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    At Stanford Stadium on Saturday, the UCLA Bruins (4-2) meet the Stanford Cardinal (2-4).

    The Cardinal are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +17) against 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 -819 +550

    UCLA Pick Insights

    • UCLA is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • Out of UCLA’s five games with a set total, one has hit the over (20%).

    UCLA Stats & Insights

    • UCLA has been a handful 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 ranks 66th in points scored this year (29.5 points per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 14th-best in the FBS with 16.2 points allowed per game.
    • UCLA is averaging 243.3 passing yards per game on offense (57th in the FBS), and ranks 37th on the other side of the ball with 205 passing yards allowed per game.
    • UCLA has been surging on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking 12th-best in rushing offense (214 rushing yards per game) and fifth-best in rushing defense (76 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • UCLA is putting up a 39.3% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 75th in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the defense ranks 36th, surrendering a 34.1% third-down percentage.
    • With 14 forced turnovers (sixth in the FBS) against 13 turnovers committed (115th in the FBS), UCLA (+1) owns the 50th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    UCLA’s Best Players

    • Dante Moore has thrown for 1,304 yards (217.3 ypg) to lead UCLA, completing 50.9% of his passes and tossing 10 touchdown passes 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 been handed the ball 56 times this year and racked up 333 yards (55.5 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant’s team-high 353 yards as a receiver have come on 18 receptions (out of 35 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Logan Loya has hauled in 23 passes while averaging 45.2 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Moliki Matavao has a total of 157 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing six passes.
    • Laiatu Latu has 5.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has 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 is 3-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • Stanford is 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 17 points or more this season.
    • Two of Stanford’s six games with a set total have hit the over (33.3%).

    Stanford Pick Insights

    • Stanford’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, allowing 459.7 total yards per game, which ranks sixth-worst. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 84th with 373.5 total yards per contest.
    • Stanford has not been getting things done defensively, ranking eighth-worst with 36 points given up per game. It has been more productive offensively, generating 23.7 points per contest (97th-ranked).
    • Stanford ranks 75th in passing yards per game (228.8), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 321.5 passing yards conceded per contest.
    • With 144.7 rushing yards per game on offense, Stanford ranks 78th in the FBS. On defense it ranks 69th, allowing 138.2 rushing yards per game.
    • Stanford’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit on third down this season, surrendering a 53.2% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks third-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 38th with a 53.2% third-down rate.
    • With three forced turnovers (130th in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (11th in the FBS) this season, Stanford ranks 86th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -2.

    Stanford’s Best Players

    • Ashton Daniels has recored 957 passing yards, or 159.5 per game, so far this season. He has completed 60% of his passes and has collected seven touchdowns with two interceptions. He’s also helped out on the ground with 16.5 rushing yards per game.
    • The team’s top rusher, Casey Filkins, has carried the ball 33 times for 206 yards (34.3 per game) with one touchdown.
    • E.J. Smith has racked up 176 yards (on 31 carries) with one touchdown.
    • Elic Ayomanor leads his team with 501 receiving yards on 28 receptions with four touchdowns.
    • Benjamin Yurosek has collected 239 receiving yards (39.8 yards per game) and one touchdown on 16 receptions.
    • Mudia Reuben’s 12 catches (on 23 targets) have netted him 158 yards (26.3 ypg).
    • David Bailey paces the team with four sacks, and also has five TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Alaka’i Gilman, Stanford’s tackle leader, has 27 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Scotty Edwards has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 18 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one pass defended to his name.

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