Arizona at UCLA College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Rose Bowl to take on the UCLA Bruins on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 6 point favorites. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 3-4-0 while their over/under record is 1-6-0. The Bruins have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The UCLA Bruins are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
10/14/18 DL Jaelan Phillips Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
10/14/18 LB Je'Vari Anderson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
10/14/18 DB Kenny Churchwell III Knee is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
10/14/18 WR Kyle Phillips Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
10/14/18 LB Mique Juarez Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
09/26/18 OL Zach Sweeney Shoulder is out for season
09/24/18 QB Devon Modster Transferred has left team
08/20/18 LB Josh Woods Knee is out for season
08/16/18 DB Octavius Spencer Disciplinary is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Wildcats are 58th in Division 1 in points scored with 192. They have run 503 plays this season for 2,990 yards, which ranks them 33rd in the nation in total offense. The Wildcats average 5.9 yards per play, which is 55th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this year, placing them 20th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona has run for 1,283 yards as a team, which ranks 41st in the country. They've run 276 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 52 times for 472 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the nation in penalties. Khalil Tate has thrown for 1,415 yards this season. He has completed 95 passes on 178 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 136. He averages 7.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.2 adjusted yards per throw.
Arizona is 97th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 201. They have surrendered a total of 3,068 yards on D, which is 116th in Division 1. The Wildcats are ranked 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 227 attempts against the Arizona Wildcats defense this season, placing them 119th and 104th in the country. The Arizona pass defense has also given up a total of 1,651 yards through the air, which is 101st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 306 attempts for 1,417 yards this year, putting them in 112th place in D-1 against the run. The Wildcats have committed 69 penalties for 670 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 129th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona is ranked 47th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 91 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 80th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 433 yards on special teams, ranking 23rd in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 20 yards per kick return and they are 21st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,514. The Arizona Wildcats have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 6, which is 68th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 46%. Arizona Wildcats kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 22 for 24 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,300 yards on 31 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 62nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bruins have run for 905 yards as a team, which ranks 102nd in the nation. They've run 221 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Bruins have been penalized on offense 39 times for 341 yards so far this year, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 120th in Division 1 in points scored with 129. They have run 396 plays this year for 2,023 yards, which ranks them 106th in the nation in total offense. The UCLA Bruins average 5.1 yards per play, which is 108th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 104 1st downs this season, ranking them 121st overall as an offensive unit. Dorian Thompson-Robinson has completed 98 throws while attempting 163 passes for a completion percentage of 60.1%. He has passed for 1,073 yards this year. He averages 6.4 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 121.9.
The UCLA Bruins rush defense has given up 270 attempts for 1,052 yards this season, putting them in 76th place in the country against the run. They have had 31 penalties for 244 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in Division 1. UCLA is 89th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 189. They have given up a total of 2,450 yards on D, which is 69th in the nation. The Bruins are 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 119 throws on 188 attempts against the UCLA defense this season, ranking them 65th and 54th in the country. The UCLA Bruins pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,398 yards in the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UCLA Bruins have tried 9 field goals this year and made 8, which is 48th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. UCLA kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,540 yards on 33 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 8th in the NCAA in punting average. UCLA is 89th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 99 punt return yards and average 12.4 yards per return, which is 35th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 82 yards on special teams, which puts them 124th in kick return yardage. The Bruins average 16 yards per kick return and they are 126th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,204.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Bruins college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bruins +6
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