Stanford at Washington College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The Stanford Cardinal head to Husky Stadium to play the Washington Huskies on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 9.5 point favorites. The Cardinal are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Huskies are 2-7-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-8-0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 1-8-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 2-7-0 against the spread
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
10/27/18 RB Bryce Love Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Washington State
10/27/18 OL Nate Herbig Undisclosed is downgraded to out Saturday vs Washington State
10/24/18 LB Joey Alfieri Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/21/18 QB K.J. Costello Hand injured last game, is probable Saturday vs Washington State
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 Washington Huskies Injuries
10/26/18 LB DJ Beavers Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs California
10/21/18 RB Myles Gaskin Shoulder missed last game, is probable Saturday vs California
10/19/18 LB Amandre Williams Transferred has left team
10/16/18 WR Quinten Pounds Knee is out for season
10/12/18 DB Austin Joyner Concussion is out for season
10/12/18 DL Jared Pulu Concussion is out for season
09/30/18 DL Shane Bowman Foot is out 6-8 weeks
09/05/18 OL Trey Adams Back is out for season
07/25/18 TE Hunter Bryant Knee is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Stanford Cardinal are 89th in the country in points scored with 212. They have run 490 plays this year for 2,926 yards, which ranks them 35th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cardinal average 6 yards per play, which is 47th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this season, ranking them 97th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Stanford has run for 761 yards as a unit, which ranks 124th in college football. They've run 232 times, averaging 3.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Cardinal have been penalized on offense 42 times for 305 yards so far this year, which has them 96th in the country in penalties. K.J. Costello has passed for 2,165 yards this year. He's completed 170 throws while attempting 254 passes for a completion percentage of 66.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 155.9. He averages 8.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt.
Stanford is 47th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 186. They have given up a total of 3,332 yards on D, which is 81st in D-1. The Cardinal are 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 188 throws on 289 attempts against the Stanford Cardinal defense this season, ranking them 122nd and 113th in the nation. The Stanford pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,203 yards in the air, which is 109th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 284 attempts for 1,129 yards this season, putting them in 45th place in the country against the run. The Cardinal have had 53 penalties for 544 yards on defense this year. That places them 104th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Stanford is 69th in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 161 punt return yards and average 13.4 yards per return, which is 26th in D-1. They have returned 21 kicks for 413 yards on special teams, which puts them 50th in kick return yardage. The Cardinal average 20 yards per kick return and they are 92nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,500. The Stanford Cardinal have tried 10 field goals this year and made 9, which is 67th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Stanford Cardinal kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 24 for 24 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,833 yards on 42 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies have run for 1,510 yards as a team, which ranks 49th in college football. They've run 357 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Washington Huskies have been penalized on offense 41 times for 356 yards so far this season, which has them 98th in the country in penalties. They are 63rd in the nation in points scored with 239. They have run 607 plays this season for 3,694 yards, which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 in total offense. Washington averages 6.1 yards per play, which is 45th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 204 1st downs this year, placing them 14th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Browning averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 8.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 152 passes on 237 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 146.7. He has thrown for 2,049 yards this season.
The Washington Huskies rush defense has allowed 322 attempts for 1,166 yards this year, putting them in 50th place in D-1 against the run. Washington has committed 52 penalties for 475 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 77th in college football. They are 16th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 137. They have surrendered a total of 2,711 yards on D, which is 34th in the country. The Huskies are ranked 11th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 177 passes on 278 attempts against the Washington defense this season, placing them 112th and 97th in Division 1. The Washington Huskies pass defense has also given up a total of 1,545 yards through the air, which is 34th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Huskies have attempted 16 field goals this season and made 12, which is 26th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Washington kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,379 yards on 32 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 40th in Division 1 in punting average. Washington is ranked 30th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 92 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 104th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 228 yards on special teams, ranking 110th in kick return yardage. The Washington Huskies average 21 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,013.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Huskies -9.5
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