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California Golden Bears vs. Oregon Ducks - 10/21/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Oregon Ducks (2-4) at California Golden Bears (3-3)
Date & Time Friday October 21, 2016, 10:30 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: California Golden Bears -2.5 -- Over/Under:
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CFB | Oregon Ducks (2-4) at California Golden Bears (3-3)

The Oregon Ducks will travel to play the California Golden Bears in a PAC-12 college football contest on Friday night.

The California Golden Bears are 3-3 (1-2) this season after losing to Oregon State by a score of 47-44 in their last game. California has lost two of their last three games and has given up over 47 points in two of their last 3 games. The California offense is averaging 42.3 points per game with 152.3 rushing yards and 377.8 passing yards per game. Davis Webb is completing 60.8% of his passes for 2256 yards, 22 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions for Cal. Khalfani Muhammad has rushed for 377 yards and 2 touchdowns, while Vic Enwere has added 226 yards and 2 scores for the Golden Bears. Chad Hansen has caught 59 passes for 770 yards and 8 touchdowns, while Demetris Robertson has caught 20 passes for 338 yards and 5 touchdowns for Cal. The Cal defense is giving up 40 points per game with 183.8 rushing yards and 210.8 passing yards per game. Raymon Davison has led the Golden Bears defense with 52 tackles and 1 interception, while Devante Downs has added 45 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, and 1.5 sacks. Matt Anderson has gone 10-11 on field goals, with a long of 47 yards.

The Oregon Ducks are 2-4 (0-3) this season after losing to Washington by a score of 70-21 in their last game. Oregon has not played well this season and lost four straight games. The Oregon offense is averaging 36.8 points per game with 257.8 rushing yards and 237 passing yards per game. Dakota Prukop is completing 66.2% of his passes for 1173 yards, 8 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions, while Justin Herbert is completing 61.5% of his passes for 249 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception for Oregon. Royce Freeman has rushed for 513 yards and 7 touchdowns, while Tony Brook-James has added 331 yards and 6 touchdowns for the Ducks. Charles Nelson has caught 31 passes for 285 yards, while Darren Carrington has caught 24 passes for 351 yards and 3 touchdowns for Oregon. The Oregon defense is giving up 41.8 points per game with 238 rushing yards and 284.3 passing yards per game. Tyree Robinson has led the Oregon defense with 32 tackles and 1 sack, while Troy Dye has added 30 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 3 sacks, and 1 interception. Aidan Schneider has gone 3-3 on field goals, with a long of 41 yards.

Oregon is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 conference games and 0-7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 6-0 in Oregon’s last 6 conference games. Cal is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Friday games. The over is 7-1 in Cal’s last 8 games. Oregon is 5-0 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.

Oregon has struggled in their last 4 games and has shown no signs of turning it around. Meanwhile, Cal has played better than most people thought they would has an explosive passing attack. The Oregon defense is one of the worst in the country and I don’t expect them to stop the Cal offense. I like Davis Webb to have a big day and get the win for Cal. 

California Golden Bears -2.5

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