|2013 Fox Sports 1 College Football Week 12 Odds: Utah vs. Oregon|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 14 November 2013 11:00|
Utah vs. Oregon Odds
Oregon is 8-1 overall, 5-1 in the Pac-12, 5-0 at home and 7-2 against the spread. Utah is 4-5 overall, 1-5 in the Pac-12, 1-2 on the road and 5-4 against the spread. The home team has won four straight in this series.
Trends show that Oregon is 14-3 against the spread in its last 17 games and 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on fieldturf. Utah is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oregon is favored at home, as the Ducks have odds of -25 points against the Utes on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 64 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oregon favored by 25 as well. The spread climbed to 26.5 before falling back to 25. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 64 points.
Oregon is coming off a 26-20 loss at Stanford last week for its first loss. The game wasn’t as close as the score indicated, as Stanford held Oregon to little offense until late in the game. Despite that, the Ducks are still averaging 51.7 points per game on offense while giving up just 17.9 points per game on defense. Quarterback Marcus Mariota has thrown for 2,531 yards and 22 touchdowns while rushing for 495 yards and nine scores to lead the offense. Byron Marshall has added 925 rushing yards and 12 scores.
Utah is coming off a 20-19 loss to Arizona State last week for its third straight loss. The Utes are scoring 29.8 points per game on offense while giving up 25.1 points per game. Quarterback Travis Wilson has thrown for 1,827 yards and 16 touchdowns this season, but has 16 interceptions as well. Receiver Dres Anderson has added 37 receptions for 742 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon receiver Josh Huff (concussion) is questionable for the game. Utah tight end Westlee Tonga (undisclosed) is also questionable for the contest.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oregon, as the Ducks are getting 73% of the wagers with odds of -25 points against Utah on Saturday.