The Southeastern Conference kicks off its bowl season on Wednesday when the Missouri Tigers take on the Army Black Knights in the 2021 Armed Forces Bowl on Wednesday at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. The Tigers (6-6) are the first of 13 SEC teams to play its bowl game. Meanwhile Army (8-4) has won at least eight games in five of six seasons and is coming off a 17-13 loss to archirival Navy on Dec. 11.
Kickoff is at 8 p.m. ET. The Black Knights are 6.5-point favorites in the latest Army vs. Missouri odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over/Under for total points scored is 54. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week's games on our college football odds page.)
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The model knows that Army has one of the best running attacks in the country. Behind a triple-option offense, the Black Knights average 286.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks second in the FBS. They've also run for 44 touchdowns, which is the most of any team in the nation.
The model also knows that Missouri is excellent at protecting the passer. The Tigers allow just 1.25 sacks per game, which ranks third in the SEC and 13th in the country. That bodes well for a team facing Army's Andre Carter II, who leads the nation in sacks per game (1.21).
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