Army Wins Armed Forces Bowl Over Missouri 24-22: Reaction, Analysis, 5 Thoughts

Army Wins Armed Forces Bowl Over Missouri 24-22: Reaction, Analysis, 5 Thoughts

Army beat Missouri to win the Armed Forces Bowl. Five thoughts and analysis of the game, and what it all means.


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Armed Forces Bowl: 5 Things That Matter

Final Score: Army 24, Missouri 22
CFN Prediction: Missouri 27, Army 21
Line: Army -9, o/u: 54

5. The running backs came through

Missouri had the two big storylines with starting quarterback Connor Bazelak benched, and with star running back Tyler Badie opting out. As it turned out, neither thing might have mattered all that much.

More on Part One in a moment. As far as Part Two the replacements did their jobs.

Elijah Young was quick, ripping off a game-high 75 yards. Dawson Downing ran for 69 yards. QB Brady Cook was dangerous with 53 yards. Badie would’ve made more of a difference, but the Tigers averaged well over five yards per carry.

On the other side, this was the Jakobi Buchanan show.

He only ran for 68 yards and a score on 21 carries, but he was the battering ram who kept converting on fourth downs and pushed through the Mizzou defensive front all game long.

He didn’t fumble. Army didn’t turn the ball over. However, Downing …

NEXT: The most frustrating game possible – for Missouri

5 Best College Football Bowl Predictions Against The Spread: December 20-24

5 best predictions against the spread for college football’s early bowl games – December 20th through the 24th. Which games appear to be the best bets against the spread?

5 best predictions for college football bowl games – Monday, December 20 through Friday, December 24. What games appear to be the best bets and the best picks?


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Results So Far ATS: 85-67-2

One massive miscalculation later …

I blame missing EVERYTHING against the spread during an epically bad Saturday on the stress and strain of having to scramble to find ESPN after the YouTube TV/Disney kerfuffle, and …

I can’t blame this multi-billion conglomerates. It was all my fault for totally whiffing on my belief that Conference USA was going to get rim-rocked this bowl season – except, of course, for my pick of Marshall to cover against Louisiana. (It didn’t.)

Picking bowl games takes a different skill set from the regular season. Logic, reason, and normal rules don’t always apply – hello, Jackson State and BYU.

So I’m done with you, Conference USA. You win.

I’m staying away from the against the spread calls of Old Dominion vs Tulsa in the Myrtle Beach Bowl (I like Tulsa -9, of course), UTSA vs San Diego State in Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl (I like SDSU -2.5, of course), and Miami University vs North Texas in the Frisco Football Classic (I like MU, of course).

I always stick with my picks, I take my beating, and then I move on. But there were things that have gone the right was so far.

The point totals went just fine over the first several games, so I’m mostly going with those for these bowls during the week before Christmas.

Pray for me.

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5. Missouri vs Army: Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

LINE Army -4
ATS PICK Missouri

Oh, I am well aware that you pick against Army at your own risk.

I’m an adult, I take responsibility for my own actions, and I will almost always take my chances with SEC team over a Group of Five-level team.

Especially if that SEC team is getting points.

Yeah, I’m still smarting from going hard on San Diego State and its amazing defense in the 2017 Armed Forces Bowl – and then Army won.

Yeah, I’m still smarting from going hard on Houston in what should’ve been an easy in in the 2018 Armed Forces Bowl – and then Army won 70-14.

Yeah, I’m still smarting from going hard on West Virginia against the spread in the 2020 Liberty Bowl – and Army lost, but only by three.

Army is 4-1 in its last five bowl games from 2010 on, but there’s a strange part to that. None of the four bowl wins were against Power Five programs, and Army didn’t actually beat West Virginia last year.

In fact, Army hasn’t beaten a Power Five program since the win over Duke in 2017. Before that you have to go back to a 2012 win over Boston College.

I’m fully aware – and love – what Army does, and I know bowls go against what we all believe in our core to be true, but you’re getting points here. You’re not even asking the Power Five team to win big.

