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    Jaydn Ott will lead the California Golden Bears (3-2) into their matchup versus the Colorado Buffaloes (0-5) at Folsom Field on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET.

    The Golden Bears are expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -14.5) versus the Buffaloes. The over/under for this matchup is 48.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Cal vs. Colorado

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
    • Location: Boulder, Colorado
    • Stadium: Folsom Field
    Golden Bears vs Buffaloes Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Golden Bears -14.5 -110 -111 48.5 -109 -112 -645 +455

    Cal Betting Insights

    • Colorado has not covered the spread in a game yet this year (0-5-0).
    • Colorado is 0-4 against the spread when an underdog by 14.5 points or greater this year.
    • Colorado games have gone over the point total in four out of five opportunities (80%).

    Cal Stats & Insights

    • On offense, Cal ranks 74th in the FBS with 398.2 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 79th in total defense (388.8 yards allowed per contest).
    • On offense, Cal ranks 90th in the FBS with 25.8 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 43rd in points allowed (388.8 points allowed per contest).
    • Cal sports the 61st-ranked passing offense this year (251.0 passing yards per game), and has been less effective defensively, ranking 24th-worst with 268.4 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Cal is averaging 147.2 rushing yards per game on offense (78th in the FBS), and ranks 39th on defense with 120.4 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Cal owns the 80th-ranked offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (37.3% conversion rate), and has been more effective defensively, ranking 24th-best with a 30.3% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Cal has the eighth-best turnover margin in college football at +7, forcing nine turnovers (43rd in the FBS) while turning it over two times (fourth in the FBS).

    Cal’s Best Players

    • Jack Plummer has 1,248 pass yards for Cal, completing 62.8% of his passes and tossing eight touchdowns and two interceptions this season.
    • Ott has 532 rushing yards on 72 carries with five touchdowns. He’s also added 16 catches for 104 yards (20.8 per game) and two touchdowns via the passing game.
    • This season, DeCarlos Brooks has carried the ball 33 times for 132 yards (26.4 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Jeremiah Hunter’s 414 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 40 times and has collected 27 receptions and two touchdowns.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant has put up a 296-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 23 passes on 36 targets.
    • Keleki Latu’s 10 catches have yielded 121 yards and one touchdown.
    • Xavier Carlton leads the team with 3.0 sacks, and also has 2.0 TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Cal’s leading tackler, Jackson Sirmon, has 43 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks this year.
    • Craig Woodson has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 23 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three passes defended.

    Colorado Betting Insights

    • Colorado is winless against the spread so far this year (0-5-0).
    • Colorado is winless against the spread (0-4) when playing as at least 14.5-point underdogs.
    • Four of Colorado’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).

    Colorado Stats & Insights

    • Colorado has plenty of room to get better, as it ranks eighth-worst in total yards per game (277.0) and third-worst in total yards surrendered per game (508.8).
    • Colorado has been unproductive on both sides of the ball this season, ranking third-worst in points (13.4 per game) and third-worst in points allowed (43.2 per game).
    • Colorado ranks 15th-worst in passing yards per game (164.0), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 56th in the FBS with 214.6 passing yards allowed per contest.
    • Colorado has plenty of room to improve in the running game, as it ranks 23rd-worst in rushing yards per game (113.0) and worst in rushing yards surrendered per game (294.2).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, this season has been ugly for Colorado on both offense and defense, as it is compiling a 26.9% third-down conversion percentage (seventh-worst) and conceding a 57.4% conversion rate (worst).
    • With four forced turnovers (119th in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (52nd in the FBS) this season, Colorado ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -3.

    Colorado’s Best Players

    • Owen McCown leads Colorado with 496 yards on 44-of-79 passing with two touchdowns compared to one interception this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Deion Smith, has carried the ball 34 times for 195 yards (39.0 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Charlie Offerdahl has compiled 131 yards on 27 carries.
    • Daniel Arias’ 237 receiving yards (47.4 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 16 catches on 31 targets with one touchdown.
    • Jordyn Tyson has totaled 113 receiving yards (22.6 yards per game) and two touchdowns on six receptions.
    • R.J. Sneed’s 11 targets have resulted in seven catches for 57 yards.
    • Josh Chandler-Semedo has 3.0 sacks to pace the team, and also has 6.0 TFL and 34 tackles.
    • Trevor Woods, Colorado’s leading tackler, has 39 tackles this year.
    • Isaiah Lewis leads the team with one interception, while also collecting 21 tackles and one pass defended.
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