Washington Huskies vs California Golden Bears Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs California Golden Bears
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: California Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (-3.5)
California Memorial Stadium is the site where Chase Garbers and the California Golden Bears (8-5 last year) will play the Washington Huskies (8-5 last season) on Saturday. California opens this contest as 3.5-point underdogs. The O/U opens at 48.5.
The last time they took the field in 2019, the Washington Huskies played the Boise State Broncos and went home with the win by a score of 38-7. Richard Newton led the team on the ground for that contest. He broke a long run for 13 yards and he notched 1 TD in this game. He ran for a total of 69 yards on 15 carries which had him averaging 4.6 yards per run. Terrell Bynum was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 67 yards on 5 receptions. He had an average of 13.4 yards per catch for that contest. Jacob Eason went 22/32 with 210 yards by way of passing and threw 1 touchdown. He walked away from this game with no interceptions.
The Huskies earned 5,108 total yards for the prior year. As a unit they had an average of 149.5 yards in the run game, giving them a rank of 84th in Division 1. Washington amassed 23 touchdowns via the pass and 23 rushing touchdowns. Concerning scoring, the Washington Huskies were sitting at 32.0 points per contest. The Huskies ranked 27th in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 19.4 points per contest. They gave up an average of 3.9 yards per attempt on the ground and 129.0 rushing yards per contest last season. Overall, they gave up 1,677 rushing yards through 13 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Huskies gave up 2,889 yards which ranked them 75th in D-1. They allowed 13 throwing touchdowns and 16 running touchdowns. They surrendered 351.2 yards per contest putting them 47th in D-1.
In their last contest last season, the California Golden Bears took on the Illinois Fighting Illini and notched a win by a score of 35-20. Christopher Brown Jr. paced the team on the ground for the game. He tore off a long run of 54 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for a total of 120 yards on 20 carries which meant he was running for 6.0 yards per tote. Makai Polk led the team in receiving yardage by earning 105 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 21.0 yards per reception for the game. Chase Garbers went 22/31 with 272 yards by way of the pass and tossed 4 touchdowns. He walked away with no picks.
In relation to how much they scored, the Golden Bears earned a ranking of 112th in college football averaging 21.2 points per game. For the prior season, the Golden Bears earned 2,561 passing yards in addition to an average of 197.0 passing yards per outing, which had them ranked 99th in the nation. They averaged 132.0 run yards per game and toted the ball for 1,716 yards overall. The California Golden Bears had an average of 329.0 yards/outing which was good for 117th in college football. California conceded a total of 1,645 yards via the ground game (126.5 yards per contest) as well as 16 touchdowns via the rush over the course of last season. Overall, they gave up 285 points in total. They surrendered 16 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 264.2 yards/game, ranking them 124th in Division 1. The Golden Bears conceded 21.9 points per contest, which had them in 45th in D-1.
In the 20 games in his career, Chase Garbers has been successful on 290 of his 475 tries for a total of 3,278 yds. He averages 163.9 yds per game through the air with a 133.0 QB rating. Garbers has thrown for 28 TD's while tossing 13 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has scampered for 643 yards on 188 tries. His TD percentage is 5.9% and his interception percentage is 2.7%.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Golden Bears college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Huskies -3.5
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