Washington Huskies vs Stanford Cardinal Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Stanford Cardinal
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Stanford Stadium in Stanford, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Cardinal (-2)
The Washington Huskies (3-4) are headed to Stanford Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Stanford Cardinal (3-4). Washington opens this game as 2-point underdogs. The total has been set at 47.5.
The Washington Huskies head into this game 3-4 for this season. In their last matchup, the Huskies took on the Arizona Wildcats and earned the victory with a final of 21-16. Dylan Morris went 13/21 with 217 yds through the air and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 180.1 and finished the game with no interceptions. Sean McGrew led the offense in rushing for the Huskies with 17 totes for 43 yds (2.5 yards per carry). At the end of the game, they had 60 plays which gave them a total of 305 yards. The Washington Huskies ran the football 38 times and tallied 88 yards, which had them averaging 2.3 yards per carry. On the ground, the Huskies conceded 218 yards on 40 tries, which averages out to 5.5 yds per run allowed. Washington conceded 13 completions on 21 attempts for 62 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.9%.
The Huskies have earned 2,473 total yards this season. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Washington has amassed 10 touchdowns through the air and 10 rushing touchdowns. They have given the ball to the opposition 12 times. Washington has accumulated 138 first downs offensively, and they have been flagged for 31 penalties for 288 yds. As a unit they're averaging 111.3 yards on the ground which has them sitting 113th in Division 1. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Washington Huskies are averaging 23.1 points per outing.
In terms of passing yards, the Huskies have allowed 981 yards which has them sitting in 13th in the country. They have conceded 140.1 yards per contest through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 58.6%. For the season, they are surrendering 334.7 yards per outing which puts them 46th in college football. They have yielded 4 touchdowns through the air in addition to 11 touchdowns via the ground game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.9 yards per tote and 194.6 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. For the season, they have allowed 1,362 running yards through 7 outings. The Huskies are ranked 42nd in D-1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 19.7 PPG.
Get all of our Free College Football Picks
The Cardinal come into this matchup with a record of 3-4 for this season. In their last game, the Cardinal went home defeated by a final of 34-31 against the Washington State Cougars. Austin Jones ran the football 11 times for 23 yds, finishing the game with 2.1 yards per carry for Stanford. Tanner McKee (2 touchdowns) ended the game with 273 yds on 23/32 through the air while his quarterback rate was 164.2. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 8.5. Stanford relinquished 27 rushing attempts for 100 yards (3.7 yds per rush). The Cardinal passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 56.7%, relinquishing 289 yards on 17 out of 30 passing. The Cardinal finished with a total of 349 yds while they ran 67 plays (5.2 yds per play). Stanford ran the football for 2.2 yds per carry, finishing the game with 76 yds on 35 carries.
In relation to putting points on the board, the Cardinal are 84th in D-1 holding an average of 26.6 points per game. For the season thus far, the Cardinal have thrown for 1,798 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 256.9 throwing yards per contest, giving them a rank of 44th in D-1. The Stanford Cardinal are averaging 351.7 yards/outing, which is good for 102nd in college football. The Stanford offense has accrued 329 penalty yds on 48 infractions, which ranks 58th in Division 1 in terms of giving up free yards.
The Cardinal are allowing 28.0 points per game, which puts them 94th in the country. Stanford has yielded a total of 1,441 rushing yards (205.9 yards per contest) and 17 touchdowns via the rush on the campaign. This year, they have conceded 196 points. They have allowed 7 touchdowns through the air in addition to 202.7 yards per outing, which puts them in 49th in the country. The Cardinal defense has taken the field for 482 plays, which is 63rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Cardinal college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Huskies +2
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks