Arizona Wildcats vs Washington State Cougars Prediction, 11/19/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Washington State Cougars
Date: Friday, November 19, 2021
Location: Gesa Field in Pasco, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Cougars (-14)
The Arizona Wildcats (1-9) are on their way to Gesa Field on Friday where they will take on the Washington State Cougars (5-5). Washington State opens this matchup as 14-point favorites. The over/under is 52.
The Arizona Wildcats come into this matchup with a record of 1-9 for this season. In their last contest, the Wildcats faced the Utah Utes and earned the victory with a final of 29-3. Will Plummer was the rushing leader for the Wildcats with 10 totes for 50 yards (5.0 yards per carry). Will Plummer finished 19/34 with 223 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 228.2 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Wildcats gave up 28 yds on 24 tries, which is 1.2 yds per run allowed. Arizona conceded 11 completions on 29 attempts for 94 yards, and a completion percentage of 37.9%. At the end of the game, they ran 65 plays which converted into 329 yds. The Arizona Wildcats ran the rock 30 times and tallied 102 yds, which earned them an average of 3.4 yards per carry.
The Wildcats have tallied 3,511 yards in total this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Arizona has earned 9 touchdowns via the pass and 6 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 20 times. Arizona has accumulated 208 1st downs as a unit, and they have been called for 82 penalties for 685 yds. As a team they maintain an average of 134.7 yards via the ground game which is 94th in D-1. When it comes to scoring, the Arizona Wildcats hold an average of 17.3 points per game.
The Wildcats sit in 100th in Division 1 in terms of the opposition scoring, giving up 29.5 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.3 yards per rushing attempt and 173.8 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, they have allowed 1,738 yards on the ground through 10 games. In terms of yards through the air, the Wildcats have conceded 1,936 yds which puts them in 34th in Division 1. They have allowed 193.6 yards per contest via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 57.3%. Overall, they have relinquished 367.4 yards per outing putting them at 68th in college football. They have yielded 19 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 13 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Cougars head into this matchup 5-5 this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Cougars went home victorious with a score of 24-21 when they faced the Oregon Ducks. Max Borghi carried the rock 10 times for 41 yds, finishing the game with 4.1 yds per attempt for Washington State. Jayden De Laura (2 touchdowns) walked away from the contest with 280 yards on 20/36 passing while his QB rate was 128.1. He threw 2 picks and his Y/A was 7.8. Washington State gave up 32 run attempts for 131 yds (4.1 yards per carry). The Cougars pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 66.7%, surrendering 275 yards on 26 out of 39 through the air. The Cougars finished the contest with a total of 371 yards while they ran 61 plays (6.1 yards per play). Washington State rushed for 3.6 yards per tote, totaling 91 yards on 25 attempts.
The Washington State Cougars average 375.2 yards per outing, which is good for 89th in college football. The Washington State offense has compiled 421 yds of penalties on 48 violations, which is good for 111th in the nation in terms of giving up free yards. Over the course of the season thus far, the Cougars have thrown for a total of 2,620 passing yards as well as holding an average of 262.0 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 38th in Division 1. When it comes to how much they score, the Cougars sit 86th in Division 1 maintaining an average of 25.7 points per game.
Washington State has given up a total of 1,768 rushing yards (176.8 yards per contest) as well as 18 touchdowns via the rush on the season. They have surrendered 12 touchdowns from the passing game and 221.3 yards/game, which has them in 61st in the nation. The Cougars defense has been on the field for 697 plays, which is 95th in Division 1. The Cougars are conceding 26.0 points per contest, which has them ranked 77th in college football. In total, they have allowed 260 total points.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Cougars college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cougars -14
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