Saturday, September 26, 2015
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The Utah Utes matchup against the Oregon Ducks on Saturday at Autzen Stadium. Both teams open Pac-12 play with a game that is important for both conference and national perception.
Utah was led in passing last game by Kendal Thompson, who finished with 159 yards through the air. He went 19 for 25 on the game, good for a 76% completion percentage. The Utes were led in rushing by Devontae Booker, who finished with 156 yards on 31 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Devontae Booker led the team in receiving. He had a total of 56 yards on 5 receptions for an average of 11 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Utah totaled 380 yards by way of 74 plays. They rushed the ball 48 times for a total of 221 yards on the game and the Utes totaled 23 first downs by getting 12 rushing, 9 passing and 2 by penalty.
Oregon was led in passing last game by Jeff Lockie, who finished with 228 yards through the air. He went 23 for 31 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. The Ducks were led in rushing by Royce Freeman, who finished with 101 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Charles Nelson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 48 yards on 2 receptions for an average of 24 yards per catch in the game. Oregon totaled 539 yards by way of 84 plays. They rushed the ball 53 times for a total of 311 yards on the game and the Ducks totaled 29 first downs by getting 18 rushing, 10 passing and 1 by penalty.
Utah is scoring 31 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 20 passes on 27 attempts for a 74.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 166.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Utes are averaging 181.7 rushing yards per game on 43 attempts per contest for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. They run 70 plays per game and average 5 yards per play for an average of 348 total yards each outing. The Utes get 21.3 first downs per game and they average 36 penalty yards via 4 penalties each contest.
Utah allows 258.7 passing yards per game and 18.3 points per contest on defense. They give up 22 completions on 37.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.4. The Utes allow an average of 105.7 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for a 3.5 average. Utah gives up 364.3 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.3 penalties per game that total 43.7 yards as a unit.
Oregon averages 50 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 21.3 passes per game on 31.7 attempts for a 67.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 261 yards through the air per game thus far. The Ducks rush for an average of 306.3 yards per contest on 51 attempts for an average of 6 yards per carry for the season. They run 82.7 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 567.3 total yards per game. The Ducks are averaging 29.7 first downs per outing and accumulate 62.7 penalty yards via 8 penalties each game.
Oregon allows an average of 316 passing yards and 33.7 points per contest. They give up 27.3 completions on 42.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.6 per game. The Ducks allow an average of 140.3 rushing yards per game on 34.7 carries for an average of 4 yards per carry. Oregon gives up 456.3 total yards per game including an average of 5.9 per play. They create an average of 2.3 turnovers per game and 5.7 penalties for 38.7 yards each game.
Utah Betting Trends
Utah is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Utah has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Oregon Betting Trends
Oregon is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Oregon has an ATS record of 1-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/20/15 TE Evan Moeai Leg "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/20/15 DE Hunter Dimick Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/20/15 QB Travis Wilson Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/14/15 OL Lo Falemaka Chest out indefinitely
09/14/15 RB Marcel Brooks-Brown Chest out indefinitely
09/20/15 QB Vernon Adams Finger "?" Saturday vs. Utah
09/08/15 WR Darren Carrington Suspension out indefinitely
08/22/15 TE Pharaoh Brown Leg out indefinitely
08/13/15 RB Thomas Tyner Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon
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