Stanford Cardinal vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Reser Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Stanford (-4)
Davis Mills and the Stanford Cardinal (2-2) go to Reser Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Oregon State Beavers (2-3). Oregon State opens this contest as 4-point dogs. The total has been set at 57.5.
In the last game they played, the Stanford Cardinal took the field against the Washington Huskies and left there with a win by a score of 31-26. Austin Jones paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 15 yards and he tallied 2 TD's in this contest. He scurried for 138 yards by way of 31 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.5 yards per run. Simi Fehoko led the team in receiving yardage by earning 61 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 15.3 yards per catch in this game. Davis Mills went 20/30 with 252 yards by way of passing and added 1 touchdown. He walked away with no picks.
The Cardinal have earned 1,553 yards in total for the season. As a unit they have an average of 138.3 yards in the run game which ranks them 87th in the country. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Stanford has compiled 3 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning scoring points, the Stanford Cardinal are averaging 25.3 points per game. The Cardinal are sitting in 84th in Division 1 concerning team defense, giving up 29.8 points per game. They are allowing 5.2 yards per run and 201.0 yards on the ground per contest this year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 804 yards on the ground through 4 outings. When talking about passing yards, the Cardinal have conceded 887 yards which puts them in 28th in the country. During their 4 games played, they are conceding 221.8 yards per game through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 64.0%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 422.8 yards per game putting them 92nd in college football.
For his career, Mills has thrown for a total of 2,744 yards with 14 TD's and 5 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the football 47 times for a total of 77 yards. He has a quarterback rating of 138.4 with a touchdown rate of 3.9% and an interception percentage of 1.4%. He is passing for 228.7 yds per game. Davis Mills has connected on 233 of his attempted career 361 throws for a completion percentage of 64.5%.
In their last game, the Oregon State Beavers took on the Utah Utes and left there with a loss by a score of 30-24. Jack Colletto led the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 40 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 40 yards via 1 carries which meant he was running for 40.0 yards per carry. Tyjon Lindsey led the team in receiving yardage by earning 37 yards on 3 catches. He averaged 12.3 yards per catch in this game. Chance Nolan went 20/38 with 202 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He tossed 1 pick for the contest.
Over the course of the season so far, the Beavers have compiled 1,034 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 206.8 passing yards per game, giving them a rank of 84th in the nation. The Oregon State Beavers hold an average of 386.0 yards per contest ranking them 72nd in the nation. They are averaging 179.2 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 896 yards for this season. Regarding their ability to score points, the Beavers rank 59th in college football averaging 29.0 points per game. Oregon State has yielded a total of 1,032 rushing yards (206.4 yards/game) and 10 touchdowns via the rush for the season. The Beavers are allowing 32.0 points per game, which has them sitting 94th in the nation. Over the course of the season, they have relinquished 160 pts. They have conceded 8 touchdowns through the air and 228.4 yards/game, which has them ranked 69th in the country.
In the 2 games in his career, Chance Nolan has connected on 20 of his 38 tries for 202 yds. He is averaging 101.0 passing yards per contest with a 100.7 QB rating. Nolan has passed for 1 touchdown compared to 1 interception in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 37 yds on 14 attempts. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 2.6% and his interception rate is 2.6%.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cardinal -4
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