Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Colorado Buffaloes take on the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Autzen Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 10 point favorites. This season the Buffaloes are 3-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Ducks have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 0-2-1 against the spread.
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Sefo Liufau finished with 246 yards through the air for Colorado last week. He completed 16 passes out of 25 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Buffaloes were led in rushing by Phillip Lindsay, who finished with 51 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Shay Fields was the team leader in receiving with a total of 99 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Colorado got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 67 total plays for 325 yards for the game. The Buffaloes ran for 64 yards on 33 attempts.
Dakota Prukop finished with 146 yards through the air for Oregon last week. He completed 14 passes out of 23 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Ducks were led in rushing by Kani Benoit, who finished with 100 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 17 yards per carry. Charles Nelson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 80 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 10 yards per reception. Oregon got a total of 20 first downs in that game. 14 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 69 total plays for 479 yards for the game. The Ducks ran for 333 yards on 46 attempts.
Colorado scores 42.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 20th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21 passes on 32.7 attempts for a 64.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 304.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 22nd in college football. The Buffaloes run for an average of 195.7 yards per game on 48.3 attempts for an average of 4 yards per carry. That ranks them 54th in the nation. They also run 81 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 500.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 26th overall this season. The Buffaloes average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 30th in the country. They accumulate 39.3 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 116th in the nation.
Colorado allows 117.7 passing yards per game, ranking 5th in D-1, and they allow 19.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 42nd. They give up 15.7 completions on 33.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47. The Buffaloes allow 121.7 rushing yards per game on 30 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 46th in the country. Colorado allows 239.3 total yards per game including 3.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 4th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 44.7 yards per game, ranking them 24th among D-1 teams.
Oregon averages 43 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 19th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.7 passes per game on 28 attempts for a 66.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 249.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 51st in Division 1. The Ducks run for an average of 299 yards per game on 43 attempts for an average of 7 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 8th on the ground. They also run 71 plays per game and average 7.7 yards per play for a total of 548.3 yards per game, ranking them 10th in the country on offense. The Ducks get an average of 22 first downs per game, which ranks 59th in the nation. They average 104.7 penalty yards per game via 11 penalties, ranking them 3rd in college football.
Oregon allows an average of 232.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 72nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 84th in the nation. They give up 21.7 completions on 40.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 53.7 per game. The Ducks allow 170.7 rushing yards per contest on 39.7 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 90th in the country. Oregon allows 403.3 total yards per game for an average of 5 yards per play, which ranks 83rd in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 8 penalties for 67.3 yards in each contest, ranking 94th in the nation.
Colorado Betting Trends
Colorado is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado has an ATS record of 3-0-0 this season
Oregon Betting Trends
Oregon is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon has an ATS record of 0-2-1 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/18/16 LB Derek McCartney Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 PK Diego Gonzalez Achilles out for season
09/18/16 OL Isaac Miller Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 DB Jaisen Sanchez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 WR Jaleel Awini Back "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 WR Juwann Winfree Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 QB Sefo Liufau Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 LB Trent Headley Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/18/16 LB A.J. Hotchkins Foot "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 WR Devon Allen Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 TE Evan Baylis Foot "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 DL Jalen Jelks Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 TE John Mundt Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 LB Kaulana Apelu Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 RB Royce Freeman Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 OL Tyrell Crosby Foot injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/18/16 OL Zach Okun Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
08/27/16 DL Torrodney Prevot Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon
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