|2013 Pac-12 College Football Week 6 Odds & Spread: Oregon vs. Colorado|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:00|
Oregon vs. Colorado Odds
Oregon is 4-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 4-0 against the spread. Colorado is 2-1 overall, 1-0 at home and 2-1 against the spread. Oregon has won four straight over Colorado and covered in six of its last seven against the Buffaloes.
Trends show that Colorado is 3-9 against the spread in its last 12 home games while Oregon is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 road games and 7-1 ATS in its last 8 conference contests.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oregon is the heavy favorite to win this game, as the Ducks are getting odds of -38 points at Colorado on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 69 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oregon favored by 38 points. The spread moved up to 38.5 points before falling back to its opening mark of Oregon -38. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 69 points.
Oregon is rolling along this season. The Ducks beat Cal, 55-16, last Saturday to improve to 4-0. The Ducks are second in the nation in scoring, posting 59.8 points per game. The offense is also averaging 599.3 yards per game while the defense is holding opponents to 10.8 points per game. Quarterback Marcus Mariota has thrown for 1,003 yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 295 yards and five scores. De’Anthony Thomas has added 338 rushing yards, but he is out for this game with an ankle injury.
Colorado suffered its first loss last week, falling to Oregon State, 44-17, on the road. The Buffaloes were held to 300 yards in the loss, while the defense gave up 540 yards to the Beavers. The Buffaloes also committed four turnovers in the loss. On the season, Colorado is averaging 32 points per game, while the defense is allowing 31.7 points per contest. Quarterback Connor Wood has thrown for 887 yards and eight touchdowns to lead the team, while Paul Richardson has 26 receptions for 487 yards and five scores.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown (undisclosed) is questionable for the game. Colorado fullback Clay Jones (neck) is questionable for the game as well.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oregon, as the Ducks are getting 91% of the wagers with odds of -38 points at Colorado on Saturday.