Illinois at USF College Football Parlay 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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The Illinois Fighting Illini travel to Soldier Field to take on the USF Bulls on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this game has USF as 8 point favorites. The Fighting Illini have an ATS record of 1-1-0 while their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Bulls have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important USF Bulls Betting Trends
The USF Bulls are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The USF Bulls are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
09/09/18 QB AJ Bush Leg injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs South Florida
09/09/18 WR Edwin Carter Head left last game, is questionable Saturday vs South Florida
09/09/18 WR Ricky Smalling Foot is questionable Saturday vs South Florida
09/07/18 QB Cam Thomas Personal has left team
09/03/18 WR Mike Dudek Knee is out for season
09/01/18 DB Bennett Williams Suspension is out indefinitely
09/01/18 WR Carmoni Green Suspension is out indefinitely
09/01/18 DL Deon Pate Suspension is out indefinitely
09/01/18 TE Louis Dorsey Suspension is out indefinitely
09/01/18 DB Nate Hobbs Suspension is out indefinitely
Key USF Bulls Injuries
09/09/18 RB Duron Bell Jr. Head is questionable Saturday vs Illinois
09/09/18 DE Marquies Price Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Illinois
09/09/18 WR Ryeshene Bronson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Illinois
07/20/18 QB Brett Kean Academics is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 65th in Division 1 in points scored with 65. They have run 140 plays this season for 850 yards, which ranks them 105th in the nation in total offense. The Fighting Illini average 6.1 yards per play, which is 56th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 42 1st downs this year, placing them 75th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Illinois has run for 522 yards as a team, which ranks 26th in the country. They've run 94 times, averaging 5.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fighting Illini have been penalized on offense 17 times for 178 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the nation in penalties. A.J. Bush has thrown for 223 yards this season. He has completed 18 passes on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 60%. His quarterback rating this year is 122.4. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Illinois is 52nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 38. They have surrendered a total of 815 yards on D, which is 88th in Division 1. The Fighting Illini are ranked 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 54 passes on 83 attempts against the Illinois Fighting Illini defense this season, placing them 115th and 110th in the country. The Illinois pass defense has also given up a total of 565 yards through the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 63 attempts for 250 yards this year, putting them in 48th place in D-1 against the run. The Fighting Illini have committed 11 penalties for 95 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 53rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Illinois is ranked 32nd in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 59 punt return yards and average 11.8 yards per return, which is 42nd in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 49 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Fighting Illini average 10 yards per kick return and they are 68th in the country in all-purpose yards with 958. The Illinois Fighting Illini have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 3, which is 32nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Illinois Fighting Illini kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year. Their punters have totaled 586 yards on 13 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That places them 20th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bulls have run for 372 yards as a team, which ranks 57th in the nation. They've run 82 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Bulls have been penalized on offense 12 times for 91 yards so far this year, which has them 72nd in the country in penalties. They are 34th in Division 1 in points scored with 83. They have run 159 plays this year for 941 yards, which ranks them 40th in the nation in total offense. The USF Bulls average 5.9 yards per play, which is 71st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 56 1st downs this season, ranking them 14th overall as an offensive unit. Blake Barnett has completed 45 throws while attempting 65 passes for a completion percentage of 69.2%. He has passed for 507 yards this year. He averages 8.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 157.1.
The USF Bulls rush defense has given up 106 attempts for 611 yards this season, putting them in 123rd place in the country against the run. They have had 14 penalties for 120 yards on defense this year. That places them 80th in Division 1. USF is 82nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 52. They have given up a total of 836 yards on D, which is 94th in the nation. The Bulls are 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 15 throws on 30 attempts against the USF defense this season, ranking them 4th and 5th in the country. The USF Bulls pass defense has also surrendered a total of 225 yards in the air, which is 13th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The USF Bulls have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 65th in college football. USF kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 263 yards on 7 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 103rd in the NCAA in punting average. USF is 58th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 37 punt return yards and average 9.3 yards per return, which is 57th in D-1. They have returned 9 kicks for 310 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Bulls average 34 yards per kick return and they are 19th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,288.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bulls -8 and over 59 total points
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