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Utes visit Beavers Beavers in Week 8 College Football Betting Clash

Utah Utes


Oregon State Beavers
Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 PM ET
Reser Stadium


The 4-1 Oregon State Beavers play host to the 4-1 Utah Utes in a battle between Pac-12 rivals looking to remain in contention in the conference.

Both the Beavers and the Utes enter Thursday night's tilt with 1-1 records in conference play, with both teams coming off important wins in Week 7.

Utah cracked the AP Top 25 rankings with a stunning 30-28 win over UCLA as 13-point road underdogs in Week 6 before enjoying a bye last week. The win was the Utes' second straight as road underdogs, and marked the fourth time in their last six that the total finished UNDER, with Utah's defense holding opponents to under 30 points on all six occasions.

Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Oregon State Beavers were listed as 1.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines with a total of 57 over at new-look GTbets.eu.

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Computer Prediction: Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 30-27 victory for the Utes. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oregon State Beavers sport a record of 4-1 and 2-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Utah Utes sit at 3-1 and 3-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-3 for the Beavers and 2-2 for the Utes. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oregon State vs Utah injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oregon State Beavers rated this week at No. 77 and the Utah Utes sitting at No. 70.

How Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Oregon State's No. 81-ranked offense, averaging 28.2 PPG, against a Utah defense that ranks No. 39 this week at 21.4 PPG. The Oregon State aerial game is averaging 260.8 yards per game, less than the Utah Utes secondary allows through the air, 263.4 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Utah Utes own the league's No. 31-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 127.5 yards per game when on the road. Oregon State, on the other hand, rates No. 103 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UCLA was unable to contain Devontae Booker in its last action Saturday and the result was a 30-28 Week 6 loss against the Utes.


Terron Ward went over the 100-yard mark (102) in his team's latest effort as Oregon State defeated Colorado by a score of 36-31 on Saturday.

Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers Betting Odds Trends

Utah is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Utah is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Utah's last 14 games
Utah is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Oregon State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oregon State's last 6 games
Oregon State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Oregon State is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Utah home to Southern Cal, Saturday, October 25th
Oregon State at Stanford, Saturday, October 25th