Stanford at Utah College Football Picks & Parlay 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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Rice-Eccles Stadium is the venue for the game between the Stanford Cardinal and the Utah Utes on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 53. The Utes are 4-0-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-3-0. The Cardinal are 2-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-2-0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 4-0-0 against the spread
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
10/01/17 TE Dalton Schultz Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Utah
10/01/17 WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside Undisclosed injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Utah
10/01/17 QB Keller Chryst Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Utah
10/01/17 LB Mustafa Branch Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Utah
10/01/17 G Nate Herbig Undisclosed missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Utah
10/01/17 CB Terrence Alexander Forearm "?" Saturday vs. Utah
09/28/17 LB Sean Barton Knee out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
10/01/17 LB Kavika Luafatasaga Foot "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
10/01/17 DL Kylie Fitts Leg injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Stanford
10/01/17 QB Tyler Huntley Arm injured last game, doubtful Saturday vs. Stanford
08/31/17 RB Armand Shyne Undisclosed out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Stanford Cardinal have run for 1,372 yards as a unit, which ranks 8th in the nation. They've run 161 times, averaging 8.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinal have been penalized on offense 35 times for 254 yards so far this year, which has them 29th in the country in penalties. They are 15th in Division 1 in points scored with 195. They have run 293 plays this year for 2,298 yards, which ranks them 88th in the nation in total offense. The Cardinal average 7.8 yards per play, which is 4th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 92 1st downs this season, ranking them 71st overall as an offensive unit. Keller Chryst has completed 39 throws while attempting 75 passes for a completion percentage of 52%. He has passed for 509 yards this year. He averages 6.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 121.3.
The Cardinal rush defense has given up 195 attempts for 954 yards this season, putting them in 108th place in the country against the run. They have had 37 penalties for 373 yards on defense this year. That places them 118th in Division 1. Stanford is 78th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 127. They have given up a total of 2,227 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Cardinal are 106th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 108 throws on 164 attempts against the Stanford Cardinal defense this season, ranking them 112th and 93rd in the country. The Stanford pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,273 yards in the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Stanford Cardinal have tried 9 field goals this year and made 9, which is 15th in college football.Stanford Cardinal kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 805 yards on 18 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 23rd in the NCAA in punting average. Stanford is 19th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 79 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 62nd in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 361 yards on special teams, which puts them 29th in kick return yardage. The Cardinal average 24 yards per kick return and they are 16th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,738.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utes are 58th in Division 1 in points scored with 140. They have run 302 plays this season for 1,771 yards, which ranks them 54th in the nation in total offense. The Utah Utes average 5.9 yards per play, which is 61st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this year, placing them 60th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Utah has run for 660 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in the country. They've run 161 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 37 times for 369 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the nation in penalties. Troy Williams has thrown for 131 yards this season. He has completed 9 passes on 19 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 105.3. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw.
Utah is 15th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 69. They have surrendered a total of 1,182 yards on D, which is 12th in Division 1. The Utes are ranked 13th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opposing offenses have completed 76 passes on 147 attempts against the Utah defense this season, placing them 44th and 66th in the country. The Utah Utes pass defense has also given up a total of 838 yards through the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 131 attempts for 344 yards this year, putting them in 5th place in D-1 against the run. The Utes have committed 19 penalties for 198 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 34th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Utah is ranked 32nd in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 175 punt return yards and average 19.4 yards per return, which is 9th in college football. They have returned 3 kicks for 41 yards on special teams, ranking 129th in kick return yardage. The Utah Utes average 14 yards per kick return and they are 90th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,988. The Utes have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 14, which is 1st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93%. Utah kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this year. Their punters have totaled 608 yards on 13 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinal -2.5 and under 53 total points
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