Washington State at Oregon College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
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The Washington State Cougars head to Autzen Stadium to play the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 2.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 65.5. The Cougars are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Ducks are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-2-0.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Washington State Cougars are 3-2-0 against the spread
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Oregon Ducks are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
10/01/17 LB Isaac Dotson Lower Body injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
10/01/17 OL Robert Valencia Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/17 LB Peyton Pelluer Foot out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
10/02/17 WR Dillon Mitchell Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/02/17 OL Jake Pisarcik Rest injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/02/17 LB Kaulana Apelu Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 LB A.J. Hotchkins Leg "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 DL Austin Faoliu Foot "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 WR Charles Nelson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 TE Jacob Breeland Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 QB Justin Herbert Collarbone out indefinitely
10/01/17 S Khalil Oliver Leg "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 RB Royce Freeman Arm "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/01/17 2ndQB Taylor Alie Head injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington State Cougars are 12th in the country in points scored with 205. They have run 406 plays this year for 2,479 yards, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Cougars average 6.1 yards per play, which is 46th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 133 1st downs this season, ranking them 7th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington State has run for 409 yards as a unit, which ranks 122nd in college football. They've run 132 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Cougars have been penalized on offense 27 times for 251 yards so far this year, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. Luke Falk has passed for 1,378 yards this year. He's completed 130 throws while attempting 169 passes for a completion percentage of 76.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 171.6. He averages 9.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
Washington State is 47th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 101. They have given up a total of 1,380 yards on D, which is 30th in D-1. The Cougars are 22nd in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 77 throws on 136 attempts against the Washington State Cougars defense this season, ranking them 45th and 49th in the nation. The Washington State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 733 yards in the air, which is 22nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 160 attempts for 647 yards this season, putting them in 60th place in the country against the run. The Cougars have had 31 penalties for 270 yards on defense this year. That places them 81st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Washington State is 42nd in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 26 punt return yards and average 2.9 yards per return, which is 111th in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 161 yards on special teams, which puts them 108th in kick return yardage. The Cougars average 18 yards per kick return and they are 20th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,666. The Washington State Cougars have tried 9 field goals this year and made 8, which is 28th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. Washington State Cougars kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 768 yards on 19 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 90th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ducks have run for 1,308 yards as a team, which ranks 10th in college football. They've run 246 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Oregon Ducks have been penalized on offense 52 times for 467 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the country in penalties. They are 1st in the nation in points scored with 248. They have run 393 plays this season for 2,691 yards, which ranks them 25th in Division 1 in total offense. Oregon averages 6.8 yards per play, which is 19th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 132 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. Taylor Alie averages 10.6 yards per pass attempt and 10.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 6 passes on 7 attempts for a completion percentage of 85.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 174.5. He has thrown for 74 yards this season.
The Oregon Ducks rush defense has allowed 179 attempts for 477 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in D-1 against the run. Oregon has committed 24 penalties for 241 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 64th in college football. They are 86th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 130. They have surrendered a total of 1,663 yards on D, which is 57th in the country. The Ducks are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opposing offenses have completed 101 passes on 196 attempts against the Oregon defense this season, placing them 101st and 127th in Division 1. The Oregon Ducks pass defense has also given up a total of 1,186 yards through the air, which is 91st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oregon Ducks have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 125th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Oregon kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 35 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 923 yards on 24 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 114th in Division 1 in punting average. Oregon is ranked 12th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 82 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 66th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 243 yards on special teams, ranking 69th in kick return yardage. The Oregon Ducks average 27 yards per kick return and they are 6th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,016.
Who will win tonight's Cougars/Ducks college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Ducks -2.5
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