Arizona Wildcats vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 9/25/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Autzen Stadium in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Ducks (-27.5)
The Oregon Ducks (3-0) are welcoming the Arizona Wildcats (0-3) at Autzen Stadium on Saturday. Arizona opens this matchup as 27.5-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 57.5.
The Arizona Wildcats come into this game with a record of 0-3 for this season. In their last matchup, the Wildcats played the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks and ended up losing by a score of 21-19. Will Plummer finished 19/34 with 191 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rating of 101.0 and ended the contest with 2 picks. Drake Anderson was the best rusher for the Wildcats with 12 attempts for 72 yds (6.0 yds per carry). When all was said and done, they tallied 68 plays which gave them 363 yards. The Arizona Wildcats ended up rushing 27 different times and accrued 106 yds, earning them an average of 3.9 yds per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Wildcats conceded 148 yards on 45 attempts, which averages out to 3.3 yards per rush allowed. Arizona surrendered 12 completions on 20 attempts for 92 yds, and a completion percentage of 60.0%.
The Wildcats have earned 1,019 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring, Arizona has compiled 5 touchdowns through the air and no touchdowns on the ground. They have turned the ball over 5 times. Arizona has amassed 55 first downs as an offense, and they have been hurt by 19 infractions for 162 yards. As a team they're maintaining an average of 79.3 yards rushing which is 122nd in the nation. Concerning scoring, the Arizona Wildcats hold an average of 16.3 points per game.
In terms of passing yardage, the Wildcats are giving up 482 yds which ranks them 37th in D-1. They have given up 160.7 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 64.3%. In total, they are surrendering 354.0 yards per outing putting them 82nd in the country. They are giving up an average of 4.3 yards per tote and 193.3 yards on the ground per game for the year. During this campaign, they have allowed 580 rushing yards through 3 contests. The Wildcats sit in 99th in the nation when it comes to team defense, conceding 27.7 PPG.
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The Ducks head into this matchup 3-0 this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Ducks walked away with a victory by a final of 48-7 against the Stony Brook Seawolves. Anthony Brown (1 touchdown) ended the game with 159 yards on 14/18 passing while his QB rating was 170.3. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per attempt was 8.8. Travis Dye carried the football 15 times for 87 yds, finishing the game with 5.8 yards per carry for Oregon. Oregon ran for 4.4 yards per tote, finishing the game with 173 yds on 39 carries. The Ducks finished the contest with a total of 436 yards while they ran 69 plays (6.3 yds per play). The Ducks passing defense allowed a completion rate of 43.5%, surrendering 131 yds on 10 for 23 passing. Oregon gave up 39 attempts on the ground for 140 yds (3.6 yds per rush).
When it comes to this team's ability to score points, the Ducks rank 37th in D-1 maintaining an average of 38.0 PPG. During the season to this point, the Ducks have compiled 671 passing yards as well as an average of 223.7 throwing yards per game, ranking them 73rd in Division 1. The Oregon Ducks are averaging 433.0 yards per outing, which ranks them 44th in the nation. The Oregon offense has compiled 202 yards of penalties on 18 violations, which is 69th in the nation in terms of helping out the other team.
Oregon has surrendered a total of 343 rushing yards (114.3 yards per contest) in addition to 3 touchdowns rushing for the campaign. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns through the air and 304.3 yards/game, which has them in 131st in college football. The Ducks defense has taken the field for 220 plays, ranking them 117th in Division 1. The Ducks are relinquishing 19.7 points per game, which has them 64th in D-1. This season, they have given up 59 points.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Ducks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Ducks -27.5
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