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LSU at Texas A&M: Game Preview and 9Picks Prediction

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LSU (6-4, 4-3) and Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3) face off on Thanksgiving night in College Station.  

The Aggies have struggled down the stretch, losing three of their last five games.

Aggie Wins: UCLA (31-24/OT), Prairie View (67-0), Auburn (29-16), Arkansas (45-24), South Carolina (24-13), Tennessee (45-38/2OT), New Mexico State (52-10), UT-San Antonio (23-10) 

Aggie Losses: Alabama (33-14), Mississippi State (35-28), Ole Miss (29-28)

THE STATISTICAL MATCHUP:

PER GAME LSU TEXAS A&M
Scoring Offense 25.7 35.0
Rushing Offense 232.1 220.2
Passing Offense 174.0 247.5
Total Offense 406.1 467.7
Scoring Defense  14.1 21.0
Rushing Defense 115.2 179.7
Passing Defense 192.9 248.2
Total Defense 308.1 428.0

Players to watch for the Aggies:

OFFENSIVE LEADERS:
Quarterbacks: 
Trevor Knight: Completed 149 of 284 passes (52.4%) for 13 touchdowns and four interceptions. Knight has also rushed for 583 yards and 10 touchdowns. (INJURED)

Jake Hubenak: Completed 58 of 97 passes (59.7%) for six touchdowns and two interceptions. (INJURED SHOULDER/ WILL PLAY)    

Running Backs:
Trayveon Williams: 137 carries for 956 yards (7.0 average) and seven touchdowns. 

Keith Ford: 101 carries for 483 yards (4.8 average) and five touchdowns.       

Wide Receivers:
Josh Reynolds: 46 receptions for 834 yards (18.1 average) and nine touchdowns.  

Christian Kirk: 69 receptions for 735 yards (10.6 average) and seven touchdowns. 

Ricky Seals-Jones: 20 receptions for 299 yards (14.9 average).

Speedy Noil: 16 receptions for 223 yards (13.9 average) and two touchdowns.      

DEFENSIVE LEADERS:
Myles Garrett: 30 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, nine quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles.

Shaan Washington: 82 total tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and seven quarterback hurries.

Justin Evans: 80 total tackles, five tackles for loss and four interceptions.

Daeshon Hall: 44 total tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas and will air on the ESPN. 

9 Picks Prediction: LSU 23, Texas A&M 13

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