Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Arizona State Sun Devils take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Folsom Field. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 8 point favorites. This season the Sun Devils are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Buffaloes have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 6-0-0 against the spread.
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Brady White finished with 179 yards through the air for Arizona State last week. He completed 19 passes out of 36 attempts for a 53% completion percentage. The Sun Devils were led in rushing by Demario Richard, who finished with 62 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Tim White was the team leader in receiving with a total of 123 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arizona State got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 3 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 275 yards for the game. The Sun Devils ran for 79 yards on 34 attempts.
Steven Montez finished with 197 yards passing for Colorado last week. He went 25 for 40, resulting in a 63% completion percentage. The Buffaloes were led on the ground by Phillip Lindsay, who finished with 57 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Phillip Lindsay led the team in receiving with 105 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Colorado had 20 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 371 yards for the contest. The Buffaloes ran for 96 yards on 29 carries as a team.
Arizona State scores 39.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 24th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.5 passes on 33.5 attempts for a 61.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 251.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 49th in college football. The Sun Devils run for an average of 183.3 yards per game on 44 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 57th in the nation. They also run 77.5 plays per contest and average 5.6 yards per play for an average of 434.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 46th overall this season. The Sun Devils average 23.3 first downs per game which ranks them 40th in the country. They accumulate 52.2 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, which ranks 77th in the nation.
Arizona State allows 404.3 passing yards per game, ranking 128th in D-1, and they allow 33 points per contest on defense, which ranks 98th. They give up 27.2 completions on 44.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 60.6. The Sun Devils allow 89.3 rushing yards per game on 29.8 carries for an average of 3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 5th in the country. Arizona State allows 493.7 total yards per game including 6.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 120th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.5 penalties for 62.3 yards per game, ranking them 96th among D-1 teams.
Colorado averages 38.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 28th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22.5 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 66.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 306.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 21st in Division 1. The Buffaloes run for an average of 198.2 yards per game on 46.8 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 44th on the ground. They also run 80.8 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 504.5 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the country on offense. The Buffaloes get an average of 25.5 first downs per game, which ranks 15th in the nation. They average 41 penalty yards per game via 5.2 penalties, ranking them 111th in college football.
Colorado allows an average of 184 passing yards per game, which ranks 23rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 20.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 30th in the nation. They give up 17.8 completions on 33.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 53 per game. The Buffaloes allow 147.8 rushing yards per contest on 35.3 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 51st in the country. Colorado allows 331.8 total yards per game for an average of 4.8 yards per play, which ranks 23rd in D-1. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 43.7 yards in each contest, ranking 19th in the nation.
Arizona State Betting Trends
Arizona State is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona State has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Colorado Betting Trends
Colorado is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado has an ATS record of 6-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 QB Brady White Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Colorado
10/09/16 LB Christian Sam Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/09/16 QB Manny Wilkins Leg "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/09/16 DL Viliami Latu Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/08/16 TE Grant Martinez Foot out indefinitely
09/08/16 S James Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/08/16 FB Mark Cosgrove Knee out indefinitely
09/08/16 OL Marshal Nathe Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/08/16 OL Tyson Rising Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/29/16 3rdQB Bryce Perkins Neck out for season
10/09/16 DB Jaisen Sanchez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/09/16 TE Sean Irwin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/09/16 LB Trent Headley Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
09/30/16 WR Juwann Winfree Knee out for season
09/27/16 WR Jaleel Awini Back out indefinitely
09/19/16 LB Derek McCartney ACL out for season
09/18/16 PK Diego Gonzalez Achilles out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona State
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