Friday, October 21, 2016
California Memorial Stadium
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The Oregon Ducks take on the California Golden Bears on Friday, October 21, 2016 at California Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has California as 3 point favorites. This season the Ducks are 0-5-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Golden Bears have an over/under record of 5-1-0 and they are 3-3-0 against the spread.
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Justin Herbert finished with 179 yards through the air for Oregon last week. He completed 21 passes out of 34 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Ducks were led in rushing by Tony Brooks-James, who finished with 60 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Darren Carrington was the team leader in receiving with a total of 47 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oregon got a total of 22 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 409 yards for the game. The Ducks ran for 230 yards on 43 attempts.
Davis Webb finished with 113 yards passing for California last week. He went 23 for 44, resulting in a 52% completion percentage. The Golden Bears were led on the ground by Khalfani Muhammad, who finished with 165 yards on 21 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Vic Wharton led the team in receiving with 37 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. California had 27 first downs total. 17 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 89 total plays for 441 yards for the contest. The Golden Bears ran for 317 yards on 44 carries as a team.
Oregon scores 36.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 29th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.3 passes on 29.7 attempts for a 65.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 237 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 58th in college football. The Ducks run for an average of 257.8 yards per game on 42.3 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 14th in the nation. They also run 72 plays per contest and average 6.9 yards per play for an average of 494.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 21st overall this season. The Ducks average 22 first downs per game which ranks them 49th in the country. They accumulate 78.5 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, which ranks 8th in the nation.
Oregon allows 284.3 passing yards per game, ranking 117th in D-1, and they allow 41.8 points per contest on defense, which ranks 125th. They give up 24.3 completions on 38.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.5. The Ducks allow 238 rushing yards per game on 42.8 carries for an average of 5.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 118th in the country. Oregon allows 522.3 total yards per game including 6.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 127th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.7 penalties for 62.5 yards per game, ranking them 100th among D-1 teams.
California averages 42.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 12th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 30.7 passes per game on 50.3 attempts for a 60.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 377.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 4th in Division 1. The Golden Bears run for an average of 152.3 yards per game on 32 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 87th on the ground. They also run 82.3 plays per game and average 6.4 yards per play for a total of 530.2 yards per game, ranking them 10th in the country on offense. The Golden Bears get an average of 26.2 first downs per game, which ranks 11th in the nation. They average 69.3 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 20th in college football.
California allows an average of 210.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 49th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 40 points per contest, which has them ranked 123rd in the nation. They give up 18.7 completions on 32.2 attempts for a completion percentage of 58 per game. The Golden Bears allow 283.8 rushing yards per contest on 48.3 carries for a 5.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 127th in the country. California allows 494.7 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 121st in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 7.5 penalties for 60.3 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
Oregon Betting Trends
Oregon is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon has an ATS record of 0-5-1 this season
California Betting Trends
California is 5-1-0 against the over/under this season
California has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/16/16 WR Dwayne Stanford Undisclosed "?" Friday vs. California
10/04/16 LB Johnny Ragin III Leg out for season
09/20/16 OL Tyrell Crosby Foot out for season
09/19/16 WR Devon Allen Leg out for season
08/27/16 DL Torrodney Prevot Suspension out indefinitely
10/17/16 WR Chad Hansen Leg is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Oregon
10/17/16 QB Davis Webb Hand is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Oregon
10/08/16 DT Luc Bequette Knee doubtful Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/06/16 CB Darius Allensworth Thigh probable Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/06/16 S Evan Rambo ACL out for season
10/06/16 RB Khalfani Muhammad Quad probable Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/06/16 LB Raymond Davison Undisclosed injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Oregon State
08/18/16 DB Damariay Drew Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon
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