Connecticut at Tulsa College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium
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The Connecticut Huskies head to Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman Stadium to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tulsa as 16.5 point favorites. The Huskies are 1-6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Golden Hurricane are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-7-0.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Connecticut Huskies are 1-6-1 against the spread
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 3-5-0 against the spread
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
10/16/18 LB Eli Thomas Medical is out indefinitely
09/26/18 RB Khyon Gillespie ACL is out for season
08/15/18 RB Donevin O'Reilly ACL is out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
10/23/18 QB Luke Skipper Back is out indefinitely
09/16/18 S Cristian Williams Medical is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Connecticut Huskies are 117th in the country in points scored with 169. They have run 541 plays this year for 2,952 yards, which ranks them 107th in Division 1 in total offense. The Huskies average 5.5 yards per play, which is 81st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 157 1st downs this season, ranking them 91st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Connecticut has run for 1,546 yards as a unit, which ranks 44th in college football. They've run 318 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 34 times for 304 yards so far this year, which has them 121st in the country in penalties. David Pindell has passed for 1,259 yards this year. He's completed 120 throws while attempting 199 passes for a completion percentage of 60.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 121.3. He averages 5.6 adjusted yards per throw and 6.3 yards per pass attempt.
Connecticut is 129th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 382. They have given up a total of 5,004 yards on D, which is 129th in D-1. The Huskies are 129th in yards per play allowed with 8.9. Opponent offenses have completed 164 throws on 224 attempts against the Connecticut Huskies defense this season, ranking them 92nd and 29th in the nation. The Connecticut pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,477 yards in the air, which is 126th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 338 attempts for 2,527 yards this season, putting them in 128th place in the country against the run. The Huskies have had 59 penalties for 588 yards on defense this year. That places them 117th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Connecticut is 129th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 14 punt return yards and average 4.7 yards per return, which is 115th in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 540 yards on special teams, which puts them 26th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 17 yards per kick return and they are 91st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,506. The Connecticut Huskies have tried 4 field goals this year and made 3, which is 127th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Connecticut Huskies kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 22 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,954 yards on 45 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 33rd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Hurricane have run for 1,525 yards as a team, which ranks 46th in college football. They've run 390 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 62 times for 540 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the country in penalties. They are 119th in the nation in points scored with 163. They have run 611 plays this season for 2,865 yards, which ranks them 113th in Division 1 in total offense. Tulsa averages 4.7 yards per play, which is 123rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 160 1st downs this year, placing them 87th overall as an offensive unit. Seth Boomer averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 5.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 39 passes on 103 attempts for a completion percentage of 37.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 93.6. He has thrown for 613 yards this season.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane rush defense has allowed 356 attempts for 1,804 yards this year, putting them in 113th place in D-1 against the run. Tulsa has committed 57 penalties for 483 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 79th in college football. They are 73rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 228. They have surrendered a total of 3,131 yards on D, which is 69th in the country. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 123 passes on 211 attempts against the Tulsa defense this season, placing them 15th and 15th in Division 1. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane pass defense has also given up a total of 1,327 yards through the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have attempted 17 field goals this season and made 10, which is 47th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 59%. Tulsa kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,731 yards on 37 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 6th in Division 1 in punting average. Tulsa is ranked 103rd in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 105 punt return yards and average 11.7 yards per return, which is 38th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 276 yards on special teams, ranking 96th in kick return yardage. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane average 15 yards per kick return and they are 113th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,246.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Golden Hurricane college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Huskies +16.5
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