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Missouri-Delaware State By The Numbers

Missouri (1-2) hosts Delaware State (0-2) this Saturday...

The Missouri Tigers are looking to get back to .500 on the season this Saturday against visiting Delaware State.

Missouri is coming off a 28-27 loss against visiting Georgia, while Delaware State was off last weekend after losing to Delaware and Monmouth the previous two weeks.

Here’s a look at the matchup by the numbers…

Missouri Tigers (1-2)

Game averages:

33 points per game

526.7 yards per game 

378.3 passing yards per game

148.3 rushing yards per game

25 points allowed per game 

443.7 offensive yards allowed per game 

282.7 passing yards allowed per game 

161 rushing yards allowed 

Stat leaders:

QB Drew Lock has completed 70 of 126 passes (55.6 percent) for 1,106 yards, with nine touchdowns and three interceptions. QB Marvin Zanders has completed four of five passes (80 percent) for 29 yards. 

RB Ish Witter has rushed 48 times for 169 yards, an average of 3.5 yards per carry, with one touchdown. RB Damarea Crockett has 22 carries for 95 yards, an average of 4.3 per, and one touchdown. RB Alex Ross has 20 carries for 72 yards, an average of 3.6 yards per carry.

WR J'Mon Moore has 18 receptions for 320 yards and two touchdowns. WR Chris Black has nine catches for 146 yards and one touchdown. WR Johnathon Johnson has seven catches for 137 yards and one touchdown. WR Dimetrios Mason has seven receptions for 68 yards. 

Delaware State (0-2)

Game averages:

17 points per game 

202.5 offensive yards per game 

123 passing yards per game  

79.5 rushing yards per game

45 points allowed per game 

464 offensive yards allowed per game 

163.5 passing yards allowed per game  

300.5 rushing yards allowed per game  

Stat leaders:

QB Daniel Epperson has completed 16 of 33 passes (48.5 percent) for 195 yards, with three touchdowns and five interceptions. QB Kobie Lain has completed eight of 14 passes (57.1 percent) for 51 yards.

RB Brycen Alleyne has rushed 17 times for 121 yards, an average of 7.1 yards per carry, and one touchdown. RB Mike Waters has 10 carries for 48 yards, an average of 4.8 per carry. 

Alleyne has seven receptions for 41 yards and one touchdown. WR Mason Rutherford has six catches for 83 yards and one touchdown.

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