UCLA at Utah College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Friday, November 3, 2017
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The UCLA Bruins head to Rice-Eccles Stadium to play the Utah Utes on Friday, November 3, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 4 point favorites. The Bruins are 2-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-2-0. The Utes are 5-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-5-0.
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Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The UCLA Bruins are 2-6-0 against the spread
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 5-2-1 against the spread
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
10/29/17 TE Austin Roberts Ankle is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/29/17 LB Breland Brandt Concussion is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/29/17 RB Jalen Starks Ankle is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/29/17 WR Jordan Lasley Suspension is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/29/17 QB Josh Rosen Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/29/17 LB Josh Woods Shoulder is out for season
10/29/17 DL Matt Dickerson Collarbone is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/29/17 DL Rick Wade Knee is "?" Friday vs. Utah
10/01/17 TE Caleb Wilson Foot out for season
08/24/17 OL Kenny Lacy Hip out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
10/29/17 OL Jordan Agasiva Foot is "?" Friday vs. UCLA
10/17/17 LB Christian Drews Undisclosed out for season
08/31/17 RB Armand Shyne Arm out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UCLA Bruins are 28th in the country in points scored with 291. They have run 591 plays this year for 3,803 yards, which ranks them 5th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bruins average 6.4 yards per play, which is 29th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 203 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground UCLA has run for 969 yards as a unit, which ranks 111th in college football. They've run 239 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Bruins have been penalized on offense 69 times for 661 yards so far this year, which has them 6th in the country in penalties. Josh Rosen has passed for 2,713 yards this year. He's completed 212 throws while attempting 336 passes for a completion percentage of 63.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 145.8. He averages 8.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt.
UCLA is 120th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 301. They have given up a total of 3,900 yards on D, which is 118th in D-1. The Bruins are 107th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 115 throws on 210 attempts against the UCLA Bruins defense this season, ranking them 11th and 13th in the nation. The UCLA pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,443 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 406 attempts for 2,457 yards this season, putting them in 127th place in the country against the run. The Bruins have had 60 penalties for 542 yards on defense this year. That places them 103rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
UCLA is 115th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 51 punt return yards and average 7.3 yards per return, which is 66th in D-1. They have returned 33 kicks for 642 yards on special teams, which puts them 16th in kick return yardage. The Bruins average 20 yards per kick return and they are 19th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,497. The UCLA Bruins have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 77th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. UCLA Bruins kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 35 for 36 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,319 yards on 31 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 53rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utes have run for 1,177 yards as a team, which ranks 87th in college football. They've run 289 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Utah Utes have been penalized on offense 61 times for 570 yards so far this season, which has them 19th in the country in penalties. They are 79th in the nation in points scored with 217. They have run 576 plays this season for 3,241 yards, which ranks them 44th in Division 1 in total offense. Utah averages 5.6 yards per play, which is 73rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 179 1st downs this year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Huntley averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 132 passes on 198 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 133.9. He has thrown for 1,414 yards this season.
The Utah Utes rush defense has allowed 288 attempts for 1,274 yards this year, putting them in 57th place in D-1 against the run. Utah has committed 39 penalties for 422 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in college football. They are 48th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 191. They have surrendered a total of 2,867 yards on D, which is 42nd in the country. The Utes are ranked 41st in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 145 passes on 263 attempts against the Utah defense this season, placing them 61st and 88th in Division 1. The Utah Utes pass defense has also given up a total of 1,593 yards through the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah Utes have attempted 23 field goals this season and made 19, which is 1st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Utah kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,369 yards on 30 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 11th in Division 1 in punting average. Utah is ranked 21st in the nation in punt returns with 17. They've accumulated 193 punt return yards and average 11.4 yards per return, which is 25th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 187 yards on special teams, ranking 129th in kick return yardage. The Utah Utes average 17 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,621.
Who will win tonight's Bruins/Utes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Utes
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