The Oregon Ducks (11-1) travel to face off against the Washington Huskies (12-0) on Friday, December 1st. This game will be played at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and televised on ABC. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 8:00 ET.
Oregon Ducks vs Washington Huskies
The Oregon Ducks Are Coming Off A Win
Oregon is coming off a 31-7 win over the Oregon State. The Ducks benefited from a strong first-half, going into halftime with a 21-14 lead. In the team’s most recent win, quarterback Bo Nix was not only responsible for two touchdowns through the air but also added one touchdown on the ground. In terms of passing, he accumulated 367 yards while achieving a completion rate of 82.5%.
With an over/under line of 62 going into the game, the teams fell short of that number with 38 points. Oregon covered the spread as 14.5-point favorites.
With a 11-1 record, the Oregon Ducks take on Washington. Their road record so far is (4-1) and at home (6-0).
Oregon’s average scoring differential for the season is +29.3 leading to an ATS mark of 8-2-1. The Ducks have been favored 10 times and the underdog in one games Over the course of 12 games, the average over/under line in Oregon’s matchups has been 63.2 points. These games have had an average combined score of 61.2 points, leading to an OU record of 4-7.
The Washington Huskies Are Coming Off A Win
The Washington Huskies are coming off a close 24-21 win vs. Washington State. In the win to Washington State, quarterback Michael Penix Jr. concluded with a QB rating of 80.87 while connecting on 18 of 33 passes for 204 yards. Moreover, he contributed two touchdowns to the game.
Washington’s straight-up win was not enough to cover the spread vs. Washington State, as the line going into the game was -15. On the over/under, the line was set at 65, resulting in a hit for the under.
Washington carries a 12-0 record into this week’s game. This season, they’ve had five away games and seven home contests.
Against the spread, Washington has gone 5-6-1 this season. The Huskies have been favored 11 times compared to one game as the underdog. So far this season, the average over/under line for Washington’s games has been 62.1 points. The Huskies have an over/under record of 6-6 heading into this week’s game.
Oregon Offense Breakdown
On the offensive side, Oregon has averaged 45.2 points per game this season. This figure has them 2nd in the NCAA. Their passing game, averaging 351.4 passing yards, is ranked 1st nationally. In terms of rushing, they’re 23rd in rushing yards with an average of 379 rushing attempts per contest this season.
Bo Nix has thrown for 3906 yards this season, with an average of 12.4 per completion. His completion percentage is 78.6%, and he’s recorded 37 touchdowns.
Washington Offense Breakdown
The Huskies are currently ranked 96th in college football with 310 rushing attempts per game. In terms of rush yards, they are at 123.9 rushing yards per game, which is 100th in the nation. Looking at their production in the passing game, they are averaging 37 attempts per game and gain an average of 345.5 passing yards. Overall, they hold the 10th spot with 38 points per game.
So far this season, Michael Penix Jr. has thrown for 3899 yards, averaging 13.9 per completion. His completion percentage is 65.4%, and he’s registered 32 touchdowns.
Oregon Team Defense
Defensively, the Ducks defense has come up with 32 sacks this season and are 1st in quarterback hurries. Overall, they are allowing 15.9 points per contest (54th). Against the pass, they are 71st in the NCAA, having allowed 214.3 passing yards allowed per game. Oregon is giving up 92.7 rushing yards per contest.
Washington Team Defense
Washington’s defense is ranked 48th in passing yards allowed per game as they prepare for this matchup. Opponents have attempted an average of 40.7 passing attempts against the Huskies. They have given up 23 points per game so far, placing them 86th in college football. In the NCAA’s rush defense category, they are 60th.
Oregon vs Washington Trends
- On the road, Oregon has gone 7-2-1 vs. the spread.
- Washington is 2-1 ATS in their last home games.
- In the five most recent times they were the underdog, Washington has put together an ATS record of 4-1.
- Oregon is 8-2 in their last ten games as the favorite.
With Oregon’s passing game coming off a good showing against Oregon State, I anticipate another strong performance. Being the favorites with a -9.5 spread on the road, I’m leaning towards taking Oregon to cover.
Coming in with an over/under line of 67.5, I’m going with the under as my pick. Oregon has an -4.5 margin against their over/under lines so far this season.
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