Saturday, October 1, 2016
The Rose Bowl
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The Arizona Wildcats take on the UCLA Bruins on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at The Rose Bowl. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 10.5 point favorites. This season the Wildcats are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Bruins have an over/under record of 1-2-1 and they are 0-4-0 against the spread.
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Brandon Dawkins finished with 167 yards through the air for Arizona last week. He completed 19 passes out of 31 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led in rushing by Brandon Dawkins, who finished with 176 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 14 yards per carry. Shun Brown was the team leader in receiving with a total of 114 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arizona got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 475 yards for the game. The Wildcats ran for 308 yards on 43 attempts.
Josh Rosen finished with 248 yards passing for UCLA last week. He went 18 for 27, resulting in a 67% completion percentage. The Bruins were led on the ground by Bolu Olorunfunmi, who finished with 51 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Nate Iese led the team in receiving with 89 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. UCLA had 16 first downs total. 5 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 60 total plays for 325 yards for the contest. The Bruins ran for 77 yards on 33 carries as a team.
Arizona scores 30.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 66th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 17.5 passes on 28 attempts for a 62.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 209.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 86th in college football. The Wildcats run for an average of 247.8 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 6 yards per carry. That ranks them 18th in the nation. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 457.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 44th overall this season. The Wildcats average 22.8 first downs per game which ranks them 54th in the country. They accumulate 47.5 penalty yards per game via 5.5 penalties, which ranks 89th in the nation.
Arizona allows 256.3 passing yards per game, ranking 90th in D-1, and they allow 25.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 61st. They give up 21.8 completions on 34.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.5. The Wildcats allow 192.3 rushing yards per game on 42.8 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 91st in the country. Arizona allows 448.5 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 98th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8 penalties for 61.5 yards per game, ranking them 86th among D-1 teams.
UCLA averages 24 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 101st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23.5 passes per game on 38.3 attempts for a 61.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 294.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 25th in Division 1. The Bruins run for an average of 117.8 yards per game on 36.8 attempts for an average of 3.2 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 114th on the ground. They also run 75 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 412.3 yards per game, ranking them 74th in the country on offense. The Bruins get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 52nd in the nation. They average 46.3 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, ranking them 93rd in college football.
UCLA allows an average of 196.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 38th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 22 points per contest, which has them ranked 44th in the nation. They give up 18.3 completions on 36.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.7 per game. The Bruins allow 152 rushing yards per contest on 34.5 carries for a 4.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 63rd in the country. UCLA allows 348.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 37th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 46.8 yards in each contest, ranking 31st in the nation.
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
UCLA Betting Trends
UCLA is 1-2-1 against the over/under this season
UCLA has an ATS record of 0-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 QB Anu Solomon Knee "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/25/16 LB DeAndre' Miller Foot "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/25/16 OL Gerhard de Beer Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/25/16 OL Jacob Alsadek Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/25/16 DL Parker Zellers Knee "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/25/16 FB Jamardre Cobb Knee "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/25/16 RB Nick Wilson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
09/24/16 RB J.J. Taylor Ankle out indefinitely
09/22/16 LB Marquis Ware Personal has left team
09/14/16 RB Orlando Bradford Dismissed has left the team
09/02/16 TE Brion Anduze Knee out for season
09/02/16 LB Jacob Colacion Knee expected to redshirt
09/02/16 OL Keenan Walker Suspension out indefinitely
09/21/16 DT Boss Tagaloa Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
09/20/16 FB Ainuu Taua Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
09/20/16 LB Mique Juarez Personal out indefinitely
09/20/16 S Randall Goforth Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
09/20/16 RB Soso Jamabo Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
Guy's Pick: Take UCLA
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