|2012 Pac-12 College Football Week 9 Odds & Spread: Colorado vs. Oregon|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 24 October 2012 07:30|
Colorado vs. Oregon Odds
Oregon is 7-0 overall, 4-0 in the Pac-12 and 5-0 at home. Colorado is 1-6 overall, 1-3 in conference play and 1-2 on the road. The Ducks are 3-4 against the spread this year while the Buffaloes are 1-6 ATS. Oregon has won the last three games in this series.
Trends show that Colorado is just 7-20 against the spread in its last 27 road games and last 27 conference games. Oregon is 23-8-2 against the spread in its last 33 games against a team with a losing record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oregon is heavily favored in this game, as the Ducks are getting odds of -45.5 points at home against Colorado. The over/under total has been set at 688 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oregon favored by 45 points. The spread climbed to 46 points during the week but now sits at 45.5 points.
Oregon is coming off a 43-21 win at Arizona State last week. The Ducks have failed to score less than 42 points in any game this year, as they are second in the nation in scoring at 51 points per game. On defense, Oregon is allowing 20.1 points per game, which comes out to an average margin of victory of just under 31 points. Leading Oregon this year has been running back Kenjon Barner, who has rushed for 870 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Colorado has lost three straight after falling 50-6 at USC last week. The Buffaloes have allowed at least 42 points in each of their last three games. The Buffaloes are last in the nation in defensive scoring, allowing 42.6 points per game. On offense, Colorado is scoring just 18.7 points per contest. The offense this year has been led by quarterback Jordan Webb, who has thrown for 1,351 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon defensive back Troy Hill is questionable with a knee injury while linebacker Keloni Kamalani is out with an arm injury. Colorado offensive lineman Jack Harris is questionable due to a concussion.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon. The Ducks are getting 79% of the wagers with odds of -45.5 points against Colorado on Saturday.