California Golden Bears vs Arizona State Sun Devils Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: California Golden Bears vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Sun Devil Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: California (+4)
Chase Garbers and the California Golden Bears (0-0) go to Sun Devil Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Arizona State Sun Devils (0-1). California opens this game as 4-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 48.
The last time they played in 2019, the California Golden Bears faced the Illinois Fighting Illini and took home the victory by a score of 35-20. Chase Garbers went 22/31 with 272 yards by way of passing and threw 4 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. Christopher Brown Jr. led the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 54 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for 120 yards by way of 20 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per run. Makai Polk was the receiving yardage leader by earning 105 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 21.0 yards per reception in this contest.
Concerning scoring, the California Golden Bears held an average of 21.2 points per game in 2019. Offensively they maintained an average of 132 yds on the ground, which had them sitting 94th in the country. The Golden Bears earned 4,277 yards in total for the prior year. California earned 20 touchdowns through the air and 16 rushing touchdowns. When talking about yards through the air, the Golden Bears conceded 3,435 yds which ranked them 139th in the country. The opposition ran for an average of 3.6 yards per run and 126.5 rushing yards per contest over the course of last year. They granted 16 touchdowns through the air as well as 16 rushing touchdowns. Overall, they allowed 1,645 yards via the ground game in 13 games. They gave up 390.6 yards/outing putting them 64th in college football. The Golden Bears ranked 40th in college football when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 21.9 points per contest.
Chase Garbers has completed 290 of his career 475 passes for a completion percentage of 61.1%. He is throwing for 163.9 yards per outing. For his college career, Garbers has passed for 3,278 yds with 28 TD's and 13 picks. His quarterback rating is 133.0 with a TD rate of 5.9% and an interception rate of 2.7%. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted running the ball 188 times totaling 643 yds.
In their last game, the Arizona State Sun Devils played the USC Trojans and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 28-27. Jayden Daniels paced the team on the ground for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 38 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 111 yards via 11 carries which gave him an average of 10.1 yards per run. Rachaad White was the receiving yardage leader by earning 70 yards on 3 catches. He notched an average of 23.3 yards per catch for that contest. Daniels went 11/23 with 134 yards by way of the pass and completed 1 touchdown. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
When looking at how much they score, the Sun Devils currently sit 80th in the country holding an average of 27 points per contest. For the season to this point, the Sun Devils have thrown for a total of 134 passing yards, which ranks 116th in the country. They hold an average of 258 yards per game on the ground. The Arizona State Sun Devils average 392 yards/contest which ranks them 78th in college football. Arizona State has allowed the opposition a total of 175 yards on the ground in addition to 2 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. The Sun Devils are conceding 28 points per contest, which has them sitting 77th in the nation. They have yielded 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 381 yards/game, ranking them 139th in the country.
In 13 contests in his career, Jayden Daniels has connected on 216 of his 361 tries for a total of 3,077 yds. He is averaging 236.7 yards per contest through the air with a 146.8 QB rating. Daniels has passed for 18 touchdowns while tossing 2 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 466 yds on 136 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 5.0% and his interception percentage is 0.6%.
Who will win tonight's Golden Bears/Sun Devils college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Bears +4
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