Oregon State at USC College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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The Oregon State Beavers head to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to play the USC Trojans on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has USC as 32 point favorites. The total has been set at 59.5. The Beavers are 0-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Trojans are 1-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
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Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Oregon State Beavers are 0-5-0 against the spread
Important USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The USC Trojans are 1-4-0 against the spread
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
10/01/17 RB Artavis Pierce Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 S Drew Kell Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 WR Isaiah Hodgins Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 CB Jaydon Grant Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 TE Noah Togiai Ankle "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 RB Ryan Nall Ankle injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 LB Shemiah Unutoa-Whitson Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. USC
10/01/17 PK Zach Standish Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. USC
09/24/17 QB Jake Luton Back out indefinitely
09/12/17 CB Dwayne Williams Knee out for season
Key USC Trojans Injuries
10/01/17 T Chuma Edoga Leg injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 LB Hunter Echols Hip "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 DL Jacob Lichtenstein Back "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 DL Jay Tufele Back "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 C Toa Lobendahn Staph Infection "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 G Viane Talamaivao Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 CB Keyshawn Young Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 DT Marlon Tuipulotu Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 T Nathan Smith Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
10/01/17 WR Steven Mitchell Groin "?" Saturday vs. Oregon State
09/18/17 DE Porter Gustin Bicep out indefinitely
09/16/17 LB Tayler Katoa Knee out for season
09/12/17 TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe Hip out indefinitely
09/12/17 PK Michael Brown Knee out for season
08/19/17 CB Johathan Lockett Hip out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oregon State Beavers are 102nd in the country in points scored with 106. They have run 308 plays this year for 1,608 yards, which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Beavers average 5.2 yards per play, which is 99th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 84 1st downs this season, ranking them 95th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oregon State has run for 651 yards as a unit, which ranks 82nd in college football. They've run 148 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Beavers have been penalized on offense 31 times for 330 yards so far this year, which has them 52nd in the country in penalties. Darell Garretson has passed for 20 yards this year. He's completed 2 throws while attempting 2 passes for a completion percentage of 100%. His quarterback rating this season is 349. He averages 20 adjusted yards per throw and 10 yards per pass attempt.
Oregon State is 127th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 232. They have given up a total of 2,451 yards on D, which is 123rd in D-1. The Beavers are 118th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opponent offenses have completed 117 throws on 167 attempts against the Oregon State Beavers defense this season, ranking them 119th and 97th in the nation. The Oregon State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,440 yards in the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 212 attempts for 1,011 yards this season, putting them in 112th place in the country against the run. The Beavers have had 29 penalties for 236 yards on defense this year. That places them 61st in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oregon State has returned 29 kicks for 598 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Beavers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 64th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,206. The Oregon State Beavers have tried 4 field goals this year and made 2, which is 115th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Oregon State Beavers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 14 for 14 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,170 yards on 29 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 91st in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Trojans have run for 906 yards as a team, which ranks 43rd in college football. They've run 186 times, averaging 4.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The USC Trojans have been penalized on offense 39 times for 366 yards so far this season, which has them 14th in the country in penalties. They are 24th in the nation in points scored with 175. They have run 363 plays this season for 2,295 yards, which ranks them 24th in Division 1 in total offense. USC averages 6.3 yards per play, which is 38th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 132 1st downs this year, placing them 10th overall as an offensive unit. Sam Darnold averages 8.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 98 passes on 146 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 148.4. He has thrown for 1,225 yards this season.
The USC Trojans rush defense has allowed 172 attempts for 736 yards this year, putting them in 78th place in D-1 against the run. USC has committed 35 penalties for 245 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 69th in college football. They are 84th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 129. They have surrendered a total of 1,943 yards on D, which is 92nd in the country. The Trojans are ranked 62nd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 104 passes on 194 attempts against the USC defense this season, placing them 106th and 125th in Division 1. The USC Trojans pass defense has also given up a total of 1,207 yards through the air, which is 96th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The USC Trojans have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 7, which is 36th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. USC kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 912 yards on 20 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 14th in Division 1 in punting average. USC is ranked 105th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 28 punt return yards and average 5.6 yards per return, which is 76th in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 294 yards on special teams, ranking 43rd in kick return yardage. The USC Trojans average 25 yards per kick return and they are 24th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,617.
Who will win tonight's Beavers/Trojans college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Beavers +32
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