USC at Arizona College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
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The USC Trojans travel to Arizona Stadium to take on the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has USC as 4 point favorites. The Trojans have an ATS record of 0-4-0 while their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The USC Trojans are 0-4-0 against the spread
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Arizona Wildcats are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key USC Trojans Injuries
09/22/18 TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe Quad is out indefinitely
09/21/18 S Bubba Bolden Suspension is questionable
09/21/18 CB Isaiah Langley Groin is questionable
09/21/18 WR Josh Imatorbhebhe Ankle is questionable
09/21/18 DT Malik Dorton Quad is questionable
09/21/18 LB Palaie Gaoteote IV Knee is questionable
09/20/18 S Isaiah Pola-Mao Shoulder is out for season
09/17/18 K Chase McGrath ACL is out for season
09/08/18 TE Austin Applebee Mononucleosis is out indefinitely
08/27/18 S Ykili Ross Left Team is out for season
08/24/18 S Marvell Tell III Personal is out indefinitely
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The USC Trojans are 91st in Division 1 in points scored with 99. They have run 267 plays this season for 1,504 yards, which ranks them 34th in the nation in total offense. The Trojans average 5.6 yards per play, which is 82nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 82 1st downs this year, placing them 72nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground USC has run for 441 yards as a team, which ranks 111th in the country. They've run 122 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 28 times for 257 yards so far this season, which has them 43rd in the nation in penalties. JT Daniels has thrown for 1,060 yards this season. He has completed 85 passes on 143 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.7. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7 adjusted yards per throw.
USC is 88th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 111. They have surrendered a total of 1,576 yards on D, which is 92nd in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 74th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opposing offenses have completed 81 passes on 140 attempts against the USC Trojans defense this season, placing them 99th and 108th in the country. The USC pass defense has also given up a total of 858 yards through the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 144 attempts for 718 yards this year, putting them in 94th place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 29 penalties for 289 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 113th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats have run for 989 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the nation. They've run 174 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 29 times for 264 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. They are 41st in Division 1 in points scored with 138. They have run 297 plays this year for 2,077 yards, which ranks them 30th in the nation in total offense. The Arizona Wildcats average 7 yards per play, which is 18th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 108 1st downs this season, ranking them 11th overall as an offensive unit. Khalil Tate has completed 63 throws while attempting 116 passes for a completion percentage of 54.3%. He has passed for 1,039 yards this year. He averages 9.6 adjusted yards per throw and 9 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 148.9.
The Arizona Wildcats rush defense has given up 181 attempts for 770 yards this season, putting them in 104th place in the country against the run. They have had 29 penalties for 292 yards on defense this year. That places them 116th in Division 1. Arizona is 96th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 118. They have given up a total of 1,644 yards on D, which is 100th in the nation. The Wildcats are 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 82 throws on 138 attempts against the Arizona defense this season, ranking them 100th and 101st in the country. The Arizona Wildcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 874 yards in the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats +4
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