|2012 ABC College Football Game of the Week Odds: Stanford vs. Oregon|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 16 November 2012 10:30|
Stanford vs. Oregon Odds
Oregon is 10-0 on the season, 7-0 in the Pac-12 and 6-0 at home. Stanford is 8-2 on the year, 6-1 in conference play and 2-2 on the road. Both teams come into the game with a 6-4 record against the spread this season. Oregon has won nine of the last 10 meetings with Stanford.
Trends show that Stanford is just 2-8 against the spread in its last 8 meetings with Oregon and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 trips to Eugene. These two teams have combined to hit the over in their last 7 encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oregon is the clear favorite at home, as the Ducks have odds of -20.5 points against Stanford on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 65 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oregon favored by 24 points. The spread never got higher than that and the low during the week was 20 points before it closed at Oregon -20.5.
Oregon is coming off a 59-17 win at California last week. The Ducks have scored a minimum of 42 points in every game this season and are leading the nation in scoring at 54.8 points per game. Defensively, Oregon is holding teams to 22.3 points per game. The team is being led by running back Kenjon Barner, who has rushed for 1,360 yards and 19 touchdowns on the season.
Stanford is coming off a 27-23 win over Oregon State at home last week. The Cardinal have won four straight since a 20-13 overtime loss at Notre Dame back on Oct. 13. Both of Stanford’s losses have come by a combined 10 points. On the year, Stanford is allowing just 17.2 points per game defensively. The offense is scoring 29.1 points per contest. Running back Stepfan Taylor has rushed for 1,061 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the team.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan is questionable with a shoulder injury while defensive tackle Taylor Hart is questionable with an ankle injury. Stanford fullback Geoff Meinken is out with a knee injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon. The Ducks are getting 52% of the wagers with odds of -20.5 points against Stanford on Saturday.