Arizona State Sun Devils vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 12/19/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona State Sun Devils vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Location: Reser Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona State (-8.5)
Reser Stadium is the site where Chance Nolan and the Oregon State Beavers (2-4) will play the Arizona State Sun Devils (1-2) on Saturday. Arizona State opens this contest as 8.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 58.5.
The last time they took the field, the Arizona State Sun Devils went up against the Arizona Wildcats and took home the victory by a score of 70-7. Rachaad White paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 93 yards and he tallied 3 TD's in this outing. He rushed for a total of 133 yards via 10 carries which meant he was running for 13.3 yards per run. Curtis Hodges led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 74 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 37.0 yards per reception for that game. Jayden Daniels went 9/11 with 203 yards by way of passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks.
Concerning scoring points, the Arizona State Sun Devils have an average of 38.3 points per outing. As a team they average 227.3 yards rushing ranking them 14th in D-1. The Sun Devils have racked up 1,320 total yards this season. With reference to scoring touchdowns, Arizona State has amassed 4 passing touchdowns and 10 rushing touchdowns. In terms of yards via the pass, the Sun Devils are conceding 786 yards which puts them in 16th in the country. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 425.0 yards/outing which has them sitting 94th in college football. The Sun Devils rank 35th in the nation regarding team defense, giving up 20.0 points per game. They are allowing 4.3 yards per rush and 163.0 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During their 3 games, they have given up 262.0 yards per contest via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 67.1%. For the season, they have given up 489 rushing yards through 3 games.
For his career, Daniels has thrown for a total of 3,505 yards with 21 touchdowns and 3 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has taken off and run 152 times totaling 498 rushing yds. He has a QB rating of 148.3 with a TD rate of 5.2% and an interception percentage of 0.7%. He is throwing for 233.7 yards per outing. Jayden Daniels has completed 246 of his attempted career 407 throws for a completion percentage of 60.4%.
The last time they played, the Oregon State Beavers took the field against the Stanford Cardinal and left there with a loss by a score of 27-24. Chance Nolan went 17/30 with 221 yards via the pass and completed 3 TD's. He ended the game without an interception. Jermar Jefferson led the team in rushing in this contest. He broke a long run for 12 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 80 yards by way of 18 carries which had him averaging 4.4 yards per run. Tre'Shaun Harrison was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 91 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 18.2 yards per catch in this contest.
In terms of their ability to score points, the Beavers are sitting 67th in college football averaging 28.2 points per outing. During the season to this point, the Beavers have compiled 1,255 passing yards together with an average of 209.2 throwing yards per game, putting them at 83rd in college football. They have an average of 188.8 yards per game on the ground and have run for 1,133 yards for the year. The Oregon State Beavers hold an average of 398.0 yards per game which ranks them 63rd in the nation. The Beavers are giving up 31.2 points per contest, which puts them 91st in the country. This season, they have given up 187 points. Oregon State has conceded a total of 1,154 yards rushing (192.3 yards/game) and 12 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the campaign. They have yielded 9 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 239.0 yards/outing, which puts them in 84th in Division 1.
Nolan has thrown 4 touchdowns while tossing 1 interception in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage is 5.9% and his interception percentage is 1.5%. He has taken off and run for 87 yards on 22 attempts. He averages 141.0 passing yards per game with a 123.1 QB rating. In the 3 contests in his career, Chance Nolan has connected on 37 of 68 attempts for a total of 423 yds.
Who will win tonight's Sun Devils/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Beavers +8.5
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