Utah at NIU College Football Parlay 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium
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The Utah Utes head to Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium to play the NIU Huskies on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 9 point favorites. The Utes are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Huskies are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-1-0.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utah Utes are 49th in the country in points scored with 41. They have run 77 plays this year for 587 yards, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 in total offense. The Utes average 7.6 yards per play, which is 25th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 28 1st downs this season, ranking them 27th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Utah has run for 294 yards as a unit, which ranks 24th in college football. They've run 36 times, averaging 8.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 4 times for 20 yards so far this year, which has them 100th in the country in penalties. Tyler Huntley has passed for 253 yards this year. He's completed 24 throws while attempting 39 passes for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 144.7. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 6.5 yards per pass attempt.
Utah is 32nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 10. They have given up a total of 61 yards on D, which is 9th in D-1. The Utes are 9th in yards per play allowed with 1.2. Opponent offenses have completed 5 throws on 22 attempts against the Utah Utes defense this season, ranking them 14th and 26th in the nation. The Utah pass defense has also surrendered a total of 13 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 30 attempts for 48 yards this season, putting them in 18th place in the country against the run. The Utes have had 5 penalties for 42 yards on defense this year. That places them 50th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Utah is 37th in the country in punt returns with 3. The Utes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 613. The Utah Utes have tried 3 field goals this year and made 2, which is 32nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Utah Utes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 143 yards on 3 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That ranks them 19th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies have run for 101 yards as a team, which ranks 107th in college football. They've run 36 times, averaging 2.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The NIU Huskies have been penalized on offense 7 times for 65 yards so far this season, which has them 50th in the country in penalties. They are 119th in the nation in points scored with 7. They have run 62 plays this season for 211 yards, which ranks them 115th in Division 1 in total offense. NIU averages 3.4 yards per play, which is 118th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 15 1st downs this year, placing them 112th overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Childers averages 4.2 yards per pass attempt and 3.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 14 passes on 25 attempts for a completion percentage of 56%. His quarterback rating this year is 96.5. He has thrown for 105 yards this season.
The NIU Huskies rush defense has allowed 48 attempts for 209 yards this year, putting them in 101st place in D-1 against the run. NIU has committed 8 penalties for 66 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 83rd in college football. They are 96th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 33. They have surrendered a total of 352 yards on D, which is 67th in the country. The Huskies are ranked 59th in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 13 passes on 25 attempts against the NIU defense this season, placing them 36th and 36th in Division 1. The NIU Huskies pass defense has also given up a total of 143 yards through the air, which is 36th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The NIU Huskies punters have totaled 283 yards on 6 punts, averaging 47 yards per punt. That places them 23rd in Division 1 in punting average. NIU has accumulated 10 punt return yards and average 10 yards per return, which is 42nd in college football. They have returned 1 kick for 23 yards on special teams, ranking 88th in kick return yardage. The NIU Huskies average 23 yards per kick return and they are 120th in the country in all-purpose yards with 244.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Huskies +9 and over 52 total points
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