Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Colorado Buffaloes take on the Washington Huskies on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Levi's Stadium. The opening line for this game has Washington as 6 point favorites. This season the Buffaloes are 10-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7-0. The Huskies have an over/under record of 8-3-1 and they are 6-6-0 against the spread.
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Sefo Liufau finished with 270 yards through the air for Colorado last week. He completed 23 passes out of 44 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Buffaloes were led in rushing by Sefo Liufau, who finished with 59 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Devin Ross was the team leader in receiving with a total of 94 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. As a team in that game Colorado got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 10 came through the air. They ran 82 total plays for 378 yards for the game. The Buffaloes ran for 108 yards on 38 attempts.
Jake Browning finished with 292 yards passing for Washington last week. He went 21 for 29, resulting in a 72% completion percentage. The Huskies were led on the ground by Lavon Coleman, who finished with 82 yards on 10 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Dante Pettis led the team in receiving with 86 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. Washington had 22 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 66 total plays for 510 yards for the contest. The Huskies ran for 168 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Colorado scores 34.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 36th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.6 passes on 33.8 attempts for a 63.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 268.8 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 31st in college football. The Buffaloes run for an average of 201.1 yards per game on 48.1 attempts for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 45th in the nation. They also run 81.9 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 469.9 yards per game, ranking their offense 29th overall this season. The Buffaloes average 25.1 first downs per game which ranks them 16th in the country. They accumulate 49.3 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 83rd in the nation.
Colorado allows 187.3 passing yards per game, ranking 20th in D-1, and they allow 18.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 13th. They give up 16.8 completions on 34.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 48.8. The Buffaloes allow 135.7 rushing yards per game on 34.8 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 33rd in the country. Colorado allows 323 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 13th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.1 penalties for 53.9 yards per game, ranking them 73rd among D-1 teams.
Washington averages 44.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 3rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.8 passes per game on 28.8 attempts for a 65 percent completion percentage. They throw for 279.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 26th in Division 1. The Huskies run for an average of 205.4 yards per game on 37.2 attempts for an average of 5.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 40th on the ground. They also run 66 plays per game and average 7.3 yards per play for a total of 485 yards per game, ranking them 21st in the country on offense. The Huskies get an average of 23.3 first downs per game, which ranks 32nd in the nation. They average 48.6 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties, ranking them 87th in college football.
Washington allows an average of 201.9 passing yards per game, which ranks 33rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 17.8 points per contest, which has them ranked 11th in the nation. They give up 20.2 completions on 34.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 59 per game. The Huskies allow 127 rushing yards per contest on 36.3 carries for a 3.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 22nd in the country. Washington allows 328.9 total yards per game for an average of 4.7 yards per play, which ranks 17th in D-1. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 50.3 yards in each contest, ranking 50th in the nation.
Colorado Betting Trends
Colorado is 5-7-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado has an ATS record of 10-2-0 this season
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 8-3-1 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/28/16 DB Ahkello Witherspoon Leg is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Washington U
11/28/16 LB Christian Shaver Disciplinary "?" Friday vs. Washington U
11/27/16 WR Bryce Bobo Leg "?" Friday vs. Washington U
09/30/16 WR Juwann Winfree Knee out for season
09/19/16 LB Derek McCartney ACL out for season
09/18/16 PK Diego Gonzalez Achilles out for season
11/23/16 DB Darren Gardenhire Personal has left the team
11/15/16 LB Azeem Victor Leg out for season
10/25/16 LB Joe Mathis Foot out for season
08/27/16 LB Sean Constantine Ankle out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Washington -6
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