Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 11/18/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
Location: Reser Stadium in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Beavers (+2)
The Oregon State Beavers (8-2) are hosting the Washington Huskies (10-0) at Reser Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Oregon State opens this game as 2-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under comes in at 64.
The Washington Huskies come into this game with a record of 10-0 for this season. In their last game, the Huskies played the Utah Utes and walked away with a win by a score of 35-28. Michael Penix Jr. finished 24/42 with 332 yards passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rating of 139.3 and finished the game without throwing an interception. Dillon Johnson led the offense in rushing for the Huskies with 23 totes for 104 yards (4.5 yds per carry). For the game, they tallied 75 plays for 457 yards. The Washington Huskies ran the football 33 different times and recorded 125 yards, which earned them an average of 3.8 yards per attempt. In the running game, the Huskies gave up 115 yds on 27 tries, which calculates to 4.3 yds per run surrendered. Washington relinquished 17 completions on 30 attempts for 267 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.7%.
When talking about putting the ball in the endzone, the Washington Huskies have an average of 41.0 points per outing. As a unit they hold an average of 125.9 yards on the ground which has them sitting 101st in college football. The Huskies have earned 5,039 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Washington has amassed 29 touchdowns through the air and 22 rushing touchdowns. Washington has recorded 250 first downs, and they have been flagged for 78 infractions for 797 yds. They have turned the ball over 14 different times.
The Huskies rank 50th in D-1 when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 23.5 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.4 yards per attempt on the ground and 140.3 rushing yards per game on the season. Over the course of this season, they have given up 1,403 rushing yards through 10 contests. When talking about yards through the air, the Huskies are conceding 2,696 yards which ranks them 123rd in the country. They have surrendered 269.6 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 59.8%. For the year, they are conceding 409.9 yards per contest which has them ranked 102nd in Division 1. They have yielded 16 touchdowns by air in addition to 15 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Beavers step onto the field holding a record of 8-2 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Beavers walked away with a victory by a final of 62-17 when they faced the Stanford Cardinal. D.J. Uiagalelei (2 TDs) ended the game with 240 yards on 12/19 through the air while his QB rating was 204. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 12.6. Damien Martinez carried the rock 15 times for 146 yards, finishing the contest with 9.7 yds per attempt for Oregon State. Oregon State rushed the ball for 6.9 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 277 yards on 40 attempts. The Beavers finished the game with 598 yds and they ran 68 plays (8.8 yards per play). The Beavers passing defense conceded a completion rate of 43.8%, relinquishing 242 yards on 14 out of 32 passing. Oregon State conceded 32 attempts on the ground for 82 yards (2.6 yds per rush).
The Oregon State Beavers have an average of 453.3 yards per game, which has them ranked 19th in Division 1. The Oregon State offense has accrued 543 yards of penalties on 58 infractions, which has them sitting 69th in the nation in terms of hurting your team. They are averaging 196.9 run yards per game and have rushed for 1,969 yards for this season. They have given away 4 picks while letting opponents recover 4 fumbles and they have recorded 230 1st downs. In terms of their ability to score points, the Beavers rank 14th in D-1 holding an average of 37.9 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Beavers have thrown for a total of 2,564 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 256.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 45th in D-1.
Oregon State has surrendered a total of 1,026 yards via the ground game (102.6 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have allowed 16 touchdowns through the air as well as 230.5 yards/outing, which puts them in 74th in the nation. They have tallied 6 fumbles recovered and 12 interceptions this year. The Beavers defense has been on the field for 651 plays, which is 49th in Division 1. The Beavers are giving up 20.5 points per game, ranking them 33rd in college football. In total, they have conceded 205 total points.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Beavers college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Beavers +2
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