Utah at Stanford Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/12/2014
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Stanford Stadium in Stanford
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On Saturday night, the #25 Utah Utes (6-3) will try to snap their two-game losing streak when they face the tough defense of the Stanford Cardinal (5-4). In 2013, the Utes ended up beating Stanford 27-21 at home.
Utah gave up 24 points in the second and fourth quarters of their game against Oregon last Saturday and ended up getting trounced 51-27. They turned the ball over four times in that loss, and their defense gave up 508 yards.
Utah has been able to score 32.7 points per game this season, while their defense has held opponents to 24.6 points per game. Running back Devontae Booker has averaged 5.2 yards per carry this season and has 1,055 yards with eight touchdowns. Quarterback Travis Wilson has thrown for 1,381 yards with 11 touchdowns and just two interceptions.
In their last game, Stanford had their worst defensive performance of the season when they were blown out 45-16 by Oregon. They gave up 525 yards in that loss, including 267 yards on the ground.
The Cardinal have had a very hard time moving the ball on the ground this season, averaging just 140.2 rushing yards per game. Quarterback Kevin Hogan has 2,051 passing yards with 13 touchdowns, and he has rushed for 165 yards and four more scores. Wide receiver Ty Montgomery has caught 56 passes for 549 yards and three touchdowns.
Utah Utes Betting Trends
Utah Utes are 7-2-0 Against the Spread
Utah Utes are 3-6-0 against the Over/Under
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
Stanford Cardinal are 4-5-0 Against the Spread
Stanford Cardinal are 2-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/09/14 QB Kendal Thompson Leg out for season
11/09/14 S Tevin Carter Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
11/09/14 WR Tim Patrick Leg out for season
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
11/09/14 S Zach Hoffpauir Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Utah
10/21/14 DE Aziz Shittu Undisclosed out for season
09/03/14 LB Joe Hemschoot Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/28/14 OL Brandon Fanaika Undisclosed out for season
08/28/14 LB Lane Veach Undisclosed out for season
08/28/14 C Thomas Oser Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/23/14 DL Ikenna Nwafor Undisclosed out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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