Colorado vs. UCLA Odds
No. 24 UCLA looks to keep itself above .500 in the Pac-12 on Saturday when it hosts Colorado at 3PM ET on the Pac-12 Network.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, UCLA is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Bruins are getting odds of -21 points against Colorado. The over/under total for the game has been set at 63.5 points. UCLA has won four straight meetings with Colorado, but the Buffaloes have covered the spread in two straight meetings. These two have also hit the over in their last two encounters.
UCLA is 5-2 on the season, 2-2 in the Pac-12, 3-3-1 against the spread and 5-2 with the under. The Bruins are coming off a 40-24 win over Cal last week, ending a two-game losing streak. UCLA is now averaging 35.6 points and 478.4 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing 27.1 points and 396.7 yards per game. Josh Rosen has thrown for 1,968 yards and 15 touchdowns to lead the offense as a true freshman while Jordan Payton has caught 37 passes for 546 yards and four scores. Paul Perkins has run for 754 yards and eight touchdowns, but he is listed as questionable for this game with a leg injury.
Colorado is 4-4 overall, 1-3 in the Pac-12, 2-5-1 against the spread and 5-3 with the under. The Buffaloes are coming off a 17-13 win at Oregon State, snapping a three-game losing streak with the victory. Colorado is holding opponents to just 25.8 points per game, but giving up 426.2 yards per contest. The offense is posting 29.8 points and 432.9 yards per game. Sefo Liufau has thrown for 1,870 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the offense while Phillip Lindsay has rushed for 470 yards and five touchdowns. Nelson Spruce has added 51 receptions for 563 yards and two touchdowns.