Washington at Colorado College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Folsom Field is the venue for the game between the Washington Huskies and the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 9.5 point favorites. The total has been set at 53. The Buffaloes are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-2-0. The Huskies are 1-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-1-0.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
09/17/17 WR Andre Baccellia Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Colorado
09/17/17 WR Chico McClatcher Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Colorado
09/17/17 RB Kamari Pleasant Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/15/17 TE Drew Sample Leg out indefinitely
08/29/17 TE David Ajamu Leg out for season
08/29/17 LB DJ Beavers Foot out indefinitely
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
09/17/17 DE Chris Mulumba Targeting Suspension expected to miss the 1st Half Saturday vs. Washington U
09/17/17 DE Frank Umu Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Washington U
09/14/17 OL Grant Polley Knee out for season
09/14/17 OL Jacob Moretti Ankle out for season
09/07/17 DB Anthony Julmisse Dismissed out for season
09/05/17 TE Dylan Keeney Back out indefinitely
08/23/17 DB Jaisen Sanchez Shoulder out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Huskies have run for 389 yards as a unit, which ranks 88th in the nation. They've run 91 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 16 times for 147 yards so far this year, which has them 80th in the country in penalties. They are 11th in Division 1 in points scored with 141. They have run 177 plays this year for 1,294 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 7.3 yards per play, which is 15th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 63 1st downs this season, ranking them 58th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Browning has completed 58 throws while attempting 78 passes for a completion percentage of 74.4%. He has passed for 798 yards this year. He averages 11.7 adjusted yards per throw and 10.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 191.6.
The Huskies rush defense has given up 106 attempts for 281 yards this season, putting them in 35th place in the country against the run. They have had 14 penalties for 114 yards on defense this year. That places them 33rd in Division 1. Washington is 20th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 37. They have given up a total of 785 yards on D, which is 24th in the nation. The Huskies are 11th in yards per play allowed with 3.8. Opponent offenses have completed 64 throws on 102 attempts against the Washington Huskies defense this season, ranking them 92nd and 84th in the country. The Washington pass defense has also surrendered a total of 504 yards in the air, which is 40th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Huskies have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 67th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Washington Huskies kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 382 yards on 10 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 107th in the NCAA in punting average. Washington is 46th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 233 punt return yards and average 38.8 yards per return, which is 1st in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 114 yards on special teams, which puts them 97th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 23 yards per kick return and they are 34th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,641.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffaloes are 56th in Division 1 in points scored with 95. They have run 222 plays this season for 1,346 yards, which ranks them 24th in the nation in total offense. The Colorado Buffaloes average 6.1 yards per play, which is 44th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 70 1st downs this year, placing them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado has run for 448 yards as a team, which ranks 82nd in the country. They've run 116 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Buffaloes have been penalized on offense 26 times for 208 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the nation in penalties. Steven Montez has thrown for 858 yards this season. He has completed 69 passes on 101 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 153.3. He averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Colorado is 10th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 27. They have surrendered a total of 953 yards on D, which is 52nd in Division 1. The Buffaloes are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 52 passes on 102 attempts against the Colorado defense this season, placing them 56th and 82nd in the country. The Colorado Buffaloes pass defense has also given up a total of 638 yards through the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 111 attempts for 315 yards this year, putting them in 42nd place in D-1 against the run. The Buffaloes have committed 19 penalties for 196 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado is ranked 22nd in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 115 punt return yards and average 16.4 yards per return, which is 12th in college football. They are 60th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,461. The Buffaloes have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 9th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Colorado kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this year. Their punters have totaled 657 yards on 15 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 41st in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buffaloes +9.5
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