Stanford at Arizona State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/18/2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018
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The Stanford Cardinal head to Sun Devil Stadium to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 3 point favorites. The Cardinal are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Sun Devils are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-2-0 against the spread
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
10/14/18 LB Casey Toohill Arm is questionable Thursday vs Arizona State
10/10/18 RB Bryce Love Ankle is questionable
10/10/18 WR Connor Wedington Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/27/18 S Ben Edwards Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/12/18 OL Foster Sarell Leg is out indefinitely
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Stanford Cardinal are 98th in the country in points scored with 154. They have run 352 plays this year for 2,125 yards, which ranks them 48th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cardinal average 6 yards per play, which is 52nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 102 1st downs this season, ranking them 122nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Stanford has run for 514 yards as a unit, which ranks 125th in college football. They've run 166 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinal have been penalized on offense 34 times for 227 yards so far this year, which has them 97th in the country in penalties. K.J. Costello has passed for 1,611 yards this year. He's completed 114 throws while attempting 182 passes for a completion percentage of 62.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 152.2. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.9 yards per pass attempt.
Stanford is 37th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 132. They have given up a total of 2,398 yards on D, which is 63rd in D-1. The Cardinal are 69th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 122 throws on 194 attempts against the Stanford Cardinal defense this season, ranking them 82nd and 64th in the nation. The Stanford pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,412 yards in the air, which is 67th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 242 attempts for 986 yards this season, putting them in 65th place in the country against the run. The Cardinal have had 37 penalties for 369 yards on defense this year. That places them 69th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Stanford is 66th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 114 punt return yards and average 11.4 yards per return, which is 44th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 278 yards on special teams, which puts them 70th in kick return yardage. The Cardinal average 19 yards per kick return and they are 106th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,517. The Stanford Cardinal have tried 7 field goals this year and made 6, which is 78th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Stanford Cardinal kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,426 yards on 32 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sun Devils have run for 1,052 yards as a team, which ranks 78th in college football. They've run 215 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Arizona State Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 35 times for 286 yards so far this season, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. They are 73rd in the nation in points scored with 179. They have run 403 plays this season for 2,498 yards, which ranks them 73rd in Division 1 in total offense. Arizona State averages 6.2 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 131 1st downs this year, placing them 78th overall as an offensive unit. Manny Wilkins averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 120 passes on 188 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 146.7. He has thrown for 1,446 yards this season.
The Arizona State Sun Devils rush defense has allowed 255 attempts for 975 yards this year, putting them in 63rd place in D-1 against the run. Arizona State has committed 37 penalties for 336 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 49th in college football. They are 32nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 127. They have surrendered a total of 2,311 yards on D, which is 51st in the country. The Sun Devils are ranked 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 111 passes on 186 attempts against the Arizona State defense this season, placing them 50th and 51st in Division 1. The Arizona State Sun Devils pass defense has also given up a total of 1,336 yards through the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona State Sun Devils have attempted 7 field goals this season and made 6, which is 73rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Arizona State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,108 yards on 25 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 25th in Division 1 in punting average. Arizona State is ranked 58th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 100 punt return yards and average 9.1 yards per return, which is 66th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 246 yards on special teams, ranking 82nd in kick return yardage. The Arizona State Sun Devils average 18 yards per kick return and they are 80th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,844.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Sun Devils college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinal -3
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