4. Hawaii vs Memphis
3. Miami University vs North Texas
2. San Diego State vs UTSA
1. Kent State vs Wyoming
CFN Experts Picks: Bowls Dec 17-27

NEXT: College Football Pick Against The Spread No. 4 Hawaii vs Memphis

Missouri vs Army: Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Prediction, Game Preview

Missouri vs Army: Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl prediction, game preview, how to watch, lines, and why each team might or might not win.

Missouri vs Army: Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl prediction, game preview, how to watch 


Missouri vs Army: Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl How To Watch

Date: Wednesday, December 22
Game Time: 7:30 pm ET
Venue: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
How To Watch: ESPN, Live stream on ESPN+
Records: Army (8-4), Missouri (6-6)

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Missouri vs Army Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Preview

Normally in bowl games you always assume the SEC team will take out the non-Power Five team just on talent, resources, depth, the lines, and all the things that come with being an SEC team.

Army and its style erases all of that.

The Black Knights once again proved they can be dangerous against just about anyone. They ran on Wake Forest, they ran on Wisconsin – at least enough to keep that close late – and they ran all over everyone else with the option ground attack that owns the time of possession battle, keeps the chains moving, and frustrates every strong defense that thinks it can hit the curveball.

However, there’s no letdown happening from a Missouri team that had to scratch and claw to get here and improved as the season went on.

For the first two months of the season the Tigers beat the teams they were supposed to beat, lost to the teams they were supposed lose to, and then came the back-to-back home wins over South Carolina and Florida to finally get something positive under head coach Eliah Drinkwitz.

Statistically, the Missouri run defense was the worst in the SEC, but it rose up in November and was far, far better. Now it’s dealing with something completely different.

Why Missouri, Army Will Win
Prediction, What’s Going To Happen, History
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NEXT: Why Missouri Will Win, Why Army Will Win, Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Prediction

5 Best College Football Predictions Against The Spread: Week 13. Friday Big Games

What are the 5 best college football predictions for the big Friday of games? These appear to be the most interesting.

What college football games appear to be the best bets and the best picks going into Week 13? To keep the football weekend going, here are the 5 best predictions for Friday.


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Results So Far ATS: 78-55-1

It might be the most underappreciated great sports day on the calendar – the Friday after Thanksgiving.

It’s not the big Saturday full of the biggest rivalry games, but it’s always a deep and interesting slate.

Warning, I’m in a punch-drunk state after consuming more calories in one day than I have over the entire season. The annual College Football 15 weight gain just kicked in over the last 45 minutes. If these picks are wrong, it’s because my too-fat fingers hit the wrong keys.

I’m also going to warn you that I’m not head over heels in love with these picks. I’m in deep like, but I’m not quite sure where this relationship is going, and there’s a reason.

Friday-after-Thanksgiving games are extremely weird and don’t often hold to form. I’ll get into that as we go.

I’ll do the regular 10 Best Predictions Against The Spread piece for all of the giant Saturday showdowns – that will come later on Friday. But for the giant Friday slate, here are the 5 Best Predictions for today.

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5. Colorado at Utah

LINE Utah -23.5
ATS PICK Colorado

When I say Friday-after-Thanksgiving games are weird, I primarily mean something like this.

Utah doesn’t need this- it already has the Pac-12 South won and is off to the conference title game next week. It would actually be a good thing if it just sat its starters to rest up for whatever comes from the Pac-12 North on Saturday, and it’s not going to show off anything quirky that anyone can use.

Oh, I think Utah will win – it’s Senior Day, and of course a Kyle Whittingham team will always try – but the one thing this team can’t do is get banged up or bruised with the Pac-12 Championship and Rose Bowl appearance there for the taking.

Meanwhile, Colorado is still battling.

It beat Washington last week, it wasn’t bad at UCLA until the game got a bit out of control, and the win over Oregon State was a game-changer for the conference.

