Battle In Death Valley Between Florida vs. LSU
#17 Florida Gators vs. #10 LSU Tigers 3:30 CBS
The Florida Gators are coming off an impressive 30-10 victory over Arkansas. The Gators are 4-1 and are looking for the upset this weekend in Baton Rouge. LSU dominated in a 59-26 victory over Miss. State.
Gator quarterback Tyler Murphy has filled in admirably for injured starter Jeff Driskel. On the season, Murphy has completed 72.7% of his passes with 5 touchdowns and 1 interception. LSU quarterback Zach Metttenberger is having a breakout season completing 68.2% of his passes with 15 touchdowns and 2 interceptions.
-Gators are 96th in the nation in passing yards 201.4 yards per game.
-Gators are 49th in the nation in rushing offense with 192 yards per game.
-Gators are averaging 25 points per game (93rd in the country).
-Gators are 4th ranked defense in point surrendered –giving up 12.2 points per game.
-Gators defense giving up 152 passing yards per game.
-Gators giving up 65 rushing yards per game.
-Gators are +1 in turnover margin.
-LSU is 27th in the nation in passing offense (291.5 passing yards per game).
-LSU is 43rd in the nation in rushing yards per game with 197.2 yards per game.
-LSU is 9th in the nation in scoring offense with 45.5 points per game.
-LSU is giving up 24.7 points per game.
-LSU is +2 in turnover margin.
-LSU is defense is giving up 159.5 rushing yards per game.
-LSU defense is giving up 207.5 passing yards per game.
Check back for the prediction on Thursday!!!!
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