California at Stanford College Football Picks & Parlay 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
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The Stanford Cardinal host the California Golden Bears at Stanford Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 17.5 point favorites. The Cardinal have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 4-5-1 against the spread. The Golden Bears have an ATS record of 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 5-5-0.
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Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The California Golden Bears are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-5-1 against the spread
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
10/17/17 LB Devante Downs Leg is out for season
10/07/17 WR Melquise Stovall Undisclosed out for season
10/01/17 OL Cameron Saffle Lower Body out for season
10/01/17 WR Demetris Robertson Lower Body out for season
09/12/17 RB Tre Watson Knee out for season
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/12/17 LB Curtis Robinson Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. California
11/12/17 CB Terrence Alexander Forearm is "?" Saturday vs. California
11/12/17 T Walker Little Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. California
11/01/17 CB Alijah Holder Knee is out for season
09/28/17 LB Sean Barton Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The California Golden Bears have run for 1,136 yards as a team, which ranks 113th in college football. They've run 346 times, averaging 3.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Bears have been penalized on offense 62 times for 529 yards so far this season, which has them 59th in the country in penalties. They are 58th in the nation in points scored with 292. They have run 752 plays this season for 3,819 yards, which ranks them 35th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Bears average 5.1 yards per play, which is 107th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 220 1st downs this year, placing them 36th overall as an offensive unit. Ross Bowers averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 227 passes on 391 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 123. He has thrown for 2,615 yards this season.
The Golden Bears rush defense has allowed 400 attempts for 1,707 yards this year, putting them in 70th place in D-1 against the run. California has committed 79 penalties for 711 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 118th in college football. They are 86th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 294. They have surrendered a total of 4,319 yards on D, which is 101st in the country. The Golden Bears are ranked 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 223 passes on 351 attempts against the California Golden Bears defense this season, placing them 122nd and 109th in Division 1. The California pass defense has also given up a total of 2,612 yards through the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The California Golden Bears have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 14, which is 32nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 74%. California Golden Bears kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 34 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,070 yards on 49 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 56th in Division 1 in punting average. California is ranked 114th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 75 punt return yards and average 9.4 yards per return, which is 36th in college football. They have returned 41 kicks for 834 yards on special teams, ranking 10th in kick return yardage. The Golden Bears average 20 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,728.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cardinal are 34th in the country in points scored with 333. They have run 597 plays this year for 4,020 yards, which ranks them 98th in Division 1 in total offense. The Stanford Cardinal average 6.7 yards per play, which is 15th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 173 1st downs this season, ranking them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Stanford has run for 2,177 yards as a unit, which ranks 27th in college football. They've run 332 times, averaging 6.6 yards per rush as a unit. Stanford has been penalized on offense 63 times for 504 yards so far this year, which has them 57th in the country in penalties. K.J. Costello has passed for 833 yards this year. He's completed 69 throws while attempting 114 passes for a completion percentage of 60.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 131.7. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Stanford is 33rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 214. They have given up a total of 3,937 yards on D, which is 68th in D-1. The Cardinal are 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 197 throws on 310 attempts against the Stanford defense this season, ranking them 93rd and 66th in the nation. The Stanford Cardinal pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,197 yards in the air, which is 67th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 374 attempts for 1,740 yards this season, putting them in 75th place in the country against the run. The Cardinal have had 70 penalties for 681 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Stanford is 59th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 132 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 44th in D-1. They have returned 28 kicks for 704 yards on special teams, which puts them 33rd in kick return yardage. The Stanford Cardinal average 25 yards per kick return and they are 49th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,856. The Cardinal have tried 21 field goals this year and made 18, which is 10th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Stanford kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 39 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,774 yards on 40 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinal -17.5 and over 54 total points
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