If Utah needed this game in any way it would ramp up the intensity and take this by the 23.5, but that’s not the case.

Call this a guess that the Utes will be more business-like and win this comfortably – like the 38-29 win over Arizona two weeks ago, with a letdown coming late – and won’t have half of the intensity it showed against Oregon six days ago.

By the way, call this a test-case theory for Pitt at Syracuse on Saturday. Pitt doesn’t need the win with the ACC Championship coming up, Syracuse at home has to win to go bowling,

CFN Week 13 Experts Picks: College

NEXT: College Football Pick Against The Spread No. 4 Cincinnati at East Carolina

SEC Predictions, Schedule, Game Previews, Lines, How To Watch: Week 13

SEC Schedule, Game Previews, Predictions for Week 13, highlighted by Ole Miss at Mississippi State, Alabama at Auburn, Texas A&M at LSU

SEC college football predictions, schedule, game previews, lines, and how to watch for Week 13 of the season.


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Thursday, November 25

SEC Results So Far
SU: 79-25, ATS: 59-44-1, Point Total: 52-49-1

Ole Miss at Mississippi State

7:30, ESPN
Line: Mississippi State -1.5, o/u: 62

Friday, November 26

Missouri at Arkansas

3:30, CBS
Line: Arkansas -14.5, o/u: 62.5

Saturday, November 27

Georgia at Georgia Tech

12:00, ABC
Line: Georgia -35, o/u: 54.5

Florida State at Florida

12:00, ESPN
Line: Florida -2.5, o/u: 59

Alabama at Auburn

3:30, CBS
Line: Alabama -19.5, o/u: 55.5

Vanderbilt at Tennessee

3:45, SEC Network
Line: Tennessee -32, o/u: 63

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Texas A&M at LSU

7:00, ESPN
Line: Texas A&M -6.5, o/u: 45.5

Kentucky at Louisville

7:30, ESPN2
Line: Louisville -3, o/u: 57

Clemson at South Carolina

7:30, SEC Network
Line: Clemson -11.5, o/u: 42.5

College Football Schedule, Predictions, Week 13

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Missouri vs Arkansas Prediction, Game Preview

Missouri vs Arkansas prediction, game preview, how to watch, lines, and why each team might – or might not – win this Friday.

Missouri vs Arkansas prediction, game preview, how to watch: Friday, November 26


Missouri vs Arkansas How To Watch

Date: Friday, November 26
Game Time: 3:30 ET
Venue: War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock, AR
How To Watch: CBS
Record: Missouri (6-5), Arkansas (7-4)
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Missouri vs Arkansas Game Preview


Why Missouri Will Win

House money time.

Missouri was going to get walloped by Georgia and Texas A&M, it was going to beat North Texas and Vanderbilt, and then the South Carolina game was going to be a shot at one last moment of fun before getting destroyed by Florida and …

The Tigers weren’t anything special in the 24-23 win, but they got the W, they’re bowl eligible, and Dan Mullen got whacked.

Pulling this off against Arkansas starts with the pass rush. The Hog offensive line gives up plays in the backfield, and Mizzou has to get to KJ Jefferson just enough to keep him from getting comfortable.

The offense has to get the ground game going early – the team is 5-0 when running for 200 yards – and banged up QB Conor Bazelak has to at least his his third down throws because …

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Why Arkansas Will Win

Arkansas keeps on coming.

It might not always be dominant, and it hasn’t come close to playing the same type of game twice in a row, but at least the O is consistently good at being balanced.

Missouri’s run defense can be blasted on – it starts there. Arkansas wasn’t able to get things going on the ground against LSU or Alabama, but it was able to control the Mississippi State game well enough to get by.

Missouri dinks and dunks with its passing game, but it’s not as effective at it as Mississippi State.

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What’s Going To Happen

Arkansas might have lost to Alabama, but that was a great fight with the team battling and battling some more to make it interesting. However, there’s little margin for error here coming off that tough fight.

