Kentucky at Florida College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
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The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to take on the Florida Gators on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has Florida as 15 point favorites. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 0-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Gators have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Kentucky Wildcats are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Florida Gators are 1-0-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kentucky Wildcats are 60th in Division 1 in points scored with 35. They have run 70 plays this season for 427 yards, which ranks them 109th in the nation in total offense. The Wildcats average 6.1 yards per play, which is 55th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this year, placing them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kentucky has run for 299 yards as a team, which ranks 20th in the country. They've run 43 times, averaging 7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 3 times for 40 yards so far this season, which has them 114th in the nation in penalties. Terry Wilson has thrown for 78 yards this season. He has completed 11 passes on 18 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 75.3. He averages 4.3 yards per pass attempt and -0.7 adjusted yards per throw.
Kentucky is 60th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 20. They have surrendered a total of 255 yards on D, which is 31st in Division 1. The Wildcats are ranked 31st in yards per play allowed with 3.9. Opposing offenses have completed 17 passes on 27 attempts against the Kentucky Wildcats defense this season, placing them 54th and 45th in the country. The Kentucky pass defense has also given up a total of 137 yards through the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 39 attempts for 118 yards this year, putting them in 49th place in D-1 against the run. The Wildcats have committed 12 penalties for 106 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 119th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kentucky is ranked 15th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 41 punt return yards and average 10.3 yards per return, which is 38th in college football. They have returned 5 kicks for 102 yards on special teams, ranking 23rd in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 20 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the country in all-purpose yards with 570. Kentucky Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this year. Their punters have totaled 200 yards on 4 punts, averaging 50 yards per punt. That places them 10th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Gators have run for 203 yards as a team, which ranks 58th in the nation. They've run 39 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Gators have been penalized on offense 3 times for 20 yards so far this year, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 23rd in Division 1 in points scored with 53. They have run 66 plays this year for 444 yards, which ranks them 71st in the nation in total offense. The Florida Gators average 6.7 yards per play, which is 40th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 27 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. Feleipe Franks has completed 16 throws while attempting 24 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 219 yards this year. He averages 13.3 adjusted yards per throw and 9.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 212.1.
The Florida Gators rush defense has given up 43 attempts for 222 yards this season, putting them in 110th place in the country against the run. They have had 6 penalties for 50 yards on defense this year. That places them 59th in Division 1. Florida is 16th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 6. They have given up a total of 225 yards on D, which is 23rd in the nation. The Gators are 29th in yards per play allowed with 3.8. Opponent offenses have completed 5 throws on 16 attempts against the Florida defense this season, ranking them 12th and 13th in the country. The Florida Gators pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3 yards in the air, which is 9th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Florida Gators have tried 3 field goals this year and made 3, which is 9th in college football. Florida kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 6 for 6 this season. Their punters have accumulated 89 yards on 2 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 36th in the NCAA in punting average. Florida is 49th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 17 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 49th in D-1. The Gators are 81st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 463.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Gators college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Gators -15
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