Arizona State at Utah College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
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The Arizona State Sun Devils travel to Rice-Eccles Stadium to take on the Utah Utes on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Utah as 10.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 57. The Sun Devils have an ATS record of 3-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-5-0. The Utes have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 5-0-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 5-0-1 against the spread
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
09/21/17 LB Koron Crump Knee out indefinitely
09/07/17 LB Marcus Ball Undisclosed out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
10/15/17 DE Bradlee Anae Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/15/17 DB Chase Hansen Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/15/17 DL Kylie Fitts Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/15/17 WR Raelon Singleton Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/15/17 QB Tyler Huntley Arm "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
08/31/17 RB Armand Shyne Arm out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 65th in Division 1 in points scored with 176. They have run 455 plays this season for 2,419 yards, which ranks them 33rd in the nation in total offense. The Sun Devils average 5.3 yards per play, which is 91st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 123 1st downs this year, placing them 84th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona State has run for 687 yards as a team, which ranks 116th in the country. They've run 246 times, averaging 2.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 20 times for 192 yards so far this season, which has them 128th in the nation in penalties. Manny Wilkins has thrown for 1,697 yards this season. He has completed 137 passes on 205 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.3. He averages 8.3 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Arizona State is 86th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 189. They have surrendered a total of 2,648 yards on D, which is 86th in Division 1. The Sun Devils are ranked 115th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 137 passes on 214 attempts against the Arizona State Sun Devils defense this season, placing them 107th and 86th in the country. The Arizona State pass defense has also given up a total of 1,607 yards through the air, which is 96th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 196 attempts for 1,041 yards this year, putting them in 76th place in D-1 against the run. The Sun Devils have committed 49 penalties for 413 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 92nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona State is ranked 65th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 32 punt return yards and average 3.6 yards per return, which is 109th in college football. They have returned 13 kicks for 275 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Sun Devils average 21 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,726. The Arizona State Sun Devils have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 8, which is 45th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Arizona State Sun Devils kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 20 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,189 yards on 32 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 124th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utes have run for 973 yards as a team, which ranks 76th in the nation. They've run 235 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 50 times for 471 yards so far this year, which has them 20th in the country in penalties. They are 58th in Division 1 in points scored with 187. They have run 444 plays this year for 2,589 yards, which ranks them 44th in the nation in total offense. The Utah Utes average 5.8 yards per play, which is 61st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 142 1st downs this season, ranking them 40th overall as an offensive unit. Troy Williams has completed 45 throws while attempting 85 passes for a completion percentage of 52.9%. He has passed for 631 yards this year. He averages 6.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 116.
The Utah Utes rush defense has given up 195 attempts for 714 yards this season, putting them in 24th place in the country against the run. They have had 31 penalties for 317 yards on defense this year. That places them 55th in Division 1. Utah is 31st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 120. They have given up a total of 2,098 yards on D, which is 35th in the nation. The Utes are 35th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 116 throws on 221 attempts against the Utah defense this season, ranking them 66th and 99th in the country. The Utah Utes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,384 yards in the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah Utes have tried 19 field goals this year and made 16, which is 1st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 84%. Utah kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,016 yards on 22 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 10th in the NCAA in punting average. Utah is 31st in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 189 punt return yards and average 14.5 yards per return, which is 16th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 74 yards on special teams, which puts them 129th in kick return yardage. The Utes average 15 yards per kick return and they are 83rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,852.
Who will win tonight's Sun Devils/Utes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Sun Devils +10.5
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