It was +3 in turnover margin against LSU, and it only won 16-13. It was mistake-free against Mississippi State, and it was still a fight. It blinked in the 52-51 loss to Ole Miss by being -2 in turnovers – and still almost won.

Missouri isn’t quite explosive enough of consistent enough on both sides of the ball to handle an Arkansas team that might not have a ton of high-end talent, but it does a whole lot of things right.

College Football Schedule: Week 13 Predictions, Lines

Missouri vs Arkansas Prediction, Lines

Arkansas 35, Missouri 23
Line: Arkansas -14.5, o/u: 62.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 1.5

Must See Rating: 3

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Ole Miss vs Mississippi State Prediction, Game Preview

Ole Miss vs Mississippi State prediction, game preview, how to watch, lines, and why each team might – or might not – win this Thursday.

Ole Miss vs Mississippi State prediction, game preview, how to watch: Thursday, November 25


Ole Miss vs Mississippi State How To Watch

Date: Thursday, November 25
Game Time: 7:30 ET
Venue: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, MS
How To Watch: ESPN
Record: Ole Miss (9-2), Mississippi State (8-3)
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Ole Miss vs Mississippi State Game Preview


Why Ole Miss Will Win

You want to get into a shootout, Mississippi State? Get ready for this.

Yeah, the Bulldogs have been great over the last several games, but where’s the great attack they’ve had to deal with?

Auburn? It’s okay, and it almost got to 500 yards. Arkansas? Yeah, it’s balanced, and it got to almost 400 yards in a win.

Yeah, the Mississippi State defense has been solid throughout the year – especially against the run – but Alabama rolled at will in the win back in mid-October, and now it has to keep up with an attack that should get close to 500 yards.

Ole Miss generates just enough of a pass rush to potentially be a wee bit of an issue, there aren’t any turnover problems, and …

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Why Mississippi State Will Win

For all the flash, dash, and pizzazz, Ole Miss isn’t scoring a whole lot.

Oh sure, it’s winning – six of the last seven games since losing to Alabama – but it’s not cranking up the 50-point games like it did early in the year.

It’s a banged up Rebel team that now has to face a Mississippi State offense that’s humming to near-perfection in the passing game.

Will Rogers is the hottest quarterback in college football – yeah, over CJ and Bryce, too. He’s connecting on close to 80% of his throws over the last five games with 20 touchdowns.

The Ole Miss pass defense hasn’t dealt with a slew of high-powered passing games, and it’s still allowing well over 200 yards per game on a regular basis.

What’s Going To Happen

This might be the best football game played anywhere on Thanksgiving Day.

These two teams will go up and down the field, the two quarterbacks will be fantastic, and at home, the control of the Mississippi State offense – it’ll have the ball for close to 40 minutes – will overcome the flash of the Ole Miss attack that will score in bunches.

The Bulldogs will grind it out in the fourth quarter.

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Ole Miss vs Mississippi State Prediction, Lines

Mississippi State 38, Ole Miss 34
Line: Mississippi State -1.5, o/u: 62
ATS Confidence out of 5: 1.5

Must See Rating: 4.5

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10 Best College Football Predictions Against The Spread: Week 12. Big Week, Big Games, Big Picks

There’s no messing around with the 10 best college football predictions against the spread. These are the biggest games in the biggest week so far.

What college football games appear to be the best bets and the best picks going into Week 12? The 10 best predictions against the spread are the biggest games in the biggest week so far. 


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Results So Far ATS: 69-53-1

No goofing around

No gimmicks – the Kansas train finally came to a crashing halt, and in spectacular fashion. However, that was an overall plus to save my bacon after an offseason lobbying effort to get everyone to go over on the KU season win total of 1 or 1.5.

No obscure Group of Five on Group of Five action – because, to be honest, I couldn’t find anything.

No, it’s time to gear up and get in shape for what’s coming with the monster Thanksgiving Week around the corner – I’ll do this Wednesday before the Thursday and Friday games and then another version Friday night – leading into the conference championships leading into the bowl games.

