Colorado State at Florida College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The Florida Gators host the Colorado State Rams at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida as 18.5 point favorites. The Gators have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread. The Rams have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 1-2-0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Colorado State Rams are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
09/09/18 DE Arjay Jean Foot left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/09/18 DL Richard King Shoulder missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Florida
09/09/18 WR Warren Jackson Knee missed last game, is questionable Saturday vs Florida
08/25/18 QB Collin Hill ACL is out indefinitely
Key Florida Gators Injuries
09/09/18 RB Adarius Lemons Transferred is out for season
09/09/18 LB David Reese Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Colorado State
09/09/18 WR Jacob Copeland Knee is questionable Saturday vs Colorado State
09/09/18 DB Marco Wilson ACL is out for season
09/09/18 DB Shawn Davis Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Colorado State
08/16/18 DB Quincy Lenton Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams have run for 259 yards as a team, which ranks 101st in college football. They've run 87 times, averaging 3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams have been penalized on offense 23 times for 209 yards so far this season, which has them 1st in the country in penalties. They are 37th in the nation in points scored with 81. They have run 224 plays this season for 1,366 yards, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Rams average 6.1 yards per play, which is 54th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 73 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. K.J. Carta-Samuels averages 8.5 yards per pass attempt and 8.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 84 passes on 130 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 151.5. He has thrown for 1,102 yards this season.
The Rams rush defense has allowed 128 attempts for 757 yards this year, putting them in 128th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State has committed 22 penalties for 169 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 117th in college football. They are 126th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 115. They have surrendered a total of 1,651 yards on D, which is 129th in the country. The Rams are ranked 125th in yards per play allowed with 7.8. Opposing offenses have completed 59 passes on 84 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense this season, placing them 124th and 113th in Division 1. The Colorado State pass defense has also given up a total of 894 yards through the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 6, which is 4th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Colorado State Rams kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 899 yards on 18 punts, averaging 50 yards per punt. That places them 4th in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado State is ranked 24th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They have returned 11 kicks for 213 yards on special teams, ranking 5th in kick return yardage. The Rams average 19 yards per kick return and they are 3rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,579.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gators are 56th in the country in points scored with 69. They have run 133 plays this year for 804 yards, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Florida Gators average 6 yards per play, which is 61st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 49 1st downs this season, ranking them 40th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Florida has run for 331 yards as a unit, which ranks 72nd in college football. They've run 68 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. Florida has been penalized on offense 9 times for 75 yards so far this year, which has them 99th in the country in penalties. Feleipe Franks has passed for 451 yards this year. He's completed 33 throws while attempting 62 passes for a completion percentage of 53.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 148.4. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Florida is 36th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 33. They have given up a total of 679 yards on D, which is 55th in D-1. The Gators are 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 16 throws on 32 attempts against the Florida defense this season, ranking them 5th and 6th in the nation. The Florida Gators pass defense has also surrendered a total of 154 yards in the air, which is 4th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 84 attempts for 525 yards this season, putting them in 117th place in the country against the run. The Gators have had 18 penalties for 164 yards on defense this year. That places them 113th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Florida is 67th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 42 punt return yards and average 14 yards per return, which is 26th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 49 yards on special teams, which puts them 97th in kick return yardage. The Florida Gators average 12 yards per kick return and they are 82nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 895. The Gators have tried 4 field goals this year and made 4, which is 17th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Florida kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 198 yards on 5 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 89th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Gators college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams +18.5
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