Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Oregon State Beavers take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Folsom Field. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 16 point favorites. This season the Beavers are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Buffaloes have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 4-0-0 against the spread.
Conor Blount finished with 138 yards through the air for Oregon State last week. He completed 11 passes out of 18 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Beavers were led in rushing by Ryan Nall, who finished with 66 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Seth Collins was the team leader in receiving with a total of 106 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oregon State got a total of 17 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 69 total plays for 287 yards for the game. The Beavers ran for 96 yards on 35 attempts.
Steven Montez finished with 333 yards passing for Colorado last week. He went 23 for 32, resulting in a 72% completion percentage. The Buffaloes were led on the ground by Steven Montez, who finished with 135 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Devin Ross led the team in receiving with 153 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Colorado had 32 first downs total. 14 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 84 total plays for 593 yards for the contest. The Buffaloes ran for 260 yards on 52 carries as a team.
Oregon State scores 28 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 77th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.7 passes on 34.7 attempts for a 59.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 197 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 99th in college football. The Beavers run for an average of 143.7 yards per game on 36.7 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 94th in the nation. They also run 71.3 plays per contest and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 340.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 110th overall this season. The Beavers average 17.3 first downs per game which ranks them 111th in the country. They accumulate 66.7 penalty yards per game via 6.7 penalties, which ranks 31st in the nation.
Oregon State allows 198.3 passing yards per game, ranking 41st in D-1, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 58th. They give up 20.3 completions on 37.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 54.5. The Beavers allow 186.7 rushing yards per game on 37.3 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 90th in the country. Oregon State allows 385 total yards per game including 5.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 63rd in terms of yards per game. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 56 yards per game, ranking them 65th among D-1 teams.
Colorado averages 42.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 22nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 21.5 passes per game on 32.5 attempts for a 66.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 311.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 22nd in Division 1. The Buffaloes run for an average of 211.5 yards per game on 49.5 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 39th on the ground. They also run 82 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 523.3 yards per game, ranking them 15th in the country on offense. The Buffaloes get an average of 26.8 first downs per game, which ranks 14th in the nation. They average 41.3 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, ranking them 112th in college football.
Colorado allows an average of 161.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 17th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 24.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 54th in the nation. They give up 17.3 completions on 33.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 51.9 per game. The Buffaloes allow 145 rushing yards per contest on 33.8 carries for a 4.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 54th in the country. Colorado allows 306.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.6 yards per play, which ranks 17th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 52.3 yards in each contest, ranking 56th in the nation.
Oregon State Betting Trends
Oregon State is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon State has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Colorado Betting Trends
Colorado is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Colorado has an ATS record of 4-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 CB Dwayne Williams Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/25/16 S Landry Payne Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/25/16 LB Manase Hungalu Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
09/25/16 TE Noah Togiai Knee "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
08/29/16 DE LaMone Williams Knee out for season
08/29/16 OL Sean Harlow Leg out indefinitely
09/25/16 OL Isaac Miller Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/25/16 DB Jaisen Sanchez Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/25/16 WR Jaleel Awini Back "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/25/16 WR Juwann Winfree Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/25/16 QB Sefo Liufau Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/25/16 LB Trent Headley Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/19/16 LB Derek McCartney ACL out for season
09/18/16 PK Diego Gonzalez Achilles out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado
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