But first, a bonus pick because I can’t resist, and because I’m not messing with a streak after falling into last week’s calls of Utah State outright over San Jose State (48-17 Aggies) and Nevada covering the 3 against San Diego State (SDSU 23-21).

It’s arguably the biggest game of the weekend, and I’m not going with it because I’m compromised.

For nine months I picked Utah to beat Oregon outright, and now 1) I hate Utah giving away points, 2) the pick fits my narrative, and that’s not a good thing – forgive the nauseating pretentiousness; I just chugged a latte at 2 am – and 3) I was yelled at by Oregon people that it’s not going to be as obvious as Oregon loses to Utah, Oregon beats Oregon State, Oregon beats Utah for Pac-12 Championship and goes on to beat random-good Big Ten team in the Rose Bowl.

Whatever. Of course that’s what’s going to happen. Utah -3. (BTW, biggest badass game preview photo ever for that.)

10 biggest college football games, 10 biggest college football picks. Here we go, starting with …

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10. Virginia at Pitt

LINE Pitt -14.5
ATS PICK Virginia

Forgive me for doing this for a second week in a row.

Last week I loved the over in Virginia-Notre Dame, but that was based on Cavalier QB Brennan Armstrong playing. As it turned out, he couldn’t go with his injured rib and the team was a disaster in the 28-3 Irish win that didn’t come within ten miles of the total.

I might change this on the fly if news comes out about Armstrong one way or another, but at the moment the line is based on him not playing.

If he plays – and I’m guessing he tries everything to get out there with the Coastal Division still up for grabs – the line might plummet fast and the 14.5 should be a gift. However, that doesn’t quite jibe with the point total of 66.5.

If he’s not playing, UNDER if you can still get the 66.5. If he is playing, stay away from the total.

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9. SMU at Cincinnati

LINE Cincinnati -11
ATS PICK Cincinnati

I know this goes completely against my unwavering belief that Cincinnati not obliterating everyone with this schedule of meh is a disqualifier for the College Football Playoff, but I don’t believe in SMU at all.

No, Cincinnati hasn’t been as good as it should’ve been against awful teams, but yeah, Navy is quirky, and yeah, Tulsa is tough – and loses after bringing a decent fight – and the team did pull away from Tulane and USF.

SMU has been good enough over the last few years to get to the big stage, and then lose. Last year it was the 42-13 loss to Cincinnati. In 2019 it was the 54-48 loss to Memphis, and in 2018 – granted, that team was just okay – it was a 48-20 loss to UCF.

Cincinnati QB Desmond Ridder is playing better lately than he’s getting credit for, the lack of a consistent running game shouldn’t matter in this, and …

If this 2021 Bearcat ride ends, I think it happens either at East Carolina next week or against Houston in the AAC Championship.

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8. Oklahoma State at Texas Tech

LINE Oklahoma State -10.5
ATS PICK Oklahoma State

Interim head man Sonny Cumbie is coaching up this Texas Tech team through a tough situation. It fought well in a loss to Kansas State, got picked apart by Oklahoma, and then pulled off a Big 12 game-changer with a win over Iowa State. However …

Oklahoma State is fabulous.

This defense is incredible – it has yet to allow more than 24 points and gave up just 23 total in the last three games – the offense is finding its stride, and for all of his Mike Gundyness, Mike Gundy is really, really good at this and has his team peaking at the right time.

Texas Tech freshman QB Donovan Smith looks like a superstar to build around after ripping up Iowa State. However, Iowa State doesn’t get into the backfield like Oklahoma State does.

Donovan, meet the No. 1 pass rush and No. 3 defense in college football.

NEXT: College Football Pick Against The Spread No. 7: Nebraska at Wisconsin

SEC Predictions, Schedule, Game Previews, Lines, How To Watch: Week 12

SEC Schedule, Game Previews, Predictions for Week 12, highlighted by Arkansas at Alabama, Florida at Missouri, and Auburn at South Carolina

SEC college football predictions, schedule, game previews, lines, and how to watch for Week 12 of the season.


