Colorado vs Missouri 2010 College Football Picks, 2010 College Football Predictions & 2010 College Football Odds: The Missouri Tigers get their conference season underway today as they host the Colorado Buffaloes in Columbia. The game between the two Big 12 North rivals is scheduled to kickoff at 7:00pm ET at Faurot Field. 2010 College Football Picks, Predictions & Odds at BetUS.com have the Tigers listed as a -11.5 against the spread home favorite and the game total set at 52.
Colorado improved to 3-1 last weekend after upsetting the Georgia Bulldogs at Folsom Field in Boulder. The Buffaloes had fewer yards and first downs than Georgia, but controlled the clock with a punishing ground attack that accounted for 235 of Colorado's 393 yards.
Quarterback Tyler Hansen completed 13-of-20 passes for 158 yards, one touchdown, and one pick, and he also finished second on the team in rushing with 51 yards. Running back Rodney Stewart had a huge day as well, carrying the ball 19 times for 149 yards and one score.
Missouri begins its Big 12 season with a perfect 4-0 record after dispatching Illinois, McNeese State, San Diego State, and Miami, OH. The Tigers had a close call on September 18th against the Aztecs, scoring a last second touchdown to secure a 27-24 win; however, they rebounded from that shaky performance by smashing the RedHawks 51-13 on the 25th.
Missouri produced 469 yards of offense in the win over Miami, OH, 236 of which came on the ground. The Tigers had previously struggled running the ball, but five players, including quarterback Blaine Gabbert scored on the ground, while Kendial Lawrence, Marcus Murphy, and De'Vion Moore all averaged over 10 yards per carry for the game.
Missouri has dominated this series of late, winning four in a row by an average of 43.3 points per game.
College Football Predictions Betting Trend: The Buffaloes are 3-7 against the spread and 1-9 straight up in their last 10 games as a road dog in the month of October.
Colorado Buffaloes +11.5 (-110), Over 52 (-110), +350 (Moneyline)
Missouri Tigers -11.5 (-110), Under 52 (-110), -450 (Moneyline)
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