Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Washington Huskies take on the Utah Utes on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The opening line for this game has Washington as 11.5 point favorites. This season the Huskies are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-1-0. The Utes have an over/under record of 4-4-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
Jake Browning finished with 291 yards through the air for Washington last week. He completed 14 passes out of 28 attempts for a 50% completion percentage. The Huskies were led in rushing by Myles Gaskin, who finished with 128 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. John Ross was the team leader in receiving with a total of 115 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 29 yards per reception. As a team in that game Washington got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 519 yards for the game. The Huskies ran for 219 yards on 39 attempts.
Troy Williams finished with 179 yards passing for Utah last week. He went 12 for 24, resulting in a 50% completion percentage. The Utes were led on the ground by Joe Williams, who finished with 332 yards on 29 carries. He ended the game with an average of 11 yards per rush. Siaosi Wilson led the team in receiving with 71 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. Utah had 20 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 539 yards for the contest. The Utes ran for 360 yards on 49 carries as a team.
Washington scores 48.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 4th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.1 passes on 26.4 attempts for a 68.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 259 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 39th in college football. The Huskies run for an average of 227.6 yards per game on 38.7 attempts for an average of 5.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 24th in the nation. They also run 65.1 plays per contest and average 7.5 yards per play for an average of 486.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 24th overall this season. The Huskies average 23.7 first downs per game which ranks them 27th in the country. They accumulate 49.6 penalty yards per game via 5.6 penalties, which ranks 92nd in the nation.
Washington allows 173.1 passing yards per game, ranking 11th in D-1, and they allow 14.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 6th. They give up 18.3 completions on 30.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.8. The Huskies allow 145.4 rushing yards per game on 39.1 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 47th in the country. Washington allows 318.6 total yards per game including 4.6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 15th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.7 penalties for 42.1 yards per game, ranking them 14th among D-1 teams.
Utah averages 29.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 64th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 16.5 passes per game on 29.4 attempts for a 56.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 218.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 81st in Division 1. The Utes run for an average of 214.4 yards per game on 46.4 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 32nd on the ground. They also run 75.8 plays per game and average 5.7 yards per play for a total of 433 yards per game, ranking them 47th in the country on offense. The Utes get an average of 22.3 first downs per game, which ranks 46th in the nation. They average 63.5 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, ranking them 36th in college football.
Utah allows an average of 243.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 85th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 21.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 31st in the nation. They give up 19.3 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.5 per game. The Utes allow 119.3 rushing yards per contest on 28.3 carries for a 4.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 22nd in the country. Utah allows 362.6 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 37th in D-1. They force 2.8 turnovers per contest and 6.1 penalties for 52.6 yards in each contest, ranking 55th in the nation.
Washington Betting Trends
Washington is 6-1-0 against the over/under this season
Washington has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Utah Betting Trends
Utah is 4-4-0 against the over/under this season
Utah has an ATS record of 4-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/27/16 LB Sean Constantine Ankle out for season
10/23/16 RB Jordan Howard Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
10/23/16 DB Marcus Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
10/23/16 LB Sunia Tauteoli Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
10/23/16 RB Troy McCormick Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
10/23/16 RB Zack Moss Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
10/20/16 LB Marcus Sanders-Williams Undisclosed out for season
10/13/16 RB Armand Shyne Knee out for season
10/04/16 OL J.J. Dielman Leg out for season
09/13/16 DE Kylie Fitts Foot out for season
08/15/16 TE Siale Fakailoatonga Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Utah
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