Oregon at Utah Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/5/2014
Saturday, November 8, 2014
RiceEccles Stadium in Salt Lake City
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On Saturday, the #5 Oregon Ducks (8-1) will be going for their fifth win in a row when they face the #20 Utah Utes (6-2). The Ducks were able to easily defeat the Utes 44-21 in 2013.
Last weekend, Oregon had an easy time moving the ball against Stanford and rolled to a 45-16 home win. They finished with 525 total yards in that game, which included 267 yards on the ground.
Through nine games, the Ducks are sixth in the nation in scoring with over 45 points scored per game. Their quarterback, Marcus Mariota, has been one of the best players in the country by throwing for 2,541 yards with 26 touchdown passes and just two interceptions. Running back Royce Freeman has averaged 5.5 yards per carry and has 846 rushing yards with 13 touchdowns.
Utah had their three-game winning streak snapped last Saturday when they were beaten 19-16 by Arizona State in overtime. They only had 57 passing yards in that loss and they were 7-for-20 on their third down chances.
The Utes have been able to score 33.4 points per game while their defense has only given up 21.3 points per game. Their best player has been running back Devontae Booker, who has rushed for 990 yards this season with eight touchdowns. Quarterback Travis Wilson has 1,084 passing yards on the year with nine touchdowns and zero interceptions.
Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
Oregon Ducks are 5-4-0 Against the Spread
Oregon Ducks are 5-4-0 against the Over/Under
Utah Utes Betting Trends
Utah Utes are 7-1-0 Against the Spread
Utah Utes are 2-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/03/14 OL Matt Pierson Knee "?" Saturday vs. Utah
11/02/14 DL Alex Balducci Leg "?" Saturday vs. Utah
09/15/14 OT Andre Yruretagoyena Knee out indefinitely
08/14/14 OT Tyler Johnstone Knee out for season
08/07/14 WR Bralon Addison Knee out indefinitely
11/02/14 S Tevin Carter Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
10/29/14 WR Dres Anderson Knee out for season
10/24/14 DE Moana Ofahengaue Suspension out indefinitely
10/08/14 LB Uaea Masina Arm out for season
09/16/14 LB Jason Whittingham Wrist out indefinitely
08/15/14 DB Reginald Porter Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon
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