UCLA at Colorado College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Friday, September 28, 2018
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The Colorado Buffaloes host the UCLA Bruins at Folsom Field on Friday, September 28, 2018. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 11 point favorites. The Buffaloes have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread. The Bruins have an ATS record of 1-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-1-0.
Valuable UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The UCLA Bruins are 1-2-0 against the spread
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Colorado Buffaloes are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
09/23/18 DL Boss Tagaloa Suspension Served is probable Friday vs Colorado
09/23/18 TE Devin Asiasi Suspension Served is probable Friday vs Colorado
09/23/18 LB Je'Vari Anderson Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Colorado
09/23/18 LB Mique Juarez Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Colorado
09/23/18 QB Wilton Speight Back is questionable Friday vs Colorado
09/23/18 OL Zach Sweeney Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Colorado
08/20/18 LB Josh Woods Knee is out for season
08/16/18 DB Octavius Spencer Disciplinary is out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
09/23/18 P Alex Kinney Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs UCLA
09/23/18 PK James Stefanou Groin is questionable Friday vs UCLA
09/23/18 WR Jaylon Jackson Foot is questionable Friday vs UCLA
Useful Offensive Statistics
The UCLA Bruins have run for 392 yards as a team, which ranks 118th in college football. They've run 112 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bruins have been penalized on offense 23 times for 199 yards so far this season, which has them 78th in the country in penalties. They are 129th in the nation in points scored with 52. They have run 199 plays this season for 959 yards, which ranks them 117th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bruins average 4.8 yards per play, which is 118th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 49 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. Dorian Thompson-Robinson averages 7 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 41 passes on 75 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 116.6. He has thrown for 522 yards this season.
The Bruins rush defense has allowed 135 attempts for 529 yards this year, putting them in 54th place in D-1 against the run. UCLA has committed 21 penalties for 138 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 20th in college football. They are 91st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 113. They have surrendered a total of 1,215 yards on D, which is 36th in the country. The Bruins are ranked 65th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 55 passes on 94 attempts against the UCLA Bruins defense this season, placing them 27th and 22nd in Division 1. The UCLA pass defense has also given up a total of 686 yards through the air, which is 37th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffaloes are 57th in the country in points scored with 123. They have run 225 plays this year for 1,482 yards, which ranks them 63rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Colorado Buffaloes average 6.6 yards per play, which is 32nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 70 1st downs this season, ranking them 100th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado has run for 613 yards as a unit, which ranks 82nd in college football. They've run 126 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. Colorado has been penalized on offense 20 times for 150 yards so far this year, which has them 90th in the country in penalties. Steven Montez has passed for 855 yards this year. He's completed 69 throws while attempting 94 passes for a completion percentage of 73.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 173.6. He averages 9.8 adjusted yards per throw and 9.1 yards per pass attempt.
Colorado is 16th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 55. They have given up a total of 1,119 yards on D, which is 26th in D-1. The Buffaloes are 39th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 54 throws on 105 attempts against the Colorado defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 36th in the nation. The Colorado Buffaloes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 645 yards in the air, which is 27th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 124 attempts for 474 yards this season, putting them in 40th place in the country against the run. The Buffaloes have had 22 penalties for 165 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in college football.
Who will win tonight's Bruins/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bruins +11
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