Wofford Terriers (1-0) at Ole Miss Rebels (0-1)
|Date & Time||Saturday September 10, 2016, 4:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: Ole Miss Rebels -41 -- Over/Under: 58.5
The Wofford Terriers and Ole Miss Rebels clash Saturday afternoon at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
The Wofford Terriers look to get off to a quick 2-0 start after beating up on Tennessee Tech opening week. Brad Butler is completing four of five of his passes for 30 yards, zero touchdowns and zero interceptions. Butler must take care of the football in order to have a chance. Nick Colvin and Jason Hill have combined for 37 receiving yards on four catches while Hunter Windham has one reception. The Wofford Terriers ground game is averaging 346 yards per contest, and Will Gay leads the way with 116 yards on nine carries. Defensively, Wofford is allowing seven points and 257 yards per game. JoJo Tillery leads the Terriers with 11 tackles, Tyler Vaughn has two sacks and Jaleel Green has one interception.
The Ole Miss Rebels hope for a bounce back performance after losing to FSU opening week. Chad Kelly is completing 53.8 percent of his passes for 313 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions. Kelly has 10 touchdown passes in his last two games. Evan Engram and A.J. Brown have combined for 169 receiving yards and one touchdown while Damore'ea Stringfellow has three receptions. The Ole Miss Rebels ground game is averaging 67 yards per contest, and Akeem Judd leads the way with 44 yards and one touchdown. Defensively, Ole Miss is allowing 45 points and 580 yards per game. Zedrick Woods leads the Rebels with 11 tackles, DeMarquis Gates has two sacks and Montrell Custis has one pass deflection.
This is a lot of points to give up for an Ole Miss team that struggles to run the football and is having a quick turnaround after playing Monday night. Also, Wofford is a team that runs the ball a lot and will likely look to chew up the clock here. That works well if you're getting 41 free points.
The Rebels are capable of winning this game in a blowout, but if the Terriers can move the chains once in a while, they will get the cover.