Stanford at Oregon State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/26/2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017
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The Oregon State Beavers host the Stanford Cardinal at Reser Stadium on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 20 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 60. The Beavers have an over/under record of 5-2-0 and they are 2-5-0 against the spread. The Cardinal have an ATS record of 3-3-1 while their over/under record is 3-4-0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-3-1 against the spread
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Oregon State Beavers are 2-5-0 against the spread
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
10/22/17 RB Bryce Love Ankle injured last game, is "?" Thursday vs. Oregon State
10/22/17 LB Mustafa Branch Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. Oregon State
10/22/17 CB Terrence Alexander Forearm is "?" Thursday vs. Oregon State
09/28/17 LB Sean Barton Knee out for season
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
10/22/17 S Austin Hudson Ankle is "?" Thursday vs. Stanford
10/22/17 S Drew Kell Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. Stanford
10/22/17 CB Jaydon Grant Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. Stanford
10/22/17 LB Kesi Ah-Hoy Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. Stanford
10/22/17 LB Shemiah Unutoa-Whitson Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. Stanford
10/22/17 PK Zach Standish Undisclosed is "?" Thursday vs. Stanford
10/18/17 WR Seth Collins Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/03/17 CB Xavier Crawford Back out indefinitely
09/24/17 QB Jake Luton Back out indefinitely
09/12/17 CB Dwayne Williams Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Stanford Cardinal have run for 1,808 yards as a team, which ranks 19th in college football. They've run 234 times, averaging 7.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cardinal have been penalized on offense 46 times for 353 yards so far this season, which has them 55th in the country in penalties. They are 24th in the nation in points scored with 267. They have run 419 plays this season for 3,194 yards, which ranks them 94th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cardinal average 7.6 yards per play, which is 4th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 131 1st downs this year, placing them 101st overall as an offensive unit. Keller Chryst averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 61 passes on 110 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 131.8. He has thrown for 796 yards this season.
The Cardinal rush defense has allowed 271 attempts for 1,374 yards this year, putting them in 90th place in D-1 against the run. Stanford has committed 53 penalties for 536 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 119th in college football. They are 41st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 154. They have surrendered a total of 2,918 yards on D, which is 79th in the country. The Cardinal are ranked 95th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 133 passes on 217 attempts against the Stanford Cardinal defense this season, placing them 70th and 56th in Division 1. The Stanford pass defense has also given up a total of 1,544 yards through the air, which is 57th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Stanford Cardinal have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 12, which is 21st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. Stanford Cardinal kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,090 yards on 25 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 36th in Division 1 in punting average. Stanford is ranked 34th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 111 punt return yards and average 8.5 yards per return, which is 52nd in college football. They have returned 19 kicks for 451 yards on special teams, ranking 39th in kick return yardage. The Cardinal average 24 yards per kick return and they are 36th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,756.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Beavers are 111th in the country in points scored with 149. They have run 456 plays this year for 2,496 yards, which ranks them 85th in Division 1 in total offense. The Oregon State Beavers average 5.5 yards per play, which is 75th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 130 1st downs this season, ranking them 102nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oregon State has run for 1,053 yards as a unit, which ranks 85th in college football. They've run 230 times, averaging 4.6 yards per rush as a unit. Oregon State has been penalized on offense 47 times for 478 yards so far this year, which has them 51st in the country in penalties. Darell Garretson has passed for 580 yards this year. He's completed 49 throws while attempting 90 passes for a completion percentage of 54.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 107.8. He averages 5.7 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt.
Oregon State is 126th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 306. They have given up a total of 3,348 yards on D, which is 105th in D-1. The Beavers are 115th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opponent offenses have completed 156 throws on 228 attempts against the Oregon State defense this season, ranking them 110th and 75th in the nation. The Oregon State Beavers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,947 yards in the air, which is 112th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 290 attempts for 1,401 yards this season, putting them in 93rd place in the country against the run. The Beavers have had 36 penalties for 296 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oregon State is 122nd in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 48 punt return yards and average 12 yards per return, which is 26th in D-1. They have returned 39 kicks for 807 yards on special teams, which puts them 2nd in kick return yardage. The Oregon State Beavers average 21 yards per kick return and they are 74th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,352. The Beavers have tried 12 field goals this year and made 7, which is 80th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 58%. Oregon State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,337 yards on 33 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 88th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinal -20
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