Oregon Ducks vs California Golden Bears Prediction, 12/5/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs California Golden Bears
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
Location: California Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon (-11)
Chase Garbers and the California Golden Bears (0-3) play the Oregon Ducks (3-1) at California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2020. Oregon opens this game as 11-point favorites. The total opens at 57.5.
The last time they played, the Oregon Ducks took on the Oregon State Beavers and left there with a loss by a score of 41-38. Travis Dye led the team on the ground in this contest. He broke a long run for 26 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 93 yards on 12 carries which meant he was running for 7.8 yards per run. Devon Williams led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 101 yards on 4 catches. He had an average of 25.3 yards per catch in this contest. Tyler Shough went 20/31 with 285 yards via the pass and completed 2 touchdowns. He gave away 2 picks for the game.
The Ducks have earned 1,967 total yards this season. As a team they hold an average of 202.3 yards on the ground ranking them 32nd in Division 1. In terms of getting in the endzone, Oregon has amassed 10 touchdowns through the air and 10 rushing touchdowns. In terms of scoring, the Oregon Ducks are averaging 38.5 points per contest. The Ducks rank 84th in the nation concerning their opponents scoring, conceding 29.8 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 5.4 yards per rush and 208.3 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 833 running yards through 4 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Ducks are allowing 995 yds which ranks them 44th in the nation. Over the course of their 4 games played this season, they have relinquished 248.8 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 62.1%. During the season, they have allowed 457.0 yards/game which puts them 116th in the nation.
Tyler Shough has connected on 89 of his career 132 passes for a completion percentage of 67.4%. He is throwing for 162.8 yards per game. For his career, Shough has thrown for 1,302 yards with 13 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. His QB rating is 176.7 with a TD rate of 9.8% and an interception rate of 3.0%. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the football 41 different times totaling 214 rushing yds.
In the last game they played, the California Golden Bears took the field against the Stanford Cardinal and left there with a loss by a score of 24-23. Chase Garbers went 19/29 with 151 yards through the air and tossed 2 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. Damien Moore paced the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 54 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He racked up a total of 121 yards by way of 10 carries which gave him an average of 12.1 yards per run. Kekoa Crawford led the team in receiving yardage by earning 52 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 10.4 yards per catch in this outing.
In relation to their ability to score points, the Golden Bears rank 112th in D-1 holding an average of 20.0 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Golden Bears currently sit at 588 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 196.0 passing yards per game, which is ranked 98th in D-1. They hold an average of 139.7 yards per game via the rush and have toted the ball for 419 yards overall. The California Golden Bears average 335.7 yards/game ranking them 107th in college football. California has allowed a total of 544 yards rushing (181.3 yards per contest) as well as 6 touchdowns via the rush for the season. The Golden Bears are allowing 29.7 points per game, which has them sitting 83rd in college football. This season, they have given up 89 points. They have allowed 6 touchdowns via the pass and 185.3 yards per contest, which has them ranked 29th in Division 1.
During the 23 games in his college career, Chase Garbers has connected on 355 of his 579 tries for a total of 3,866 yards. He averages 168.1 yards per game through the air with a 130.7 QB rating. Garbers has thrown 33 touchdowns compared to 16 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has rushed for 711 yards on 217 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 5.7% and his interception percentage is 2.8%.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Golden Bears college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Golden Bears +11
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