Oregon Ducks vs. Virginia Cavaliers - 9/10/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Cavaliers (0-1) at Oregon Ducks (1-0)
College Football: Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Autzen Stadium)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -25 -- Over/Under: 70 See the Latest Odds
The Virginia Cavaliers will travel to play the Oregon Ducks in a non-conference game in week 2.
The Oregon Ducks are 1-0 after beating UC Davis by a score of 53-28 to open the season. Oregon looked strong on offense in this game, but their defense struggled at times in their first game of the year. The Oregon offense had 53 points with 271 passing yards and 251 rushing yards against UC Davis. Dakota Prukop threw for 271 yards and 3 touchdowns, while also rushing for 36 yards and 1 touchdown for the Ducks. Royce Freeman rushed for 87 yards and 2 touchdowns for Oregon. Darren Carrington caught 7 passes for 117 yards and 1 touchdown for Oregon. The Oregon defense gave up 28 points with 303 passing yards and 89 rushing yards in their victory. Troy Dye led the Oregon defense with 11 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and 1 sack. Henry Mondeaux added 5 tackles and 1 sack in the Oregon win. Aidan Schneider was 1-1 on field goals with a long of 31 yards.
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The Virginia Cavaliers are 0-1 after losing 37-20 to the Richmond Spiders. Virginia trailed during the entire game and started the season on a bad note. The Virginia offense had 20 points with 264 passing yards and 38 rushing yards in their defeat. Kurt Benkert threw for 264 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception for Virginia. Albert Reid rushed for 28 yards on 6 carries for the Cavaliers. Olamide Zaccheaus caught 5 passes for 75 yards and 1 touchdown for Virginia. The Virginia defense gave up 37 points with 337 passing yards and 187 rushing yards in their loss. Micah Kiser led the Virginia defense with 14 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, and 1 sack. Zach Bradshaw added 9 tackles and 2 tackles for loss for the Cavalier defense. Virginia did not attempt a field goal in this game.
Virginia is 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The under is 6-2-1 in Virginia’s last 9 road games. Oregon is 28-11-2 ATS in their last 41 games against a team with a losing record and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. The over is 5-0 in Oregon’s last 5 games.
Virginia started the season on a bad note by playing very poorly in week 1, while Oregon won behind their powerful offense. Oregon had some struggles on defense, but they should play better against a weak Virginia team. I like Oregon to rack up a lot of points and to win easily.