Vanderbilt at Arkansas College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium
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The Arkansas Razorbacks host the Vanderbilt Commodores at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 2.5 point favorites. The Razorbacks have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 4-3-1 against the spread. The Commodores have an ATS record of 4-4-0 while their over/under record is 2-6-0.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 2-6-0 against the over/under
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-3-1 against the spread
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
10/21/18 OL Egidio DellaRipa Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
10/21/18 RB Ke'Shawn Vaughn Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Arkansas
09/28/18 WR Cam Johnson Leg is out for season
09/08/18 TE Turner Cockrell Medical is out indefinitely
08/06/18 QB Deuce Wallace Suspension is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Vanderbilt Commodores have run for 1,130 yards as a team, which ranks 84th in college football. They've run 252 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Commodores have been penalized on offense 43 times for 311 yards so far this season, which has them 78th in the country in penalties. They are 89th in the nation in points scored with 185. They have run 505 plays this season for 3,013 yards, which ranks them 37th in Division 1 in total offense. The Commodores average 6 yards per play, which is 54th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 159 1st downs this year, placing them 55th overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Shurmur averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 146 passes on 246 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.4. He has thrown for 1,845 yards this season.
The Commodores rush defense has allowed 342 attempts for 1,563 yards this year, putting them in 108th place in D-1 against the run. Vanderbilt has committed 58 penalties for 507 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 108th in college football. They are 70th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 195. They have surrendered a total of 3,265 yards on D, which is 110th in the country. The Commodores are ranked 83rd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 146 passes on 229 attempts against the Vanderbilt Commodores defense this season, placing them 96th and 77th in Division 1. The Vanderbilt pass defense has also given up a total of 1,702 yards through the air, which is 83rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Vanderbilt Commodores have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 8, which is 57th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 57%. Vanderbilt Commodores kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,509 yards on 34 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 21st in Division 1 in punting average. Vanderbilt is ranked 79th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 116 punt return yards and average 10.5 yards per return, which is 46th in college football. They have returned 21 kicks for 406 yards on special teams, ranking 39th in kick return yardage. The Commodores average 19 yards per kick return and they are 54th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,535.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Razorbacks are 67th in the country in points scored with 206. They have run 554 plays this year for 2,952 yards, which ranks them 74th in Division 1 in total offense. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 5.3 yards per play, which is 97th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 155 1st downs this season, ranking them 60th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Arkansas has run for 1,376 yards as a unit, which ranks 49th in college football. They've run 318 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. Arkansas has been penalized on offense 44 times for 413 yards so far this year, which has them 76th in the country in penalties. Ty Storey has passed for 983 yards this year. He's completed 81 throws while attempting 142 passes for a completion percentage of 57%. His quarterback rating this season is 124.4. He averages 6.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
Arkansas is 110th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 258. They have given up a total of 3,274 yards on D, which is 111th in D-1. The Razorbacks are 89th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 163 throws on 262 attempts against the Arkansas defense this season, ranking them 117th and 110th in the nation. The Arkansas Razorbacks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,142 yards in the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 294 attempts for 1,132 yards this season, putting them in 69th place in the country against the run. The Razorbacks have had 48 penalties for 394 yards on defense this year. That places them 57th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Arkansas is 122nd in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 88 punt return yards and average 17.6 yards per return, which is 10th in D-1. They have returned 17 kicks for 363 yards on special teams, which puts them 55th in kick return yardage. The Arkansas Razorbacks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 63rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,403. The Razorbacks have tried 18 field goals this year and made 15, which is 4th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Arkansas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 23 for 23 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,643 yards on 45 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 125th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Commodores/Razorbacks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Commodores +2.5
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