Colorado at Washington College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
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The Colorado Buffaloes head to Husky Stadium to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 16.5 point favorites. The Buffaloes are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-5-0. The Huskies are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-6-0.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 4-2-0 against the spread
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 1-6-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/07/18 LB Jacob Callier Shoulder is out for season
09/26/18 P Alex Kinney Collarbone is out indefinitely
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
10/14/18 LB DJ Beavers Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Colorado
10/12/18 DB Austin Joyner Concussion is out for season
10/12/18 DL Jared Pulu Concussion is out for season
09/30/18 DL Shane Bowman Foot is OUT 6-8 weeks
09/05/18 OL Trey Adams Back is out for season
07/25/18 TE Hunter Bryant Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado Buffaloes are 44th in the country in points scored with 209. They have run 462 plays this year for 2,718 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Buffaloes average 5.9 yards per play, which is 57th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 139 1st downs this season, ranking them 55th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado has run for 1,085 yards as a unit, which ranks 70th in college football. They've run 257 times, averaging 4.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Buffaloes have been penalized on offense 40 times for 351 yards so far this year, which has them 66th in the country in penalties. Steven Montez has passed for 1,588 yards this year. He's completed 140 throws while attempting 199 passes for a completion percentage of 70.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 152.6. He averages 8.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt.
Colorado is 27th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 123. They have given up a total of 2,109 yards on D, which is 31st in D-1. The Buffaloes are 38th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 100 throws on 192 attempts against the Colorado Buffaloes defense this season, ranking them 31st and 60th in the nation. The Colorado pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,277 yards in the air, which is 48th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 218 attempts for 832 yards this season, putting them in 36th place in the country against the run. The Buffaloes have had 48 penalties for 390 yards on defense this year. That places them 83rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado is 4th in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 168 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 69th in D-1. They have returned 8 kicks for 181 yards on special teams, which puts them 104th in kick return yardage. The Buffaloes average 23 yards per kick return and they are 60th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,067. The Colorado Buffaloes have tried 8 field goals this year and made 5, which is 88th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Colorado Buffaloes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,237 yards on 30 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 78th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies have run for 1,218 yards as a team, which ranks 49th in college football. They've run 284 times, averaging 4.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Washington Huskies have been penalized on offense 34 times for 293 yards so far this season, which has them 94th in the country in penalties. They are 50th in the nation in points scored with 202. They have run 484 plays this season for 3,093 yards, which ranks them 22nd in Division 1 in total offense. Washington averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 31st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 168 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Browning averages 9.2 yards per pass attempt and 8.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 126 passes on 191 attempts for a completion percentage of 66%. His quarterback rating this year is 154. He has thrown for 1,751 yards this season.
The Washington Huskies rush defense has allowed 251 attempts for 956 yards this year, putting them in 60th place in D-1 against the run. Washington has committed 44 penalties for 403 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 93rd in college football. They are 16th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 112. They have surrendered a total of 2,206 yards on D, which is 43rd in the country. The Huskies are ranked 17th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 143 passes on 226 attempts against the Washington defense this season, placing them 113th and 102nd in Division 1. The Washington Huskies pass defense has also given up a total of 1,250 yards through the air, which is 39th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Huskies have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 9, which is 30th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Washington kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,022 yards on 24 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 44th in Division 1 in punting average. Washington is ranked 29th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 66 punt return yards and average 5.1 yards per return, which is 106th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 162 yards on special teams, ranking 110th in kick return yardage. The Washington Huskies average 20 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,321.
Who will win tonight's Buffaloes/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Buffaloes +16.5
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