Arizona State at Colorado College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Arizona State Sun Devils head to Folsom Field to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 2 point favorites. The Sun Devils are 4-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Buffaloes are 3-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-3-0.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-1-0 against the spread
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 3-1-0 against the spread
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
09/30/18 PK James Stefanou Groin is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
09/30/18 WR Jaylon Jackson Foot is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
09/30/18 WR Juwann Winfree Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
09/26/18 P Alex Kinney Collarbone is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 49th in the country in points scored with 158. They have run 346 plays this year for 2,131 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Sun Devils average 6.2 yards per play, which is 47th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 115 1st downs this season, ranking them 33rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona State has run for 907 yards as a unit, which ranks 50th in college football. They've run 176 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 30 times for 251 yards so far this year, which has them 61st in the country in penalties. Manny Wilkins has passed for 1,224 yards this year. He's completed 108 throws while attempting 170 passes for a completion percentage of 63.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 142.2. He averages 8.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Arizona State is 42nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 99. They have given up a total of 1,817 yards on D, which is 73rd in D-1. The Sun Devils are 37th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 87 throws on 153 attempts against the Arizona State Sun Devils defense this season, ranking them 68th and 76th in the nation. The Arizona State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,008 yards in the air, which is 61st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 210 attempts for 809 yards this season, putting them in 80th place in the country against the run. The Sun Devils have had 31 penalties for 276 yards on defense this year. That places them 74th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona State is 42nd in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 80 punt return yards and average 8.9 yards per return, which is 67th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 230 yards on special teams, which puts them 57th in kick return yardage. The Sun Devils average 18 yards per kick return and they are 44th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,441. The Arizona State Sun Devils have tried 6 field goals this year and made 6, which is 35th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Arizona State Sun Devils kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this season. Their punters have accumulated 918 yards on 21 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffaloes have run for 822 yards as a team, which ranks 67th in college football. They've run 174 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colorado Buffaloes have been penalized on offense 26 times for 210 yards so far this season, which has them 88th in the country in penalties. They are 46th in the nation in points scored with 161. They have run 300 plays this season for 1,959 yards, which ranks them 58th in Division 1 in total offense. Colorado averages 6.5 yards per play, which is 30th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this year, placing them 74th overall as an offensive unit. Steven Montez averages 9.1 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 91 passes on 120 attempts for a completion percentage of 75.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 173.7. He has thrown for 1,092 yards this season.
The Colorado Buffaloes rush defense has allowed 152 attempts for 625 yards this year, putting them in 45th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado has committed 30 penalties for 232 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 41st in college football. They are 17th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 71. They have surrendered a total of 1,408 yards on D, which is 27th in the country. The Buffaloes are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 71 passes on 140 attempts against the Colorado defense this season, placing them 30th and 56th in Division 1. The Colorado Buffaloes pass defense has also given up a total of 783 yards through the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado Buffaloes have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 5, which is 49th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Colorado kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 20 for 20 this year. Their punters have totaled 709 yards on 17 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 63rd in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado is ranked 5th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 130 punt return yards and average 9.3 yards per return, which is 59th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 144 yards on special teams, ranking 102nd in kick return yardage. The Colorado Buffaloes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 66th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,233.
Who will win tonight's Sun Devils/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sun Devils +2
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