Western Kentucky at Vanderbilt College Football Picks & Parlay 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
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The Vanderbilt Commodores host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Vanderbilt Stadium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 11 point favorites. The Commodores have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 2-5-1 against the spread. The Hilltoppers have an ATS record of 1-7-0 while their over/under record is 4-4-0.
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Valuable Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Trends
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 1-7-0 against the spread
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-5-1 against the spread
Key Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Injuries
10/28/17 DL Carson Jordan Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/28/17 DL Evan Sayner Leg is out for season
10/03/17 DL Jalen Madden Knee out for season
08/05/17 DB De'Andre Simmons ACL out for season
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
10/29/17 RB Khari Blasingame Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Western Kentucky
10/28/17 FB Bailey McElwain Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have run for 676 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in college football. They've run 260 times, averaging 2.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Hilltoppers have been penalized on offense 42 times for 349 yards so far this season, which has them 97th in the country in penalties. They are 81st in the nation in points scored with 216. They have run 599 plays this season for 3,151 yards, which ranks them 16th in Division 1 in total offense. The Hilltoppers average 5.3 yards per play, which is 97th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 187 1st downs this year, placing them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Mike White averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 214 passes on 327 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 135.7. He has thrown for 2,328 yards this season.
The Hilltoppers rush defense has allowed 306 attempts for 1,494 yards this year, putting them in 87th place in D-1 against the run. Western Kentucky has committed 52 penalties for 527 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 100th in college football. They are 44th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 182. They have surrendered a total of 2,952 yards on D, which is 50th in the country. The Hilltoppers are ranked 54th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 131 passes on 238 attempts against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense this season, placing them 36th and 41st in Division 1. The Western Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 1,458 yards through the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 4, which is 121st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,429 yards on 36 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 101st in Division 1 in punting average. Western Kentucky is ranked 54th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 44 punt return yards and average 3.4 yards per return, which is 115th in college football. They have returned 28 kicks for 527 yards on special teams, ranking 39th in kick return yardage. The Hilltoppers average 19 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,722.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Commodores are 103rd in the country in points scored with 184. They have run 475 plays this year for 2,537 yards, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 5.3 yards per play, which is 96th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 124 1st downs this season, ranking them 121st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Vanderbilt has run for 773 yards as a unit, which ranks 124th in college football. They've run 219 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. Vanderbilt has been penalized on offense 45 times for 394 yards so far this year, which has them 85th in the country in penalties. Kyle Shurmur has passed for 1,664 yards this year. He's completed 128 throws while attempting 233 passes for a completion percentage of 54.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 137.8. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt.
Vanderbilt is 88th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 246. They have given up a total of 3,307 yards on D, which is 82nd in D-1. The Commodores are 98th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 121 throws on 211 attempts against the Vanderbilt defense this season, ranking them 18th and 14th in the nation. The Vanderbilt Commodores pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,367 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 340 attempts for 1,940 yards this season, putting them in 122nd place in the country against the run. The Commodores have had 56 penalties for 382 yards on defense this year. That places them 46th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Vanderbilt is 78th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 92 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 53rd in D-1. They have returned 18 kicks for 407 yards on special teams, which puts them 86th in kick return yardage. The Vanderbilt Commodores average 23 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,036. The Commodores have tried 5 field goals this year and made 1, which is 128th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 20%. Vanderbilt kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 25 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,913 yards on 50 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 119th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Commodores -11 and over 56 total points
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