Colorado at Arizona State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Sun Devil Stadium, Frank Kush Field
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Sun Devil Stadium, Frank Kush Field to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona State as 6 point favorites. The Buffaloes have an ATS record of 3-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Sun Devils have an over/under record of 2-6-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 2-6-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/29/17 TE Derek Coleman Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/29/17 DB Isaiah Oliver Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/29/17 OL Jonathan Huckins Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
10/29/17 LB Terran Hasselbach Concussion left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Arizona State
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
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
10/29/17 LB Alani Latu Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/29/17 DL George Lea Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/29/17 DL Renell Wren Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/07/17 LB Marcus Ball Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado Buffaloes are 48th in Division 1 in points scored with 250. They have run 678 plays this season for 3,768 yards, which ranks them 30th in the nation in total offense. The Buffaloes average 5.6 yards per play, which is 68th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 209 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado has run for 1,559 yards as a team, which ranks 37th in the country. They've run 386 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buffaloes have been penalized on offense 62 times for 523 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the nation in penalties. Steven Montez has thrown for 2,059 yards this season. He has completed 164 passes on 259 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 144.6. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Colorado is 77th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 225. They have surrendered a total of 3,814 yards on D, which is 114th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are ranked 89th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 173 passes on 315 attempts against the Colorado Buffaloes defense this season, placing them 110th and 120th in the country. The Colorado pass defense has also given up a total of 2,199 yards through the air, which is 112th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 331 attempts for 1,615 yards this year, putting them in 102nd place in D-1 against the run. The Buffaloes have committed 52 penalties for 495 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 89th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado is ranked 37th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 152 punt return yards and average 10.9 yards per return, which is 30th in college football. They have returned 19 kicks for 390 yards on special teams, ranking 93rd in kick return yardage. The Buffaloes average 21 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,310. The Colorado Buffaloes have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 13, which is 23rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87%. Colorado Buffaloes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,811 yards on 44 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 79th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sun Devils have run for 980 yards as a team, which ranks 109th in the nation. They've run 321 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 32 times for 316 yards so far this year, which has them 124th in the country in penalties. They are 67th in Division 1 in points scored with 223. They have run 590 plays this year for 3,130 yards, which ranks them 37th in the nation in total offense. The Arizona State Sun Devils average 5.3 yards per play, which is 86th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 161 1st downs this season, ranking them 80th overall as an offensive unit. Manny Wilkins has completed 173 throws while attempting 263 passes for a completion percentage of 65.8%. He has passed for 2,096 yards this year. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 141.7.
The Arizona State Sun Devils rush defense has given up 266 attempts for 1,498 yards this season, putting them in 89th place in the country against the run. They have had 63 penalties for 523 yards on defense this year. That places them 99th in Division 1. Arizona State is 89th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 247. They have given up a total of 3,526 yards on D, which is 96th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 109th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opponent offenses have completed 175 throws on 284 attempts against the Arizona State defense this season, ranking them 113th and 106th in the country. The Arizona State Sun Devils pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,028 yards in the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona State Sun Devils have tried 16 field goals this year and made 12, which is 24th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Arizona State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,673 yards on 44 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 122nd in the NCAA in punting average. Arizona State is 81st in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 32 punt return yards and average 3.2 yards per return, which is 116th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 334 yards on special teams, which puts them 112th in kick return yardage. The Sun Devils average 20 yards per kick return and they are 96th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,497.
Who will win tonight's Buffaloes/Sun Devils college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sun Devils -6
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