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Oregon Ducks vs. Washington Huskies - 10/8/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Huskies (5-0) at Oregon Ducks (2-3)
Date & Time Saturday October 8, 2016, 7:30 PM (EDT)
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The Line: Oregon Ducks +8 -- Over/Under:
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CFB | Washington Huskies (5-0) at Oregon Ducks (2-3)

The Washington Huskies will travel to play the struggling Oregon Ducks in a PAC-12 college football battle in week 6.

The Oregon Ducks are 2-3 (0-2) this season after losing to Washington State by a score of 51-33. Oregon has lost their last 3 games, while giving up a combined total of 127 points in those 3 games. The Oregon offense is averaging 40 points per game with 263.4 rushing yards and 248.6 passing yards per game. Dakota Prukop is completing 66.2% of his passes for 1173 yards, 8 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions for Oregon. Royce Freeman has rushed for 463 yards and 7 touchdowns, while Tony Brook-James has rushed for 271 yards and 6 touchdowns for the Ducks. Charles Nelson has caught 24 passes for 240 yards, while Darren Carrington has caught 21 passes for 204 yards and 3 touchdowns for Oregon. The Oregon defense is giving up 36.2 points per game with 210 rushing yards and 280.4 passing yards per game. Johnny Ragin III has led the Oregon defense with 29 tackles and 1 tackle for loss, while Troy Dye has 27 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, and 1 interception. Aidan Schneider has gone 3-3 on field goals, with a long of 41 yards for Oregon.

The Washington Huskies are 5-0 (2-0) this season after beating Stanford by a score of 44-6 in their last game. Washington looked great in this game and is definitely a playoff contender this season. The Washington offense is averaging 45.4 points per game with 199.2 rushing yards and 241.8 passing yards per game. Jake Browning is completing 70.7% of his passes for 1114 yards, 17 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions for Washington. Myles Gaskin has rushed for 402 yards and 4 touchdowns, while Lavon Coleman has rushed for 335 yards and 2 scores for the Huskies. John Ross has caught 21 passes for 277 yards and 6 touchdowns, while Chico McClatcher has caught 16 passes for 313 yards and 4 touchdowns for Washington. The Washington defense is giving up 12.8 points per game with 122.2 rushing yards and 177 passing yards per game. Azeem Victor has led the Washington defense with 42 tackles and 1 fumble recovery, while Joe Mathis has added 20 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and 4 sacks. Cameron Van Winkle has gone 4-7 on field goals for Washington, with a long of 45 yards.

Washington is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games on turf and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games. The over is 4-0 in Washington’s last 4 conference games. Oregon is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games. The over is 5-0 in Oregon’s last 5 conference games. Washington is 3-12-1 ATS in these two teams last 16 meetings.

Oregon has played very poorly in their last few games, while Washington is coming off of a top 10 win against Stanford. Washington is a contender for the playoffs and will not be tripped up against a poor Oregon squad. Oregon’s defense has let them down again and again and will struggle against a strong Washington defense in this game. 

Washington Huskies -8

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