Colorado State vs Colorado College Football Point Spread Picks 8/30/2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
Broncos Stadium at Mile High
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The Colorado Buffaloes host the Colorado State Rams at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Friday, August 30, 2019. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 10.5 point favorites. The Buffaloes had an over/under record of 4-8-0 and they were 5-7-0 against the spread last year. The Rams had an ATS record of 5-7-0 while their over/under record was 4-8-0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams were 4-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Colorado State Rams were 5-7-0 against the spread last year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes were 4-8-0 against the over/under last season
The Colorado Buffaloes were 5-7-0 against the spread last year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
08/23/19 DB Braylin Scott Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
08/06/19 OL Jacob Moretti Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Colorado State Rams ran for 1,270 yards as a team last year, which ranked 124th in college football. They ran 391 times, averaging 3.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Rams were penalized on offense 94 times for 790 yards last season, which had them 28th in the country in penalties. They were 110th in the nation in points scored with 274. They ran 892 plays last season for 4,930 yards, which ranked them 20th in Division 1 in total offense. The Rams averaged 5.5 yards per play, which was 80th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 274 1st downs last year, placing them 63rd overall as an offensive unit.
The Rams rush defense allowed 491 attempts for 2,644 yards last year, putting them in 108th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State committed 76 penalties for 659 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 51st in college football. They were 111th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 442. They surrendered a total of 5,422 yards on D, which was 93rd in the country. The Rams were ranked 122nd in yards per play allowed with 6.8. Opposing offenses completed 192 passes on 304 attempts against the Colorado State Rams defense last season, placing them 12th and 6th in Division 1. The Colorado State pass defense also gave up a total of 2,778 yards through the air, which was 54th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Colorado State Rams attempted 18 field goals last season and made 11, which was 93rd in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 61%. Colorado State Rams kickers made 91% of their extra points, going 29 for 32 last year. Their punters totaled 3,140 yards on 66 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That placed them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average. Colorado State was ranked 80th in the nation in punt returns with 16 last year. They accumulated 55 punt return yards and averaged 3.7 yards per return, which was 123rd in college football. They returned 38 kicks for 776 yards on special teams, ranking 29th in kick return yardage. The Rams averaged 20 yards per kick return and they were 76th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,761.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buffaloes were 86th in the country in points scored with 325 last season. They ran 872 plays last year for 4,711 yards, which ranked them 59th in Division 1 in total offense. The Colorado Buffaloes averaged 5.4 yards per play, which was 92nd in the nation. As a team they accumulated a total of 248 1st downs last season, ranking them 88th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Colorado ran for 1,716 yards, which ranked 103rd in college football. They ran 452 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Buffaloes were penalized on offense 71 times for 664 yards last year, which had them 83rd in the country in penalties.
Colorado was 56th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 328 last year. They gave up a total of 4,564 yards on D, which was 39th in D-1. The Buffaloes were 37th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses completed 228 throws on 403 attempts against the Colorado defense last season, ranking them 55th and 71st in the nation. The Colorado Buffaloes pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,806 yards in the air, which was 57th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 468 attempts for 1,758 yards last season, putting them in 28th place in the country against the run. The Buffaloes had 86 penalties for 775 yards on defense last year. That placed them 100th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Colorado was 4th in the country in punt returns with 34 last season. They totaled 260 punt return yards and averaged 7.9 yards per return, which was 74th in D-1. They returned 24 kicks for 499 yards on special teams, which put them 89th in kick return yardage. The Colorado Buffaloes averaged 21 yards per kick return and they were 88th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,471. The Buffaloes tried 16 field goals last year and made 11, which was 92nd in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 69%. Colorado kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 40 for 40 last season. Their punters accumulated 2,514 yards on 64 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranked them 105th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Rams/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rams +10.5
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