USC at Oregon State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The USC Trojans travel to Reser Stadium to take on the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has USC as 5 point favorites. The Trojans have an ATS record of 2-6-0 while their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Beavers have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 3-5-0 against the spread.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The USC Trojans are 2-6-0 against the spread
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Oregon State Beavers are 3-5-0 against the spread
Key USC Trojans Injuries
10/27/18 RB Aca'Cedric Ware Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 DL Christian Rector Quad is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 QB Olaijah Griffin Shoulder is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 LB Raymond Scott Undisclosed is out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 S Talanoa Hufanga Back is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 TE Tyler Petite Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 LB John Houston Jr. Ribs is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 CB Jonathan Lockett Hip is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 DT Malik Dorton Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 S Marvell Tell III Undisclosed is out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 LB Hunter Echols Undisclosed is out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 CB Isaac Taylor-Stuart Ankle is downgraded to out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/27/18 OL Jacob Daniel Knee is downgraded to out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/26/18 QB JT Daniels Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Arizona State
10/26/18 QB Jack Sears None has been named the starter Saturday vs Arizona State
10/25/18 LB Cameron Smith Knee is downgraded to out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/22/18 QB Matt Fink Ribs is out Saturday vs Arizona State
10/15/18 LB Porter Gustin Ankle is out for season
10/09/18 S Bubba Bolden Transferred is out for season
09/29/18 TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe Hip is out indefinitely
09/20/18 S Isaiah Pola-Mao Shoulder is out for season
09/17/18 K Chase McGrath ACL is out for season
09/08/18 TE Austin Applebee Mononucleosis is out indefinitely
08/27/18 S Ykili Ross Left Team is out for season
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
10/24/18 QB Conor Blount Concussion is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Colorado
10/23/18 RB Jermar Jefferson Quad is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Colorado
10/21/18 QB Jake Luton Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Colorado
09/28/18 QB Jake Dukart Personal has left team
08/28/18 CB Jay Irvine Shoulder is out indefinitely
08/28/18 DE Jeromy Reichner Foot is out indefinitely
08/17/18 RB Calvin Tyler Jr. ACL is out for season
08/17/18 S David Morris Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The USC Trojans are 85th in Division 1 in points scored with 217. They have run 516 plays this season for 2,913 yards, which ranks them 57th in the nation in total offense. The Trojans average 5.6 yards per play, which is 78th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 145 1st downs this year, placing them 108th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground USC has run for 978 yards as a team, which ranks 113th in the country. They've run 260 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Trojans have been penalized on offense 68 times for 642 yards so far this season, which has them 11th in the nation in penalties. JT Daniels has thrown for 1,618 yards this season. He has completed 124 passes on 217 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 125.5. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 6.7 adjusted yards per throw.
USC is 78th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 230. They have surrendered a total of 3,161 yards on D, which is 72nd in Division 1. The Trojans are ranked 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 159 passes on 274 attempts against the USC Trojans defense this season, placing them 87th and 96th in the country. The USC pass defense has also given up a total of 1,767 yards through the air, which is 56th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 313 attempts for 1,394 yards this year, putting them in 82nd place in D-1 against the run. The Trojans have committed 57 penalties for 567 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 110th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
USC is ranked 18th in the nation in punt returns with 18. They've accumulated 191 punt return yards and average 10.6 yards per return, which is 47th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 468 yards on special teams, ranking 38th in kick return yardage. The Trojans average 23 yards per kick return and they are 85th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,572. The USC Trojans have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 9, which is 70th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. USC Trojans kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,858 yards on 48 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 112th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Beavers have run for 1,480 yards as a team, which ranks 57th in the nation. They've run 357 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Beavers have been penalized on offense 50 times for 488 yards so far this year, which has them 71st in the country in penalties. They are 67th in Division 1 in points scored with 237. They have run 631 plays this year for 3,422 yards, which ranks them 54th in the nation in total offense. The Oregon State Beavers average 5.4 yards per play, which is 94th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 180 1st downs this season, ranking them 45th overall as an offensive unit. Jake Luton has completed 56 throws while attempting 84 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 682 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.1 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 148.2.
The Oregon State Beavers rush defense has given up 320 attempts for 2,141 yards this season, putting them in 125th place in the country against the run. They have had 44 penalties for 406 yards on defense this year. That places them 38th in Division 1. Oregon State is 126th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 365. They have given up a total of 4,325 yards on D, which is 126th in the nation. The Beavers are 126th in yards per play allowed with 7.4. Opponent offenses have completed 168 throws on 266 attempts against the Oregon State defense this season, ranking them 98th and 84th in the country. The Oregon State Beavers pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,184 yards in the air, which is 108th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oregon State Beavers have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 84th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. Oregon State kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 28 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,868 yards on 47 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 94th in the NCAA in punting average. Oregon State is 101st in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 61 punt return yards and average 6.8 yards per return, which is 92nd in D-1. They have returned 29 kicks for 483 yards on special teams, which puts them 35th in kick return yardage. The Beavers average 17 yards per kick return and they are 49th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,966.
Who will win tonight's Trojans/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Trojans -5
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