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    The Stanford Cardinal (2-4) play on Saturday at 10:30 PM ET at Stanford Stadium versus the UCLA Bruins (4-2).

    The Cardinal are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +17) versus the Bruins (with an over/under of 53.5 points).

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    Game Info for UCLA vs. Stanford

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Stanford, California
    • Stadium: Stanford Stadium
    UCLA vs Stanford Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UCLA -17 -110 -110 53.5 -110 -110 -833 +558

    UCLA Pick Insights

    • UCLA has covered the spread twice in five games this season.
    • In UCLA’s five games with a set total, one has hit the over (20%).

    UCLA Stats & Insights

    • UCLA has been a tough matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (19th-best with 457.3 yards per game) and total defense (11th-best with 281 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • UCLA sports the 66th-ranked offense this year (29.5 points per game), and has been more effective defensively, ranking 14th-best with just 16.2 points allowed per game.
    • UCLA is averaging 243.3 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 57th in the FBS. The defense ranks 38th, giving up 205 passing yards per contest.
    • UCLA has been a tough opponent for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (12th-best with 214 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (fifth-best with 76 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • On offense, UCLA ranks 75th in the FBS with a 39.3% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 37th in third-down conversion rate allowed (76).
    • UCLA ranks 50th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 14 turnovers (sixth in the FBS) while committing 13 (116th in the FBS).

    UCLA’s Best Players

    • Dante Moore has recorded 1,304 yards (217.3 ypg) on 83-of-163 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Carson Steele, has carried the ball 93 times for 522 yards (87 per game), scoring three times.
    • TJ Harden has collected 333 yards on 56 attempts, scoring three times.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant’s 353 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 35 times and has totaled 18 catches and two touchdowns.
    • Logan Loya has put up a 271-yard season so far with three touchdowns, reeling in 23 passes on 38 targets.
    • Moliki Matavao has a total of 157 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in six passes.
    • Laiatu Latu has collected 5.5 sacks to lead the team, while also recording five TFL, 18 tackles, and one interception.
    • Darius Muasau is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 26 tackles, four TFL, three sacks, and one interception.
    • Alex Johnson has a team-high three interceptions to go along with three tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended.

    Stanford Betting Insights

    • Stanford has a 3-3-0 record against the spread this year.
    • Stanford is winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 17-point underdogs.
    • Two of Stanford’s six games with a set total have hit the over (33.3%).

    Stanford Pick Insights

    • Stanford ranks 83rd in total yards per game (373.5), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 459.7 total yards allowed per contest.
    • Stanford’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in scoring defense this season, conceding 36 points per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 96th with 23.7 points per contest.
    • Stanford ranks 75th in passing yards per game (228.8), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 321.5 passing yards surrendered per contest.
    • In terms of rushing, Stanford ranks 78th in the FBS on offense (144.7 rushing yards per game) and 70th defensively (138.2 rushing yards allowed per contest).
    • Stanford ranks 38th in third-down conversion percentage (44.1%) on offense, but it has been less effective defensively, ranking third-worst in the FBS with a 53.2% third-down percentage allowed.
    • After forcing three turnovers (130th in the FBS) and turning the ball over five times (11th in the FBS) this season, Stanford owns the 87th-ranked turnover margin of -2.

    Stanford’s Best Players

    • Ashton Daniels has 957 passing yards, or 159.5 per game, so far this season. He has completed 60% of his passes and has tossed seven touchdowns with two interceptions. He’s also contributed on the ground with 16.5 rushing yards per game.
    • Casey Filkins is his team’s leading rusher with 33 carries for 206 yards, or 34.3 per game. He’s found paydirt one time on the ground, as well.
    • E.J. Smith has racked up 176 yards (on 31 carries) with one touchdown.
    • Elic Ayomanor leads his squad with 501 receiving yards on 28 catches with four touchdowns.
    • Benjamin Yurosek has put together a 239-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught 16 passes on 26 targets.
    • Mudia Reuben’s 12 catches (on 23 targets) have netted him 158 yards (26.3 ypg).
    • David Bailey has collected four sacks to pace the team, while also picking up five TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Alaka’i Gilman is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 27 tackles and one interception.
    • Collin Wright has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 25 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one pass defended to his name.
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