Saturday, September 24, 2016
Sun Devil Stadium
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The California Golden Bears take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Sun Devil Stadium. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Golden Bears are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-0-0. The Sun Devils have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
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Davis Webb finished with 396 yards through the air for California last week. He completed 27 passes out of 40 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Golden Bears were led in rushing by Vic Enwere, who finished with 110 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Chad Hansen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 196 yards and 12 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game California got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 19 came through the air. They ran 80 total plays for 507 yards for the game. The Golden Bears ran for 111 yards on 40 attempts.
Manny Wilkins finished with 264 yards through the air for Arizona State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 31 attempts for a 48% completion percentage. The Sun Devils were led in rushing by Demario Richard, who finished with 95 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Cameron Smith was the team leader in receiving with a total of 88 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. Arizona State got a total of 25 first downs in that game. 12 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 79 total plays for 469 yards for the game. The Sun Devils ran for 205 yards on 48 attempts.
California scores 47 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 10th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 35.3 passes on 55.3 attempts for a 63.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 453 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 2nd in college football. The Golden Bears run for an average of 127.3 yards per game on 32.3 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 106th in the nation. They also run 87.7 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 580.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 3rd overall this season. The Golden Bears average 29.3 first downs per game which ranks them 4th in the country. They accumulate 68.7 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 36th in the nation.
California allows 208 passing yards per game, ranking 51st in D-1, and they allow 39.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 117th. They give up 18 completions on 32 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.3. The Golden Bears allow 296.3 rushing yards per game on 45.3 carries for an average of 6.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 126th in the country. California allows 504.3 total yards per game including 6.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 118th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 9 penalties for 69 yards per game, ranking them 99th among D-1 teams.
Arizona State averages 48 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 9th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21 passes per game on 31.7 attempts for a 66.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 265 yards through the air per game, ranking them 37th in Division 1. The Sun Devils run for an average of 260.7 yards per game on 49 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 17th on the ground. They also run 80.7 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for a total of 525.7 yards per game, ranking them 18th in the country on offense. The Sun Devils get an average of 28.7 first downs per game, which ranks 6th in the nation. They average 43.3 penalty yards per game via 4.7 penalties, ranking them 105th in college football.
Arizona State allows an average of 379.3 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 128th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32 points per contest, which has them ranked 94th in the nation. They give up 26.7 completions on 41 attempts for a completion percentage of 65 per game. The Sun Devils allow 73.7 rushing yards per contest on 28.7 carries for a 2.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 9th in the country. Arizona State allows 453 total yards per game for an average of 6.5 yards per play, which ranks 107th in D-1. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and 8.3 penalties for 65.3 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
California Betting Trends
California is 3-0-0 against the over/under this season
California has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Arizona State Betting Trends
Arizona State is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona State has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/18/16 DB Damariay Drew Knee out for season
09/18/16 LB Christian Sam Foot "?" Saturday vs. California
09/18/16 LB Salamo Fiso Suspension "?" Saturday vs. California
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 LS Mitchell Fraboni Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/08/16 OL Tyson Rising Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Bryce Perkins Neck out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take California
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