|2012 Pac-12 College Football Week 10 Odds: Stanford vs. Colorado|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 31 October 2012 10:30|
Stanford vs. Colorado Odds
Stanford is 6-2 overall, 4-1 in the Pac-12 and 1-2 on the road. Colorado is 1-7 overall, 1-4 in conference play and 0-4 at home. The Cardinal are 4-4 against the spread this year while the Buffaloes are 1-7 ATS. Stanford has won the last three meetings with Colorado.
Trends show that Colorado has failed to cover the spread in its last 4 home games and the Buffaloes are 1-11 ATS in their last 12 games on grass. Stanford is 15-5-1 against the spread in its last 21 road games and 13-5-1 ATS in its last 19 conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Stanford is the clear favorite on the road, as the Cardinal have odds of -27.5 points at Colorado on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 51 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Stanford also favored by 27.5 points. The spread moved up to 28 points during the week before closing back at 27.5.
Stanford is coming off a 24-17 win at home over Washington State last week. The Cardinal have had four wins this year come by 7 points or less and their two losses have been by the same margin. Stanford is scoring 27 points per game on offense for the year while the defense is allowing just 18.6 points per game. Stanford is being led by running back Stepfan Taylor, who has rushed for 904 yards and six touchdowns.
Colorado is coming off a 70-14 loss at Oregon last week. The Buffaloes have lost their last four games by a minimum of 28 points. Colorado ranks 117th in the country in scoring (18.1 ppg) and 124th in the nation in defensive scoring (46 ppg allowed). The Buffaloes are being led this year by quarterback Jordan Webb, who has thrown for 1,382 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery is questionable for this game with a knee injury. Colorado linebacker Brady Daigh is questionable with a neck injury while defensive back Ray Polk is questionable with a head injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Stanford. The Cardinal are getting 87% of the wagers with odds of -27.5 points at Colorado on Saturday.