Utah at Washington College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium
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The Utah Utes travel to Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium to take on the Washington Huskies on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Washington as 17.5 point favorites. The Utes have an ATS record of 6-3-1 while their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Huskies have an over/under record of 4-6-0 and they are 6-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 6-3-1 against the spread
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 6-4-0 against the spread
Key Utah Utes Injuries
11/12/17 DB Chase Hansen Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/12/17 WR Darren Carrington II Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/12/17 OL Jordan Agasiva Foot is "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/12/17 DL Kylie Fitts Undisclosed left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/12/17 LB Sunia Tauteoli Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/12/17 RB Zack Moss Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
11/07/17 DB Marquise Blair Leg is out for season
10/17/17 LB Christian Drews Undisclosed out for season
08/31/17 RB Armand Shyne Arm out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
11/05/17 WR Quinten Pounds Undisclosed is out for season
10/30/17 TE Hunter Bryant Leg is out indefinitely
10/19/17 DB Jordan Miller Ankle is out for season
10/19/17 OL Trey Adams Knee is out for season
10/01/17 DB Byron Murphy Foot out indefinitely
09/26/17 WR Chico McClatcher Ankle out for season
08/29/17 TE David Ajamu Leg out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utah Utes are 62nd in Division 1 in points scored with 290. They have run 725 plays this season for 4,111 yards, which ranks them 37th in the nation in total offense. The Utes average 5.7 yards per play, which is 65th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 230 1st downs this year, placing them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Utah has run for 1,508 yards as a team, which ranks 76th in the country. They've run 376 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 78 times for 709 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the nation in penalties. Tyler Huntley has thrown for 1,953 yards this season. He has completed 168 passes on 259 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 137.8. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw.
Utah is 49th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 241. They have surrendered a total of 3,446 yards on D, which is 35th in Division 1. The Utes are ranked 25th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 196 passes on 348 attempts against the Utah Utes defense this season, placing them 92nd and 106th in the country. The Utah pass defense has also given up a total of 2,019 yards through the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 339 attempts for 1,427 yards this year, putting them in 45th place in D-1 against the run. The Utes have committed 56 penalties for 508 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 57th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Utah is ranked 18th in the nation in punt returns with 21. They've accumulated 238 punt return yards and average 11.3 yards per return, which is 24th in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 240 yards on special teams, ranking 128th in kick return yardage. The Utes average 20 yards per kick return and they are 78th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,589. The Utah Utes have attempted 27 field goals this season and made 22, which is 1st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Utah Utes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,724 yards on 38 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 9th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies have run for 1,827 yards as a team, which ranks 47th in the nation. They've run 370 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 46 times for 398 yards so far this year, which has them 111th in the country in penalties. They are 18th in Division 1 in points scored with 369. They have run 637 plays this year for 4,042 yards, which ranks them 71st in the nation in total offense. The Washington Huskies average 6.3 yards per play, which is 31st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 214 1st downs this season, ranking them 49th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Browning has completed 175 throws while attempting 256 passes for a completion percentage of 68.4%. He has passed for 2,097 yards this year. He averages 8.6 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 153.9.
The Washington Huskies rush defense has given up 361 attempts for 1,026 yards this season, putting them in 4th place in the country against the run. They have had 46 penalties for 430 yards on defense this year. That places them 30th in Division 1. Washington is 2nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 130. They have given up a total of 2,585 yards on D, which is 4th in the nation. The Huskies are 1st in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Opponent offenses have completed 184 throws on 294 attempts against the Washington defense this season, ranking them 71st and 43rd in the country. The Washington Huskies pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,559 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Huskies have tried 17 field goals this year and made 9, which is 90th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 53%. Washington kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 46 for 48 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,340 yards on 33 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 90th in the NCAA in punting average. Washington is 19th in the country in punt returns with 21. They've totaled 442 punt return yards and average 21 yards per return, which is 1st in D-1. They have returned 19 kicks for 466 yards on special teams, which puts them 104th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 25 yards per kick return and they are 41st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,950.
Who will win tonight's Utes/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Huskies -17.5
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