Ducks vs Colonels Betting Matchup Report
Nicholls State Colonels vs Oregon Ducks Odds
The Oregon Ducks begin life without Coach Chip Kelly when they host the Nicholls State Colonels Saturday afternoon at Autzen Stadium (4 pm ET).
The Ducks, who are ranked No. 3 in the preseason polls, were favored by 59 points in the early betting over the Colonels, who will try to avoid a repeat of their last encounter with a Pac-12 team, a 77-3 loss to Oregon State in last year's season finale.
Kelly is of course now leading the NFL's Eagles.
Betting Line: The home team opened as 58.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing in August are 3-0
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Colonels at Ducks trends to consider:
Nicholls State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Nicholls State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oregon is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
Oregon is 21-2 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oregon's last 6 games
Nicholls State at Western Michigan, Saturday, September 7
Oregon at Virginia, Saturday, September 7