SEC Football Preview: Florida at Missouri

Florida-Missouri football preview

Florida faces Missouri on Saturday in Columbia. 14Powers.com previews this SEC football game and predicts the final score.

Rowan Rehbein, 14Powers.com SEC Football

TEAM SCHEDULES/RESULTS

Florida

31-Aug at Utah L 11 – 24
9-Sep vs. McNeese W 49 – 7
16-Sep vs. Tennessee W 29 – 16
23-Sep vs. Charlotte W 22 – 7
30-Sep at Kentucky L 14 – 33
7-Oct vs. Vanderbilt W 38 – 14
14-Oct at South Carolina W 41 – 39
28-Oct vs. Georgia* L 20 – 43
4-Nov vs. Arkansas L 36 – 39
11-Nov at LSU L 35 – 52
18-Nov at Missouri
25-Nov vs. Florida State

Missouri

31-Aug vs. South Dakota W 35 – 10
9-Sep vs. Middle Tennessee W 23 – 19
16-Sep vs. Kansas State W 30 – 27
23-Sep vs. Memphis* W 34 – 27
30-Sep at Vanderbilt W 38 – 21
7-Oct vs. LSU L 39 – 49
14-Oct at Kentucky W 38 – 21
21-Oct vs. South Carolina W 34 – 12
4-Nov at Georgia W 36 – 7
11-Nov vs. Tennessee
18-Nov vs. Florida
24-Nov at Arkansas

COLLEGE FOOTBALL RATINGS

Rating Florida Missouri
ESPN FPI 39 19
Sagarin 46 21
Massey Composite 54 12
PiRate Ratings 33 22

KEY STATS

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct Missouri
Florida
29
101
5
11
0.444
0.352
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense Florida
Missouri
28
56
4
8
0.339
0.381
4th Down Conversion Pct Missouri
Florida
67
102
5
9
0.500
0.400
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Florida
Missouri
3
103
1
12
0.182
0.600
Blocked Kicks Florida
Missouri
17
47
4
9
2
1
Blocked Kicks Allowed Missouri
Florida
47
126
8
13
1
4
Blocked Punts Florida
Missouri
15
15
3
3
1
1
Blocked Punts Allowed Missouri
Florida
1
78
1
10
0
1
Completion Percentage Florida
Missouri
3
14
1
5
0.733
0.677
Defensive TDs Missouri 50 8 1
Fewest Penalties Florida
Missouri
76
109
5
11
62
72
Fewest Penalties Per Game Florida
Missouri
78
111
5
11
6.20
7.20
Fewest Penalty Yards Florida
Missouri
38
78
4
10
457
544
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Florida
Missouri
38
78
4
10
45.70
54.40
First Downs Defense Florida
Missouri
24
43
5
7
175
186
First Downs Offense Missouri
Florida
26
32
3
5
226
224
Fumbles Lost Missouri
Florida
6
69
2
12
2
6
Fumbles Recovered Florida
Missouri
88
107
5
11
4
3
Kickoff Return Defense Florida
Missouri
5
71
1
8
13.77
20.05
Kickoff Returns Florida
Missouri
52
84
7
10
20.92
18.78
Net Punting Florida
Missouri
11
61
3
10
42.26
38.97
Passes Had Intercepted Florida
Missouri
4
38
1
7
3
7
Passes Intercepted Missouri
Florida
62
125
10
14
8
3
Passing Offense Missouri
Florida
22
25
5
6
283.9
278.6
Passing Yards Allowed Florida
Missouri
65
75
7
9
225.5
232.9
Passing Yards per Completion Missouri
Florida
20
101
4
14
13.85
10.93
Punt Return Defense Florida
Missouri
62
72
8
9
7.00
7.75
Punt Returns Florida
Missouri
36
47
7
11
10.79
10.00
Red Zone Defense Missouri
Florida
58
92
4
7
0.818
0.875
Red Zone Offense Missouri
Florida
1
16
1
5
0.977
0.927
Rushing Defense Missouri
Florida
20
86
3
12
111.2
160.0
Rushing Offense Missouri
Florida
63
87
7
10
159.8
139.1
Sacks Allowed Missouri
Florida
54
112
4
11
1.90
3.10
Scoring Defense Missouri
Florida
43
75
6
10
22.3
27.4
Scoring Offense Missouri
Florida
30
51
6
8
32.8
29.5
Tackles for Loss Allowed Missouri
Florida
75
92
7
9
5.90
6.40
Team Passing Efficiency Missouri
Florida
12
24
4
6
162.43
155.87
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Missouri
Florida
78
122
6
14
134.83
152.47
Team Sacks Missouri
Florida
17
97
5
13
2.80
1.80
Team Tackles for Loss Missouri
Florida
56
106
10
13
5.8
4.8
Time of Possession Florida
Missouri
8
58
2
6
32:55
30:21
Total Defense Missouri
Florida
40
73
5
10
344.1
385.5
Total Offense Missouri
Florida
26
45
5
6
443.7
417.7
Turnover Margin Missouri
Florida
46
80
7
12
0.20
-0.20
Turnovers Gained Missouri
Florida
99
125
11
14
11
7
Turnovers Lost Florida
Missouri
15
15
3
3
9
9
Winning Percentage Missouri
Florida
13
59
3
10
0.800
0.500

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Florida

QB Graham Mertz, RB Trevor Etienne, WR Ricky Pearsall, OL Kingsley Eguakan, OL Austin Barber, DE Princely Umanmielen, DB Jason Marshall, P Jeremy Crawshaw.

Missouri

QB Brady Cook, RB Cody Schrader, WR Luther Burden, OL Javon Foster, DE Darius Robinson, LB Ty’Ron Hopper, CB Ennis Rakestraw, CB Kris Abrams-Draine, S Jaylon Carlies, K Harrison Mevis.

INJURIES

Florida


Player POS Status
J. Pyburn LB Out Sat – Lower Body
A. Jean WR Ques Sat – Lower Body
J. Odom TE Out indefinitely – Concussion
C. Douglas WR Late Nov – Leg
K. Wilson S Out indefinitely – Undisclosed
S. James LB out for season – Knee
C. Jones OL out for season – Redshirt
K. Zipperer TE Out indefinitely – Knee
J. Miller III QB Out indefinitely – Shoulder
T. Chiaokhiao-Bowman WR Out indefinitely – Lower Body
C. Carroll RB out for season – Knee
J. Boone DL out for season – Knee

Missouri


Player POS Status
D. Houston WR Ques Sat – Undisclosed
C. Bailey LB Ques Sat – Undisclosed
S. McNeil DB Out indefinitely – Undisclosed
M. Cox RB Out indefinitely – Undisclosed
I. Thompson DB out for season – Lower Body

Source: Covers.com

Florida vs. Missouri Football Series History

Series tied 6-6

COMMENTS

Missouri’s been on a roll this season. I think that continues this weekend in Columbia. Florida’s better than last season but kind of shaky.

PREDICTIONS

14Powers Preseason Prediction

Florida 42, Missouri 35

14Powers.com Gameweek Prediction

Missouri 38, Florida 27

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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