Oregon State Beavers vs Stanford Cardinal Prediction, 10/8/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Stanford Cardinal
Date: Saturday, October 8, 2022
Location: Stanford Stadium in Stanford, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Cardinal (+7)
The Stanford Cardinal (1-3) will compete against the Oregon State Beavers (3-2) at Stanford Stadium on Saturday. Oregon State opens this matchup as 7-point favorites from oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 58.
The Oregon State Beavers head into this matchup 3-2 this season. The last time they took the field, the Beavers faced the Utah Utes and went home with a loss by a final score of 42-16. Deshaun Fenwick was the rushing leader for the Beavers with 10 carries for 44 yds (4.4 yards per attempt). Ben Gulbranson finished 12/21 with 177 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 108.9 and finished the contest with 2 interceptions. Against the run, the Beavers gave up 162 yards on 31 tries, which averages out to 5.2 yards per rush surrendered. Oregon State relinquished 19 completions on 25 attempts for 199 yards, and a completion rate of 76.0%. When the final whistle blew, they tallied 67 plays which totaled 417 yds. The Oregon State Beavers ended up running the ball 37 different times and totaled 171 yds, which had them averaging 4.6 yards per tote.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Oregon State Beavers are sitting at 33.4 points per outing. As a team they have an average of 178.8 yards rushing ranking them 45th in the nation. The Beavers have earned 2,142 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Oregon State has amassed 7 passing touchdowns and 14 rushing touchdowns. Oregon State has accounted for 111 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 33 infractions for 302 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 11 different times.
The Beavers are ranked 80th in Division 1 concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 27.2 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.8 yards per rushing attempt and 153.0 rushing yards per game on the season. For the year, they have allowed 765 yards on the ground through 5 outings. Concerning yards via the pass, the Beavers have given up 1,025 yds which ranks them 52nd in the nation. They are giving up 205.0 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 59.6%. During this campaign, they have yielded 358.0 yards per outing which has them ranked 55th in the nation. They have surrendered 5 touchdowns by air and 10 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Cardinal step onto the field holding a record of 1-3 for this season. For their last game, the Cardinal walked away with a loss by a score of 45-27 against the Oregon Ducks. Casey Filkins ran the football 19 times for 80 yards, finishing the contest with 4.2 yds per attempt for Stanford. Tanner McKee (2 TDs) ended the contest with 166 yds on 19/33 passing while his QB rating was 119.8. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 5.0. Stanford surrendered 37 run attempts for 351 yards (9.5 yards per rush). The Cardinal secondary conceded a completion percentage of 50.0%, surrendering 164 yds on 17 out of 34 passing. The Cardinal finished the game with 332 yds while they ran 72 plays (4.6 yds per play). Stanford rushed for 3.7 yards per carry, finishing the game with 127 yds on 34 carries.
Concerning their ability to score points, the Cardinal currently rank 74th in D-1 by scoring 29.5 points per game. Over the course of the season to this point, the Cardinal have thrown for a total of 1,039 yards through the air as well as an average of 259.8 passing yards per game, which is ranked 51st in the nation. The Stanford Cardinal average 410.5 yards per contest, which has them ranked 68th in Division 1. The Stanford offense has 133 yards of penalties on 14 violations, which is 130th in college football in terms of giving up free yards.
Stanford has surrendered a total of 843 rushing yards (210.8 yards/game) in addition to 7 touchdowns via the rush on the year. They have yielded 8 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 218.3 yards per outing, which puts them in 58th in D-1. The Cardinal defense has taken the field for 262 plays, which ranks 8th in Division 1. The Cardinal are allowing 34.0 points per contest, which has them sitting 116th in the nation. This year, they have surrendered 136 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Beavers/Cardinal college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cardinal +7
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