Missouri’s 31-21 loss at South Carolina last weekend was the Tigers’ 11th straight defeat in Southeastern Conference play. Vanderbilt had a two-game win streak snapped with a 23-16 loss at Auburn.
Here’s a look at the matchup by the numbers…
Missouri Tigers (2-7, 0-5)
31.8 points per game
487.3 yards per game
295.9 passing yards per game
191.4 rushing yards per game
30.4 points allowed per game
470.3 offensive yards allowed per game
237.7 passing yards allowed per game
232.7 rushing yards allowed
QB Drew Lock has completed 178 of 328 passes (54.3 percent) for 2,517 yards, with 19 touchdowns and eight interceptions. QB Marvin Zanders has completed 10 of 12 passes (83.3 percent) for 114 yards and one touchdown.
RB Damarea Crockett has 109 carries for 683 yards, an average of 6.3 yards per carry, and eight touchdowns. RB Ish Witter has rushed 118 times for 551 yards, an average of 4.7 yards per carry, with four touchdowns. Zanders has 34 carries for 198 yards, an average of 5.8 yards per, and two touchdowns.
WR J'Mon Moore has 39 receptions for 605 yards, an average of 15.5 yards per catch, and six touchdowns. WR Dimetrios Mason has 34 receptions for 438 yards and two touchdowns. WR Emanuel Hall has 18 catches for 299 yards, an average of 16.6 yards per reception, and two touchdowns. TE Sean Culkin has 18 catches for 200 yards.
Vanderbilt Commodores (4-5, 1-4)
20.2 points per game
312.2 offensive yards per game
154.1 passing yards per game
158.1 rushing yards per game
21.6 points allowed per game
396.7 offensive yards allowed per game
226.4 passing yards allowed per game
170.2 rushing yards allowed per game
QB Kyle Shurmur has completed 130 of 236 passes (55.1 percent) for 1,310 yards, with five touchdowns and four interceptions. QB Wade Freebeck has completed six of 13 passes (46.2 percent) for 77 yards, with no touchdowns and one interception.
RB Ralph Webb has rushed 177 times for 901 yards, an average of 5.1 yards yards per carry, and six touchdowns. RB Khari Blasingame has 70 carries for 331 yards, an average of 4.7 per carry, and seven touchdowns. RB Darrius Sims has 14 carries for 114 yards, an average of 8.1 per.
WR C.J. Duncan has 28 receptions for 304 yards, averaging 10.9 yards per catch. WR Kalija Lipscomb has 23 catches for 278 yards, an average of 12.1 yards per reception, and two touchdowns. WR Trent Sherfield has 18 catches for 150 yards. TE Jared Pinkney has 16 receptions for 180 yards and two touchdowns.
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