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

    The Bruins are very heavy favorites (currently -17) in their matchup against the Cardinal, with the over/under at 52 points. (On the moneyline, the Bruins are -890 and the Cardinal are +585.)

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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 -109 52 -110 -110 -890 +585

    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 finding success 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 owns the 65th-ranked offense this season (29.5 points per game), and has been better defensively, ranking 15th-best with just 16.2 points allowed per game.
    • UCLA is totaling 243.3 passing yards per game on offense this season (56th in the FBS), and is surrendering 205 passing yards per game (37th) on the other side of the ball.
    • UCLA has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this season, 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 conversion rate on offense this season (75th in the FBS), and is surrendering a 34.1% third-down conversion rate (36th) on the other side of the ball.
    • With 14 forced turnovers (sixth in the FBS) against 13 turnovers committed (114th in the FBS), UCLA (+1) owns the 50th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    UCLA’s Best Players

    • Dante Moore has 1,304 yards passing for UCLA, completing 50.9% of his passes and recording 10 touchdowns and 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 team-leading 353 yards as a receiver have come on 18 receptions (out of 35 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Logan Loya has caught 23 passes for 271 yards (45.2 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
    • Moliki Matavao’s six receptions are good enough for 157 yards.
    • Laiatu Latu has racked up 5.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up five TFL, 18 tackles, and one interception.
    • Darius Muasau is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 26 tackles, four TFL, three sacks, and one interception.
    • Alex Johnson has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has three tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

    Stanford Betting Insights

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

    Stanford Pick Insights

    • Stanford ranks 82nd in total yards per game (373.5), but it has been less effective on the other side of the ball, 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, surrendering 36 points per game, which ranks ninth-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 96th with 23.7 points per contest.
    • Stanford ranks 74th 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 allowed per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Stanford is putting up 144.7 rushing yards per contest (77th-ranked). It ranks 68th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (138.2 rushing yards given up per game).
    • 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.
    • Stanford has registered three forced turnovers (130th in the FBS) and committed five turnovers (11th in the FBS) this season for a -2 turnover margin that ranks 86th in the FBS.

    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 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 compiled 176 yards on 31 carries with one touchdown.
    • Elic Ayomanor’s 501 receiving yards (83.5 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 28 catches on 44 targets 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’s 23 targets have resulted in 12 receptions for 158 yards.
    • David Bailey paces the team with four sacks, and also has five TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Alaka’i Gilman is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s collected 27 tackles and one interception.
    • 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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