Brent Stockstill (Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports)

Missouri-Middle Tennessee By The Numbers

Missouri (2-4) hosts Middle Tennessee (4-2) in a non-conference game on Saturday afternoon.

After back-to-back road losses at LSU and Florida, the Missouri Tigers are back home this Saturday with a non-conference matchup against visiting Middle Tennessee.

Missouri’s 40-14 loss at Florida last Saturday dropped the Tigers to 2-4 on the season. Middle Tennessee fell to 4-2 after losing to visiting Western Kentucky 44-43 in two overtimes. 

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

Missouri Tigers (2-4)

Game averages:

33.2 points per game

484.3 yards per game 

308.5 passing yards per game

175.8 rushing yards per game

26.2 points allowed per game 

438 offensive yards allowed per game 

232.7 passing yards allowed per game 

205.3 rushing yards allowed 

Stat leaders:

QB Drew Lock has completed 117 of 217 passes (53.9 percent) for 1,714 yards, with 14 touchdowns and six interceptions. QB Marvin Zanders has completed nine of 11 passes (81.8 percent) for 105 yards and one touchdown. 

RB Damarea Crockett has 54 carries for 390 yards, an average of 7.2 per, and three touchdowns. RB Ish Witter has rushed 83 times for 339 yards, an average of 4.1 yards per carry, with three touchdowns. Zanders has 27 carries for 164 yards, an average of 6.1 yards per, and two touchdowns.

WR J'Mon Moore has 28 receptions for 465 yards, an average of 16.6 yards per catch, and six touchdowns. WR Dimetrios Mason has 17 receptions for 208 yards. WR Emanuel Hall has 14 catches for 241 yards, an average of 17.2 yards per reception, and two touchdowns. WR Chris Black has 14 catches for 199 yards and one touchdown.

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (4-2)

Game averages:

38.5 points per game 

541.2 offensive yards per game 

366.2 passing yards per game  

175 rushing yards per game

26.5 points allowed per game 

395.7 offensive yards allowed per game 

249 passing yards allowed per game  

146.7 rushing yards allowed per game  

Stat leaders:

QB Brent Stockstill has completed 179 of 276 passes (64.9 percent) for 2,091 yards, with 18 touchdowns and five interceptions. QB John Urzua has completed 10 of 17 passes (58.8 percent) for 106 yards, with one touchdown and one interception.

RB I’Tavius Mathers has rushed 114 times for 725 yards, an average of 6.4 yards yards per carry, and 10 touchdowns. Stockstill has 29 carries for 131 yards, an average of 4.5 per carry. RB Terelle West has 31 carries for 123 yards, an average of 4 yards per carry. 

WR Richie James has 57 receptions for 776 yards and five touchdowns. WR Ty Lee has 30 catches for 302 yards and four touchdowns. Mathers has 27 catches for 302 yards and two touchdowns. WR Patrick Smith has 20 receptions for 245 yards and two touchdowns. 

You can follow Nate Latsch on Twitter at @NateLatsch or email him at natelatsch@gmail.com.

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