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    At 10:00 PM ET on Saturday, the Oregon State Beavers (4-1) play at the California Golden Bears (3-2).

    The Golden Bears are expected to lose by at least a touchdown (currently +9.5) versus the Beavers (with an over/under of 53 points).

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    Game Info for Oregon State vs. Cal

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
    • Location: Berkeley, California
    • Stadium: California Memorial Stadium
    Oregon State vs Cal Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Oregon State -9.5 -110 -110 53 -109 -111 -376 +290

    Oregon State Pick Insights

    • Oregon State is 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 9.5-point favorites this season, Oregon State is 1-1 against the spread.
    • In Oregon State’s four games with a set total, two have hit the over (50%).

    Oregon State Stats & Insights

    • Oregon State ranks 36th in total offense this year (439.2 yards per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 439.2 yards allowed per game.
    • Oregon State sports the 32nd-ranked offense this season (35.8 points per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 20th-best with only 15.6 points allowed per game.
    • Oregon State is totaling 233.2 passing yards per game offensively this season (68th in the FBS), and is giving up 232.2 passing yards per game (75th) on defense.
    • Oregon State has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (15th-best with 206 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (fifth-best with 67.2 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Oregon State has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 20th-best by surrendering a 31.2% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 59th (41.4% third-down percentage).
    • With seven forced turnovers (53rd in the FBS) against four turnovers committed (18th in the FBS), Oregon State’s +3 turnover margin is the 25th-best in college football.

    Oregon State’s Best Players

    • D.J. Uiagalelei has thrown for 1,032 yards (206.4 ypg) to lead Oregon State, completing 57.5% of his passes and collecting eight touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 117 rushing yards on 28 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • Damien Martinez has carried the ball 73 times for a team-high 497 yards on the ground and has found the end zone two times as a runner.
    • Deshaun Fenwick has collected 254 yards on 43 attempts, scoring four times.
    • Silas Bolden’s leads his squad with 335 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 24 receptions (out of 40 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Anthony Gould has caught 13 passes for 239 yards (47.8 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Jack Velling has a total of 102 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in nine passes and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Andrew Chatfield Jr. has racked up three sacks to pace the team, while also picking up three TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Easton Mascarenas has 31 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and two interceptions, and leads the team in both tackles and interceptions.

    Cal Betting Insights

    • Cal is 2-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • Cal is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 9.5-point underdogs.
    • Two of Cal’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Cal Pick Insights

    • From an offensive angle, Cal is posting 428 total yards per contest (43rd-ranked). It ranks 57th in the FBS defensively (360.2 total yards surrendered per game).
    • Cal ranks 57th in the FBS with 31 points per game on offense, and it ranks 78th with 26.4 points surrendered per contest on defense.
    • Cal has been struggling to stop the pass, ranking 24th-worst with 261.6 passing yards given up per game. It has been more productive offensively, compiling 215.8 passing yards per contest (92nd-ranked).
    • In terms of rushing, Cal has dominated on both offense and defense this season, ranking 12th-best in rushing yards per game (212.2) and 24th-best in rushing yards allowed per game (98.6).
    • Cal’s third-down defense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 20th-best in the FBS with a 31.2% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is putting up a 41.2% third-down rate, which ranks 63rd.
    • Cal sports a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 11th-best at +5.

    Cal’s Best Players

    • Sam Jackson has thrown for 553 yards (110.6 ypg) while completing 52.6% of his passes and recording five touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also run for 59 yards with one touchdown.
    • Jaydn Ott is his team’s leading rusher with 83 carries for 471 yards, or 94.2 per game. He’s found paydirt five times on the ground, as well.
    • Isaiah Ifanse has been given 50 carries and totaled 262 yards with five touchdowns.
    • Jeremiah Hunter leads his team with 321 receiving yards on 27 receptions with four touchdowns.
    • Trond Grizzell has 12 receptions (on 22 targets) for a total of 177 yards (35.4 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Taj Davis has racked up 141 reciving yards (28.2 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Derek Wilkins has racked up one sack to pace the team, while also recording one TFL and three tackles.
    • Cal’s top-tackler, Kaleb Elarms-Orr, has 29 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Nohl Williams has a team-high two interceptions to go along with eight tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.
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