Tulsa at Texas College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
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Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 22 point favorites. The Longhorns are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-0-0. The Golden Hurricane are 0-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 0-1-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have run for 276 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in the nation. They've run 62 times, averaging 4.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Hurricane have been penalized on offense 9 times for 92 yards so far this year, which has them 30th in the country in penalties. They are 58th in Division 1 in points scored with 38. They have run 86 plays this year for 472 yards, which ranks them 91st in the nation in total offense. The Golden Hurricane average 5.5 yards per play, which is 77th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this season, ranking them 48th overall as an offensive unit. Luke Skipper has completed 15 throws while attempting 24 passes for a completion percentage of 62.5%. He has passed for 196 yards this year. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 158.6.
The Golden Hurricane rush defense has given up 32 attempts for 82 yards this season, putting them in 32nd place in the country against the run. They have had 5 penalties for 35 yards on defense this year. That places them 37th in Division 1. Tulsa is 79th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 27. They have given up a total of 247 yards on D, which is 28th in the nation. The Golden Hurricane are 38th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 17 throws on 25 attempts against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane defense this season, ranking them 57th and 37th in the country. The Tulsa pass defense has also surrendered a total of 165 yards in the air, which is 42nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Tulsa Golden Hurricane kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 197 yards on 4 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That ranks them 11th in the NCAA in punting average. Tulsa is 60th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 14 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 56th in D-1. They are 71st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 486.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns are 78th in Division 1 in points scored with 29. They have run 75 plays this season for 405 yards, which ranks them 59th in the nation in total offense. The Texas Longhorns average 5.4 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 20 1st downs this year, placing them 90th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 142 yards as a team, which ranks 88th in the country. They've run 36 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 10 times for 102 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the nation in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 263 yards this season. He has completed 21 passes on 39 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 117.2. He averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 5.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 98th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 34. They have surrendered a total of 407 yards on D, which is 84th in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 69th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opposing offenses have completed 21 passes on 34 attempts against the Texas defense this season, placing them 84th and 78th in the country. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also given up a total of 264 yards through the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 46 attempts for 143 yards this year, putting them in 66th place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 8 penalties for 70 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 90th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is ranked 36th in the nation in punt returns with 3. They've accumulated 56 punt return yards and average 18.7 yards per return, which is 15th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 124 yards on special teams, ranking 13th in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns average 21 yards per kick return and they are 45th in the country in all-purpose yards with 585. Texas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 3 for 3 this year. Their punters have totaled 339 yards on 9 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 92nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Longhorns -22
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