Saturday, November 7, 2015
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The Stanford Cardinal face the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday at Folsom Field. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 16 point favorites and the over/under was set at 58.5.
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Stanford was led in passing last game by Kevin Hogan, who finished with 86 yards through the air. He went 10 for 19 on the game, good for a 53% completion percentage. Kevin Hogan led the Cardinal in rushing with 112 yards. He averaged 8 yards per carry on his 14 rushing attempts for the game. Christian McCaffrey was the team leader in receiving with a total of 26 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. As a team in that game Stanford had 312 total yards on 59 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 5 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Cardinal rushed for 226 yards by way of 40 carries.
Colorado was led in passing last game by Sefo Liufau, who finished with 312 yards through the air. He went 37 for 57 on the game, good for a 65% completion percentage. Patrick Carr led the Buffaloes in rushing with 100 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 19 rushing attempts for the game. Devin Ross was the team leader in receiving with a total of 101 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 11 yards per reception. Colorado had 554 total yards on 114 plays. They gained 18 rushing first downs, 14 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 34 first downs on the game. The Buffaloes rushed for 242 yards by way of 56 carries.
Stanford is averaging 36.5 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 15.1 passes per game on 23.1 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage and average 215.1 yards in the passing department per game. The Cardinal are running for an average of 221.6 yards per game on 43.4 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. They are also running 66.5 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 436.8 yards per contest. The Cardinal manage 22.1 first downs per contest and they average a total of 46.9 penalty yards on 5.5 penalties.
Stanford gives up an average of 224.5 passing yards and 21.5 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 19.3 completions per game on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.5. The Cardinal allow an average of 127.6 rushing yards per game on 32.4 carries for a 3.9 average. Stanford allows 352.1 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.6 penalties for 54.5 yards per game.
Colorado is putting 29.9 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 22.6 passes per game on 36.9 attempts for a 61.1 percent completion percentage and average 249.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Buffaloes run for an average of 196.9 yards per game on 46 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They also run 82.9 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 446.3 yards in each contest. The Buffaloes are gaining 24.3 first downs per contest and they average 63.6 penalty yards on 6.9 penalties per game.
Colorado gives up 221.8 passing yards per outing and 26.8 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 18.2 completions on 33.1 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55. The Buffaloes allow an average of 201.6 rushing yards per game on 39.7 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry. Colorado allows 423.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.9 penalties for 51.7 yards in each contest.
Stanford Betting Trends
Stanford is 4-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Stanford has an ATS record of 6-2-0 this season
Colorado Betting Trends
Colorado is 4-5-0 against the over/under so far this season
Colorado has an ATS record of 3-5-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/15 WR Devon Cajuste Illness "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/09/15 DL Harrison Phillips Knee out for season
11/01/15 RB Michael Adkins II Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
11/01/15 FS Ryan Moeller Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
11/01/15 LB Ryan Severson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
11/01/15 WR Shay Fields Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
10/22/15 LB Addison Gillam Knee out for season
09/16/15 OT Jeromy Irwin Knee out for season
08/13/15 DL Tyler Henington Leg out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado
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