Washington Huskies vs Colorado Buffaloes Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Folsom Field in Boulder, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Buffaloes (+6)
The Washington Huskies (4-6) are hitting the road to Folsom Field on Saturday where they will compete against the Colorado Buffaloes (3-7). Colorado opens as 6-point underdogs. The over/under is 43.5.
The Washington Huskies come into this matchup with a record of 4-6 for this season. In their last contest, the Huskies took the field against the Arizona State Sun Devils and notched a win by a score of 30-26. Dylan Morris went 16/28 with 151 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 211.9 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Cameron Davis was the rushing leader for the Huskies with 18 totes for 67 yards (3.7 yards per attempt). The Washington Huskies rushed the ball a total of 30 different times and tallied 95 yards, which had them averaging 3.2 yards per carry. At the end of the game, they had 63 plays which totaled 266 yards. Washington relinquished 10 pass completions on 20 tries for a total of 98 yards, and a completion rate of 50.0%. On the ground, the Huskies conceded 329 yds on 56 tries, which is 5.9 yds per run allowed.
When it comes to getting in the endzone, the Washington Huskies hold an average of 22.8 points per outing. As a team they're holding an average of 115.9 yards rushing ranking them 108th in the country. The Huskies have tallied 3,281 total yards this year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Washington has earned 12 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. Washington has compiled 183 first downs, and they have been called for 42 infractions for 368 yds. They have given the ball to the opposition 15 times.
Regarding passing yards, the Huskies are allowing 1,363 yards which puts them in 13th in D-1. They have conceded 136.3 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 59.1%. During this campaign, they are allowing 340.7 yards per contest which has them ranked 43rd in the nation. They have yielded 6 touchdowns through the air in addition to 17 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.9 yards per run and 204.4 rushing yards per game on the year. For the season, they have conceded 2,044 yards via the running game in 10 contests. The Huskies rank 42nd in the nation when it comes to team defense, allowing 21.2 points per game.
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The Buffaloes head into this matchup 3-7 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Buffaloes went home defeated by a final of 34-20 when they faced the UCLA Bruins. Brendon Lewis finished the contest with 158 yds on 17/26 passing while his QB rating was 116.4. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.1. Jarek Broussard ran the football 16 times for 108 yds, finishing the game with 6.8 yds per carry for Colorado. The Buffaloes finished with 359 yds and they ran 76 plays (4.7 yards per play). Colorado rushed the football for 4.1 yards per tote, finishing with a total of 193 yards on 47 carries. Colorado relinquished 27 running attempts for 8 yards (0.3 yds per rush). The Buffaloes secondary gave up a completion rate of 64.9%, surrendering 302 yds on 24 out of 37 passing.
When it comes to how much they score, the Buffaloes sit 119th in the country holding an average of 19.2 points per outing. For the year thus far, the Buffaloes have compiled 1,379 yards through the air along with an average of 137.9 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 126th in the nation. The Colorado Buffaloes hold an average of 275.9 yards per game, which is good for 126th in D-1. The Colorado offense has racked up 607 yds of penalties on 67 violations, which ranks them 50th in Division 1 in terms of hurting your team.
Colorado has given up a total of 1,628 yards on the ground (162.8 yards/game) in addition to 21 touchdowns on the ground for the year. They have allowed the opposition 12 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 238.8 yards/contest, which has them in 96th in the country. The Buffaloes defense has been on the field for 666 plays, which ranks them 58th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are giving up 27.5 PPG, which has them ranked 90th in the nation. This year, they have conceded 275 total points.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Buffaloes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Huskies -6
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