Stanford Cardinal vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Autzen Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Stanford (+9)
Autzen Stadium is the venue where Tyler Shough and the Oregon Ducks (12-2 last year) will play the Stanford Cardinal (4-8 last season) on Saturday. Oregon opens this contest as 9-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 52.5.
In their last game in 2019, the Stanford Cardinal faced the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and ended up taking the loss by a score of 45-24. Davis Mills went 28/46 with 276 yards by way of passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Cameron Scarlett paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards and he tallied 1 TD for this contest. He scurried for 43 yards by way of 13 carries which had him averaging 3.3 yards per carry. Michael Wilson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 96 yards on 10 receptions. He earned an average of 9.6 yards per reception for that game.
When talking about scoring points, the Stanford Cardinal were sitting at 21.7 PPG. As a unit they had an average of 105.7 yards in the run game, which had them sitting 123rd in college football. The Cardinal racked up 4,417 total yards for the prior year. Stanford compiled 18 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns on the ground. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Cardinal gave up 3,354 yds which had them ranked 126th in D-1. The opposition ran for 4.5 yards per rushing attempt and 150.8 rushing yards per contest last season. They conceded 28 touchdowns via the pass as well as 17 touchdowns via the ground game. During the season, they allowed 1,810 rushing yards through 12 games. They gave up 430.3 yards/contest which put them 105th in D-1. The Cardinal sat in 92nd in the country concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 29.8 points per game.
Davis Mills has completed 158 of his career 243 tosses for a completion percentage of 65.0%. He is throwing for 217.8 yards per game. For his career, Mills has thrown for 1,960 yds with 11 TD's and 5 interceptions. He has a quarterback rating of 143.6 with a TD rate of 4.5% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 33 times totaling 49 yards.
The last time they took the field, the Oregon Ducks faced the Wisconsin Badgers and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 28-27. CJ Verdell paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 13 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He scurried for 49 yards by way of 17 carries which had him averaging 2.9 yards per run. Juwan Johnson was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 66 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 13.2 yards per reception in this game. Justin Herbert went 14/20 with 138 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with 1 pick on the day.
When looking at this team's ability to score points, the Ducks had a ranking of 16th in Division 1 averaging 35.4 PPG. Last season, the Ducks threw for 3,615 yards through the air as well as an average of 258.2 passing yards per game, ranking them 41st in the nation. They held an average of 177.3 yards per game on the ground and ran for 2,482 yards in total. The Oregon Ducks held an average of 435.5 yards/outing ranking them 36th in the country. Oregon gave up a total of 1,544 rushing yards (110.3 yards per game) as well as 6 touchdowns rushing last season. In total, they surrendered 231 total points. They allowed 18 touchdowns through the air and 220.1 yards/outing, which put them in 65th in the country. The Ducks surrendered 16.5 PPG, which had them sitting 21st in Division 1.
During the 4 games in his collegiate career, Tyler Shough has been successful on 12 of 15 tries for a total of 144 yds. He is averaging 36.0 passing yards per contest with a 226.6 QB rating. Shough has thrown 3 TD's while tossing 0 picks in his career. He has run for 11 yds on 2 attempts. His touchdown percentage is 20.0%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinal +9 and under 52.5 total points
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