Arkansas at Colorado State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Colorado State Stadium
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Colorado State Stadium is the venue for the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Arkansas as 11 point favorites. The Rams are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0. The Razorbacks are 0-0-1 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 0-0-1 against the spread
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 0-2-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Arkansas Razorbacks have run for 80 yards as a unit, which ranks 110th in the nation. They've run 37 times, averaging 2.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Razorbacks have been penalized on offense 4 times for 40 yards so far this year, which has them 92nd in the country in penalties. They are 17th in Division 1 in points scored with 55. They have run 66 plays this year for 433 yards, which ranks them 21st in the nation in total offense. The Razorbacks average 6.6 yards per play, which is 44th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 18 1st downs this season, ranking them 100th overall as an offensive unit. Cole Kelley has completed 9 throws while attempting 12 passes for a completion percentage of 75%. He has passed for 92 yards this year. He averages 9.3 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 166.9.
The Razorbacks rush defense has given up 41 attempts for 127 yards this season, putting them in 56th place in the country against the run. They have had 6 penalties for 30 yards on defense this year. That places them 26th in Division 1. Arkansas is 57th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 20. They have given up a total of 357 yards on D, which is 68th in the nation. The Razorbacks are 39th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 27 throws on 40 attempts against the Arkansas Razorbacks defense this season, ranking them 107th and 103rd in the country. The Arkansas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 230 yards in the air, which is 71st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Arkansas Razorbacks kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 147 yards on 5 punts, averaging 29 yards per punt. That ranks them 118th in the NCAA in punting average. They have returned 4 kicks for 102 yards on special teams, which puts them 22nd in kick return yardage. The Razorbacks average 26 yards per kick return and they are 58th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 535.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rams are 36th in Division 1 in points scored with 47. They have run 151 plays this season for 937 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the nation in total offense. The Colorado State Rams average 6.2 yards per play, which is 51st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 50 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado State has run for 219 yards as a team, which ranks 46th in the country. They've run 64 times, averaging 3.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 17 times for 155 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the nation in penalties. K.J. Carta-Samuels has thrown for 713 yards this season. He has completed 52 passes on 83 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 153.8. He averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 9 adjusted yards per throw.
Colorado State is 130th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 88. They have surrendered a total of 1,213 yards on D, which is 130th in Division 1. The Rams are ranked 125th in yards per play allowed with 8.8. Opposing offenses have completed 48 passes on 62 attempts against the Colorado State defense this season, placing them 129th and 128th in the country. The Colorado State Rams pass defense has also given up a total of 756 yards through the air, which is 130th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 76 attempts for 457 yards this year, putting them in 129th place in D-1 against the run. The Rams have committed 16 penalties for 109 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 121st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado State has returned 7 kicks for 144 yards on special teams, ranking 7th in kick return yardage. The Colorado State Rams average 21 yards per kick return and they are 3rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,081. The Rams have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 2, which is 19th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Colorado State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 615 yards on 13 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 22nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Razorbacks/Rams college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Razorbacks -11
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