Brigham Young at California Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 11/26/2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley
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On Saturday afternoon, the Brigham Young Cougars (7-4) will be going for their fourth straight win when they take on the California Golden Bears (5-6). Both teams currently have top-25 passing attacks.
Last weekend, BYU played about as well as they could have on both sides of the ball and routes Savannah State 64-0. They had 264 rushing yards in the shut out, but their defense was even more impressive by holding Savannah State to just 63 total yards.
Through 11 games, the Cougars are one of the top 25 teams in scoring by averaging 35.6 points per game. Senior quarterback Christian Stewart has completed 58.2 percent of his passes this season for 1,829 yards, 17 touchdowns and just five interceptions. Stewart's top target has been wide receiver Mitch Mathews, who has caught 63 passes for 801 yards and eight scores.
California lost their second consecutive game last Saturday when Stanford was able to beat them 38-17. They did have 410 yards of offense in that loss, but they also turned the ball over five times.
The Golden Bears have played very well on the offensive side of the ball this season, but their defense is one of the worst by giving up 39.5 points per game. Running back Daniel Lasco has had a good year by rushing for 985 yards with a team-best 12 touchdowns.
Brigham Young Cougars Betting Trends
Brigham Young Cougars are 4-7-0 Against the Spread
Brigham Young Cougars are 7-4-0 against the Over/Under
California Golden Bears Betting Trends
California Golden Bears are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
California Golden Bears are 5-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
Brigham Young Cougars
11/15/14 WR Colby Pearson Collarbone out for season
11/09/14 RB Jamaal Williams Knee out for season
10/13/14 DB Jordan Johnson Arm out for season
10/12/14 WR Nick Kurtz Foot out indefinitely
10/05/14 QB Taysom Hill Leg out for season
California Golden Bears
11/22/14 -DT David Davis Knee "?"
11/06/14 DE Brennan Scarlett ACL out for season
10/15/14 DB Griffin Piatt Knee out for season
10/15/14 DB Joel Willis Knee out for season
09/06/14 LB Jason Gibson Personal has left the team
08/15/14 RB Jeffery Coprich Foot out indefinitely
08/15/14 DL Nathan Broussard Knee out for season
08/15/14 DB Quentin Tartabull Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take BYU
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