UCLA at Texas Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/11/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Darrell K RoyalTexas Memorial Stadium in Austin
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On Saturday night, the #12 UCLA Bruins (2-0) and their great passing attack will take on the struggling Texas Longhorns (1-1).
UCLA was dominant through the air again in its second game of the year and was able to hold on for a 42-35 win over Memphis. The Bruins gained 540 yards in the tight win, but their defense had a tough time slowing down Memphis' offense. UCLA is now ranked 24th in the country in passing with 319 yards per game.
The Bruins have been led by quarterback Brett Hundley, who has 638 passing yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Sophomore running back Paul Perkins has rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns on 39 carries.
Texas probably felt pretty good after their dominant opening game win, but they were brought back down to Earth over the weekend when they were beaten 41-7 at home by BYU. The Longhorns only had 258 yards in the loss, while BYU had 248 yards on the ground alone. Texas has is only averaging 122.5 rushing yards per game, which is 105th in the country.
The Longhorns' top player this season has been wide receiver John Harris, who has 15 receptions for 187 yards and two touchdowns through his team's first two games. Running back Malcolm Brown has 93 rushing yards and two scores this year, but he is only averaging 3.4 yards per carry.
Matchup Betting Trends
UCLA is 9-26 ATS (-19.6 Units) in road games after 2 or more consecutive straight up wins since 1992.
UCLA is 49-30 ATS (+16.0 Units) in September games since 1992.
Injuries to Watch
09/09/14 WR Eldridge Massington Ankle questionable Saturday vs. Texas
09/08/14 DB Randall Goforth Shoulder doubtful Saturday vs. Texas
09/07/14 OT Conor McDermott Shoulder questionable Saturday vs. Texas
09/07/14 C Jake Brendel Knee questionable Saturday vs. Texas
09/07/14 LB Myles Jack Ankle questionable Saturday vs. Texas
09/03/14 RB Steven Manfro Knee out for season
08/10/14 OT Simon Goines Knee out indefinitely
08/02/14 WR Austin Roberts Knee out for season
09/09/14 RB Daje Johnson Disciplinary expected to miss Saturday vs. UCLA
09/09/14 WR Jaxon Shipley Head expected to miss Saturday vs. UCLA
09/07/14 DB Josh Turner Suspension questionable Saturday vs. UCLA
09/05/14 LB Deoundrei Davis Dismissed has left team
09/04/14 OT Desmond Harrison Suspension out indefinitely
09/04/14 S Erik Huhn Knee out for season
09/01/14 QB David Ash Concussion out indefinitely
09/01/14 C Dominic Espinosa Ankle out for season
08/18/14 OL Rami Hammad Personal has left team
08/14/14 TE Greg Daniels Knee out indefinitely
08/14/14 QB/TE Miles Onyegbule Knee out for season
08/07/14 OT Kennedy Estelle Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Texas
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