Saturday, November 21, 2015
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The California Golden Bears matchup against the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday at Stanford Stadium. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 64.5.
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Jared Goff finished his last game with 453 yards through the air for California. He completed 26 passes out of 37 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Golden Bears were led in rushing by Tre Watson, who finished with 110 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 11 yards per carry. Maurice Harris led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 97 yards. He had an average of 24 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game California totaled 760 yards by way of 83 plays. They rushed the ball 46 times for a total of 307 yards on the game and the Golden Bears totaled 36 first downs by getting 16 rushing, 17 passing and 3 by penalty.
Kevin Hogan finished his last game with 304 yards through the air for Stanford. He completed 28 passes out of 37 attempts for a 76% completion percentage. The Cardinal were led in rushing by Christian McCaffrey, who finished with 147 yards on 33 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Michael Rector led the team in receiving with 8 receptions for 103 yards. He had an average of 13 yards per reception in the contest. Stanford totaled 506 yards by way of 86 plays. They rushed the ball 47 times for a total of 202 yards on the game and the Cardinal totaled 32 first downs by getting 12 rushing, 18 passing and 2 by penalty.
California is scoring 36.8 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 25.9 passes on 40.7 attempts for a 63.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 348.1 yards per game through the air as well. The Golden Bears carry the ball for an average of 163.2 yards per game on 36 attempts for an average of 4.5 yards per carry this season. They run 76.7 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 511.3 total yards each outing. The Golden Bears get 26.3 first downs per game and they average 44.1 penalty yards via 5.1 penalties each contest.
California gives up an average of 253.1 passing yards and 28.2 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19.8 completions per game on 33.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.6. The Golden Bears give up 199.1 rushing yards per contest on 42 carries for a 4.7 average per carry. California allows 452.2 total yards per game including 6 yards per play. They force 2.4 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.4 penalties for 70.3 yards per game.
Stanford averages 37 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 16.7 passes per game on 25.1 attempts for a 66.5 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 222.2 yards through the air per game thus far. The Cardinal carry the ball for an average of 225 yards per game on 44.2 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. They run 69.3 plays per game and average 6.5 yards per play for an average of 447.2 total yards per game. The Cardinal are averaging 23.4 first downs per outing and accumulate 48.5 penalty yards via 5.8 penalties each game.
Stanford gives up 214.9 passing yards per outing and 22 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 17.7 completions on 32.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.8. The Cardinal give up 133.5 rushing yards per game on 32.5 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. Stanford allows 348.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 5.2 penalties for 50.2 yards in each contest.
California Betting Trends
California is 3-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
California has an ATS record of 5-5-0 this season
Stanford Betting Trends
Stanford is 5-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Stanford has an ATS record of 7-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 LB Aisea Tongilava Toe out indefinitely
09/25/15 CB Jaylinn Hawkins Shoulder out indefinitely
11/15/15 DB Brandon Simmons Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. California
09/09/15 DL Harrison Phillips Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Stanford
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