Game Preview - Beavers underdogs vs Bruins at UCLA

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Sep 22, 3:30 PM | Grass of Rose Bowl

Oregon State Beavers vs UCLA Bruins Odds

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The 3-0 UCLA Bruins and 1-0 Oregon State Beavers kick-off their Pac-12 seasons when they hook up at the Rose Bowl Saturday afternoon (3:30 pm ET ESPN2).

UCLA, with three fairly impressive wins to their credit for new Coach Mora, are favored by 11.5 points over the Beavers, who opened their season with a 10-7 upset victory over Wisconsin.

View Oregon State vs UCLA Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks had the Bruins pegged as 11-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Bruins sit at No. 10 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Beavers are at No. 6 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bruins will win this game 40-22.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UCLA's No. 20-ranked offense (40.7 PPG) against a Beavers defense that ranks No. 4 at 7 PPG. The Bruins passing attack has averaged 310.7 yards per game, more than the Beavers give up through the air (172 YPG on average).

Oregon State was a 10-7 winner in their most recent outing at home against Wisconsin. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (17) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Beavers were Week 2 winners, coming out on top of the Badgers by a score of 10-7.

Last time out for UCLA, they were a 37-6 winner as they battled Houston at home. UCLA covered in the match as a 17.5-point favorite, while 43 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Brett Hundley's 320-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as UCLA earned a 37-6 win over Houston on Saturday at Rose Bowl.

Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7

UCLA Bruins Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Beavers at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oregon State's last 6 games when playing UCLA
Oregon State is 15-6-1 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon State's last 6 games
Oregon State is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
UCLA is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UCLA's last 6 games when playing Oregon State
UCLA is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Oregon State
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of UCLA's last 24 games at home

Next up:
Oregon State at Arizona, Saturday, September 29
UCLA at Colorado, Saturday, September 29

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