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Oregon Ducks vs Oregon State Beavers Odds
Coming off a loss that might keep it from playing in the BCS championship game 10-1 Oregon looks to pick up the pieces when it visits Corvallis to take on 8-2 Oregon State in the annual Civil War game Saturday afternoon (3 pm ET, Pac-12 Network).
In the early betting the Ducks, who have won the last four games in this in-state rivalry, were favored by 10 points over the Beavers.
Betting Line: Oregon State were sitting as 12.5-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Beavers rated this week at No. 12 and the Ducks sitting at No. 26. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 60-41 result in favor of the Ducks this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oregon State's No. 59-ranked offense (29.5 PPG) against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 27 at 21.8 PPG. The Beavers passing attack has averaged 303.4 yards per game, more than the Ducks give up through the air (228.9 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Ducks feature the league's No. 34-rated road run defense, allowing 137.8 yards per game. Oregon State, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.
Oregon was a 17-14 loser in its last match at home against Stanford. They failed to cover the 18-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 31 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. In their last game, the Ducks were Week 12 losers coming out on the wrong end of 17-14 score against Stanford.
Last time out for Oregon State, they were a 62-14 winner as they battled California at home. Oregon State covered in the match as a 15.5-point favorite, while 76 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. In Oregon State's last outing, Sean Mannion threw for 325 yards to lead the Beavers over California 62-14 at Reser Stadium.
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 9-1
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 9-1
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few Ducks at Beavers trends to consider:
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oregon is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oregon's last 10 games when playing Oregon State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oregon's last 5 games on the road
Oregon State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oregon State's last 10 games when playing Oregon
Oregon State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oregon State's last 5 games when playing at home against Oregon
Oregon State home to Nicholls State, Saturday, December 1