Arizona at Utah College Football Picks and Predictions 10/11/2018
Friday, October 12, 2018
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The Utah Utes host the Arizona Wildcats at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Friday, October 12, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah as 13.5 point favorites. The Utes have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 3-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-5-0.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Utes Injuries
10/07/18 OL Lo Falemaka Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Arizona
08/30/18 OL Johnny Capra Undisclosed is out for season
08/07/18 RB Devonta'e Henry-Cole Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Wildcats have run for 1,211 yards as a team, which ranks 30th in college football. They've run 245 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 47 times for 416 yards so far this season, which has them 17th in the country in penalties. They are 51st in the nation in points scored with 182. They have run 426 plays this season for 2,672 yards, which ranks them 40th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 6.3 yards per play, which is 39th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this year, placing them 20th overall as an offensive unit. Khalil Tate averages 8.1 yards per pass attempt and 8.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 94 passes on 174 attempts for a completion percentage of 54%. His quarterback rating this year is 138.5. He has thrown for 1,412 yards this season.
The Wildcats rush defense has allowed 262 attempts for 1,184 yards this year, putting them in 113th place in D-1 against the run. Arizona has committed 60 penalties for 576 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 129th in college football. They are 82nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 159. They have surrendered a total of 2,570 yards on D, which is 110th in the country. The Wildcats are ranked 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 130 passes on 205 attempts against the Arizona Wildcats defense this season, placing them 116th and 112th in Division 1. The Arizona pass defense has also given up a total of 1,386 yards through the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona Wildcats have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 5, which is 73rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 46%. Arizona Wildcats kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 21 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,091 yards on 26 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 58th in Division 1 in punting average. Arizona is ranked 46th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 91 punt return yards and average 9.1 yards per return, which is 63rd in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 366 yards on special teams, ranking 25th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 20 yards per kick return and they are 25th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,129.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utes are 105th in the country in points scored with 129. They have run 350 plays this year for 1,945 yards, which ranks them 100th in Division 1 in total offense. The Utah Utes average 5.6 yards per play, which is 79th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 99 1st downs this season, ranking them 110th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Utah has run for 911 yards as a unit, which ranks 81st in college football. They've run 197 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. Utah has been penalized on offense 32 times for 276 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. Tyler Huntley has passed for 994 yards this year. He's completed 93 throws while attempting 149 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 126.8. He averages 6.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.7 yards per pass attempt.
Utah is 14th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 86. They have given up a total of 1,497 yards on D, which is 7th in D-1. The Utes are 16th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 94 throws on 177 attempts against the Utah defense this season, ranking them 44th and 73rd in the nation. The Utah Utes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,105 yards in the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 152 attempts for 392 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the country against the run. The Utes have had 25 penalties for 244 yards on defense this year. That places them 26th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Utah is 14th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 97 punt return yards and average 6.9 yards per return, which is 88th in D-1. They have returned 2 kicks for 24 yards on special teams, which puts them 129th in kick return yardage. The Utah Utes average 12 yards per kick return and they are 114th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,066. The Utes have tried 11 field goals this year and made 8, which is 32nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Utah kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 15 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 923 yards on 21 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 29th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Utes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats +13.5
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