California at Oregon College Football Picks & Predictions 9/30/2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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Autzen Stadium is the venue for the game between the California Golden Bears and the Oregon Ducks on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 17 point favorites. The total has been set at 71.5. The Ducks are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-2-0. The Golden Bears are 3-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The California Golden Bears are 3-1-0 against the spread
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Oregon Ducks are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
09/24/17 OL Cameron Saffle Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/24/17 WR Demetris Robertson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/24/17 OL Valentino Daltoso Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
09/12/17 RB Tre Watson Knee out for season
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
09/24/17 LB A.J. Hotchkins Leg left last game, "?" Saturday vs. California
09/24/17 DL Austin Faoliu Foot "?" Saturday vs. California
09/24/17 WR Charles Nelson Ankle "?" Saturday vs. California
09/24/17 S Juwaan Williams Leg "?" Saturday vs. California
09/24/17 S Khalil Oliver Leg "?" Saturday vs. California
Useful Offensive Statistics
The California Golden Bears have run for 613 yards as a unit, which ranks 70th in the nation. They've run 142 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Golden Bears have been penalized on offense 28 times for 225 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. They are 61st in Division 1 in points scored with 115. They have run 308 plays this year for 1,715 yards, which ranks them 31st in the nation in total offense. The Golden Bears average 5.6 yards per play, which is 77th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Ross Bowers has completed 90 throws while attempting 163 passes for a completion percentage of 55.2%. He has passed for 1,102 yards this year. He averages 5.3 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 114.3.
The Golden Bears rush defense has given up 150 attempts for 545 yards this season, putting them in 69th place in the country against the run. They have had 34 penalties for 266 yards on defense this year. That places them 107th in Division 1. California is 73rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 96. They have given up a total of 1,783 yards on D, which is 108th in the nation. The Golden Bears are 75th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 102 throws on 171 attempts against the California Golden Bears defense this season, ranking them 127th and 129th in the country. The California pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,238 yards in the air, which is 124th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The California Golden Bears have tried 10 field goals this year and made 6, which is 24th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. California Golden Bears kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 13 for 14 this season. Their punters have accumulated 696 yards on 16 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 42nd in the NCAA in punting average. California is 125th in the country in punt returns with 1. They've totaled 3 punt return yards and average 3 yards per return, which is 104th in D-1. They have returned 14 kicks for 292 yards on special teams, which puts them 27th in kick return yardage. The Golden Bears average 21 yards per kick return and they are 40th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,010.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Ducks are 1st in Division 1 in points scored with 203. They have run 315 plays this season for 2,232 yards, which ranks them 16th in the nation in total offense. The Oregon Ducks average 7.1 yards per play, which is 15th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 108 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oregon has run for 980 yards as a team, which ranks 14th in the country. They've run 190 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Ducks have been penalized on offense 42 times for 357 yards so far this season, which has them 2nd in the nation in penalties. Justin Herbert has thrown for 1,178 yards this season. He has completed 79 passes on 118 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 169.8. He averages 10 yards per pass attempt and 10.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Oregon is 84th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 106. They have surrendered a total of 1,400 yards on D, which is 61st in Division 1. The Ducks are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 78 passes on 153 attempts against the Oregon defense this season, placing them 83rd and 120th in the country. The Oregon Ducks pass defense has also given up a total of 931 yards through the air, which is 84th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 150 attempts for 469 yards this year, putting them in 45th place in D-1 against the run. The Ducks have committed 20 penalties for 204 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 69th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Oregon is ranked 9th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 54 punt return yards and average 5.4 yards per return, which is 77th in college football. They have returned 7 kicks for 210 yards on special teams, ranking 61st in kick return yardage. The Oregon Ducks average 30 yards per kick return and they are 5th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,496. Oregon kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 29 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 692 yards on 18 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 115th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Golden Bears/Ducks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Bears +17
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