Stanford at USC Pac-12 Championship Picks & Parlay 12/1/2017
Friday, December 1, 2017
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Levi's Stadium is the venue for the game between the Stanford Cardinal and the USC Trojans on Friday, December 1, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 3 point favorites. The Trojans are 3-8-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 7-5-0. The Cardinal are 5-6-1 ATS and their over/under record is 4-8-0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-8-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-6-1 against the spread
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The USC Trojans are 3-8-1 against the spread
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/26/17 CB Terrence Alexander Forearm is "?" Friday vs. USC
11/26/17 T Walker Little Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. USC
11/01/17 CB Alijah Holder Knee is out for season
09/28/17 LB Sean Barton Knee out for season
Key USC Trojans Injuries
11/26/17 DL Jacob Lichtenstein Back is "?" Friday vs. Stanford
11/01/17 DE Porter Gustin Toe is out indefinitely
10/30/17 RB James Toland IV Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/18/17 DT Kenny Bigelow Personal is out for season
10/10/17 DT Marlon Tuipulotu Back out for season
10/06/17 CB Greg Johnson Shoulder out for season
10/06/17 S Isaiah Pola-Mao Shoulder out for season
10/04/17 CB Keyshawn Young Hamstring out for season
10/04/17 G Viane Talamaivao Pectoral out for season
09/16/17 LB Tayler Katoa Knee out for season
09/12/17 PK Michael Brown Knee out for season
08/19/17 CB Jonathan Lockett Hip out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Stanford Cardinal have run for 2,525 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in the nation. They've run 406 times, averaging 6.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinal have been penalized on offense 71 times for 574 yards so far this year, which has them 67th in the country in penalties. They are 36th in Division 1 in points scored with 388. They have run 718 plays this year for 4,729 yards, which ranks them 95th in the nation in total offense. The Cardinal average 6.6 yards per play, which is 17th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 212 1st downs this season, ranking them 108th overall as an offensive unit. K.J. Costello has completed 100 throws while attempting 162 passes for a completion percentage of 61.7%. He has passed for 1,194 yards this year. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 139.5.
The Cardinal rush defense has given up 446 attempts for 2,050 yards this season, putting them in 73rd place in the country against the run. They have had 83 penalties for 808 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in Division 1. Stanford is 29th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 248. They have given up a total of 4,690 yards on D, which is 69th in the nation. The Cardinal are 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 229 throws on 368 attempts against the Stanford Cardinal defense this season, ranking them 87th and 72nd in the country. The Stanford pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,640 yards in the air, which is 69th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Stanford Cardinal have tried 24 field goals this year and made 20, which is 13th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Stanford Cardinal kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 46 for 46 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,166 yards on 48 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NCAA in punting average. Stanford is 47th in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 170 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 45th in D-1. They have returned 34 kicks for 859 yards on special teams, which puts them 29th in kick return yardage. The Cardinal average 25 yards per kick return and they are 51st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,759.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Trojans are 25th in Division 1 in points scored with 418. They have run 886 plays this season for 5,869 yards, which ranks them 17th in the nation in total offense. The USC Trojans average 6.6 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 295 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground USC has run for 2,364 yards as a team, which ranks 33rd in the country. They've run 463 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 95 times for 864 yards so far this season, which has them 5th in the nation in penalties. Sam Darnold has thrown for 3,462 yards this season. He has completed 260 passes on 411 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.4. He averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 adjusted yards per throw.
USC is 64th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 314. They have surrendered a total of 4,928 yards on D, which is 83rd in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 78th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 238 passes on 436 attempts against the USC defense this season, placing them 103rd and 122nd in the country. The USC Trojans pass defense has also given up a total of 3,012 yards through the air, which is 107th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 433 attempts for 1,916 yards this year, putting them in 59th place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 84 penalties for 682 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 84th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
USC is ranked 58th in the nation in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 232 punt return yards and average 12.9 yards per return, which is 12th in college football. They have returned 35 kicks for 823 yards on special teams, ranking 36th in kick return yardage. The USC Trojans average 24 yards per kick return and they are 8th in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,924. The Trojans have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 11, which is 85th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. USC kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 53 for 54 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,986 yards on 47 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 51st in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Trojans -3 and over 57 total points
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