Week 3 odds - Beavers vs. Utes
Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes Odds
The Utes will do battle with the visiting Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.
This season the Utes are 2-0 overall and 2-0 ATS against the number, while the Beavers are 1-1 and 0-2 ATS. As for the totals, Utah is 2-0 on the OU, and Oregon State is 1-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 40-rated Utes and the No. 73-rated Beavers in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 68-42 win for the Utes on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Utah's No. 10-ranked offense (50 PPG) against a Beavers defense that ranks No. 88 at 31.5 PPG. The Utes passing attack has averaged 296 yards per game, less than the Beavers give up through the air (309 YPG on average).
Last time out for Oregon State, they were a 33-14 winner as they battled Hawaii at home. Oregon State failed to cover in the match as a 26.5-point favorite, while 47 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Sean Mannion led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 372 yards Saturday as the Beavers downed the Warriors 33-14 at Reser Stadium.
Utah was a 70-7 winner in their most recent outing at home against Weber State. They covered the 27.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (77) made winners of OVER bettors. Lucky Radley tore up the turf for 111 rushing yards in the latest Utes game, a 70-7 win over the Wildcats at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4
Utah Utes Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few Beavers at Utes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oregon State's last 5 games on the road
Oregon State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Oregon State is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Oregon State is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Utah's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Utah's last 6 games at home
Utah is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Oregon State at San Diego State, Saturday, September 21
Utah at BYU, Saturday, September 21