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Missouri-Kentucky By The Numbers

Missouri (2-5, 0-3) hosts Kentucky (4-3, 3-2) in a Southeastern Conference game on Saturday.

The Missouri Tigers will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak when they host the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday. 

Missouri followed up back-to-back blowouts at LSU and Florida with a 51-45 loss to visiting Middle Tennessee. Kentucky has won two straight games, including a 40-38 win against visiting Mississippi State on a 51-yard field goal as time expired on Saturday night. 

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

Missouri Tigers (2-5, 0-3)

Game averages:

34.9 points per game

505 yards per game 

304.6 passing yards per game

200.4 rushing yards per game

29.7 points allowed per game 

458.9 offensive yards allowed per game 

240 passing yards allowed per game 

218.9 rushing yards allowed 

Stat leaders:

QB Drew Lock has completed 137 of 257 passes (53.3 percent) for 1,995 yards, with 16 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 83 carries for 546 yards, an average of 6.6 per, and seven touchdowns. RB Ish Witter has rushed 102 times for 460 yards, an average of 4.5 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 30 receptions for 539 yards, an average of 18 yards per catch, and six touchdowns. WR Dimetrios Mason has 22 receptions for 249 yards. WR Emanuel Hall has 17 catches for 281 yards, an average of 16.5 yards per reception, and two touchdowns. WR Chris Black has 14 catches for 199 yards and one touchdown.

Kentucky Wildcats (4-3, 3-2)

Game averages:

36.7 points per game 

374.7 offensive yards per game 

177.7 passing yards per game  

197 rushing yards per game

32.3 points allowed per game 

426.3 offensive yards allowed per game 

224.1 passing yards allowed per game  

202.1 rushing yards allowed per game  

Stat leaders:

QB Stephen Johnson has completed 69 of 123 passes (56.1 percent) for 920 yards, with five touchdowns and two interceptions. QB Drew Barker has completed 18 of 36 passes (50 percent) for 334 yards, with four touchdowns and five interceptions.

RB Stanley Williams has rushed 90 times for 639 yards, an average of 7.1 yards yards per carry, and two touchdowns. Benjamin Snell Jr. has 80 carries for 469 yards, an average of 5.9 per carry, and six touchdowns. RB Jojo Kemp has 41 carries for 145 yards and three touchdowns. 

WR Jeff Badet has 17 receptions for 392 yards, averaging 23.1 yards per catch, and three touchdowns. WR Garrett Johnson has 22 catches for 277 yards and two touchdowns. TE C.J. Conrad has 13 catches for 195 yards and three touchdowns. WR Ryan Timmons has 10 receptions for 156 yards. 

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

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