UCLA Bruins vs. Oregon State Beavers - 11/12/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon State Beavers (2-7) at UCLA Bruins (3-6)
College Football: Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Rose Bowl)
The Line: UCLA Bruins -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: PAC-12 Network
The Oregon State Beavers will travel to play the UCLA Bruins in a PAC-12 college football game on Saturday.
The UCLA Bruins are 3-6 (1-5) this season after losing to Colorado by a score of 20-10 in their last game. UCLA has lost 4 games in a row and is just trying to get to bowl eligibility. The UCLA offense is averaging 26.3 points per game with 78.8 rushing yards and 319.9 passing yards per game. Mike Fafaul is completing 55% of his passes for 964 yards, 9 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions for UCLA. Soso Jamabo has rushed for 272 yards and 3 touchdowns, while Bolu Olorunfunmi has added 189 yards and 3 scores for the Bruins. Darren Andrews has caught 43 passes for 573 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Nate Iese has added 23 catches for 371 yards and 4 touchdowns for UCLA. The UCLA defense is giving up 26 points per game with 169.8 rushing yards and 191.8 passing yards per game. Jayon Brown has led the UCLA defense with 91 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, and 2 interceptions, while Kenny Young has added 66 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, and 1 interception. JJ Molson has gone 10-17 on field goals, with a long of 48 yards.
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The Oregon State Beavers are 2-7 (1-5) this season after losing to Stanford by a score of 26-15 in their last game. Oregon State has lost 4 straight games and is sitting tied for last in the PAC-12 North standings. The Oregon State offense is averaging 23.8 points per game with 189.4 rushing yards and 165.3 passing yards per game. Marcus McMaryion is completing 51% of his passes for 688 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 4 interceptions for Oregon State. Ryan Nall has rushed for 672 yards and 8 touchdowns, while Victor Bolden has added 327 yards and 2 scores for the Beavers. Victor Bolden has caught 38 passes for 477 yards and 2 touchdowns, while Seth Collins has caught 34 passes for 374 yards and 1 touchdown for Oregon State. The Oregon State defense is giving up 31.9 points per game with 235.6 rushing yards and 205.8 passing yards per game. Caleb Saulo has led the Beavers defense with 75 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, and 1 interception, while Treston Decoud has added 47 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, and 2 interceptions. Garrett Owens has gone 10-17 on field goals, with a long of 45 yards.
Oregon State is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 conference games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The under is 5-2 in Oregon State’s last 7 games on grass. UCLA is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 November games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The under is 6-0-1 in UCLA’s last 7 November games. The under is 6-0 in these two teams last 6 meetings.
UCLA has really struggled of late, while Oregon State has been very good against the spread in conference play. Oregon State isn’t very good on offense or defense, while UCLA has struggled after losing Josh Rosen at quarterback. UCLA should win this game, but I am going with Oregon State to keep it close.