UCLA at California College Football Picks and Predictions 10/13/2018
Saturday, October 13, 2018
California Memorial Stadium
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California Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the UCLA Bruins and the California Golden Bears on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has California as 7.5 point favorites. The Golden Bears are 1-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0. The Bruins are 2-3-0 ATS and their over/under record is 3-2-0.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The UCLA Bruins are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The California Golden Bears are 1-3-1 against the spread
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
10/06/18 DL Jaelan Phillips Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Washington
10/06/18 LB Je'Vari Anderson Undisclosed is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Washington
10/06/18 OL Justin Murphy Undisclosed is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Washington
10/06/18 DB Kenny Churchwell III Knee is OUT Saturday vs Washington
10/02/18 LB Mique Juarez Undisclosed is OUT Saturday vs Washington
09/30/18 WR Christian Pabico Knee is questionable Saturday vs Washington
09/26/18 OL Zach Sweeney Shoulder is out for season
09/24/18 QB Devon Modster Transferred has left team
08/20/18 LB Josh Woods Knee is out for season
08/16/18 DB Octavius Spencer Disciplinary is out for season
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
10/06/18 LB Gerran Brown Lower Body is OUT Saturday vs Arizona
10/06/18 OL Henry Bazakas Lower Body is OUT Saturday vs Arizona
10/06/18 CB Marcel Dancy Leg is probable Saturday vs Arizona
09/04/18 LB Cameron Goode Leg is out for season
08/29/18 RB Johnny Adams Jr. Lower Body is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UCLA Bruins have run for 693 yards as a unit, which ranks 110th in the nation. They've run 167 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Bruins have been penalized on offense 35 times for 311 yards so far this year, which has them 67th in the country in penalties. They are 128th in Division 1 in points scored with 92. They have run 327 plays this year for 1,670 yards, which ranks them 105th in the nation in total offense. The Bruins average 5.1 yards per play, which is 109th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 84 1st downs this season, ranking them 124th overall as an offensive unit. Dorian Thompson-Robinson has completed 85 throws while attempting 148 passes for a completion percentage of 57.4%. He has passed for 932 yards this year. He averages 6.1 adjusted yards per throw and 6.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 117.4.
The Bruins rush defense has given up 238 attempts for 935 yards this season, putting them in 76th place in the country against the run. They have had 28 penalties for 208 yards on defense this year. That places them 14th in Division 1. UCLA is 102nd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 182. They have given up a total of 2,154 yards on D, which is 71st in the nation. The Bruins are 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 96 throws on 147 attempts against the UCLA Bruins defense this season, ranking them 51st and 24th in the country. The UCLA pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,219 yards in the air, which is 67th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The UCLA Bruins have tried 6 field goals this year and made 5, which is 70th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. UCLA Bruins kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 11 for 11 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,375 yards on 29 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That ranks them 6th in the NCAA in punting average. UCLA is 90th in the country in punt returns with 7. They've totaled 59 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 74th in D-1. They have returned 4 kicks for 66 yards on special teams, which puts them 125th in kick return yardage. The Bruins average 17 yards per kick return and they are 127th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,795.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Bears are 100th in Division 1 in points scored with 131. They have run 378 plays this season for 2,062 yards, which ranks them 94th in the nation in total offense. The California Golden Bears average 5.5 yards per play, which is 82nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 113 1st downs this year, placing them 75th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground California has run for 959 yards as a team, which ranks 67th in the country. They've run 205 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Golden Bears have been penalized on offense 42 times for 368 yards so far this season, which has them 31st in the nation in penalties. Brandon Mcllwain has thrown for 535 yards this season. He has completed 53 passes on 80 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.2. He averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 4.4 adjusted yards per throw.
California is 44th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 124. They have surrendered a total of 1,657 yards on D, which is 18th in Division 1. The Golden Bears are ranked 28th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 83 passes on 146 attempts against the California defense this season, placing them 23rd and 22nd in the country. The California Golden Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 878 yards through the air, which is 12th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 192 attempts for 779 yards this year, putting them in 51st place in D-1 against the run. The Golden Bears have committed 40 penalties for 360 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 96th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
California is ranked 9th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 118 punt return yards and average 7.9 yards per return, which is 79th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 427 yards on special teams, ranking 15th in kick return yardage. The California Golden Bears average 25 yards per kick return and they are 67th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,607. The Golden Bears have attempted 5 field goals this season and made 4, which is 94th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. California kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,041 yards on 25 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 69th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bruins/Golden Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bruins +7.5
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