Arizona vs Arizona State NCAA Football Parlay 11/30/2019
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State -12.5
Jayden Daniels and the Arizona State Sun Devils host the Arizona Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday, November 30, 2019. Arizona opens this matchup as 12.5-point underdogs. The Wildcats are 2-8-1 ATS and 6-5-0 when betting on the total. The Sun Devils are 6-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-6-1 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Arizona Wildcats played the Utah Utes and lost 35-7. J.J. Taylor paced the team in rushing for that contest. He had a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 33 yards by way of 10 carries which meant he was running for 3.3 yards per carry. Cedric Peterson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 63 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 15.8 yards per reception for that contest. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Wildcats was Grant Gunnell who went 8/16 with 96 yards passing but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Wildcats ended up rushing 25 times and racked up a total of 61 yards giving them an average of 2.4 yards per carry. For the contest, the Wildcats earned a total of 11 1st downs and they had a total of 4 penalties for 60 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. For the game, they ran 52 plays for a total of 196 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Arizona conceded 20 catches on 24 throws totaling 220 yards, and a completion percentage of 83.3%. In the game, they gave up a total of 517 yards and earned 1 turnover. Against the run, the Wildcats conceded 297 yards on 50 carries which is an average of 5.9 yards per carry allowed.
The Wildcats come into this game with a record of 4-7 for 2019. In terms of scoring, they are one of the marginal teams in the country with an average of 28.1 points per game, ranking them 76th in Division 1. As a team, they have an average of 176.1 yards on the ground per game which is 3rd in the Pac-12. For total yardage, they sit in 5th in the conference and 33rd in Division 1 with 4,898 yards. The Wildcats have one of the most lackluster defenses in the country, giving up 36.8 points per game which has them at 12th in the conference. When it comes to rushing yards, Arizona is allowing 177.9 yards per game ranking them 12th in the Pac-12 and 84th in Division 1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.8 yards per rush putting them 11th in the conference and 103rd in D-1 overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,957 rushing yards through 11 contests. When it comes to yards through the air, the Wildcats have conceded 2,961 yards. Opponents are completing 65.6% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 8.2 yards per try.
In their last outing, the Arizona State Sun Devils played the Oregon Ducks and earned the victory by a score of 31-28. Leading the way at QB for the Sun Devils was Jayden Daniels who went 22/32 with 408 yards passing and added 3 TD's. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Eno Benjamin led the team on the ground during the game. He tore off a long run of 14 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 114 yards on 31 carries which meant he was running for 3.7 yards per run. Brandon Aiyuk was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 161 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 23.0 yards per reception during the game. The Sun Devils ran the ball a total of 41 times and earned a total of 127 yards which had them averaging 3.1 yards per attempt. On the day, the Sun Devils totaled 22 1st downs and they totaled 12 penalties for 90 yards telling us that this team had an undisciplined week of practice. Overall, they totaled 74 plays which added up to 535 yards. In terms of defense, Arizona State allowed 20 completions on 36 tries totaling 304 yards, and a completion percentage of 55.6%. For the game, they gave up a total of 458 yards and earned 2 turnovers. On the ground, the Sun Devils allowed 154 yards on 28 attempts which gave them an average of 5.5 yards per run allowed.
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The Sun Devils head into this matchup 6-5. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Sun Devils have an offense that could be called mediocre in the country. Arizona State hasn't done much to make teams fear their rushing game by averaging 116.5 yards on the ground per contest, ranking them 123rd in Division 1. As a team, they have a total of 1,282 rushing yards through 11 contests, so they'll need to look to improve on these numbers if they want to compete with the better teams in the nation. The Sun Devils average 383.4 yards per game overall ranking them 85th in college football and 10th in the Pac-12 Conference. The Sun Devils are allowing 23.9 points per contest which puts them at 5th in the Pac-12 Conference and 44th in D-1. Their pass defense is one of the mediocre units in D-1. They are allowing 273.9 passing yards per game. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Sun Devils are ranked 6th in the Pac-12 Conference. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 263 points in total. When it comes to rushing yards, they are giving up 113.5 yards per game ranking them 21st in D-1 and 3rd in the conference. For this season, they have allowed 1,249 yards on the ground and 14.3 rushing TDs.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Sun Devils -12.5 and over the total points
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