Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Stanford Cardinal take on the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Arizona Stadium. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 6 point favorites. This season the Cardinal are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 1-6-0 against the spread.
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Ryan Burns finished with 170 yards through the air for Stanford last week. He completed 16 passes out of 29 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Cardinal were led in rushing by Christian McCaffrey, who finished with 92 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Trenton Irwin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 88 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Stanford got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 62 total plays for 263 yards for the game. The Cardinal ran for 93 yards on 33 attempts.
Matt Morin finished with 84 yards passing for Arizona last week. He went 4 for 8, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led on the ground by Khalil Tate, who finished with 72 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Cam Denson led the team in receiving with 51 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. Arizona had 20 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 343 yards for the contest. The Wildcats ran for 201 yards on 44 carries as a team.
Stanford scores 17 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 126th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14.7 passes on 24.6 attempts for a 59.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 161.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 114th in college football. The Cardinal run for an average of 138 yards per game on 34.7 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 105th in the nation. They also run 59.3 plays per contest and average 5 yards per play for an average of 299.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 128th overall this season. The Cardinal average 16.1 first downs per game which ranks them 125th in the country. They accumulate 47.1 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, which ranks 97th in the nation.
Stanford allows 226.1 passing yards per game, ranking 65th in D-1, and they allow 20.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 23rd. They give up 18.7 completions on 31.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.8. The Cardinal allow 139.7 rushing yards per game on 35.1 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 40th in the country. Stanford allows 365.9 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 41st in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 56.1 yards per game, ranking them 73rd among D-1 teams.
Arizona averages 26.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 85th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.7 passes per game on 28.3 attempts for a 55.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 210.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 89th in Division 1. The Wildcats run for an average of 223.1 yards per game on 42.1 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 28th on the ground. They also run 70.4 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 433.6 yards per game, ranking them 46th in the country on offense. The Wildcats get an average of 21.7 first downs per game, which ranks 61st in the nation. They average 51.4 penalty yards per game via 5.7 penalties, ranking them 82nd in college football.
Arizona allows an average of 267.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 108th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 33 points per contest, which has them ranked 101st in the nation. They give up 20.3 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.7 per game. The Wildcats allow 206.9 rushing yards per contest on 41.7 carries for a 5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 100th in the country. Arizona allows 474.6 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 114th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 9.6 penalties for 80.7 yards in each contest, ranking 127th in the nation.
Stanford Betting Trends
Stanford is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Stanford has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Arizona Betting Trends
Arizona is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona has an ATS record of 1-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 FB Daniel Marx Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/23/16 T David Bright Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/23/16 QB Anu Solomon Knee "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
10/23/16 QB Brandon Dawkins Concussion expected to start Saturday vs. Stanford
10/23/16 S Isaiah Hayes Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
10/21/16 RB Nick Wilson Undisclosed 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
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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