Arizona State at Texas Tech College Football Picks & Predictions 9/16/2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Jones AT&T Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders host the Arizona State Sun Devils at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 7 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 76. The Red Raiders have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread. The Sun Devils have an ATS record of 0-2-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0.
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Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
09/10/17 OL A.J. McCollum Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/10/17 RB Demario Richard Leg "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/10/17 DB Demonte King Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/10/17 WR John Humphrey Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/10/17 RB Kalen Ballage Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/10/17 WR Ryan Newsome Quad "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/07/17 LB Marcus Ball Undisclosed out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
08/30/17 LB D'Vonta Hinton Left Team out for season
08/30/17 RB Da'Leon Ward Academics out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona State Sun Devils have run for 123 yards as a team, which ranks 122nd in college football. They've run 71 times, averaging 1.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 6 times for 60 yards so far this season, which has them 117th in the country in penalties. They are 75th in the nation in points scored with 57. They have run 134 plays this season for 742 yards, which ranks them 21st in Division 1 in total offense. The Sun Devils average 5.5 yards per play, which is 81st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 34 1st downs this year, placing them 94th overall as an offensive unit. Manny Wilkins averages 10 yards per pass attempt and 11.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 42 passes on 60 attempts for a completion percentage of 70%. His quarterback rating this year is 175.7. He has thrown for 598 yards this season.
The Sun Devils rush defense has allowed 73 attempts for 430 yards this year, putting them in 105th place in D-1 against the run. Arizona State has committed 18 penalties for 154 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 105th in college football. They are 94th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 61. They have surrendered a total of 901 yards on D, which is 99th in the country. The Sun Devils are ranked 99th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 49 passes on 76 attempts against the Arizona State Sun Devils defense this season, placing them 106th and 98th in Division 1. The Arizona State pass defense has also given up a total of 471 yards through the air, which is 78th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona State Sun Devils have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 77th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Arizona State Sun Devils kickers have made 86% of their extra points, going 6 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 422 yards on 12 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That places them 120th in Division 1 in punting average. Arizona State is ranked 64th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 9 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 90th in college football. They have returned 2 kicks for 74 yards on special teams, ranking 85th in kick return yardage. The Sun Devils average 37 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the country in all-purpose yards with 825.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Red Raiders are 79th in the country in points scored with 56. They have run 75 plays this year for 626 yards, which ranks them 67th in Division 1 in total offense. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 8.3 yards per play, which is 7th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 32 1st downs this season, ranking them 110th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas Tech has run for 177 yards as a unit, which ranks 106th in college football. They've run 40 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. Texas Tech has been penalized on offense 11 times for 120 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. Nic Shimonek has passed for 384 yards this year. He's completed 26 throws while attempting 30 passes for a completion percentage of 86.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 227.2. He averages 14.8 adjusted yards per throw and 12.8 yards per pass attempt.
Texas Tech is 6th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 10. They have given up a total of 301 yards on D, which is 5th in D-1. The Red Raiders are 28th in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Opponent offenses have completed 23 throws on 36 attempts against the Texas Tech defense this season, ranking them 26th and 12th in the nation. The Texas Tech Red Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 220 yards in the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 36 attempts for 81 yards this season, putting them in 5th place in the country against the run. The Red Raiders have had 5 penalties for 55 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas Tech is 98th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 4 punt return yards and average 2 yards per return, which is 99th in D-1. Texas Tech kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this season. Their punters have accumulated 110 yards on 3 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 117th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Sun Devils/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sun Devils +7
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