Oregon vs. Utah Prediction
The biggest game in the Pac-12 will take place at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT, where No. 23 Utah will host No. 3 Oregon on ABC. Will the Ducks pull off what would be a betting upset as a 3-point dog?
371 Oregon Ducks (+3.5) at 372 Utah Utes (-3.5); o/u 58.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, November 20, 2021
Rice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT
Oregon Ducks Game Notes
Oregon senior QB Anthony Brown completed 17-of-22 passes for 135 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in Saturday's 38-24 win over Washington State. Not only was Brown (6'3/226) accurate in the pass game, but he rolled up 123 rushing yards with a touchdown on 17 carries, leading all ball carriers. He never had more than 52 rushing yards in a single game in his four seasons with Boston College, but he has five games over that total this season. His previous career best for rushing yards in a game was Oct. 23 at UCLA, when he ran for 85 yards and a score. He obviously smashed that mark here. Next up is a trip to Utah next Saturday.
Utah Utes Game Notes
Utah sophomore QB Cameron Rising completed 19-of-30 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns in a 38-29 victory over Arizona. Rising (6'2/220) was very efficient all day while finding chunk plays in the passing game. He had five passes that went for 20+ yards, but his most important pass of the day only went for two yards. With just two seconds left, Rising found TE Brant Kuithe for a two-yard touchdown that gave Utah a 21-17 lead going into halftime. It ended up being a crucial play by Rising, as the touchdown by Pledger ended up sealing the victory for the Utes instead of just going up by 5. Utah faces a tough test next week as they host Oregon.
Oregon vs. Utah Betting Prediction
The underdog is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams, while the Ducks are 5-1 against the number in their last six games as an underdog. Oregon is also 7-1 at the betting window in its last eight games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in its previous game and is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
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