Saturday, October 1, 2016
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The Oregon Ducks take on the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Martin Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 1 point favorites. This season the Ducks are 0-3-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Cougars have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Dakota Prukop finished with 293 yards through the air for Oregon last week. He completed 22 passes out of 33 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Ducks were led in rushing by Tony Brooks-James, who finished with 120 yards on 16 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Dwayne Stanford was the team leader in receiving with a total of 95 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oregon got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 508 yards for the game. The Ducks ran for 215 yards on 45 attempts.
Luke Falk finished with 226 yards passing for Washington State last week. He went 21 for 36, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Cougars were led on the ground by James Williams, who finished with 126 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 9 yards per rush. Kyle Sweet led the team in receiving with 77 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Washington State had 26 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 79 total plays for 509 yards for the contest. The Cougars ran for 228 yards on 35 carries as a team.
Oregon scores 41.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 26th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.5 passes on 29.3 attempts for a 66.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 260.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 45th in college football. The Ducks run for an average of 275.8 yards per game on 43.5 attempts for an average of 6.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 8th in the nation. They also run 72.8 plays per contest and average 7.4 yards per play for an average of 536 yards per game, ranking their offense 12th overall this season. The Ducks average 22.5 first downs per game which ranks them 58th in the country. They accumulate 97.3 penalty yards per game via 10.3 penalties, which ranks 2nd in the nation.
Oregon allows 257.8 passing yards per game, ranking 94th in D-1, and they allow 32.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 97th. They give up 22 completions on 38.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57.1. The Ducks allow 192.5 rushing yards per game on 43 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 92nd in the country. Oregon allows 450.3 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 100th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 62.3 yards per game, ranking them 89th among D-1 teams.
Washington State averages 42 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 25th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 41 passes per game on 55.7 attempts for a 73.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 393 yards through the air per game, ranking them 3rd in Division 1. The Cougars run for an average of 121.7 yards per game on 26.7 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 112th on the ground. They also run 82.3 plays per game and average 6.3 yards per play for a total of 514.7 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the country on offense. The Cougars get an average of 28 first downs per game, which ranks 5th in the nation. They average 96 penalty yards per game via 11 penalties, ranking them 4th in college football.
Washington State allows an average of 324.7 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 123rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 71st in the nation. They give up 24.7 completions on 37.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.5 per game. The Cougars allow 103 rushing yards per contest on 27.3 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 21st in the country. Washington State allows 427.7 total yards per game for an average of 6.6 yards per play, which ranks 90th in D-1. They force 2 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 77.7 yards in each contest, ranking 121st in the nation.
Oregon Betting Trends
Oregon is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon has an ATS record of 0-3-1 this season
Washington State Betting Trends
Washington State is 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Washington State has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 LB A.J. Hotchkins Foot "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 DL Drayton Carlberg Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 TE Evan Baylis Foot "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 DL Jalen Jelks Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 TE John Mundt Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 TE Pharaoh Brown Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 DL Rex Manu Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 RB Royce Freeman Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
09/25/16 OL Zach Okun Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
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
09/25/16 NT Robert Barber Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
Tony's Pick: Take Washington State
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