Utah at Arizona State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Sun Devil Stadium
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The Utah Utes head to Sun Devil Stadium to play the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 7 point favorites. The Utes are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-4-0. The Sun Devils are 5-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-4-0.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 5-3-0 against the spread
Important Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Arizona State Sun Devils are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Utah Utes Injuries
10/21/18 OL Lo Falemaka Leg is questionable Friday vs UCLA
10/21/18 WR Siaosi Mariner Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs UCLA
10/18/18 QB Jack Tuttle Transferred has left team
10/09/18 WR Bryan Thompson Redshirt is out for season
08/30/18 OL Johnny Capra Undisclosed is out for season
08/07/18 RB Devonta'e Henry-Cole Undisclosed is out for season
Key Arizona State Sun Devils Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utah Utes are 50th in the country in points scored with 253. They have run 571 plays this year for 3,451 yards, which ranks them 76th in Division 1 in total offense. The Utes average 6 yards per play, which is 50th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 175 1st downs this season, ranking them 54th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Utah has run for 1,666 yards as a unit, which ranks 36th in college football. They've run 344 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 53 times for 484 yards so far this year, which has them 57th in the country in penalties. Tyler Huntley has passed for 1,674 yards this year. He's completed 142 throws while attempting 218 passes for a completion percentage of 65.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 142.6. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt.
Utah is 15th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 134. They have given up a total of 2,311 yards on D, which is 11th in D-1. The Utes are 9th in yards per play allowed with 4.4. Opponent offenses have completed 150 throws on 286 attempts against the Utah Utes defense this season, ranking them 70th and 110th in the nation. The Utah pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,647 yards in the air, which is 47th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 240 attempts for 664 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the country against the run. The Utes have had 37 penalties for 360 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Utah is 14th in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 163 punt return yards and average 8.6 yards per return, which is 72nd in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 62 yards on special teams, which puts them 128th in kick return yardage. The Utes average 21 yards per kick return and they are 72nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,677. The Utah Utes have tried 15 field goals this year and made 12, which is 22nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Utah Utes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,354 yards on 31 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 27th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sun Devils have run for 1,419 yards as a team, which ranks 61st in college football. They've run 282 times, averaging 5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Arizona State Sun Devils have been penalized on offense 47 times for 420 yards so far this season, which has them 80th in the country in penalties. They are 70th in the nation in points scored with 230. They have run 539 plays this season for 3,384 yards, which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 in total offense. Arizona State averages 6.3 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 171 1st downs this year, placing them 61st overall as an offensive unit. Manny Wilkins averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 160 passes on 253 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 142.6. He has thrown for 1,965 yards this season.
The Arizona State Sun Devils rush defense has allowed 331 attempts for 1,251 yards this year, putting them in 65th place in D-1 against the run. Arizona State has committed 49 penalties for 469 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 74th in college football. They are 44th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 182. They have surrendered a total of 3,089 yards on D, which is 65th in the country. The Sun Devils are ranked 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 154 passes on 245 attempts against the Arizona State defense this season, placing them 75th and 52nd in Division 1. The Arizona State Sun Devils pass defense has also given up a total of 1,838 yards through the air, which is 71st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Arizona State Sun Devils have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 9, which is 59th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Arizona State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,532 yards on 35 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 25th in Division 1 in punting average. Arizona State is ranked 15th in the nation in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 204 punt return yards and average 11.3 yards per return, which is 40th in college football. They have returned 15 kicks for 271 yards on special teams, ranking 98th in kick return yardage. The Arizona State Sun Devils average 18 yards per kick return and they are 56th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,859.
Who will win tonight's Utes/Sun Devils college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Utes -7
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