Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 10/2/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Beavers (+3)
Reser Stadium is the location where the Oregon State Beavers (3-1) will meet the Washington Huskies (2-2) on Saturday. Washington opens as 3-point favorites. The over/under is set at 54.5.
The Washington Huskies come into this matchup with a record of 2-2 for this season. In their last contest, the Huskies stepped onto the field against the California Golden Bears and notched a win by a score of 31-24. Dylan Morris finished 19/32 with 234 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rating of 141.4 and ended the game with no picks. Sean McGrew was the leader on the ground for the Huskies with 16 attempts for 53 yards (3.3 yds per carry). At the end of the game, they had 62 plays which totaled 326 yds. The Washington Huskies ended up running the ball 30 different times and amassed 92 yards, earning them an average of 3.1 yards per carry. When it came to stopping the run, the Huskies conceded 138 yds on 37 tries, which averages out to 3.7 yards per run surrendered. Washington conceded 30 completions on 42 attempts for a total of 319 yards, and a completion rate of 71.4%.
The Huskies currently have 1,558 yards in total for the season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Washington has amassed 6 touchdowns through the air and 6 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 8 different times. Washington has accounted for 88 first downs, and they have committed 22 penalties for 208 yds. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 101.8 yards rushing which is 114th in college football. Concerning scoring, the Washington Huskies hold an average of 25.0 PPG.
When it comes to yards through the air, the Huskies have given up 688 yards which has them ranked 42nd in D-1. They have yielded 172.0 yards per game through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 55.1%. In total, they are granting 336.0 yards/contest which ranks them 65th in college football. They have yielded 2 touchdowns through the air in addition to 6 touchdowns via the ground game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.4 yards per tote and 164.0 rushing yards per contest for the year. Over the course of this season, they have conceded 656 yards via the ground game in 4 games. The Huskies rank 44th in Division 1 concerning team defense, allowing 17.8 points per contest.
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The Beavers head into this matchup 3-1 this season. In their last game, the Beavers went home victorious with a score of 45-27 when they faced the USC Trojans. Chance Nolan (4 TDs) walked away from the game with 213 yds on 15/19 passing while his QB rate was 221.5. He tossed 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 11.2. B.J. Baylor carried the ball 23 times for 158 yds, ending the game with 6.9 yards per carry for Oregon State. The Beavers ended up finishing with 535 yds while they ran 70 plays (7.6 yds per play). Oregon State ran for 6.3 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 322 yds on 51 attempts. Oregon State allowed 22 run attempts for 76 yds (3.5 yds per carry). The Beavers pass defense conceded a completion rate of 63.3%, relinquishing 355 yds on 31 for 49 through the air.
The Oregon State Beavers maintain an average of 473.5 yards/game, which ranks them 24th in Division 1. The Oregon State offense has 326 penalty yards on 34 violations, which ranks 13th in the country in terms of helping out the opposition. During the season to this point, the Beavers have a total of 990 yards via the pass as well as an average of 247.5 passing yards per game, putting them at 55th in D-1. When discussing the points being put on the board, the Beavers are sitting 27th in college football averaging 38.3 points per contest.
Oregon State has allowed the opposition a total of 360 rushing yards (90.0 yards per game) in addition to 5 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns through the air in addition to 279.5 yards per contest, which has them in 127th in D-1. The Beavers defense has been on the field for 284 plays, which has them ranked 107th in the country. The Beavers are conceding 21.0 points per game, which has them ranked 65th in college football. Over the course of the season, they have given up 84 total points.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Beavers +3
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