Stanford at Washington State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Clarence D. Martin Stadium
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The Washington State Cougars host the Stanford Cardinal at Clarence D. Martin Stadium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 2 point favorites. The Cougars have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread. The Cardinal have an ATS record of 3-4-1 while their over/under record is 3-5-0.
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Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-4-1 against the spread
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Washington State Cougars are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
10/29/17 G Brandon Fanaika Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/29/17 RB Bryce Love Ankle is "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/29/17 CB Terrence Alexander Forearm is "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/28/17 LB Sean Barton Knee out for season
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
10/29/17 LB Isaac Dotson Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
10/29/17 LB Nate DeRider Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
09/18/17 LB Peyton Pelluer Foot out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Stanford Cardinal have run for 1,889 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in college football. They've run 261 times, averaging 7.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinal have been penalized on offense 54 times for 434 yards so far this season, which has them 45th in the country in penalties. They are 34th in the nation in points scored with 282. They have run 479 plays this season for 3,416 yards, which ranks them 95th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cardinal average 7.1 yards per play, which is 8th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 143 1st downs this year, placing them 110th overall as an offensive unit. Keller Chryst averages 6.6 yards per pass attempt and 6.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 77 passes on 143 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 121.8. He has thrown for 937 yards this season.
The Cardinal rush defense has allowed 312 attempts for 1,512 yards this year, putting them in 90th place in D-1 against the run. Stanford has committed 59 penalties for 583 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 114th in college football. They are 33rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 168. They have surrendered a total of 3,182 yards on D, which is 73rd in the country. The Cardinal are ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 239 attempts against the Stanford Cardinal defense this season, placing them 63rd and 44th in Division 1. The Stanford pass defense has also given up a total of 1,670 yards through the air, which is 55th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Stanford Cardinal have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 15, which is 8th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Stanford Cardinal kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,320 yards on 30 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 25th in Division 1 in punting average. Stanford is ranked 53rd in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 111 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 50th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 470 yards on special teams, ranking 53rd in kick return yardage. The Cardinal average 24 yards per kick return and they are 49th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,998.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cougars are 21st in the country in points scored with 306. They have run 726 plays this year for 4,237 yards, which ranks them 1st in Division 1 in total offense. The Washington State Cougars average 5.8 yards per play, which is 58th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 221 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington State has run for 757 yards as a unit, which ranks 126th in college football. They've run 235 times, averaging 3.2 yards per rush as a unit. Washington State has been penalized on offense 51 times for 495 yards so far this year, which has them 61st in the country in penalties. Luke Falk has passed for 2,576 yards this year. He's completed 246 throws while attempting 362 passes for a completion percentage of 68%. His quarterback rating this season is 144.8. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Washington State is 62nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 206. They have given up a total of 2,781 yards on D, which is 35th in D-1. The Cougars are 25th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 136 throws on 252 attempts against the Washington State defense this season, ranking them 46th and 67th in the nation. The Washington State Cougars pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,506 yards in the air, which is 29th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 311 attempts for 1,275 yards this season, putting them in 59th place in the country against the run. The Cougars have had 56 penalties for 505 yards on defense this year. That places them 92nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Washington State is 32nd in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 58 punt return yards and average 3.9 yards per return, which is 110th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 228 yards on special teams, which puts them 124th in kick return yardage. The Washington State Cougars average 19 yards per kick return and they are 17th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,523. The Cougars have tried 17 field goals this year and made 14, which is 17th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Washington State kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 36 for 37 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,541 yards on 42 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 128th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinal +2
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