Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Utah Utes take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Reser Stadium. The opening line for this game has Utah as 13 point favorites. This season the Utes are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3-0. The Beavers have an over/under record of 2-3-0 and they are 3-2-0 against the spread.
Troy Williams finished with 245 yards through the air for Utah last week. He completed 13 passes out of 29 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The Utes were led in rushing by Armand Shyne, who finished with 101 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Evan Moeai was the team leader in receiving with a total of 81 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. As a team in that game Utah got a total of 23 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 74 total plays for 455 yards for the game. The Utes ran for 210 yards on 45 attempts.
Darell Garretson finished with 85 yards passing for Oregon State last week. He went 13 for 24, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Beavers were led on the ground by Ryan Nall, who finished with 221 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 16 yards per rush. Victor Bolden led the team in receiving with 28 yards and 4 catches. He finished the game with an average of 7 yards per reception. Oregon State had 27 first downs total. 19 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 74 total plays for 559 yards for the contest. The Beavers ran for 474 yards on 50 carries as a team.
Utah scores 28 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 73rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.3 passes on 33 attempts for a 58.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 254.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 45th in college football. The Utes run for an average of 180 yards per game on 43.7 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 59th in the nation. They also run 76.7 plays per contest and average 5.7 yards per play for an average of 434.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 47th overall this season. The Utes average 23.5 first downs per game which ranks them 34th in the country. They accumulate 60.8 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 46th in the nation.
Utah allows 230.5 passing yards per game, ranking 68th in D-1, and they allow 19 points per contest on defense, which ranks 20th. They give up 17.5 completions on 31.2 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.1. The Utes allow 118.5 rushing yards per game on 29.2 carries for an average of 4.1 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 24th in the country. Utah allows 349 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 32nd in terms of yards per game. They force 2.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.2 penalties for 53.5 yards per game, ranking them 60th among D-1 teams.
Oregon State averages 27.4 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 78th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 17.6 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 55 percent completion percentage. They throw for 155.2 yards through the air per game, ranking them 117th in Division 1. The Beavers run for an average of 206.2 yards per game on 38.8 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 38th on the ground. They also run 70.8 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 361.4 yards per game, ranking them 104th in the country on offense. The Beavers get an average of 18.6 first downs per game, which ranks 104th in the nation. They average 62.4 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 40th in college football.
Oregon State allows an average of 207 passing yards per game, which ranks 38th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 33.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 100th in the nation. They give up 21.2 completions on 37.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.7 per game. The Beavers allow 224.8 rushing yards per contest on 42 carries for a 5.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 112th in the country. Oregon State allows 431.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 92nd in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 7 penalties for 61.6 yards in each contest, ranking 89th in the nation.
Utah Betting Trends
Utah is 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Utah has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Oregon State Betting Trends
Oregon State is 2-3-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/09/16 OL Lo Falemaka Leg "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/09/16 RB Troy McCormick Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/04/16 OL J.J. Dielman Leg out for season
09/14/16 RB Joe Williams Personal out for season
09/13/16 DE Kylie Fitts Foot out for season
08/15/16 TE Siale Fakailoatonga Knee out for season
10/09/16 CB Jay Irvine Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Utah
10/06/16 S Landry Payne Knee out for season
09/27/16 TE Noah Togiai Knee out for season
08/29/16 DE LaMone Williams Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Utah
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