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    Shedeur Sanders will lead the Colorado Buffaloes (4-2) into their game against the Stanford Cardinal (1-4) at Folsom Field on Friday at 10:00 PM ET.

    The Buffaloes are expected to win by double digits (currently -11) against the Cardinal. The over/under for this game is 59 points.

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    Game Info for Colorado vs. Stanford

    • Game Day: Friday, October 13, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Boulder, Colorado
    • Stadium: Folsom Field
    Colorado vs Stanford Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Colorado -11 -110 -110 59 -110 -110 -439 +331

    Colorado Pick Insights

    • Colorado has posted a 3-2-1 record against the spread this season.
    • Colorado is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 11-point favorites.
    • Colorado has gone over in three of its six games with a set total (50%).

    Colorado Stats & Insights

    • With 465.5 yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks fourth-worst in the FBS, Colorado has been forced to lean on its 50th-ranked offense (415.8 yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • Despite having a bottom-25 scoring defense that ranks 12th-worst in the FBS (34.2 points allowed per game), Colorado has put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 41st in the FBS by putting up 33 points per game.
    • Colorado has struggled on defense against the pass, ranking fifth-worst in the FBS (302.5 passing yards allowed per game) this season. However, the Buffaloes rank eighth-best on the other side of the ball, averaging 337.2 passing yards per game.
    • Colorado ranks fifth-worst in rushing offense (78.7 rushing yards per game), but has been better on defense, ranking 96th with 163 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • Colorado ranks 40th in third-down efficiency (44.1%) on offense and 97th in third-down conversion rate allowed (41.9%) on defense this season.
    • Colorado has forced nine total turnovers (37th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over five times (16th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +4, the 18th-best in college football.

    Colorado’s Best Players

    • Sanders has 2,020 yards passing for Colorado, completing 72.7% of his passes and throwing 16 touchdowns and two interceptions this season.
    • Dylan Edwards has carried the ball 47 times for a team-high 217 yards on the ground and has found the end zone one time. He’s also tacked on 20 catches for 193 yards (32.2 per game) and three touchdowns via the pass.
    • Anthony Hankerson has piled up 214 yards on 48 attempts, scoring one time.
    • Xavier Weaver’s leads his squad with 507 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 43 catches (out of 59 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Jimmy Horn Jr. has caught 39 passes for 376 yards (62.7 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Michael Harrison’s 26 receptions have turned into 215 yards and four touchdowns.
    • Amari McNeill has 2.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has two TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Colorado’s leading tackler, Shilo Sanders, has 33 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Cam’Ron Silmon has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 22 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.

    Stanford Betting Insights

    • Stanford has covered the spread twice in five opportunities this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 11-point underdogs this season, the Cardinal are 1-2 against the spread.
    • Stanford has gone over in one of five games with a set total (20%).

    Stanford Pick Insights

    • Stanford’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, surrendering 445.2 total yards per game, which ranks 11th-worst. On offense, it ranks 102nd with 343.6 total yards per contest.
    • Stanford has been outplayed on both sides of the ball this season, ranking 15th-worst in points (19.2 per game) and 11th-worst in points surrendered (34.6 per game).
    • Stanford has been struggling in pass defense, ranking fourth-worst with 305.8 passing yards surrendered per game. It has been more effective offensively, compiling 194.8 passing yards per contest (103rd-ranked).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Stanford is posting 148.8 rushing yards per contest (74th-ranked). It ranks 69th in the FBS on defense (139.4 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Stanford ranks 60th in third-down conversion rate (41.3%) on offense, but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking worst in the FBS with a 54% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Stanford sports a -3 turnover margin this season, which ranks 101st in the FBS.

    Stanford’s Best Players

    • Ashton Daniels has thrown for 561 yards on 60% passing while tossing three touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also run for 60 yards .
    • Casey Filkins has rushed for 197 yards on 31 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground.
    • E.J. Smith has run for 160 yards across 25 carries, scoring one touchdown.
    • Benjamin Yurosek has registered 15 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 227 (45.4 yards per game). He’s been targeted 24 times and has one touchdown.
    • Elic Ayomanor has put together a 207-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught 15 passes on 26 targets.
    • Mudia Reuben’s 10 grabs (on 19 targets) have netted him 148 yards (29.6 ypg).
    • David Bailey has four sacks to pace the team, and also has five TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Tristan Sinclair is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s racked up 21 tackles and one TFL.
    • Scotty Edwards has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 15 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one pass defended to his name.
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