Stanford Cardinal vs California Golden Bears Prediction, 11/27/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs California Golden Bears
Date: Friday, November 27, 2020
Location: California Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Stanford (+1)
Chase Garbers and the California Golden Bears (0-2) host the Stanford Cardinal (0-2) at California Memorial Stadium on Friday, November 27, 2020. The spread on this contest has California as 1-point favorites. The total is set at 53.5.
The last time they took the field, the Stanford Cardinal took on the Colorado Buffaloes and went home in defeat by a score of 35-32. Davis Mills went 31/56 with 327 yards by way of passing and completed 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. Mills paced the team in rushing for the game. He tore off a long run of 15 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in this outing. He rushed for a total of 36 yards via 6 carries which meant he averaged 6.0 yards per carry. Michael Wilson was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 95 yards on 6 catches. He notched an average of 15.8 yards per catch for the game.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Stanford Cardinal are averaging 23.0 PPG. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 133.5 yards on the ground which has them sitting 92nd in Division 1. The Cardinal have earned 810 total yards for the year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Stanford has amassed 1 touchdown through the air and 4 rushing touchdowns. The Cardinal rank 108th in the nation when it comes to team defense, giving up 35.0 points per contest. They are allowing 5.2 yards per run and 223.0 rushing yards per contest this year. Overall, they have allowed 446 yards via the ground game in 2 games. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Cardinal are allowing 482 yards which puts them in 18th in Division 1. In their 2 games played this season, they are conceding 241.0 yards per game via the pass as well as conceding a completion percentage of 64.0%. For the season, they have yielded 464.0 yards/outing ranking them 119th in D-1.
Davis Mills has completed 189 of his attempted career 299 passes for a completion percentage of 63.2%. He is throwing for 228.7 yards per game. For his career, Mills has thrown for a total of 2,287 yards with 12 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 137.4 with a TD percentage of 4.0% and an interception rate of 1.7%. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted running the ball 39 times totaling 85 rushing yards.
The last time they played, the California Golden Bears faced the Oregon State Beavers and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 31-27. Chase Garbers went 28/42 with 315 yards by way of passing and tossed 3 TD's. He threw 2 picks for the game. Marcel Dancy paced the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 23 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 76 yards by way of 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.5 yards per run. Kekoa Crawford led the team in receiving yardage by earning 141 yards on 10 catches. He had an average of 14.1 yards per reception in this contest.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Golden Bears currently rank 115th in the country holding an average of 18.5 points per game. During this campaign thus far, the Golden Bears currently have a total of 437 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 218.5 throwing yards per contest, putting them at 77th in college football. They maintain an average of 89.0 yards per game on the ground and have run for 178 yards for the year. The California Golden Bears are averaging 307.5 yards/outing which ranks them 120th in the nation. The Golden Bears are surrendering 32.5 points per game, which has them sitting 97th in D-1. Overall, they have relinquished 65 points in total. California has conceded a total of 449 yards via the ground game (224.5 yards per game) in addition to 4 touchdowns via the rush this year. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns through the air in addition to 175.5 yards/outing, which has them in 20th in the country.
In 22 games in his career, Chase Garbers has been successful on 336 of his 550 tries for a total of 3,715 yds. He is averaging 168.9 yards per contest through the air with a 130.6 quarterback rating. Garbers has thrown 31 touchdowns while tossing 16 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 660 yds on 204 attempts. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 5.6% and his interception percentage is 2.9%.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Golden Bears college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Golden Bears -1
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