Kentucky at Vanderbilt College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
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The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Vanderbilt Stadium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 3 point favorites. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 2-7-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Commodores have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 3-5-1 against the spread.
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Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Kentucky Wildcats are 2-7-0 against the spread
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 3-5-1 against the spread
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
11/04/17 RB A.J. Rose Undisclosed is "?"
08/23/17 WR Dorian Baker Ankle out indefinitely
08/15/17 T Cole Mosier ACL out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/04/17 RB Khari Blasingame Undisclosed is "?"
10/28/17 FB Bailey McElwain Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kentucky Wildcats are 76th in Division 1 in points scored with 235. They have run 571 plays this season for 3,183 yards, which ranks them 93rd in the nation in total offense. The Wildcats average 5.6 yards per play, which is 69th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 169 1st downs this year, placing them 100th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kentucky has run for 1,453 yards as a team, which ranks 67th in the country. They've run 339 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 48 times for 384 yards so far this season, which has them 91st in the nation in penalties. Stephen Johnson has thrown for 1,605 yards this season. He has completed 137 passes on 222 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 133.7. He averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Kentucky is 66th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 236. They have surrendered a total of 3,674 yards on D, which is 78th in Division 1. The Wildcats are ranked 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 211 passes on 327 attempts against the Kentucky Wildcats defense this season, placing them 123rd and 114th in the country. The Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 2,515 yards through the air, which is 118th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 303 attempts for 1,159 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in D-1 against the run. The Wildcats have committed 67 penalties for 555 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kentucky is ranked 123rd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 104 punt return yards and average 20.8 yards per return, which is 2nd in college football. They have returned 29 kicks for 617 yards on special teams, ranking 39th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 21 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,905. The Kentucky Wildcats have attempted 20 field goals this season and made 15, which is 17th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Kentucky Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,052 yards on 48 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 41st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Commodores have run for 934 yards as a team, which ranks 123rd in the nation. They've run 255 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 51 times for 448 yards so far this year, which has them 83rd in the country in penalties. They are 99th in Division 1 in points scored with 215. They have run 532 plays this year for 2,918 yards, which ranks them 73rd in the nation in total offense. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 5.5 yards per play, which is 85th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 143 1st downs this season, ranking them 122nd overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Shurmur has completed 142 throws while attempting 254 passes for a completion percentage of 55.9%. He has passed for 1,884 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 141.8.
The Vanderbilt Commodores rush defense has given up 371 attempts for 1,930 yards this season, putting them in 115th place in the country against the run. They have had 61 penalties for 413 yards on defense this year. That places them 42nd in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 82nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 263. They have given up a total of 3,652 yards on D, which is 77th in the nation. The Commodores are 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 154 throws on 264 attempts against the Vanderbilt defense this season, ranking them 47th and 42nd in the country. The Vanderbilt Commodores pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,722 yards in the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Vanderbilt Commodores have tried 6 field goals this year and made 2, which is 128th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 33%. Vanderbilt kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 29 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,137 yards on 55 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 112th in the NCAA in punting average. Vanderbilt is 93rd in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 92 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 56th in D-1. They have returned 19 kicks for 423 yards on special teams, which puts them 96th in kick return yardage. The Commodores average 22 yards per kick return and they are 118th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,433.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Commodores college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wildcats +3
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