Oregon at Utah College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Rice-Eccles Stadium to take on the Utah Utes on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Utah as 4.5 point favorites. The Ducks have an ATS record of 3-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-5-0. The Utes have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 5-4-0 against the spread.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The Oregon Ducks are 3-6-0 against the spread
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 5-4-0 against the spread
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
11/04/18 DL Andrew Faoliu Leg is questionable Saturday vs Utah
11/04/18 LB Kaulana Apelu Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Utah
10/24/18 LB Isaac Slade-Matautia Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/23/18 WR Bryan Addison Suspension is out indefinitely
10/17/18 OL Penei Sewell Ankle is out 6 weeks
09/27/18 RB Taj Griffin Transferred has left team
09/13/18 WR Jalen Hall Dismissed has been dismissed
09/04/18 TE Cam McCormick Foot is out for season
Key Utah Utes Injuries
10/18/18 QB Jack Tuttle Transferred has left team
10/09/18 WR Bryan Thompson Redshirt is out for season
08/30/18 OL Johnny Capra Undisclosed is out for season
08/07/18 RB Devonta'e Henry-Cole Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oregon Ducks are 24th in Division 1 in points scored with 335. They have run 669 plays this season for 3,994 yards, which ranks them 41st in the nation in total offense. The Ducks average 6 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 206 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oregon has run for 1,606 yards as a team, which ranks 57th in the country. They've run 366 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ducks have been penalized on offense 45 times for 435 yards so far this season, which has them 105th in the nation in penalties. Justin Herbert has thrown for 2,333 yards this season. He has completed 173 passes on 292 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.1. He averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Oregon is 71st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 248. They have surrendered a total of 3,551 yards on D, which is 68th in Division 1. The Ducks are ranked 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 181 passes on 310 attempts against the Oregon Ducks defense this season, placing them 93rd and 99th in the country. The Oregon pass defense has also given up a total of 2,243 yards through the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 340 attempts for 1,308 yards this year, putting them in 50th place in D-1 against the run. The Ducks have committed 57 penalties for 446 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 33rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Oregon is ranked 52nd in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 214 punt return yards and average 14.3 yards per return, which is 19th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 416 yards on special teams, ranking 66th in kick return yardage. The Ducks average 20 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,624. The Oregon Ducks have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 4, which is 127th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Oregon Ducks kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 43 for 44 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,662 yards on 41 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 85th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utes have run for 1,844 yards as a team, which ranks 39th in the nation. They've run 376 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 56 times for 512 yards so far this year, which has them 67th in the country in penalties. They are 57th in Division 1 in points scored with 273. They have run 629 plays this year for 3,776 yards, which ranks them 81st in the nation in total offense. The Utah Utes average 6 yards per play, which is 52nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 194 1st downs this season, ranking them 57th overall as an offensive unit. Jason Shelley has completed 6 throws while attempting 14 passes for a completion percentage of 42.9%. He has passed for 99 yards this year. He averages 3.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 88.
The Utah Utes rush defense has given up 290 attempts for 915 yards this season, putting them in 13th place in the country against the run. They have had 43 penalties for 420 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in Division 1. Utah is 20th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 172. They have given up a total of 2,847 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Utes are 18th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 169 throws on 310 attempts against the Utah defense this season, ranking them 73rd and 100th in the country. The Utah Utes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,932 yards in the air, which is 50th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah Utes have tried 17 field goals this year and made 14, which is 19th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Utah kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,558 yards on 35 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 18th in the NCAA in punting average. Utah is 18th in the country in punt returns with 20. They've totaled 199 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 53rd in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 95 yards on special teams, which puts them 127th in kick return yardage. The Utes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,071.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Utes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Utes -4.5
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