A couple of schools possessing very different offensive schemes, the No. 11 Oregon Ducks (-14) are set to take the field against the Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium. Fans are able to tune in to the action on ESPN and this pivotal Pac-12 game kicks off at 10:30 p.m. ET.
Washington State vs. No. 11 Oregon Betting Odds 10/26/2019
Oregon is favored by 14 points in this Pac-12 game. The Cougars are currently getting +500 moneyline odds while the Ducks are -735. The over/under has been set at 64 points, and if one school catches a lucky break early on, it would probably result in a nice betting opportunity in-game.
This game’s opening line was -14, while the total hasn’t changed after it was initially set at 64.
The Cougars are 4-3 straight up (SU), including 1-3 SU against Pac-12 opponents. The Ducks are 6-1 SU overall and 4-0 SU in conference play. The disappointing Cougars are 2-5 against the spread (ATS) and are down 15.7 units so far. The team has recorded an O/U mark of 3-4.
The Ducks have gained 1.0 unit this season. They’re 4-3 ATS and have an O/U record of 2-5.
These two programs met a year ago with the final result being a 34-20 win for Washington State.
The Cougars are looking to keep things going after a solid 41-10 win over Colorado last week. Anthony Gordon completed 35 passes for 369 yards, four touchdowns and one interception. Max Borghi (105 yards on 12 rushes, one TD) led the ground attack while Borghi (nine receptions, 57 yards, one TD) and Brandon Arconado (five catches, 109 yards, one TD) handled the receiving duties in the win.
Oregon just earned a 35-31 win over Washington. The defense allowed the Huskies to rush for 125 yards on 34 attempts, along with one rushing TD. Salvon Ahmed was a bright spot in the loss, posting 140 rushing yards and a score on 24 attempts for Washington. For Oregon, Justin Herbert completed 24-of-38 passes for 280 yards and four touchdowns. Cyrus Habibi-Likio (81 yards on 14 rush attempts, one TD) and CJ Verdell (48 yards on 11 carries) spearheaded the running game as Johnny Johnson III (five receptions, 90 yards) and Jaylon Redd (five catches, 36 yards, two TDs) led the receiving corps in the win.
Washington State’s run the ball on 24.4 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Oregon has a rush percentage of 50.8 percent. The Cougars have run for 92 yards/game (including 93 per game against Pac-12 opponents) and have seven scores on the ground this year. The Ducks are totaling 174 rushing yards per contest (164 in conference) and have 11 total rush TDs.
The Cougars have tallied an astonishing 441 yards per game in the air overall (414 per game versus conference opposition) and have 31 passing scores so far. The Ducks have recorded 284 pass yards per outing (257.0 against Pac-12 foes) and have 23 total pass TDs.
Defensively, Washington State has allowed opponents to run for an average of 177 yards and throw for 262 yards per game. Oregon has been significantly better than that, giving up 110.0 rushing yards per game and 178.6 to opponents in the air. The Ducks are giving up an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of just 2.77 to opposing QBs, while the Cougars have allowed a 7.25 ANY/A.
Herbert has accounted for 1,621 yards, 19 TDs and one INT. Herbert’s adjusted net yards per pass attempt sits at 9.15 for the season and 9.14 over his past two outings. In the other locker room, Gordon has already amassed 2,515 passing yards this season. He’s completed 202-of-283 attempts with 26 passing touchdowns and only seven interceptions. Gordon’s got a sparkling 9.23 ANY/A, including 7.94 over the last two outings.
Washington State Cougars vs. Oregon Ducks NCAA Prediction
SU Winner – Oregon, ATS Winner – Oregon, O/U – Under
Team Betting Trends
The O/U for Washington State’s last game was set at 68.5. The under cashed in the team’s 41-10 victory over Colorado.
Washington State has produced 5.0 yards per carry over its last three contests and 5.3 over its last two.
Oregon has averaged 5.2 yards per carry over its last three matchups and 5.5 over its past two.
Both teams have lost four fumbles this season.
In its last three matches, Washington State is 1-2 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
The Over/Under for Oregon’s last game going into it was 48.5. The over cashed in the team’s 35-31 triumph over Washington.
In its last three matchups, Oregon is 2-1 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
The Cougars offense has produced six pass plays of 40 or more yards, while the Ducks have put up two such plays.
The Washington State defense has allowed seven pass plays of 40+ yards, while Oregon has given up one such play.
The Washington State offense has created six rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Oregon has created nine such runs.
The Cougars defense has allowed 10 rushing plays of 20 or more yards, while the Ducks have given up six such runs.
The Oregon D has sacked opposing QBs 22 times this year. Washington State has recorded just 14 sacks.