Wildcats Beavers Betting Preview for Week 5
Oregon State Beavers vs Arizona Wildcats Odds
Oregon State visits Arizona on Saturday, hoping to send the Wildcats to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Arizona Stadium.
The Wildcats sport records of 3-1 and 2-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Beavers sit at 2-0 and 2-0 ATS on the season. The over under records are 1-2 for the Wildcats and 0-2 for the Beavers.
Betting Line: Arizona opened as 3-point favorites. 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 Wildcats rated this week at No. 13 and the Beavers sitting at No. 27. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 32-28 result in favor of the Wildcats this week.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona's No. 39-ranked offense (34.8 PPG) against a Beavers defense that ranks No. 18 at 13.5 PPG. The Wildcats passing attack has averaged 329 yards per game, more than the Beavers give up through the air (272 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Beavers feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 72 yards per game. Arizona, meanwhile, ranks No. 28 in rushing offense at home.
In their last action, Oregon State was a 27-20 winner on the road against UCLA. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (47) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Sean Mannion throttled the Bruins defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 379 yards as Oregon State handed UCLA a 27-20 defeat.
Arizona lost its last outing, a 49-0 result against Oregon on September 22. Arizona failed to cover in that game as a 20.5-point underdog, while the 49 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Arizona didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Ducks as Oregon blasted them 49-0 in Week 4 action.
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 4-6
Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 2-8
A few Beavers at Wildcats trends to consider:
Oregon State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Oregon State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oregon State's last 7 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing at home against Oregon State
Arizona is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
Oregon State home to Washington State, Saturday, October 6
Arizona at Stanford, Saturday, October 6