Oregon vs Stanford Betting Preview
In the nightcap of a monumental Thursday night double-header, No. 2 Oregon heads to Stanford, the last team to the beat the Ducks.
Oregon opened as 9.5-point favorites, but most shops moved quickly and had the Ducks laying 10.5 as the week began. Oregon has covered the spread in 15 of its last 20 games and is averaging 55.6 points per game.
Stanford is the only team that’s been capable of slowing down the Ducks. The Cardinal won last season’s meeting, 17-14, in Oregon. It was only Stanford’s second win over the Ducks since 2002. Eight of the last nine meetings have gone OVER the total.
Oregon boasts numerous positive betting ytrends, including a jaw-dropping and wallet-stuffing 11-0 ATS as a road favorite. They are also 9-1 ATS in their past 10 and 12-2 ATS in their 14 conference games.
Stanford is 6-0 ATS past six as home underdog but just 3-8 ATS in 11 recent games against their Pac 12 rivals.
This season the Cardinal are 7-1 overall and 4-4 ATS against the number, while the Ducks are 8-0 and 7-1 ATS. As for the totals, Stanford is 4-4 on the OU, and Oregon is 5-3.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cardinal rated this week at No. 23 and the Ducks sitting at No. 5. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 45-27 result in favor of the Ducks this week.
In their last game, Stanford got a 145-yard performance from Tyler Gaffney as a key part of its 20-12 win over Oregon State.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Stanford's No. 45-ranked offense (32.62 PPG) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 7 at 16.88 PPG. The Cardinal passing attack has averaged 193.25 yards per game, less than the Ducks give up through the air (228.38 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Ducks own the league's No. 33-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 137.33 yards per game when on the road. Stanford, on the other hand, rates No. 48 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
A few Ducks at Cardinal trends to consider:
Oregon is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oregon is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Stanford is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Stanford is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Stanford is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Oregon
Oregon at Utah, Saturday, November 16th
Stanford at Southern Cal, Saturday, November 16th