Arizona at Washington State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Arizona Wildcats head to Martin Stadium to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington State as 10.5 point favorites. The Wildcats are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-7-0. The Cougars are 9-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-0.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Wildcats are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Washington State Cougars are 9-1-0 against the spread
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
11/11/18 DB Sean Harper Jr. Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs Arizona
10/15/18 DL Nnamdi Oguayo Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/20/18 LB Derek Moore Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/20/18 DT Jonathan Lolohea Undisclosed has left team
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arizona Wildcats are 53rd in the country in points scored with 308. They have run 728 plays this year for 4,541 yards, which ranks them 46th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 6.2 yards per play, which is 31st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 236 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arizona has run for 2,064 yards as a unit, which ranks 34th in college football. They've run 412 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 81 times for 771 yards so far this year, which has them 11th in the country in penalties. Khalil Tate has passed for 1,954 yards this year. He's completed 131 throws while attempting 233 passes for a completion percentage of 56.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 148.4. He averages 8.9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt.
Arizona is 76th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 281. They have given up a total of 4,178 yards on D, which is 90th in D-1. The Wildcats are 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 219 throws on 353 attempts against the Arizona Wildcats defense this season, ranking them 120th and 108th in the nation. The Arizona pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,487 yards in the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 410 attempts for 1,691 yards this season, putting them in 74th place in the country against the run. The Wildcats have had 92 penalties for 878 yards on defense this year. That places them 129th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arizona is 34th in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 137 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 80th in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 594 yards on special teams, which puts them 33rd in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 19 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,272. The Arizona Wildcats have tried 22 field goals this year and made 15, which is 16th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 68%. Arizona Wildcats kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 33 for 36 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,789 yards on 43 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 61st in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cougars have run for 790 yards as a team, which ranks 128th in college football. They've run 214 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Washington State Cougars have been penalized on offense 73 times for 724 yards so far this season, which has them 32nd in the country in penalties. They are 16th in the nation in points scored with 376. They have run 751 plays this season for 4,713 yards, which ranks them 1st in Division 1 in total offense. Washington State averages 6.3 yards per play, which is 29th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 253 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Gardner Minshew averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 364 passes on 523 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.1. He has thrown for 3,852 yards this season.
The Washington State Cougars rush defense has allowed 326 attempts for 1,261 yards this year, putting them in 29th place in D-1 against the run. Washington State has committed 71 penalties for 600 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 90th in college football. They are 35th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 221. They have surrendered a total of 3,233 yards on D, which is 22nd in the country. The Cougars are ranked 34th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 181 passes on 315 attempts against the Washington State defense this season, placing them 61st and 80th in Division 1. The Washington State Cougars pass defense has also given up a total of 1,972 yards through the air, which is 39th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington State Cougars have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 10, which is 75th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. Washington State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 46 for 48 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,524 yards on 32 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average. Washington State is ranked 65th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 90 punt return yards and average 6 yards per return, which is 104th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 441 yards on special teams, ranking 73rd in kick return yardage. The Washington State Cougars average 28 yards per kick return and they are 26th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,244.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cougars -10.5
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