Tulsa at Arkansas College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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The Arkansas Razorbacks host the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 7 point favorites. The Razorbacks have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 3-3-1 against the spread. The Golden Hurricane have an ATS record of 3-3-0 while their over/under record is 1-5-0.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 3-3-0 against the spread
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-3-1 against the spread
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
10/14/18 QB Luke Skipper Back missed last game, is probable Saturday vs Arkansas
09/16/18 S Cristian Williams Medical is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have run for 1,257 yards as a team, which ranks 47th in college football. They've run 315 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 50 times for 440 yards so far this season, which has them 25th in the country in penalties. They are 106th in the nation in points scored with 146. They have run 485 plays this season for 2,290 yards, which ranks them 113th in Division 1 in total offense. The Golden Hurricane average 4.7 yards per play, which is 122nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 129 1st downs this year, placing them 83rd overall as an offensive unit. Seth Boomer averages 5.9 yards per pass attempt and 5.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 19 passes on 52 attempts for a completion percentage of 36.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 94.8. He has thrown for 306 yards this season.
The Golden Hurricane rush defense has allowed 248 attempts for 1,296 yards this year, putting them in 105th place in D-1 against the run. Tulsa has committed 46 penalties for 373 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 73rd in college football. They are 82nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 181. They have surrendered a total of 2,400 yards on D, which is 64th in the country. The Golden Hurricane are ranked 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 102 passes on 173 attempts against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane defense this season, placing them 38th and 26th in Division 1. The Tulsa pass defense has also given up a total of 1,104 yards through the air, which is 18th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 9, which is 35th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Tulsa Golden Hurricane kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,324 yards on 27 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 5th in Division 1 in punting average. Tulsa is ranked 88th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 50 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 94th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 230 yards on special teams, ranking 87th in kick return yardage. The Golden Hurricane average 16 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,570.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Razorbacks are 66th in the country in points scored with 183. They have run 482 plays this year for 2,625 yards, which ranks them 74th in Division 1 in total offense. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 5.4 yards per play, which is 86th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 135 1st downs this season, ranking them 64th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arkansas has run for 1,180 yards as a unit, which ranks 54th in college football. They've run 265 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. Arkansas has been penalized on offense 40 times for 358 yards so far this year, which has them 71st in the country in penalties. Ty Storey has passed for 983 yards this year. He's completed 81 throws while attempting 142 passes for a completion percentage of 57%. His quarterback rating this season is 124.4. He averages 6.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
Arkansas is 120th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 258. They have given up a total of 3,016 yards on D, which is 114th in D-1. The Razorbacks are 103rd in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 155 throws on 237 attempts against the Arkansas defense this season, ranking them 122nd and 112th in the nation. The Arkansas Razorbacks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,015 yards in the air, which is 125th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 253 attempts for 1,001 yards this season, putting them in 69th place in the country against the run. The Razorbacks have had 44 penalties for 351 yards on defense this year. That places them 61st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arkansas is 128th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 59 punt return yards and average 19.7 yards per return, which is 9th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 363 yards on special teams, which puts them 39th in kick return yardage. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 66th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,047. The Razorbacks have tried 15 field goals this year and made 12, which is 9th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Arkansas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,504 yards on 41 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 125th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +7
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