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    At California Memorial Stadium on Saturday, the Oregon State Beavers (4-1) take on the California Golden Bears (3-2).

    The Golden Bears are expected to lose by at least a touchdown (currently +7.5) against the Beavers (with an over/under of 51 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 -7.5 -110 -110 51 -110 -111 -316 +252

    Oregon State Pick Insights

    • Oregon State is 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • Oregon State has a 1-1 record against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more this season.
    • In Oregon State’s four games with a set total, two have hit the over (50%).

    Oregon State Stats & Insights

    • Oregon State has the 36th-ranked offense this season (439.2 yards per game), and has been even better defensively, ranking 22nd-best with only 299.4 yards allowed per game.
    • On defense, Oregon State has been a top-25 unit, ranking 20th-best by surrendering only 15.6 points per game. The offense ranks 31st (35.8 points per game).
    • From an offensive standpoint, Oregon State ranks 69th in the FBS with 233.2 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 78th in passing yards allowed per contest (232.2).
    • Oregon State has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this season, ranking 15th-best in rushing offense (206 rushing yards per game) and fifth-best in rushing defense (67.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Oregon State ranks 59th in third-down percentage this year (41.4%), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking 21st-best in the FBS with a 31.2% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Oregon State owns the 26th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +3, forcing seven turnovers (55th in the FBS) while turning it over four times (18th in the FBS).

    Oregon State’s Best Players

    • D.J. Uiagalelei has 1,032 passing yards for Oregon State, completing 57.5% of his passes and tossing eight touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 117 rushing yards (23.4 ypg) on 28 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Damien Martinez, has carried the ball 73 times for 497 yards (99.4 per game), scoring two times.
    • Deshaun Fenwick has been handed the ball 43 times this year and racked up 254 yards (50.8 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Silas Bolden’s team-high 335 yards as a receiver have come on 24 catches (out of 40 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Anthony Gould has caught 13 passes for 239 yards (47.8 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Jack Velling’s nine receptions have yielded 102 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Andrew Chatfield Jr. has three sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Easton Mascarenas has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 31 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and two interceptions so far.

    Cal Betting Insights

    • Cal has covered the spread twice in four opportunities this year.
    • Cal has not yet covered the spread as underdogs of 7.5 points or more this year (0-1).
    • Two of Cal’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Cal Pick Insights

    • Cal is generating 428 total yards per game on offense this season (43rd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 360.2 total yards per game (58th-ranked).
    • With 31 points per game on offense, Cal ranks 57th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 79th, surrendering 26.4 points per game.
    • Cal’s defense has been bottom-25 in pass defense this season, surrendering 261.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 21st-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 93rd with 215.8 passing yards per contest.
    • Things have been going well for Cal on both offense and defense, as it is compiling 212.2 rushing yards per game (13th-best) and allowing just 98.6 rushing yards per game (24th-best).
    • Cal ranks 63rd in the FBS with a 41.2% third-down conversion rate, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 21st-best by surrendering a 31.2% third-down rate.
    • Cal has produced 13 forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over eight times, leading to a +5 turnover margin, which ranks 12th-best in the FBS.

    Cal’s Best Players

    • Sam Jackson has thrown for 553 yards on 52.6% passing while collecting five touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also run for 59 yards with one score.
    • Jaydn Ott has run for 471 yards on 83 carries so far this year while scoring five times on the ground.
    • Isaiah Ifanse has run for 262 yards across 50 attempts, scoring five touchdowns.
    • Jeremiah Hunter has racked up 321 receiving yards on 27 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Trond Grizzell has caught 12 passes and compiled 177 receiving yards (35.4 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Taj Davis’ 13 grabs (on 19 targets) have netted him 141 yards (28.2 ypg) and two touchdowns.
    • Derek Wilkins has one sack to pace the team, and also has one TFL and three tackles.
    • Cal’s leading tackler, Kaleb Elarms-Orr, has 29 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Nohl Williams leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording eight tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.
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