Saturday, October 8, 2016
Sun Devil Stadium
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The UCLA Bruins take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Sun Devil Stadium. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 4.5 point favorites. This season the Bruins are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-1. The Sun Devils have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
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Josh Rosen finished with 350 yards through the air for UCLA last week. He completed 20 passes out of 37 attempts for a 54% completion percentage. The Bruins were led in rushing by Nate Starks, who finished with 80 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Kenneth Walker was the team leader in receiving with a total of 114 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. As a team in that game UCLA got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 15 came through the air. They ran 69 total plays for 475 yards for the game. The Bruins ran for 125 yards on 32 attempts.
Manny Wilkins finished with 148 yards passing for Arizona State last week. He went 13 for 24, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Sun Devils were led on the ground by Nick Ralston, who finished with 46 yards on 12 carries. He ended the game with an average of 4 yards per rush. Tim White led the team in receiving with 84 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Arizona State had 16 first downs total. 4 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 303 yards for the contest. The Sun Devils ran for 75 yards on 33 carries as a team.
UCLA scores 28.2 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 76th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 22.8 passes on 38 attempts for a 60 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 305.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 24th in college football. The Bruins run for an average of 119.2 yards per game on 35.8 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 116th in the nation. They also run 73.8 plays per contest and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 424.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 65th overall this season. The Bruins average 22.4 first downs per game which ranks them 52nd in the country. They accumulate 49 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties, which ranks 89th in the nation.
UCLA allows 186 passing yards per game, ranking 24th in D-1, and they allow 22.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 43rd. They give up 17.2 completions on 35.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 48.3. The Bruins allow 170 rushing yards per game on 37.4 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 79th in the country. UCLA allows 356 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 36th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.2 penalties for 45.4 yards per game, ranking them 24th among D-1 teams.
Arizona State averages 43 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 17th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.6 passes per game on 32.4 attempts for a 63.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 262.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 42nd in Division 1. The Sun Devils run for an average of 204.2 yards per game on 46 attempts for an average of 4.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 40th on the ground. They also run 78.4 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 466.8 yards per game, ranking them 40th in the country on offense. The Sun Devils get an average of 25 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd in the nation. They average 49.8 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, ranking them 83rd in college football.
Arizona State allows an average of 396.4 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 128th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 35.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 106th in the nation. They give up 27.2 completions on 43 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3 per game. The Sun Devils allow 107.4 rushing yards per contest on 31.2 carries for a 3.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 18th in the country. Arizona State allows 503.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.8 yards per play, which ranks 121st in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 64.8 yards in each contest, ranking 100th in the nation.
UCLA Betting Trends
UCLA is 2-2-1 against the over/under this season
UCLA has an ATS record of 1-4-0 this season
Arizona State Betting Trends
Arizona State is 3-2-0 against the over/under this season
Arizona State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/02/16 FB Ainuu Taua Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/02/16 DL Eli Ankou Elbow "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
09/20/16 LB Mique Juarez Personal out indefinitely
10/02/16 LB Christian Sam Foot "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
10/01/16 QB Manny Wilkins Leg injured last game, "?"
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 OL Tyson Rising Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Bryce Perkins Neck out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona State
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