Saturday, October 8, 2016
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The California Golden Bears take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Reser Stadium. The opening line for this game has California as 10 point favorites. This season the Golden Bears are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Beavers have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
Davis Webb finished with 306 yards through the air for California last week. He completed 22 passes out of 35 attempts for a 63% completion percentage. The Golden Bears were led in rushing by Tre Watson, who finished with 37 yards on 4 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Chad Hansen was the team leader in receiving with a total of 98 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. As a team in that game California got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 4 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 49 total plays for 362 yards for the game. The Golden Bears ran for 56 yards on 14 attempts.
Darell Garretson finished with 55 yards passing for Oregon State last week. He went 5 for 16, resulting in a 31% completion percentage. The Beavers were led on the ground by Art Pierce, who finished with 61 yards on 8 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Seth Collins led the team in receiving with 52 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. Oregon State had 13 first downs total. 7 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 60 total plays for 216 yards for the contest. The Beavers ran for 131 yards on 32 carries as a team.
California scores 42 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 19th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 32 passes on 51.4 attempts for a 62.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 428.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 2nd in college football. The Golden Bears run for an average of 119.4 yards per game on 29.6 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 115th in the nation. They also run 81 plays per contest and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 548 yards per game, ranking their offense 8th overall this season. The Golden Bears average 26 first downs per game which ranks them 11th in the country. They accumulate 66.2 penalty yards per game via 6.6 penalties, which ranks 30th in the nation.
California allows 236 passing yards per game, ranking 74th in D-1, and they allow 38.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 117th. They give up 19.8 completions on 33.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.6. The Golden Bears allow 245.8 rushing yards per game on 48 carries for an average of 5.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 118th in the country. California allows 481.8 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 112th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 56.2 yards per game, ranking them 71st among D-1 teams.
Oregon State averages 22.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 107th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.8 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 55.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 174 yards through the air per game, ranking them 109th in Division 1. The Beavers run for an average of 138 yards per game on 35.8 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 100th on the ground. They also run 69.8 plays per game and average 4.5 yards per play for a total of 312 yards per game, ranking them 121st in the country on offense. The Beavers get an average of 16.8 first downs per game, which ranks 117th in the nation. They average 58 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties, ranking them 53rd in college football.
Oregon State allows an average of 227.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 66th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 87th in the nation. They give up 20.5 completions on 35.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.7 per game. The Beavers allow 199.8 rushing yards per contest on 40.8 carries for a 4.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 97th in the country. Oregon State allows 427.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 87th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 6.3 penalties for 54.8 yards in each contest, ranking 65th in the nation.
California Betting Trends
California is 4-1-0 against the over/under this season
California has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Oregon State Betting Trends
Oregon State is 1-3-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon State has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/18/16 DB Damariay Drew Knee out for season
10/02/16 CB Dwayne Williams Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. California
10/02/16 S Landry Payne Knee "?" Saturday vs. California
09/27/16 TE Noah Togiai Knee out for season
08/29/16 DE LaMone Williams Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State
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