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Colorado Buffaloes Face the Stanford Cardinal: Week 8 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

Week 8 action on Saturday will see the Stanford Cardinal looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Colorado Buffaloes visit Stanford Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Stanford Cardinal pegged as -3.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 26-17 victory for the Buffaloes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Colorado Buffaloes vs Stanford Cardinal Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Buffaloes will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 7-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Stanford Cardinal are 4-2 ATS. Colorado is 3-4 against the over under total, while Stanford is 2-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Stanford vs Colorado injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Stanford Cardinal rated this week at No. 48 and the Colorado Buffaloes sitting at No. 43.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Stanford Cardinal No. 121-ranked offense (19 PPG) against a Colorado Buffaloes defense that ranks No. 27 at 20 PPG. The Stanford Cardinal passing attack has averaged 159.67 yards per game, less than the Colorado Buffaloes give up through the air (176.86 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Colorado Buffaloes feature the league's No. 72-rated road run defense, allowing 188 yards per game. Stanford, meanwhile, ranks No. 99 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arizona State was unable to contain Phillip Lindsay in its last action Saturday and the result was a 40-16 Week 7 loss against the Buffaloes.

Bryce Love tore up the turf for 129 rushing yards in the latest Cardinal game, a 17-10 win over the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games
  • Colorado is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Stanford is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Stanford is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Stanford's last 6 games
  • Stanford is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to UCLA, Thursday, November 3rd
Stanford at Arizona, Saturday, October 29th