Utah at Washington Pac-12 Championship Picks and Predictions 11/30/2018
Friday, November 30th, 2018
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The Utah Utes head to Levi's Stadium to play the Washington Huskies on Friday, November 30th, 2018 in the Pac-12 Championship. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 3.5 point favorites. The Utes are 7-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5-0. The Huskies are 3-9-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-9-0.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 7-5-0 against the spread
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 3-9-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 3-9-0 against the spread
Key Utah Utes Injuries
11/25/18 LB Donavan Thompson Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Washington
11/12/18 RB Zack Moss Ankle is out for season
11/04/18 QB Tyler Huntley Collarbone is out for season
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 Washington Huskies Injuries
11/25/18 RB Kamari Pleasant Undisclosed is questionable Friday vs Utah
11/02/18 WR Chico McClatcher Personal is out indefinitely
10/19/18 LB Amandre Williams Transferred has left team
10/16/18 WR Quinten Pounds Knee is out for season
10/12/18 DB Austin Joyner Concussion is out for season
10/12/18 DL Jared Pulu Concussion is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utah Utes are 52nd in the country in points scored with 370. They have run 776 plays this year for 4,672 yards, which ranks them 92nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Utes average 6 yards per play, which is 56th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 235 1st downs this season, ranking them 85th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Utah has run for 2,257 yards as a unit, which ranks 51st in college football. They've run 469 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Utes have been penalized on offense 64 times for 601 yards so far this year, which has them 89th in the country in penalties. Jason Shelley has passed for 723 yards this year. He's completed 54 throws while attempting 96 passes for a completion percentage of 56.3%. His quarterback rating this season is 124.3. He averages 7.5 adjusted yards per throw and 7.5 yards per pass attempt.
Utah is 20th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 232. They have given up a total of 3,448 yards on D, which is 10th in D-1. The Utes are 18th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 210 throws on 376 attempts against the Utah Utes defense this season, ranking them 54th and 79th in the nation. The Utah pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,382 yards in the air, which is 38th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 356 attempts for 1,066 yards this season, putting them in 2nd place in the country against the run. The Utes have had 54 penalties for 521 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Utah is 23rd in the country in punt returns with 24. They've totaled 210 punt return yards and average 8.8 yards per return, which is 64th in D-1. They have returned 7 kicks for 126 yards on special teams, which puts them 127th in kick return yardage. The Utes average 18 yards per kick return and they are 101st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,008. The Utah Utes have tried 28 field goals this year and made 23, which is 4th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85%. Utah Utes kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 38 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,050 yards on 46 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 15th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Huskies have run for 2,220 yards as a team, which ranks 53rd in college football. They've run 488 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Washington Huskies have been penalized on offense 59 times for 528 yards so far this season, which has them 103rd in the country in penalties. They are 73rd in the nation in points scored with 336. They have run 805 plays this season for 5,056 yards, which ranks them 58th in Division 1 in total offense. Washington averages 6.3 yards per play, which is 28th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 264 1st downs this year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. Jake Browning averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 196 passes on 301 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 151.8. He has thrown for 2,692 yards this season.
The Washington Huskies rush defense has allowed 404 attempts for 1,462 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in D-1 against the run. Washington has committed 64 penalties for 550 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in college football. They are 8th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 198. They have surrendered a total of 3,736 yards on D, which is 19th in the country. The Huskies are ranked 19th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opposing offenses have completed 253 passes on 394 attempts against the Washington defense this season, placing them 117th and 93rd in Division 1. The Washington Huskies pass defense has also given up a total of 2,273 yards through the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Washington Huskies have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 14, which is 51st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 74%. Washington kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 40 for 41 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,810 yards on 44 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 69th in Division 1 in punting average. Washington is ranked 60th in the nation in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 110 punt return yards and average 6.1 yards per return, which is 99th in college football. They have returned 13 kicks for 254 yards on special teams, ranking 121st in kick return yardage. The Washington Huskies average 20 yards per kick return and they are 76th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,420.
Who will win tonight's Utes/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Huskies -3.5
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