Colorado at Arizona Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/5/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Arizona Stadium in Tucson
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On Saturday night, the struggling Colorado Buffaloes (2-7) will be going on the road to take on the #21 Arizona Wildcats (6-2). Last year, Arizona was able to easily beat the Buffaloes 44-20 on the road.
Against Washington last Saturday, Colorado lost their fifth consecutive game when they were defeated 38-23 at home. They did have 495 total yards in that loss, but they also ended up turning the ball over four times.
Colorado's defense has really let them down this season by giving up 38.7 points per game through nine games. Quarterback Sefo Liufau has played well this season by throwing for 2,590 yards with 25 touchdowns. Liufau's top target has been wide receiver Nelson Spruce, who has caught 90 passes for 1,002 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Arizona didn't score a single point after the first quarter in their game against UCLA last weekend and ended up losing 17-7 on the road. They were only able to gain 255 total yards in that loss, which included just 80 yards on the ground.
The Wildcats are throwing for 326.8 yards per game this season and they are scoring 36.4 points per game. Their top offensive threat has been wide receiver Cayleb Jones, who has caught 50 passes for 716 yards and eight scores. Quarterback Anu Solomon has 2,605 passing yards with 21 touchdowns and just five interceptions.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
Colorado Buffaloes are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Colorado Buffaloes are 6-3-0 against the Over/Under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
Arizona Wildcats are 3-5-0 Against the Spread
Arizona Wildcats are 3-5-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/02/14 OL Jeromy Irwin Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
11/02/14 DB Terrel Smith Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Arizona U
10/29/14 DB Marques Mosley ACL out for season
10/02/14 WR Elijah Dunston Knee out for season
09/26/14 DL Tyler Henington ACL out for season
09/20/14 WR Lee Walker Shoulder out for season
09/19/14 TE Dylan Keeney Knee out indefinitely
09/11/14 OL Brad Cotner Concussion out indefinitely
08/21/14 DB Jered Bell ACL out for season
11/02/14 LB DeAndre Miller Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
11/02/14 -DB Jarvais McCall Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
11/02/14 DB Tra'Mayne Bondurant Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
08/28/14 OL Jacob Arzouman Knee out for season
08/28/14 LB Jamardre Cobb Concussion out for season
08/26/14 QB Brandon Dawkins Disciplinary out indefinitely
08/26/14 DL Dwight Melvin Academics out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona
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