Utah Utes vs. Colorado Buffaloes - 11/30/19 NCAAF Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Colorado Buffaloes at Utah Utes
Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 7:30 PM (Rice-Eccles Stadium)
Utah State -28.0 . Total 49.0
The Colorado Buffaloes are on the road for a matchup with the 7th ranked Utah Utes. The Buffaloes are (5-6) on the year, having won 2 in a row. The Buffaloes are coming off a 20-14 win over Washington. The Utes are (10-1), after blowing out Arizona, 35-7.
In the Buffaloes win over Washington, Colorado was led on offense by quarterback Steven Montez. Montez completed 17 of 28 for 223 yds and a touchdown. Colorado running back Alex Fontenot rushed for 105 yds on 24 carries and a score. Colorado out gained Washington 430 to 238. The Buffaloes finished with 207 yds rushing, while holding Washington to just 32 yds on the ground. Colorado forced 1 turnover in the win.
In the Utes win over Arizona, Utah was guided on offense by running back Zach Moss. Moss had an incredible day, rushing for 203 yds on 26 carries and a touchdown. Quarterback Tyler Huntley threw for 211 yds, completing 19 of 23, while adding a touchdown and a pick. The Utes out worked Arizona in this one, out gaining them 517 to 196. The Utes finished with 297 yds rushing, while only giving up 61.
Recent Betting Trends:
Buffaloes are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.
Buffaloes are 2-8 ATS in their last 11 games in November.
The under is 5-1 in Buffaloes last 6 games overall.
Utes are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Utes are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games.
The under is 7-1-1 in Utes last 9 games overall.
The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meeting in Utah. This is a huge spread, but a spread that I think Utah will cover. The Utes are ranked 7th sitting outside of the playoffs, hoping for a chance to make the top 4. The Utes will need some help from other teams, if Utah were to make the playoffs. Therefore, Utah will be putting on a display, trying to show the committee on why they are deserving of a playoff spot. It is unfortunate for Colorado, as Colorado is trying for an upset, to make them bowl eligible. It is just bad timing for Colorado here, who have won 2 in a row. The Utes will win with ease, hoping to move up the rankings. Final score prediction, Utah will win and cover, 45-13.