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MATCHUP
No. 22 Northwestern (8-5) vs No. 17 Utah (9-4)
Stats: Overall | Conference | Away/Away | Last 3 | Grass/Turf | Last 3 Away/Away
Records: ATS | Over/Under
Teams: Northwestern Wildcats | Utah Utes
Summary
7:00 PM ET W‑L ATS H A AF AA O/U
Northwestern 8-5 6-5-2 3-4 5-1 23.7 23.5 6-7-0
Utah 9-4 7-6-0 5-1 4-3 28.7 18.5 7-6-0
Live Odds | All Odds
Home O/U
Opening line -7.5 -110 45 -110
5Dimes -7 -105 46 -105
Westgate -7.5 -110 46 -110
Wynn -7 -110 45 -110
Boyd -7 -115 45 -110
Covers.com -7 -114 46 -114
Best home line Recent line moves
Quickchart Matchup
Northwestern Northwestern Off vs  Utah Utah Def
Northwestern 356.8 yards
Utah 316.2 yards
Northwestern 3.2 yards/rush
Utah 3 yards/rush
Northwestern 6.3 yards/attempt
Utah 6.3 yards/attempt
Utah Utah Off vs  Northwestern Northwestern Def
Utah 396.6 yards
Northwestern 390.7 yards
Utah 4.6 yards/rush
Northwestern 3.9 yards/rush
Utah 7.4 yards/attempt
Northwestern 7.3 yards/attempt
Quarterbacks
Northwestern Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Clayton Thorson 2942 60.43 6.4 15/14
TJ Green 169 57.14 4.8 0/1
Utah Yds Comp % Y/A TD/Int
Tyler Huntley 1762 63.95 7.6 12/6
Jason Shelley 860 57.72 7.0 3/4
Overall Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
UTAH
23.7
28.7
356.8
396.6
239.3
207.2
117.5
189.5
3.2
4.6
6.3
7.4
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
UTAH
23.5
18.5
390.7
316.2
258.1
213.3
132.6
102.9
3.9
3.0
7.3
6.3
ATS Records | In Depth
  W‑L ATS H A Grass Turf
NW
UTAH
8‑5
9‑4
6‑5‑2
7‑6‑0
2‑3‑2
4‑2‑0
4‑1‑0
3‑3‑0
4‑3‑2
3‑2‑0
2‑2‑0
4‑4‑0
Away/Away Stats | In Depth | Last 3 A/A
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
UTAH
23.2
28.7
338.2
380.3
222.0
186.0
116.2
194.3
3.0
4.5
6.6
7.8
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
UTAH
17.0
18.3
344.8
355.3
229.2
258.0
115.6
97.3
4.4
3.1
5.7
6.8
Last 3 Stats | In Depth
Off Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
UTAH
24.0
22.7
371.3
291.3
202.3
166.3
169.0
125.0
4.7
3.4
7.3
6.4
Def Avg Yards Pass Rush Y/R Y/A
NW
UTAH
25.0
14.7
449.3
286.3
325.7
184.3
123.7
102.0
3.3
2.5
8.7
5.8
Injuries
Northwestern
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Flynn Nagel WR Ques Dec 31 - Leg - 12/3/18 Nagel is dealing with a lower-leg injury and it is unknown if he will play in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl against Utah.
Drew Luckenbaugh PK Ques Dec 31 - Hip - 12/3/18 Luckenbaugh has missed the last two games with a hip injury and his status for the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl against Utah is unclear.
Nathan Fox LB Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 11/12/18 Fox has been sidelined for undisclosed reasons and it is unclear when he will return to action.
Jalen Brown WR Out indefinitely - Undisclosed - 10/6/18 Brown has been unavailable for undisclosed reasons and it is unclear when he will make his season debut.
Utah
Player   Status/Updated Notes
Tyler Huntley QB Prob Dec 31 - Collarbone - 12/8/18 Huntley missed the last game with a broken left collarbone but he will likely return for the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl against Northwestern.
Donavan Thompson LB Ques Dec 31 - Undisclosed - 12/3/18 Thompson sat out the previous two contests while dealing with an unspecified injury. It is unclear if he will suit up for the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl against Northwestern.
Britain Covey WR out for season - Knee - 12/11/18 Covey suffered a torn ACL and meniscus and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Zack Moss RB out for season - Knee - 11/12/18 Moss has a significant knee injury and will miss the remainder of the season.
Johnny Capra OL out for season - Undisclosed - 8/30/18 Capra is expected to miss the season due to an unspecified ailment.
Devonta'e Henry-Cole RB out for season - Arm - 8/15/18 Henry-Cole is recovering from arm surgery and is expected to miss the entire 2018 season.
Recent Meetings
Yard Margins
Date Away Home H Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
Northwestern Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
12/1/18 @ OSU L 24-45 16.5/62.5 L/O -189 43 -232
11/24/18 ILL W 24-16 -16/57 L/U -64 107 -171
11/17/18 @ MINN W 24-14 3/48.5 W/U 19 -14 33
11/10/18 @ IOWA W 14-10 10/46.5 W/U -27 120 -147
11/3/18 ND L 21-31 10/49.5 P/O -215 -13 -202
10/27/18 WIS W 31-17 3.5/50.5 W/U 26 17 9
10/20/18 @ RUTG W 18-15 -20/48.5 L/U 90 21 69
10/13/18 NEB W 34-31 -3/59 P/O 5 -199 204
10/6/18 @ MSU W 29-19 10.5/43 W/O -44 -88 44
9/29/18 MICH L 17-20 15.5/46.5 W/U -174 -152 -22
Utah Last 10
  Yard Margins
Date vs Score Line ATS Tot Rus Pas
11/30/18 @ WASH L 3-10 4.5/45.5 L/U -118 -68 -50
11/24/18 BYU W 35-27 -10.5/45 L/O -61 2 -63
11/17/18 @ COLO W 30-7 -7/47 W/U 194 135 59
11/10/18 ORE W 32-25 -5.5/51 W/O 101 127 -26
11/3/18 @ ASU L 20-38 -7.5/54 L/O -211 -73 -138
10/26/18 @ UCLA W 41-10 -11/54 W/U 179 198 -19
10/20/18 USC W 41-28 -6.5/48 W/O 336 127 209
10/12/18 ARIZ W 42-10 -13.5/53.5 W/U 177 158 19
10/6/18 @ STAN W 40-21 4/45 W/O -2 180 -182
9/29/18 @ WSU L 24-28 -1.5/50.5 L/O -136 191 -327
Abbreviations Legend