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

    The Gamecocks are expected to lose by at least a touchdown (currently +7.5) against the Tigers (with an over/under of 58.5 points).

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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 58.5 -110 -110 -313 +248

    Missouri Pick Insights

    • Missouri has posted 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.
    • The teams have hit the over in five of Missouri’s six games with a set total.

    Missouri Stats & Insights

    • Missouri is compiling 445.1 yards per game on offense, which ranks 28th in the FBS. On defense, the Tigers rank 47th, allowing 345.4 yards per contest.
    • Missouri is compiling 33.9 points per game on offense, which ranks them 36th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 64th, giving up 24.9 points per game.
    • Missouri ranks 74th in pass defense this season (227.7 passing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 18th-best in the FBS with 304.4 passing yards per game.
    • Missouri is averaging 140.7 rushing yards per game on offense (85th in the FBS), and ranks 36th on defense with 117.7 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Missouri is putting up a 39.5% third-down percentage on offense this season (72nd in the FBS), and is giving up a 39% third-down percentage (73rd) on the other side of the ball.
    • Missouri has the 50th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing seven turnovers (96th in the FBS) while turning it over six times (22nd in the FBS).

    Missouri’s Best Players

    • Brady Cook has recorded 2,038 yards (291.1 ypg) on 154-of-217 passing with 14 touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 86 rushing yards (12.3 ypg) on 50 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Cody Schrader, has carried the ball 114 times for 648 yards (92.6 per game), scoring seven times.
    • Nathaniel Peat has carried the ball 62 times for 274 yards (39.1 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Burden’s leads his squad with 808 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 56 catches (out of 78 targets) and scored five touchdowns.
    • Theo Wease has put together a 400-yard season so far with five touchdowns, hauling in 34 passes on 51 targets.
    • Mookie Cooper has been the target of 26 passes and racked up 22 grabs 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 is 3-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • South Carolina has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was an underdog by 7.5 points or more this year.
    • Four of South Carolina’s six games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    South Carolina Pick Insights

    • South Carolina’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, allowing 451.3 total yards per game, which ranks 10th-worst. Offensively, it ranks 57th with 410.2 total yards per contest.
    • From an offensive perspective, South Carolina is accumulating 29 points per game (67th-ranked). It ranks 107th in the FBS on defense (31.3 points allowed per game).
    • On defense, South Carolina is a bottom-25 pass unit, surrendering 321.7 passing yards per game (worst). Fortunately, it is thriving on offense, generating 312.3 passing yards per contest (13th-best).
    • 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 productive on the defensive side of the ball, giving up 129.7 rushing yards per contest (55th-ranked).
    • From an offensive angle, South Carolina is generating a 37.5% third-down conversion percentage (91st-ranked). It ranks 80th in the FBS on defense (40.2% third-down rate allowed).
    • South Carolina has registered seven forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) and committed seven turnovers (35th in the FBS) this season for a 0 turnover margin that ranks 63rd in the FBS.

    South Carolina’s Best Players

    • Spencer Rattler has thrown for 1,724 yards (287.3 ypg) to lead South Carolina, completing 73.6% of his passes and recording 11 touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 129 yards (21.5 ypg) on 50 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Mario Anderson has run 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 put up a 214-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 25 passes on 33 targets.
    • O’Mega Blake has racked up 160 reciving yards (26.7 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • T.J. Sanders has racked up 4.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording six TFL and 17 tackles.
    • South Carolina’s tackle leader, DQ Smith, has 42 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Xzavier McLeod leads the team with one interception, while also collecting one pass defended.

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