Washington at California College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
California Memorial Stadium
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The Washington Huskies travel to California Memorial Stadium to take on the California Golden Bears on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has Washington as 13.5 point favorites. The Huskies have an ATS record of 2-6-0 while their over/under record is 1-7-0. The Golden Bears have an over/under record of 2-5-0 and they are 2-4-1 against the spread.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 2-6-0 against the spread
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The California Golden Bears are 2-4-1 against the spread
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
10/21/18 LB DJ Beavers Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs California
10/21/18 RB Myles Gaskin Shoulder missed last game, is probable Saturday vs California
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
09/30/18 DL Shane Bowman Foot is OUT 6-8 weeks
09/05/18 OL Trey Adams Back is out for season
07/25/18 TE Hunter Bryant Knee is out indefinitely
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
10/21/18 RB Derrick Clark Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Washington
10/21/18 OL Henry Bazakas Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Washington
10/21/18 LB Malik Psalms Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Washington
10/21/18 QB Ross Bowers Thumb is questionable Saturday vs Washington
10/20/18 WR Jordan Duncan Hand is out indefinitely
10/13/18 LB Gerran Brown Lower Body is out for season
09/04/18 LB Cameron Goode Leg is out for season
08/29/18 RB Johnny Adams Jr. Lower Body is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Huskies are 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 229. They have run 546 plays this season for 3,447 yards, which ranks them 25th in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 6.3 yards per play, which is 34th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 190 1st downs this year, placing them 11th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 1,422 yards as a team, which ranks 40th in the country. They've run 321 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 37 times for 338 yards so far this season, which has them 100th in the nation in penalties. Jake Browning has thrown for 1,901 yards this season. He has completed 141 passes on 216 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.5. He averages 8.8 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw.
Washington is 17th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 125. They have surrendered a total of 2,469 yards on D, which is 36th in Division 1. The Huskies are ranked 16th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 160 passes on 254 attempts against the Washington Huskies defense this season, placing them 115th and 105th in the country. The Washington pass defense has also given up a total of 1,394 yards through the air, which is 35th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 286 attempts for 1,075 yards this year, putting them in 57th place in D-1 against the run. The Huskies have committed 48 penalties for 451 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 86th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Washington is ranked 34th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 65 punt return yards and average 4.6 yards per return, which is 113th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 228 yards on special teams, ranking 103rd in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 21 yards per kick return and they are 35th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,740. The Washington Huskies have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 11, which is 26th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Washington Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 28 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,150 yards on 27 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 45th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Golden Bears have run for 1,395 yards as a team, which ranks 45th in the nation. They've run 281 times, averaging 5 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Bears have been penalized on offense 49 times for 454 yards so far this year, which has them 48th in the country in penalties. They are 88th in Division 1 in points scored with 187. They have run 522 plays this year for 2,911 yards, which ranks them 85th in the nation in total offense. The California Golden Bears average 5.6 yards per play, which is 71st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this season, ranking them 49th overall as an offensive unit. Chase Garbers has completed 66 throws while attempting 101 passes for a completion percentage of 65.3%. He has passed for 732 yards this year. He averages 7.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 147.7.
The California Golden Bears rush defense has given up 288 attempts for 1,081 yards this season, putting them in 58th place in the country against the run. They have had 49 penalties for 433 yards on defense this year. That places them 78th in Division 1. California is 51st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 168. They have given up a total of 2,246 yards on D, which is 22nd in the nation. The Golden Bears are 18th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 113 throws on 194 attempts against the California defense this season, ranking them 23rd and 19th in the country. The California Golden Bears pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,165 yards in the air, which is 10th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The California Golden Bears have tried 6 field goals this year and made 4, which is 108th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. California kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,333 yards on 32 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 63rd in the NCAA in punting average. California is 11th in the country in punt returns with 19. They've totaled 143 punt return yards and average 7.5 yards per return, which is 80th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 510 yards on special teams, which puts them 19th in kick return yardage. The Golden Bears average 23 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,564.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Golden Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Huskies -13.5
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