UCLA Bruins vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 10/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: UCLA Bruins vs Washington Huskies
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Huskies (-2)
The Washington Huskies (2-3) will take on the UCLA Bruins (4-2) at Husky Stadium on Saturday. UCLA is 2-point underdogs. The total is 53.
The UCLA Bruins head into this matchup 4-2 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Bruins took on the Arizona Wildcats and took home the win by a score of 34-16. Dorian Thompson-Robinson finished 8/19 with 82 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 85.2 and ended the contest with 1 pick. Zach Charbonnet was the best rusher for the Bruins with 21 carries for 117 yards (5.6 yds per carry). The UCLA Bruins ended up running the ball 47 times and amassed 329 yds, earning them an average of 7.0 yards per tote. When the final whistle blew, they ran 66 plays which totaled 411 yds. UCLA surrendered 26 completions on 38 attempts for a total of 240 yards, and a completion rate of 68.4%. On the ground, the Bruins conceded 133 yds on 41 tries, which is an average of 3.2 yards per rush allowed.
Regarding putting the ball in the endzone, the UCLA Bruins are sitting at 35.2 points per outing. As a team they are averaging 224.5 yards on the ground which is 17th in college football. The Bruins have tallied 2,601 total yards for the season. With reference to getting the ball in the endzone, UCLA has amassed 11 touchdowns through the air and 15 rushing touchdowns. UCLA has compiled 125 first downs, and they have committed 42 infractions for 476 yds. They have turned the ball over 5 different times.
Regarding passing yardage, the Bruins have allowed 1,847 yds which puts them in 137th in the nation. They have given up 307.8 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.7%. In total, they have allowed 402.8 yards per contest putting them 95th in D-1. They have granted 12 touchdowns through the air as well as 6 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for 3.2 yards per rushing attempt and 95.0 rushing yards per game for the season. Overall, they have given up 570 yards via the running game in 6 outings. The Bruins sit in 87th in Division 1 regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 26.5 PPG.
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The Huskies come into this game with a record of 2-3 for this year. For their last game, the Huskies went home defeated by a final of 27-24 against the Oregon State Beavers. Dylan Morris (1 TD) finished the contest with 142 yds on 17/26 passing while his quarterback rating was 116.3. He tossed 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.5. Sean McGrew carried the football 16 times for 104 yds, finishing the game with 6.5 yds per attempt for Washington. Washington ran the ball for 5.0 yards per carry, finishing with a total of 176 yds on 35 attempts. The Huskies finished the game with 318 yards while running 61 plays (5.2 yards per play). The Huskies secondary gave up a completion percentage of 46.7%, relinquishing 48 yds on 7 for 15 through the air. Washington conceded 50 run attempts for 242 yards (4.8 yds per rush).
In relation to how much they score, the Huskies are 92nd in college football holding an average of 24.8 points per game. For the year to this point, the Huskies have thrown for 1,293 passing yards as well as an average of 258.6 passing yards per game, ranking them 47th in Division 1. The Washington Huskies maintain an average of 375.2 yards per outing, which has them sitting 86th in the country. The Washington offense has totaled 223 yds of penalties on 24 infractions, which is good for 119th in college football in terms of helping out the other team.
The Huskies are conceding 19.6 points per game, which has them 41st in college football. Washington has conceded a total of 898 rushing yards (179.6 yards/game) in addition to 9 touchdowns by way of the ground game on the year. In total, they have conceded 98 total points. They have conceded 2 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 147.2 yards/contest, which has them ranked 15th in college football. The Huskies defense has been on the field for 344 plays, which has them sitting 40th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bruins/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Huskies -2
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