Hawaii at BYU College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
LaVell Edwards Stadium
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LaVell Edwards Stadium is the venue for the game between the Hawaii Warriors and the BYU Cougars on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Hawaii as 6 point favorites. The Cougars are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-5-0. The Warriors are 3-2-1 ATS and their over/under record is 4-2-0.
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Valuable Hawaii Warriors Betting Trends
The Hawaii Warriors are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Hawaii Warriors are 3-2-1 against the spread
Important BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The BYU Cougars are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key Hawaii Warriors Injuries
10/07/18 QB Cole McDonald Foot is questionable
Key BYU Cougars Injuries
10/02/18 DB Dayan Ghanwoloku Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Friday vs Utah State
10/02/18 LB Zayne Anderson Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Friday vs Utah State
10/01/18 TE Moroni Laulu-Pututau ACL is out for season
09/30/18 RB Squally Canada Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Utah State
09/09/18 DB Austin McChesney Undisclosed is out for season
08/31/18 RB K.J. Hall Personal has left team
08/21/18 LB Johnny Tapusoa Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/21/18 DB Trevion Greene Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Hawaii Warriors have run for 1,027 yards as a unit, which ranks 56th in the nation. They've run 220 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Warriors have been penalized on offense 38 times for 345 yards so far this year, which has them 55th in the country in penalties. They are 5th in Division 1 in points scored with 269. They have run 490 plays this year for 3,283 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the nation in total offense. The Warriors average 6.7 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 174 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Cole McDonald has completed 156 throws while attempting 240 passes for a completion percentage of 65%. He has passed for 2,100 yards this year. He averages 10.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 169.8.
The Warriors rush defense has given up 277 attempts for 1,112 yards this season, putting them in 102nd place in the country against the run. They have had 48 penalties for 465 yards on defense this year. That places them 119th in Division 1. Hawaii is 112th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 207. They have given up a total of 2,875 yards on D, which is 118th in the nation. The Warriors are 95th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 117 throws on 199 attempts against the Hawaii Warriors defense this season, ranking them 91st and 100th in the country. The Hawaii pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,763 yards in the air, which is 122nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Hawaii Warriors have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 38th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Hawaii Warriors kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 31 for 32 this season. Their punters have accumulated 949 yards on 23 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average. Hawaii is 33rd in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 121 punt return yards and average 10.1 yards per return, which is 53rd in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 367 yards on special teams, which puts them 24th in kick return yardage. The Warriors average 22 yards per kick return and they are 2nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,771.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cougars are 108th in Division 1 in points scored with 127. They have run 379 plays this season for 1,836 yards, which ranks them 90th in the nation in total offense. The BYU Cougars average 4.8 yards per play, which is 120th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 102 1st downs this year, placing them 101st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground BYU has run for 699 yards as a team, which ranks 108th in the country. They've run 190 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cougars have been penalized on offense 40 times for 351 yards so far this season, which has them 41st in the nation in penalties. Tanner Mangum has thrown for 1,042 yards this season. He has completed 112 passes on 182 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 115.4. He averages 5.7 yards per pass attempt and 5.5 adjusted yards per throw.
BYU is 72nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 148. They have surrendered a total of 2,177 yards on D, which is 73rd in Division 1. The Cougars are ranked 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 117 passes on 176 attempts against the BYU defense this season, placing them 93rd and 71st in the country. The BYU Cougars pass defense has also given up a total of 1,177 yards through the air, which is 61st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 223 attempts for 1,000 yards this year, putting them in 86th place in D-1 against the run. The Cougars have committed 46 penalties for 371 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 101st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
BYU is ranked 55th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 85 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 72nd in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 111 yards on special teams, ranking 117th in kick return yardage. The BYU Cougars average 19 yards per kick return and they are 117th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,032. The Cougars have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 83rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. BYU kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,238 yards on 29 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 49th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Warriors/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cougars +6
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