Hawaii at UCLA College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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The Hawaii Warriors travel to Rose Bowl to take on the UCLA Bruins on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 21.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 65. The Warriors have an ATS record of 1-0-1 while their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Bruins have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Hawaii Warriors are 1-0-1 against the spread
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The UCLA Bruins are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
09/03/17 WR John Ursua Undisclosed missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. UCLA
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
08/24/17 OL Kenny Lacy Hip out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hawaii Warriors are 1st in Division 1 in points scored with 79. They have run 146 plays this season for 956 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the nation in total offense. The Warriors average 6.5 yards per play, which is 43rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 41 1st downs this year, placing them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Hawaii has run for 411 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the country. They've run 84 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Warriors have been penalized on offense 20 times for 192 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the nation in penalties. Dru Brown has thrown for 545 yards this season. He has completed 36 passes on 59 attempts for a completion percentage of 61%. His quarterback rating this year is 156.4. He averages 9.2 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Hawaii is 119th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 53. They have surrendered a total of 895 yards on D, which is 126th in Division 1. The Warriors are ranked 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 45 passes on 75 attempts against the Hawaii Warriors defense this season, placing them 125th and 126th in the country. The Hawaii pass defense has also given up a total of 568 yards through the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 89 attempts for 327 yards this year, putting them in 116th place in D-1 against the run. The Warriors have committed 13 penalties for 129 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 124th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Hawaii has returned 10 kicks for 242 yards on special teams, ranking 2nd in kick return yardage. The Warriors average 24 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,201. The Hawaii Warriors have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 45th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Hawaii Warriors kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 10 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 264 yards on 7 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 98th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bruins have run for 63 yards as a team, which ranks 113th in the nation. They've run 25 times, averaging 2.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Bruins have been penalized on offense 7 times for 56 yards so far this year, which has them 55th in the country in penalties. They are 40th in Division 1 in points scored with 45. They have run 84 plays this year for 554 yards, which ranks them 7th in the nation in total offense. The UCLA Bruins average 6.6 yards per play, which is 41st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 31 1st downs this season, ranking them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Josh Rosen has completed 35 throws while attempting 59 passes for a completion percentage of 59.3%. He has passed for 491 yards this year. He averages 9.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 151.6.
The UCLA Bruins rush defense has given up 63 attempts for 382 yards this season, putting them in 122nd place in the country against the run. They have had 5 penalties for 39 yards on defense this year. That places them 36th in Division 1. UCLA is 109th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 44. They have given up a total of 471 yards on D, which is 94th in the nation. The Bruins are 74th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 9 throws on 30 attempts against the UCLA defense this season, ranking them 17th and 52nd in the country. The UCLA Bruins pass defense has also surrendered a total of 89 yards in the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
UCLA kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 234 yards on 5 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 24th in the NCAA in punting average. UCLA has returned 6 kicks for 115 yards on special teams, which puts them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Bruins average 19 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 668.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Bruins college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bruins -21.5
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