Washington at Utah College Football Picks and Predictions 9/14/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
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The Washington Huskies head to Rice-Eccles Stadium to play the Utah Utes on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 6.5 point favorites. The Huskies are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Utes are 1-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 1-1-0.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 0-2-0 against the over/under
The Washington Huskies are 0-2-0 against the spread
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 1-1-0 against the over/under
The Utah Utes are 1-1-0 against the spread
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
09/05/18 OL Trey Adams Back is out for season
08/24/18 LB Brandon Wellington ACL is out indefinitely
07/25/18 TE Hunter Bryant Knee is out indefinitely
Key Utah Utes Injuries
08/30/18 OL Johnny Capra Undisclosed is out for season
08/07/18 RB Devonta'e Henry-Cole Undisclosed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Washington Huskies are 72nd in the country in points scored with 61. They have run 144 plays this year for 1,030 yards, which ranks them 11th in Division 1 in total offense. The Huskies average 7.2 yards per play, which is 24th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 49 1st downs this season, ranking them 43rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Washington has run for 297 yards as a unit, which ranks 89th in college football. They've run 67 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 15 times for 140 yards so far this year, which has them 42nd in the country in penalties. Jake Browning has passed for 609 yards this year. He's completed 41 throws while attempting 69 passes for a completion percentage of 59.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 139.2. He averages 7.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt.
Washington is 24th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 24. They have given up a total of 682 yards on D, which is 56th in D-1. The Huskies are 38th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 43 throws on 69 attempts against the Washington Huskies defense this season, ranking them 94th and 92nd in the nation. The Washington pass defense has also surrendered a total of 374 yards in the air, which is 48th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 78 attempts for 308 yards this season, putting them in 81st place in the country against the run. The Huskies have had 12 penalties for 111 yards on defense this year. That places them 72nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Washington has returned 2 kicks for 48 yards on special teams, which puts them 100th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 24 yards per kick return and they are 43rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,078. The Washington Huskies have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 23rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Washington Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 310 yards on 7 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 29th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Utes have run for 362 yards as a team, which ranks 64th in college football. They've run 75 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Utah Utes have been penalized on offense 10 times for 80 yards so far this season, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. They are 78th in the nation in points scored with 58. They have run 147 plays this season for 941 yards, which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 in total offense. Utah averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 44 1st downs this year, placing them 68th overall as an offensive unit. Tyler Huntley averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 44 passes on 70 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.5. He has thrown for 539 yards this season.
The Utah Utes rush defense has allowed 73 attempts for 165 yards this year, putting them in 25th place in D-1 against the run. Utah has committed 9 penalties for 85 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 37th in college football. They are 7th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 16. They have surrendered a total of 289 yards on D, which is 5th in the country. The Utes are ranked 1st in yards per play allowed with 2.3. Opposing offenses have completed 23 passes on 55 attempts against the Utah defense this season, placing them 14th and 40th in Division 1. The Utah Utes pass defense has also given up a total of 124 yards through the air, which is 3rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Utah Utes have attempted 6 field goals this season and made 3, which is 43rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Utah kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this year. Their punters have totaled 350 yards on 8 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 36th in Division 1 in punting average. Utah is ranked 46th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 11 punt return yards and average 2.2 yards per return, which is 99th in college football. The Utah Utes average 24 yards per kick return and they are 67th in the country in all-purpose yards with 976.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Utes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Utes +6.5
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