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SEC Results So Far
SU: 70-24, ATS: 54-39-1, Point Total: 49-42-1

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Saturday, November 20

Charleston Southern at Georgia

12:00, ESPN+/SEC Network
Line: COMING, o/u: COMING
 

Prairie View A&M at Texas A&M

12:00, ESPN+/SEC Network
Line: COMING, o/u: COMING
 

New Mexico State at Kentucky

12:00, SEC Network
Line: Kentucky -36, o/u: 60
 

Tennessee State at Mississippi State

12:00, ESPN+/SEC Network
Line: COMING, o/u: COMING
 

Arkansas at Alabama

3:30, CBS
Line: Alabama -21, o/u: 57.5
 

Florida at Missouri

4:00, SEC Network
Line: Florida -8.5, o/u: 69.5

Auburn at South Carolina

7:00, ESPN
Line: Auburn -7.5, o/u: 44.5

South Alabama at Tennessee

7:30, ESPNU
Line: Tennessee -28, o/u: 62

Vanderbilt at Ole Miss

7:30, SEC Network
Line: Ole Miss -36, o/u: 64.5

ULM at LSU

9:00, ESPN2
Line: LSU -29, o/u: 58.5

College Football Schedule, Predictions, Week 12

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Florida vs Missouri Prediction, Game Preview

Florida vs Missouri prediction, game preview, how to watch, lines, and why each team might – or might not – win this Saturday.

Florida vs Missouri prediction, game preview, how to watch: Saturday, November 20


Florida vs Missouri How To Watch

Date: Saturday, November 20
Game Time: 4:00 ET
Venue: Memorial Stadium, Columbia, MO
How To Watch: SEC Network
Record: Florida (5-5), Missouri (5-5)
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Florida vs Missouri Game Preview


Why Florida Will Win

Florida is still good.

It might have been a disaster against South Carolina, and the Samford game was way too much of a problem, and …

The offense still works, and the Missouri defense doesn’t.

Oh sure, there are massive issues – more on that in a moment – but the Gators are able to run well, the offense has the ability to push for close to 500 yards if the passing game is clicking, and the Missouri defense gives up lots and lots and lots of yards.

It did a nice job against South Carolina, but it got thrown on by Georgia, run on by Vanderbilt and Texas, and it has a problem on third downs against just about everyone.

This is going to be a shootout, and Florida knows how to keep up. However …

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Why Missouri Will Win

The Florida defense has decided to take the rest of 2021 off.

It was a bit problem in key moments in 2020, but that was 2020 – whatever. But LSU hasn’t been able to run on anyone, and it cranked up over 300 rushing yards in the win over the Gators a few weeks ago.

South Carolina hasn’t been able to consistently run on anyone, and it ran wild on in the 40-17 win. And then came last week – Samford threw for over 400 yards and kept pushing in the 70-56 loss.

Mizzou QB Connor Bazelak might still be a bit banged up, and he throws for too many picks, but he should have a good day, and RB Tyler Badie – with three 200-yard days in the last five – should go off.

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What’s Going To Happen

Here’s the thing about Missouri over the years. It usually beats the teams it’s supposed to, it usually loses to the teams it’s supposed to, and then it all comes down to the 50/50 games.

It lost the 50/50 game at Boston College, and it couldn’t hold up on the road against Kentucky and Tennessee. Now it gets a trending-down Florida team at home with a shot at getting bowl eligible, and the offense will go off.

Don’t watch this if you like defense in any way. It might be a last-at-bat-wins sort of shootout.

College Football Schedule: Week 12 Predictions, Lines

Florida vs Missouri Prediction, Lines

Missouri 40, Florida 37
Line: Florida -8.5, o/u: 69.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3.5

Must See Rating: 3.5

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