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At Arizona Stadium on Saturday, Bo Nix and the Oregon Ducks (4-1) face Jacob Cowing and the Arizona Wildcats (3-2) in a battle between a pair of the biggest stars in college football, beginning at 9:00 PM ET.
The Ducks are double-digit favorites (currently -13) in their matchup versus the Wildcats, with the over/under being 70 points. (On the moneyline, the Ducks are -523 and the Wildcats are +367.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Oregon vs. Arizona
- Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
- Location: Tucson, Arizona
- Stadium: Arizona Stadium
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Oregon Betting Insights
- So far this year, Arizona has compiled a 3-2-0 record against the spread.
- Arizona has hit the over in four of their five games with a set total (80%).
Oregon Stats & Insights
- Oregon owns the 72nd-ranked defense this season (376.8 yards allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking 13th-best with a tally of 499.0 yards per game.
- Oregon ranks 97th in scoring defense this season (30.2 points allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-best in the FBS with 40.6 points per game.
- Despite having a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks 13th-worst in the FBS (282.2 passing yards allowed per game), Oregon has had more success on the other side of the ball, ranking 41st in the FBS by totaling 270.2 passing yards per game.
- Oregon has been surging on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 10th-best in rushing offense (228.8 rushing yards per game) and 16th-best in rushing defense (94.6 rushing yards allowed per game).
- Oregon owns the 37th-ranked third-down offense this season (45.5% third-down conversion rate), but has been less effective on defense, ranking sixth-worst with a 48.5% third-down percentage allowed.
- With five forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (29th in the FBS), Oregon (0) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.
Oregon’s Best Players
- Nix has thrown for 1,261 yards, completing 68.9% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also run for 261 yards (52.2 ypg) on 32 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
- Mar’Keise Irving has racked up 362 yards on 48 carries while finding paydirt one time as a runner.
- Troy Franklin’s leads his squad with 391 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 24 catches (out of 32 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
- Chase Cota has reeled in 16 passes while averaging 43.8 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
- Terrance Ferguson has been the target of 18 passes and hauled in 14 grabs for 134 yards, an average of 26.8 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone four times through the air this season.
- DJ Johnson has 4.0 sacks to lead the team, and also has 4.0 TFL and 15 tackles.
- Bennett Williams, Oregon’s leading tackler, has 23 tackles this year.
- Trikweze Bridges has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 15 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
Arizona Betting Insights
- Arizona has a 3-2-0 record against the spread this season.
- Four of Arizona’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).
Arizona Stats & Insights
- Arizona’s offense has been consistently moving the chains, racking up 476.0 total yards per game (22nd-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 93rd by allowing 400.8 total yards per game.
- In terms of points scored Arizona ranks 63rd in the FBS (32.0 points per game), and it is 102nd on the other side of the ball (31.2 points allowed per contest).
- Arizona’s pass offense has been thriving, piling up 340.0 passing yards per contest (ninth-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 30th by allowing 187.4 passing yards per game.
- Arizona’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in run defense this season, surrendering 213.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 90th with 136.0 rushing yards per contest.
- Arizona ranks 48th in the FBS with a 43.5% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 66th with a 37.3% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
- Arizona has produced seven forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) and committed eight turnovers (77th in the FBS) this season for a -1 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.
Arizona’s Best Players
- Jayden de Laura has 1,633 passing yards, or 326.6 per game, so far this season. He has completed 62.8% of his passes and has recorded 14 touchdowns with six interceptions. He’s also helped out on the ground with 12.0 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner one time.
- Michael Wiley has run the ball 51 times for 287 yards, with three touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 14 catches for 112 yards and two touchdowns.
- D.J. Williams has compiled 170 yards on 32 carries with one touchdown.
- Cowing’s 558 receiving yards (111.6 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 39 catches on 59 targets with seven touchdowns.
- Dorian Singer has collected 450 receiving yards (90.0 yards per game) and one touchdown on 32 receptions.
- Tetairoa McMillan’s 38 targets have resulted in 16 receptions for 290 yards and three touchdowns.
- Hunter Echols leads the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has 3.0 TFL and 24 tackles.
- Arizona’s leading tackler, Jerry Roberts, has 41 tackles this year.
- Treydan Stukes has a team-high one interception to go along with 10 tackles and one pass defended.