UCLA at Arizona College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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The UCLA Bruins travel to Arizona Stadium to take on the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 2.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 74. The Bruins have an ATS record of 1-4-0 while their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The UCLA Bruins are 1-4-0 against the spread
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
10/08/17 LB Breland Brandt Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/01/17 TE Caleb Wilson Foot out for season
08/24/17 OL Kenny Lacy Hip out for season
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
10/08/17 QB Khalil Tate None expected to start Saturday vs. UCLA
10/03/17 WR Cam Denson Foot out for season
10/03/17 S Isaiah Hayes Shoulder out for season
09/14/17 LB Carrington Vaughn Knee out for season
09/12/17 LS Nick Reinhardt Knee out for season
09/05/17 T Bryson Cain Ankle out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UCLA Bruins are 26th in Division 1 in points scored with 207. They have run 385 plays this season for 2,754 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the nation in total offense. The Bruins average 7.2 yards per play, which is 9th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 137 1st downs this year, placing them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UCLA has run for 575 yards as a team, which ranks 116th in the country. They've run 136 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bruins have been penalized on offense 49 times for 455 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the nation in penalties. Josh Rosen has thrown for 2,135 yards this season. He has completed 159 passes on 245 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 156.9. He averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.2 adjusted yards per throw.
UCLA is 111th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 196. They have surrendered a total of 2,533 yards on D, which is 110th in Division 1. The Bruins are ranked 115th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opposing offenses have completed 89 passes on 170 attempts against the UCLA Bruins defense this season, placing them 38th and 57th in the country. The UCLA pass defense has also given up a total of 1,112 yards through the air, which is 50th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 225 attempts for 1,421 yards this year, putting them in 123rd place in D-1 against the run. The Bruins have committed 42 penalties for 367 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 98th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
UCLA is ranked 119th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 9 punt return yards and average 2.3 yards per return, which is 118th in college football. They have returned 25 kicks for 483 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The Bruins average 19 yards per kick return and they are 11th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,246. The UCLA Bruins have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 65th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. UCLA Bruins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this year. Their punters have totaled 654 yards on 16 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 81st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats have run for 1,611 yards as a team, which ranks 6th in the nation. They've run 235 times, averaging 6.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 22 times for 206 yards so far this year, which has them 121st in the country in penalties. They are 23rd in Division 1 in points scored with 210. They have run 364 plays this year for 2,484 yards, which ranks them 112th in the nation in total offense. The Arizona Wildcats average 6.8 yards per play, which is 16th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 122 1st downs this season, ranking them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. Khalil Tate has completed 16 throws while attempting 21 passes for a completion percentage of 76.2%. He has passed for 183 yards this year. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 155.6.
The Arizona Wildcats rush defense has given up 187 attempts for 813 yards this season, putting them in 63rd place in the country against the run. They have had 44 penalties for 416 yards on defense this year. That places them 120th in Division 1. Arizona is 58th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 131. They have given up a total of 2,096 yards on D, which is 65th in the nation. The Wildcats are 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 106 throws on 181 attempts against the Arizona defense this season, ranking them 71st and 77th in the country. The Arizona Wildcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,283 yards in the air, which is 80th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Wildcats have tried 8 field goals this year and made 5, which is 71st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Arizona kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this season. Their punters have accumulated 534 yards on 14 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 116th in the NCAA in punting average. Arizona is 83rd in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 146 punt return yards and average 20.9 yards per return, which is 2nd in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 213 yards on special teams, which puts them 100th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 27 yards per kick return and they are 40th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,843.
Who will win tonight's Bruins/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bruins +2.5
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