 yards (291.1 ypg) to lead Missouri, completing 71% of his passes and recording 14 touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 86 rushing yards on 50 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
    • Cody Schrader has carried the ball 114 times for a team-high 648 yards on the ground and has found the end zone seven times as a runner.
    • This season, Nathaniel Peat has carried the ball 62 times for 274 yards (39.1 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Burden’s team-high 808 yards as a receiver have come on 56 receptions (out of 78 targets) with five touchdowns.
    • Theo Wease has hauled in 34 passes while averaging 57.1 yards per game and scoring five touchdowns.
    • Mookie Cooper has been the target of 26 passes and compiled 22 receptions for 302 yards, an average of 43.1 yards per contest.
    • Johnny Walker Jr. has 3.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has four TFL and 25 tackles.
    • Ty’Ron Hopper, Missouri’s tackle leader, has 37 tackles, four TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Kris Abrams-Draine has picked off a team-leading four passes. He also has 25 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

    South Carolina Betting Insights

    • South Carolina has gone 3-3-0 ATS this year.
    • When they have played as at least 7.5-point underdogs this year, the Gamecocks are 1-1 against the spread.
    • Four of South Carolina’s six games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    South Carolina Pick Insights

    • South Carolina ranks 57th in total yards per game (410.2), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking 10th-worst in the FBS with 451.3 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • South Carolina is generating 29 points per game on offense this season (68th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 31.3 points per game (107th-ranked) on defense.
    • South Carolina ranks worst in passing yards allowed per game (321.7), but at least it has been getting things done on offense, ranking 13th-best in passing yards per contest (312.3).
    • South Carolina’s running game has been struggling, ranking 10th-worst in the FBS with 97.8 rushing yards per game. It has been more effective defensively, allowing 129.7 rushing yards per contest (56th-ranked).
    • South Carolina ranks 91st in the FBS with a 37.5% third-down conversion rate on offense, and 80th with a 40.2% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • At 0, South Carolina owns the 63rd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with seven forced turnovers (95th in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (35th in the FBS).

    South Carolina’s Best Players

    • Spencer Rattler has been a dual threat for South Carolina this season. He has 1,724 passing yards (287.3 per game) while completing 73.6% of his passes. He’s tossed 11 touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 129 yards (21.5 ypg) on 50 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
    • Mario Anderson has rushed for 328 yards on 64 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • Xavier Legette’s 716 receiving yards (119.3 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 37 catches on 44 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Trey Knox has caught 25 passes and compiled 214 receiving yards (35.7 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • O’Mega Blake’s 18 targets have resulted in 12 grabs for 160 yards and one touchdown.
    • T.J. Sanders has racked up 4.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording six TFL and 17 tackles.
    • South Carolina’s top-tackler, DQ Smith, has 42 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Xzavier McLeod has a team-high one interception to go along with one pass defended.
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