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

    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 -819 +549

    UCLA Pick Insights

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

    UCLA Stats & Insights

    • UCLA has been surging on both sides of the ball, ranking 19th-best in total offense (457.3 yards per game) and 11th-best in total defense (281 yards allowed per game).
    • UCLA has the 66th-ranked offense this season (29.5 points per game), and has been more effective defensively, ranking 14th-best with just 16.2 points allowed per game.
    • UCLA is putting up 243.3 passing yards per game offensively this season (56th in the FBS), and is allowing 205 passing yards per game (37th) on defense.
    • UCLA has been shining on both offense and defense 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 ranks 75th in third-down efficiency (39.3%) on offense and 36th in third-down percentage allowed (34.1%) on defense this season.
    • UCLA has forced 14 total turnovers (sixth in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 13 times (115th in the FBS) for +1a turnover margin of +1, 50th-ranked 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 collecting 10 touchdown passes compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • Carson Steele has 522 rushing yards on 93 carries with three touchdowns.
    • This season, TJ Harden has carried the ball 56 times for 333 yards (55.5 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant’s leads his squad with 353 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 18 receptions (out of 35 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Logan Loya has hauled in 23 receptions totaling 271 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Moliki Matavao has been the target of 10 passes and racked up six receptions for 157 yards, an average of 26.2 yards per contest.
    • Laiatu Latu leads the team with 5.5 sacks, and also has five TFL, 18 tackles, and one interception.
    • Darius Muasau, UCLA’s top tackler, has 26 tackles, four TFL, three sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Alex Johnson has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has three tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

    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.
    • Stanford hase hit the over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    Stanford Pick Insights

    • Stanford ranks 84th in total yards per game (373.5), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking sixth-worst in the FBS with 459.7 total yards conceded per contest.
    • Stanford has not been getting things done defensively, ranking eighth-worst with 36 points surrendered per game. It has been more productive offensively, regstering 23.7 points per contest (97th-ranked).
    • Stanford ranks 74th in passing yards per game (228.8), but it has been less productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 321.5 passing yards conceded per contest.
    • Stanford ranks 78th in the FBS with 144.7 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 69th with 138.2 rushing yards surrendered per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Stanford’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, allowing a 53.2% third-down conversion rate, 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 leads Stanford with 957 yards on 75-of-125 passing with seven touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 99 rushing yards (16.5 ypg) on 44 carries.
    • Casey Filkins has rushed for 206 yards on 33 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground.
    • E.J. Smith has piled 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 16 receptions (on 26 targets) for a total of 239 yards (39.8 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Mudia Reuben has racked up 158 reciving yards (26.3 ypg) this season.
    • 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.
    • 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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