UCF at Memphis College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
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The Memphis Tigers host the UCF Knights at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this game has UCF as 4 point favorites. The Tigers have an over/under record of 3-3-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread. The Knights have an ATS record of 4-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-3-0.
Valuable UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The UCF Knights are 4-1-0 against the spread
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Memphis Tigers are 3-3-0 against the spread
Key UCF Knights Injuries
10/01/18 WR Dredrick Snelson Undisclosed is probable Saturday vs SMU
10/01/18 LB Eric Mitchell Undisclosed is probable Saturday vs SMU
09/30/18 DB Aaron Robinson Neck is questionable Saturday vs SMU
09/30/18 OL Parker Boudreaux Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs SMU
09/30/18 OL Wyatt Miller Leg is questionable Saturday vs SMU
09/19/18 LB Demetreius Mayes Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
10/06/18 LB Jackson Dillon Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Connecticut
10/06/18 DB La'Andre Thomas Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Connecticut
10/06/18 WR Sam Craft Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Connecticut
10/02/18 DL Emmanuel Cooper Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Connecticut
10/02/18 DL O'Bryan Goodson Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Connecticut
10/02/18 DB Tito Windham Undisclosed is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Connecticut
09/20/18 LB Keith Brown Jr. Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UCF Knights have run for 1,347 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in college football. They've run 221 times, averaging 6.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Knights have been penalized on offense 33 times for 323 yards so far this season, which has them 77th in the country in penalties. They are 19th in the nation in points scored with 243. They have run 401 plays this season for 2,872 yards, which ranks them 30th in Division 1 in total offense. The Knights average 7.2 yards per play, which is 10th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this year, placing them 10th overall as an offensive unit. McKenzie Milton averages 8.8 yards per pass attempt and 9.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 102 passes on 171 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 157.7. He has thrown for 1,501 yards this season.
The Knights rush defense has allowed 220 attempts for 909 yards this year, putting them in 73rd place in D-1 against the run. UCF has committed 34 penalties for 355 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 94th in college football. They are 16th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 87. They have surrendered a total of 1,782 yards on D, which is 36th in the country. The Knights are ranked 24th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 87 passes on 155 attempts against the UCF Knights defense this season, placing them 33rd and 35th in Division 1. The UCF pass defense has also given up a total of 873 yards through the air, which is 11th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UCF Knights have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 101st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. UCF Knights kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 544 yards on 13 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 66th in Division 1 in punting average. UCF is ranked 69th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 106 punt return yards and average 11.8 yards per return, which is 41st in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 184 yards on special teams, ranking 92nd in kick return yardage. The Knights average 17 yards per kick return and they are 23rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,162.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tigers are 4th in the country in points scored with 277. They have run 383 plays this year for 3,283 yards, which ranks them 18th in Division 1 in total offense. The Memphis Tigers average 8.6 yards per play, which is 3rd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 143 1st downs this season, ranking them 18th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Memphis has run for 1,647 yards as a unit, which ranks 3rd in college football. They've run 213 times, averaging 7.7 yards per rush as a unit. Memphis has been penalized on offense 39 times for 316 yards so far this year, which has them 49th in the country in penalties. Brady White has passed for 1,549 yards this year. He's completed 108 throws while attempting 156 passes for a completion percentage of 69.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 183.1. He averages 11.6 adjusted yards per throw and 9.9 yards per pass attempt.
Memphis is 69th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 147. They have given up a total of 2,092 yards on D, which is 62nd in D-1. The Tigers are 32nd in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 98 throws on 164 attempts against the Memphis defense this season, ranking them 57th and 51st in the nation. The Memphis Tigers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,058 yards in the air, which is 37th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 262 attempts for 1,034 yards this season, putting them in 92nd place in the country against the run. The Tigers have had 30 penalties for 289 yards on defense this year. That places them 52nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Memphis is 17th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 138 punt return yards and average 9.9 yards per return, which is 57th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 300 yards on special teams, which puts them 42nd in kick return yardage. The Memphis Tigers average 14 yards per kick return and they are 4th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,721. The Tigers have tried 6 field goals this year and made 4, which is 86th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Memphis kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 37 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 699 yards on 17 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 81st in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Knights/Tigers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Knights -4
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