Fresno State at Utah Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 9/3/2014
Saturday, September 6, 2014
RiceEccles Stadium in Salt Lake City
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The Fresno State Bulldogs won't have to face another highly-ranked team this week, but they will have another tough matchup when they visit the Utah Utes on Saturday.
Fresno State had a tough matchup on their hands in their first game of the year and ended up getting blown out 52-13 by the USC Trojans. The Bulldogs gave up 701 yards in the loss while only gaining 317 yards themselves. They turned the ball over four times and converted just two of their 12 third down opportunities.
Easily the best offensive performer for the Bulldogs in their opening game was running back Marteze Waller, who rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries. Quarterback Brian Burrell completed 11 of his 19 passes for just 19 yards and he threw one interception.
Utah had an easy time handling Idaho State in their first game of the year and pulled off a 56-14 dominant home victory. The Utes gained 589 yards in that win, including 238 yards on the ground. They were also able to convert eight of their 14 third down chances in the game.
Utah running back Devontae Booker carried the ball just 10 times in the game, but he was still able to rush for 78 yards and two touchdowns. Junior quarterback Travis Wilson completed 13 of his 18 pass attempts for the Utes for 265 yards and one touchdown pass.
Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Trends
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Utah Utes Betting Trends
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Injuries to Watch
Fresno State Bulldogs
09/01/14 WR Dillon Root Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Utah
09/01/14 LB Robert Stanley Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Utah
08/31/14 LB T.J. Thomas Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs. Utah
08/29/14 DB Corey Ferguson Disciplinary has been dismissed
08/21/14 RB Kurt Scoby Concussion out indefinitely
09/01/14 DB Justin Thomas Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Fresno State
09/01/14 OL Siaosi Aiono Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Fresno State
08/27/14 LB Gionni Paul Foot out indefinitely
08/27/14 LB Jacoby Hale Knee out indefinitely
08/15/14 DB Reginald Porter Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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