California Golden Bears vs Washington State Cougars Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: California Golden Bears vs Washington State Cougars
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Martin Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: California (-1.5)
Martin Stadium is the venue where Jayden de Laura and the Washington State Cougars (1-2) will play the California Golden Bears (1-3) on Saturday. California opens this matchup as 1.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 56.5.
In their last game, the California Golden Bears took on the Oregon Ducks and notched a win by a score of 21-17. Chase Garbers went 20/32 with 183 yards via the pass and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. Marcel Dancy paced the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 14 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 34 yards by way of 5 carries which meant he averaged 6.8 yards per tote. Nikko Remigio was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 81 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 13.5 yards per reception in this contest.
In terms of scoring, the California Golden Bears have an average of 20.3 points per game. As a team they hold an average of 126.8 yards on the ground which has them sitting 102nd in college football. The Golden Bears have earned 1,278 total yards this season. When it comes to notching touchdowns, California has compiled 6 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Golden Bears have conceded 787 yds which ranks them 21st in the country. In total, they are granting 367.0 yards/game which ranks them 57th in the nation. The Golden Bears are ranked 62nd in the nation regarding the opposition scoring, conceding 26.5 points per contest. They are giving up an average of 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 170.3 yards on the ground per contest so far this season. In their 4 games played this year, they have given up 196.8 yards per game via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 62.0%. In total, they have given up 681 rushing yards through 4 outings.
Chase Garbers has connected on 375 of his attempted career 611 throws for a completion percentage of 61.4%. He is averaging 168.7 yards per game. For his career, Garbers has passed for 4,049 yards with 34 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. His QB rating is 130.2 with a touchdown percentage of 5.6% and an interception rate of 2.6%. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 227 times for a total of 718 yards.
The last time they took the field, the Washington State Cougars played the USC Trojans and went home in defeat by a score of 38-13. Jayden de Laura went 18/29 with 134 yards by way of the pass but wasn't able to throw a ball for a TD. He gave away 2 picks for the contest. Deon McIntosh led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 14 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 65 yards via 10 carries which had him averaging 6.5 yards per run. Renard Bell led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 76 yards on 11 receptions. He had an average of 6.9 yards per reception for that game.
For the season thus far, the Cougars have a total of 738 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 246.0 passing yards per outing, ranking them 48th in college football. The Washington State Cougars maintain an average of 380.0 yards per game which ranks them 78th in the country. They average 134.0 yards per game on the ground and have run for 402 yards for the season. Regarding how much they score, the Cougars are sitting 79th in Division 1 holding an average of 26.7 points per game. The Cougars are allowing 36.3 points per game, which has them 121st in the nation. Overall, they have given up 109 points. Washington State has given up a total of 396 yards rushing (132.0 yards per game) as well as 5 touchdowns rushing this year. They have allowed 10 touchdowns through the air in addition to 307.7 yards per outing, which has them in 135th in Division 1.
In 3 games in his collegiate career, Jayden de Laura has connected on 61 of his 101 attempts for a total of 682 yards. He averages 227.3 passing yards per game with a 124.2 QB rating. de Laura has passed for 4 touchdowns compared to 3 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 37 yards on 23 attempts. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 4.0% and his interception rate is 3.0%.
Who will win tonight's Golden Bears/Cougars NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cougars +1.5
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