Arizona State at USC College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is the venue for the game between the Arizona State Sun Devils and the USC Trojans on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 1 point favorites. The Trojans are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-3-0. The Sun Devils are 4-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-4-0.
Valuable Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The USC Trojans are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key USC Trojans Injuries
10/21/18 CB Isaac Taylor-Stuart Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/21/18 CB Jonathan Lockett Hip is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/21/18 QB Olaijah Griffin Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/15/18 LB Porter Gustin Ankle is out for season
10/09/18 S Bubba Bolden Transferred is out for season
09/29/18 TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe Hip is out indefinitely
09/20/18 S Isaiah Pola-Mao Shoulder is out for season
09/17/18 K Chase McGrath ACL is out for season
09/08/18 TE Austin Applebee Mononucleosis is out indefinitely
08/27/18 S Ykili Ross Left Team is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona State Sun Devils have run for 1,136 yards as a unit, which ranks 81st in the nation. They've run 238 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 42 times for 372 yards so far this year, which has them 82nd in the country in penalties. They are 83rd in Division 1 in points scored with 192. They have run 471 plays this year for 2,935 yards, which ranks them 47th in the nation in total offense. The Sun Devils average 6.2 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 151 1st downs this season, ranking them 64th overall as an offensive unit. Manny Wilkins has completed 146 throws while attempting 231 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. He has passed for 1,799 yards this year. He averages 8.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 142.6.
The Sun Devils rush defense has given up 298 attempts for 1,102 yards this season, putting them in 61st place in the country against the run. They have had 42 penalties for 396 yards on defense this year. That places them 58th in Division 1. Arizona State is 32nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 147. They have given up a total of 2,669 yards on D, which is 58th in the nation. The Sun Devils are 42nd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 133 throws on 215 attempts against the Arizona State Sun Devils defense this season, ranking them 60th and 52nd in the country. The Arizona State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,567 yards in the air, which is 57th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona State Sun Devils have tried 9 field goals this year and made 8, which is 61st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. Arizona State Sun Devils kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,337 yards on 30 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NCAA in punting average. Arizona State is 35th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 101 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 82nd in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 246 yards on special teams, which puts them 97th in kick return yardage. The Sun Devils average 18 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,282.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Trojans are 92nd in Division 1 in points scored with 182. They have run 453 plays this season for 2,493 yards, which ranks them 65th in the nation in total offense. The USC Trojans average 5.5 yards per play, which is 83rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 127 1st downs this year, placing them 112th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground USC has run for 829 yards as a team, which ranks 116th in the country. They've run 227 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 61 times for 569 yards so far this season, which has them 14th in the nation in penalties. JT Daniels has thrown for 1,618 yards this season. He has completed 124 passes on 217 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 125.5. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 6.7 adjusted yards per throw.
USC is 68th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 192. They have surrendered a total of 2,712 yards on D, which is 62nd in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 46th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 145 passes on 250 attempts against the USC defense this season, placing them 91st and 101st in the country. The USC Trojans pass defense has also given up a total of 1,601 yards through the air, which is 64th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 269 attempts for 1,111 yards this year, putting them in 64th place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 52 penalties for 519 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 111th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
USC is ranked 30th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 108 punt return yards and average 7.2 yards per return, which is 83rd in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 379 yards on special teams, ranking 47th in kick return yardage. The USC Trojans average 25 yards per kick return and they are 96th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,979. The Trojans have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 9, which is 44th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. USC kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,549 yards on 41 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 119th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Sun Devils/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sun Devils +1
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