Saturday, November 5, 2016
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The Arizona Wildcats take on the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Martin Stadium. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 16.5 point favorites. This season the Wildcats are 1-7-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Cougars have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
Brandon Dawkins finished with 116 yards through the air for Arizona last week. He completed 5 passes out of 15 attempts for a 33% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led in rushing by Brandon Dawkins, who finished with 65 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Trey Griffey was the team leader in receiving with a total of 55 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Arizona got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 64 total plays for 286 yards for the game. The Wildcats ran for 170 yards on 44 attempts.
Luke Falk finished with 415 yards passing for Washington State last week. He went 33 for 46, resulting in a 72% completion percentage. The Cougars were led on the ground by James Williams, who finished with 74 yards on 11 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Gabe Marks led the team in receiving with 110 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Washington State had 27 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 72 total plays for 552 yards for the contest. The Cougars ran for 137 yards on 26 carries as a team.
Arizona scores 24.1 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 95th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14.4 passes on 27.3 attempts for a 52.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 198.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 98th in college football. The Wildcats run for an average of 216.5 yards per game on 42.4 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 31st in the nation. They also run 69.6 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 415.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 63rd overall this season. The Wildcats average 20.9 first downs per game which ranks them 73rd in the country. They accumulate 51.9 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties, which ranks 75th in the nation.
Arizona allows 247.3 passing yards per game, ranking 85th in D-1, and they allow 33.1 points per contest on defense, which ranks 105th. They give up 19.5 completions on 33.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Wildcats allow 210.6 rushing yards per game on 41.8 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 101st in the country. Arizona allows 457.9 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 108th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9.1 penalties for 77.5 yards per game, ranking them 125th among D-1 teams.
Washington State averages 39.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 18th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 36.5 passes per game on 50.4 attempts for a 72.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 372.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 3rd in Division 1. The Cougars run for an average of 117.5 yards per game on 28.5 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 116th on the ground. They also run 78.9 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 490.1 yards per game, ranking them 23rd in the country on offense. The Cougars get an average of 27.4 first downs per game, which ranks 5th in the nation. They average 69.5 penalty yards per game via 8.1 penalties, ranking them 13th in college football.
Washington State allows an average of 270.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 109th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 26.9 points per contest, which has them ranked 61st in the nation. They give up 21.6 completions on 34.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.5 per game. The Cougars allow 114.4 rushing yards per contest on 29 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 18th in the country. Washington State allows 384.8 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 51st in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.6 penalties for 66 yards in each contest, ranking 108th in the nation.
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 1-7-0 this season
Washington State Betting Trends
Washington State is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Washington State has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/30/16 DL Sani Fuimaono Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/21/16 RB Nick Wilson Knee out indefinitely
10/11/16 LB Cody Ippolito Knee out for season
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
10/28/16 NT Robert Barber Suspension out indefinitely
10/11/16 LB Logan Tago Legal problems out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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