|2012 College Football Week 8 Odds & Spread: Utah vs. Oregon State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 19 October 2012 11:30|
Utah vs. Oregon State Odds
Oregon State is 5-0 this season, 3-0 in the Pac-12 and 2-0 at home. Utah is 2-4 overall, 0-3 in conference play and 0-3 on the road. The Beavers are 4-1 against the spread this season while the Utes are 3-3 ATS. Utah has won four of its last five against Oregon State.
Trends show that Utah is 6-0 against the spread in its last six games following a loss. Oregon State is just 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games against a team with a losing record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oregon State is favored at home in this game, as they have odds of -10 points against Utah. The over/under total for the game has been set at 46.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oregon State favored by 10.5 points. The spread hasn’t had much movement, just dropping back to 10 points to end the week.
Oregon State is coming off a 42-24 win at BYU last week. The Beavers have been the big surprise this season, as they are averaging 27.2 points per game on offense while allowing just 18.4 points per contest. Oregon State is dealing with injury issues at quarterback, but Cody Vaz filled in nicely in last week’s win and he is 20 of 32 passing for 332 yards and three touchdowns for the season.
Utah is coming off a 21-14 loss at UCLA last week. The Utes have now dropped three straight and three of their four losses this season have been by 10 points or less. Utah is scoring 22.3 points per game on offense this year while the defense is allowing 24 points per game. The team is being led this year by quarterback Jon Hays, who has thrown for 628 yards and seven touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion is still out with a knee injury while receiver Brandin Cooks is questionable with a foot injury. Utah defensive back Wykie Freeman is out for this game with a leg injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon State. The Beavers are getting 72% of the wagers with odds of -10 point at home against Utah on Saturday.