Texas A&M vs. LSU - 11/27/14 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
LSU Tigers (7-4) at Texas A&M Aggies (7-4)
College Football: Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 7:30 pm (Kyle Field)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies +2 -- Over/Under: 52 See the Latest Odds
The Texas A&M Aggies and the LSU Tigers face off on Thanksgiving Night in College Station in SEC college football action
The Texas A&M Aggies have had a rebuilding year but even so they are at 7-4 for the season. Texas A&M has the offense but a lot like last season it has been a lack of defense where the Aggies run into trouble. Texas A&M is averaging 36 points and 469.4 yards per game and hey are led by QB Kyle Allen who has completed 60.8 percent of his passes with 11 touchdowns and five interceptions. Tra Carson leads Texas A&M In rushing with 431 yards and five touchdowns and Trey Williams has 412 yards and five touchdowns. Ricky Seals Jones has 47 receptions and four touchdowns, Josh Reynolds has 45 catches and 12 touchdowns, and Malcome Kennedy has 45 catches and four touchdowns. The Texas A&M defense allows 27.7 points and 445.2 yards per game with 11 takeaways and 32 sacks. Howard Mathews has 67 tackles, Deshazor Everett has 65 tackles, and Myles Garrett has 11 sacks. Texas A&M has a young team and their best days are in front of them.
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The LSU Tigers are 7-4 this season and it has clearly ben a rebuilding year in Baton Rouge. The LSU offense has struggled at times averaging 28 points and 373.6 yards per game. QB Anthony Jennings has completed 47.9 percent of his passes with nine touchdowns and six interceptions. Leonard Fournette leads LSU in rushing with 745 yards and seven touchdowns and Travin Dural is the Tigers leading receiver with 35 catches and seven touchdowns. The LSU defense is allowing 16.4 points per game and 312.9 yards with 18 takeaways and 17 sacks. Kwon Alexander has 72 tackles and Daielle Hunter and Ronald Martin have 63 tackles each. LSU has plenty of talent but with more experience they will be a better team next year.
Texas A&M is 1-5 against the spread in their last six SEC games, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five home games. LSU is 5-2 against the spread following a loss, 4-10-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread and 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games. The favorite is 3-0-1 against the spread in the last four meetings of these two.
I am looking at some scoring here and I like the over with my free pick.