Arizona at Colorado College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Arizona Wildcats head to Folsom Field to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 56.5. The Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Buffaloes are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-4-0.
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Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
10/01/17 WR Cam Denson Foot "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/01/17 LB DeAndre' Miller Foot "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/01/17 S Isaiah Hayes Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/01/17 TE Jamie Nunley Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/14/17 LB Carrington Vaughn Knee out for season
09/12/17 LS Nick Reinhardt Knee out for season
09/05/17 T Bryson Cain Ankle out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/01/17 DB Trey Udoffia Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
09/26/17 DE Frank Umu Suspension has been dismissed
09/14/17 OL Grant Polley Knee out for season
09/14/17 OL Jacob Moretti Ankle out for season
09/07/17 DB Anthony Julmisse Dismissed out for season
09/05/17 TE Dylan Keeney Back out indefinitely
08/23/17 DB Jaisen Sanchez Shoulder out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Wildcats are 33rd in the country in points scored with 165. They have run 308 plays this year for 1,944 yards, which ranks them 111th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 6.3 yards per play, which is 35th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 98 1st downs this season, ranking them 56th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona has run for 1,213 yards as a unit, which ranks 15th in college football. They've run 192 times, averaging 6.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 20 times for 196 yards so far this year, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. Brandon Dawkins has passed for 670 yards this year. He's completed 66 throws while attempting 105 passes for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 126.5. He averages 6 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt.
Arizona is 34th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 89. They have given up a total of 1,565 yards on D, which is 50th in D-1. The Wildcats are 73rd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 87 throws on 149 attempts against the Arizona Wildcats defense this season, ranking them 71st and 74th in the nation. The Arizona pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,032 yards in the air, which is 71st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 129 attempts for 533 yards this season, putting them in 38th place in the country against the run. The Wildcats have had 32 penalties for 306 yards on defense this year. That places them 99th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona is 69th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 140 punt return yards and average 23.3 yards per return, which is 2nd in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 181 yards on special teams, which puts them 101st in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 26 yards per kick return and they are 57th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,265. The Arizona Wildcats have tried 7 field goals this year and made 4, which is 68th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 57%. Arizona Wildcats kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 21 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 499 yards on 13 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 115th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffaloes have run for 754 yards as a team, which ranks 58th in college football. They've run 197 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colorado Buffaloes have been penalized on offense 35 times for 296 yards so far this season, which has them 27th in the country in penalties. They are 69th in the nation in points scored with 128. They have run 371 plays this season for 2,086 yards, which ranks them 30th in Division 1 in total offense. Colorado averages 5.6 yards per play, which is 76th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 115 1st downs this year, placing them 21st overall as an offensive unit. Steven Montez averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 90 passes on 128 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.9. He has thrown for 1,029 yards this season.
The Colorado Buffaloes rush defense has allowed 185 attempts for 664 yards this year, putting them in 65th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado has committed 31 penalties for 301 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 97th in college football. They are 36th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 91. They have surrendered a total of 1,834 yards on D, which is 79th in the country. The Buffaloes are ranked 45th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 91 passes on 168 attempts against the Colorado defense this season, placing them 74th and 99th in Division 1. The Colorado Buffaloes pass defense has also given up a total of 1,170 yards through the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado Buffaloes have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 10, which is 6th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 91%. Colorado kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 970 yards on 23 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 54th in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado is ranked 44th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 121 punt return yards and average 15.1 yards per return, which is 15th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 193 yards on special teams, ranking 93rd in kick return yardage. The Colorado Buffaloes average 21 yards per kick return and they are 38th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,400.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Buffaloes -7
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