Saturday, October 29, 2016
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The Washington State Cougars take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Reser Stadium. The opening line for this game has Washington State as 17.5 point favorites. This season the Cougars are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Beavers have an over/under record of 3-4-0 and they are 5-2-0 against the spread.
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Luke Falk finished with 398 yards through the air for Washington State last week. He completed 42 passes out of 53 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Cougars were led in rushing by Jamal Morrow, who finished with 17 yards on 4 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Gabe Marks was the team leader in receiving with a total of 107 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Washington State got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 1 came on the ground while 21 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 346 yards for the game. The Cougars ran for -52 yards on 19 attempts.
Marcus McMaryion finished with 148 yards passing for Oregon State last week. He went 12 for 26, resulting in a 46% completion percentage. The Beavers were led on the ground by Tim Cook, who finished with 108 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Victor Bolden led the team in receiving with 58 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. Oregon State had 15 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 8 came from a pass. They ran 57 total plays for 325 yards for the contest. The Beavers ran for 177 yards on 30 carries as a team.
Washington State scores 40.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 15th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 37 passes on 51 attempts for a 72.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 366.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 4th in college football. The Cougars run for an average of 112.7 yards per game on 29.1 attempts for an average of 3.9 yards per carry. That ranks them 119th in the nation. They also run 80.1 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 479.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 33rd overall this season. The Cougars average 27.1 first downs per game which ranks them 5th in the country. They accumulate 70.1 penalty yards per game via 8.4 penalties, which ranks 16th in the nation.
Washington State allows 262.3 passing yards per game, ranking 101st in D-1, and they allow 26.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 57th. They give up 21.4 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63. The Cougars allow 105.7 rushing yards per game on 29.3 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 14th in the country. Washington State allows 368 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 43rd in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties for 59.7 yards per game, ranking them 86th among D-1 teams.
Oregon State averages 24 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 100th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 15.6 passes per game on 31 attempts for a 50.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 146.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 119th in Division 1. The Beavers run for an average of 200.7 yards per game on 37 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 40th on the ground. They also run 68 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 347 yards per game, ranking them 114th in the country on offense. The Beavers get an average of 17.6 first downs per game, which ranks 119th in the nation. They average 59.6 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 49th in college football.
Oregon State allows an average of 196.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 28th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 96th in the nation. They give up 17.9 completions on 33 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.1 per game. The Beavers allow 231.1 rushing yards per contest on 44.1 carries for a 5.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 114th in the country. Oregon State allows 427.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 82nd in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 51.1 yards in each contest, ranking 47th in the nation.
Washington State Betting Trends
Washington State is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Washington State has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Oregon State Betting Trends
Oregon State is 3-4-0 against the over/under this season
Oregon State has an ATS record of 5-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/16 LB Logan Tago Legal problems out indefinitely
10/23/16 2nd QB Conor Blount Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 CB Dwayne Williams Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 CB Jay Irvine Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 LB Joah Robinett Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 TE Ricky Ortiz Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 RB Ryan Nall Foot "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 LB Shemar Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/23/16 LB Titus Failauga Leg "?" Saturday vs. Washington State
10/17/16 QB Darell Garretson Ankle out for season
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 Washington State
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