Oregon Ducks vs Colorado Buffaloes Prediction, 12/19/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon (-9)
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is the site where Sam Noyer and the Colorado Buffaloes (4-1) will take on the Oregon Ducks (3-2) on Saturday. Colorado opens this game as 9-point dogs. The total has been set at 61.5.
In their last contest, the Oregon Ducks took on the California Golden Bears and left there with a loss by a score of 21-17. Travis Dye led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He rushed for 71 yards by way of 12 carries which gave him an average of 5.9 yards per carry. Travis Dye was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 85 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 42.5 yards per reception for that contest. Tyler Shough went 14/26 with 231 yards via the pass and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks.
The Ducks currently have 2,335 total yards for the year. As a team they're maintaining an average of 189.2 yards on the ground ranking this team at 43rd in the nation. When it comes to scoring, Oregon has amassed 11 touchdowns via the pass and 11 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to scoring, the Oregon Ducks are averaging 34.2 points per contest. Regarding passing yards, the Ducks have conceded 1,178 yds which has them ranked 34th in college football. Over the course of this year, they have yielded 419.8 yards/game ranking them 87th in college football. The Ducks are ranked 71st in D-1 in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 28.0 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.6 yards per rushing attempt and 184.2 rushing yards per game for the year. During their 5 games played this season, they are giving up 235.6 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 62.0%. For the year, they have allowed 921 rushing yards through 5 games.
For his career, Shough has passed for a total of 1,533 yds with 14 TD's and 4 picks. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has left the pocket to run 54 times totaling 267 yards. His QB rating is 170.9 with a touchdown percentage of 8.9% and an interception rate of 2.5%. He is averaging 170.3 yards per contest. Tyler Shough has completed 103 of his attempted career 158 throws for a completion percentage of 65.2%.
In their last outing, the Colorado Buffaloes took on the Utah Utes and went home in defeat by a score of 38-21. Jarek Broussard paced the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 18 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 80 yards by way of 14 carries which meant he was running for 5.7 yards per tote. Brenden Rice led the team in receiving yardage by earning 60 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 30.0 yards per catch for that game. Sam Noyer went 16/34 with 258 yards through the air and added 2 touchdowns. He threw 1 interception on the day.
Regarding how much they score, the Buffaloes are 55th in the country by tallying 29.6 points per contest. For the year so far, the Buffaloes have thrown for a total of 1,013 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 202.6 passing yards per outing, putting them at 87th in D-1. They are averaging 218.4 yards via the ground game and have run for 1,092 yards for the season. The Colorado Buffaloes maintain an average of 421.0 yards per contest which has them sitting 46th in Division 1. The Buffaloes are giving up 27.0 points per game, which has them ranked 65th in D-1. This season, they have relinquished 135 total points. Colorado has yielded a total of 784 yards via the ground game (156.8 yards/game) as well as 7 touchdowns on the ground so far this season. They have conceded 7 touchdowns through the air as well as 220.0 yards per outing, ranking them 57th in Division 1.
In the 14 contests in his collegiate career, Sam Noyer has been successful on 101 of 178 attempts for a total of 1,179 yards. He is averaging 84.2 yds per game through the air with a 115.6 quarterback rating. Noyer has thrown 6 touchdowns while giving up 7 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has run for 172 yds on 56 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 3.4% and his interception rate is 3.9%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Ducks -9 and under 61.5 total points
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