Oregon State Beavers vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 11/4/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Washington Huskies
Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Location: Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Huskies (-4)
Husky Stadium is where the Washington Huskies (6-2) will try to defeat the Oregon State Beavers (6-2) on Friday. Oregon State opens this game as 4-point underdogs. The total has been set at 60.
The Oregon State Beavers step onto the field holding a record of 6-2 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Beavers played the Colorado Buffaloes and went home with a win by a final score of 42-9. Ben Gulbranson finished 14/22 with 202 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 170.8 and finished the contest with no picks. Damien Martinez led the offense in rushing for the Beavers with 22 attempts for 178 yards (8.1 yds per carry). The Oregon State Beavers ended up rushing 44 times and accounted for 270 yds, which came out to an average of 6.1 yds per attempt. When the final whistle blew, they had 66 plays which totaled 472 yds. Oregon State surrendered 13 completions on 29 attempts for 206 yards, and a completion percentage of 44.8%. Against the run, the Beavers conceded 84 yds on 28 tries, which is 3.0 yards per run allowed.
In terms of scoring, the Oregon State Beavers are averaging 32.6 points per contest. As a unit they hold an average of 194.9 yards rushing which has them sitting 30th in the nation. The Beavers have racked up 3,400 yards in total this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Oregon State has compiled 12 touchdowns via the pass and 21 rushing touchdowns. Oregon State has recorded 181 1st downs, and they have been called for 54 penalties for 489 yds. They have turned the ball over 13 times.
The Beavers are ranked 46th in the country in terms of the opposition scoring, allowing 22.8 PPG. They are allowing 4.1 yards per run and 120.3 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, they have allowed 962 yards via the ground game in 8 games. Regarding yards through the air, the Beavers have conceded 1,845 yards which ranks them 61st in the nation. They have given up 230.6 yards per contest via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 55.5%. Overall, they have relinquished 350.9 yards per outing putting them at 38th in college football. They have yielded 8 touchdowns through the air as well as 12 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Huskies come into this matchup with a record of 6-2 this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Huskies went home victorious with a score of 28-21 against the California Golden Bears. Michael Penix Jr. (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 374 yards on 36/51 passing while his quarterback rating was 145.1. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per attempt was 7.3. Cameron Davis ran the football 13 times for 46 yards, finishing the contest with 3.5 yards per attempt for Washington. Washington rushed the football for 3.2 yards per carry, finishing with 102 yards on 32 attempts. The Huskies finished the game with 476 yds while they ran 83 plays (5.7 yards per play). The Huskies pass defense conceded a completion rate of 61.8%, surrendering 245 yards on 21 for 34 through the air. Washington conceded 31 attempts on the ground for 61 yds (2.0 yds per carry).
When looking at putting points on the board, the Huskies are sitting 10th in the nation holding an average of 40.4 points per outing. For the season to this point, the Huskies have racked up 3,034 yards through the air together with holding an average of 379.3 passing yards per game, ranking them 1st in the nation. The Washington Huskies average 507.8 yards/contest, ranking them 7th in the nation. The Washington offense has totaled 480 penalty yards on 53 infractions, which ranks them 61st in the country in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Huskies are conceding 27.6 points per game, which has them ranked 77th in the country. Washington has surrendered a total of 883 yards on the ground (110.4 yards per contest) and 7 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 221 points in total. They have allowed the opposition 20 touchdowns through the air in addition to 256.6 yards per contest, ranking them 100th in Division 1. The Huskies defense has been on the field for 519 plays, which is 33rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Beavers/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Beavers +4
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