Saturday, November 28, 2015
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The Colorado Buffaloes matchup against the Utah Utes on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The opening line for this game has Utah as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 49.5.
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Cade Apsay finished his last game with 238 yards through the air for Colorado. He completed 26 passes out of 40 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. Phillip Lindsay was the rushing leader for the Buffaloes last game. He carried the ball 16 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 78 yards. Nelson Spruce led the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 120 yards. He had an average of 12 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Colorado totaled 323 yards by way of 71 plays. They rushed the ball 30 times for a total of 85 yards on the game and the Buffaloes totaled 17 first downs by getting 4 rushing, 12 passing and 1 by penalty.
Travis Wilson finished his last game with 110 yards through the air for Utah. He completed 13 passes out of 26 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. Joe Williams was the rushing leader for the Utes last game. He carried the ball 26 times for an average of 5 yards per carry and ended with 121 yards. Harrison Handley led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 32 yards. He had an average of 11 yards per reception in the contest. Utah totaled 307 yards by way of 75 plays. They rushed the ball 49 times for a total of 197 yards on the game and the Utes totaled 23 first downs by getting 14 rushing, 5 passing and 4 by penalty.
Colorado is averaging a total of 25.5 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 35.6 passes per game and completing 22.2 of them for a 62.3 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 237.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Buffaloes carry the ball for an average of 166.6 yards per game on 42.5 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season. They run 78.1 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for an average of 404.3 total yards each outing. The Buffaloes get 22.7 first downs per game and they average 57.8 penalty yards via 6.4 penalties each contest.
Colorado gives up an average of 227.4 passing yards and 28.1 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19.9 completions per game on 34.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.4. The Buffaloes give up 197.3 rushing yards per contest on 38.6 carries for a 5.1 average per carry. Colorado allows 424.7 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties for 50 yards per game.
Utah is accumulating 31.2 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 28.2 passes per game and complete 18.6 of them for a 66.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 196.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Utes carry the ball for an average of 185.4 yards per game on 43.1 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They run 71.3 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 381.6 total yards per game. The Utes are averaging 21 first downs per outing and accumulate 47.7 penalty yards via 5.1 penalties each game.
Utah gives up 253 passing yards per outing and 22.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 20.1 completions on 36.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.7. The Utes give up 117.5 rushing yards per game on 33.8 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. Utah allows 370.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.3 yards per play. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 54 yards in each contest.
Colorado Betting Trends
Colorado is 4-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
Colorado has an ATS record of 4-7-1 this season
Utah Betting Trends
Utah is 6-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Utah has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/22/15 WR Jay MacIntyre Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Utah
11/22/15 RB Michael Adkins II Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Utah
11/22/15 FS Ryan Moeller Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Utah
11/15/15 QB Sefo Liufau Foot out for season
10/22/15 LB Addison Gillam Knee out for season
09/16/15 OT Jeromy Irwin Knee out for season
08/13/15 DL Tyler Henington Leg out for season
11/22/15 RB Devontae Booker Knee expected to miss Saturday vs. Colorado
11/14/15 WR Tim Patrick Undisclosed out indefinitely
11/09/15 DB Chase Hansen Leg out for season
10/20/15 TE Siale Fakailoatonga Knee out for season
10/19/15 TE Evan Moeai Leg out for season
10/19/15 DB Jordan Fogal Knee out for season
09/26/15 DB Ahmad Christian Achilles out indefinitely
09/26/15 RB Troy McCormick Knee out for season
09/14/15 OL Lo Falemaka Chest out indefinitely
09/14/15 RB Marcel Brooks-Brown Chest out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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