Oregon State at Colorado State College Football Picks & Predictions 8/26/2017
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium
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The Oregon State Beavers head to Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium to play the Colorado State Rams on Saturday, August 26, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 2 point favorites. The Beavers were 9-3-0 against the spread last season and their over/under record was 5-7-0. The Rams were 10-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark was 7-6-0.
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Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers were 5-7-0 against the over/under last season
The Oregon State Beavers were 9-3-0 against the spread last year
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams were 7-6-0 against the over/under last season
The Colorado State Rams were 10-3-0 against the spread last year
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
08/08/17 DB Braylin Scott Legal problems out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oregon State Beavers were 84th in the country in points scored with 314 last season. They ran 793 plays last year for 2,086 yards, which ranked them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Beavers averaged 5.5 yards per play, which was 78th in the nation. As a team they accumulated a total of 218 1st downs last season, ranking them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oregon State ran for 2,306 yards, which ranked 56th in college football. They ran 440 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Beavers were penalized on offense 96 times for 862 yards last year, which had them 13th in the country in penalties. Jake Luton will be starting his first game for Oregon State after transferring from Idaho.
Oregon State was 67th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 366 last year. They gave up a total of 5,150 yards on D, which was 56th in D-1. The Beavers were 70th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses completed 226 throws on 402 attempts against the Oregon State Beavers defense last season, ranking them 47th and 53rd in the nation. The Oregon State pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,534 yards in the air, which was 24th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense gave up 492 attempts for 2,616 yards last season, putting them in 87th place in the country against the run. The Beavers had 70 penalties for 652 yards on defense last year. That placed them 55th in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Rams ran for 2,834 yards as a team last year, which ranked 26th in college football. They ran 540 times, averaging 5.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Colorado State Rams were penalized on offense 78 times for 699 yards last season, which had them 55th in the country in penalties. They were 28th in the nation in points scored with 459. They ran 900 plays last season for 3,179 yards, which ranked them 46th in Division 1 in total offense. Colorado State averaged 6.7 yards per play, which was 12th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 293 1st downs last year, placing them 37th overall as an offensive unit. Nick Stevens averaged 9.7 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 adjusted yards per throw last season. He completed 128 passes on 200 attempts for a completion percentage of 64%. His quarterback rating last year was 171.5. He threw for 1,933 yards.
The Colorado State Rams rush defense allowed 576 attempts for 2,783 yards last year, putting them in 97th place in D-1 against the run. Colorado State committed 79 penalties for 629 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 48th in college football. They were 83rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 395. They surrendered a total of 5,456 yards on D, which was 78th in the country. The Rams were ranked 86th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses completed 186 passes on 316 attempts against the Colorado State defense last season, placing them 15th and 12th in Division 1. The Colorado State Rams pass defense also gave up a total of 2,673 yards through the air, which was 32nd overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Beavers/Rams college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rams -2
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