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    Star wideout Troy Franklin and the Oregon Ducks (6-1) play the Utah Utes (6-1) on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET, at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

    The Ducks are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-6.5), against the Utes. The over/under for this game is 47.5 points.

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    Game Info for Oregon vs. Utah

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Stadium: Rice-Eccles Stadium
    Oregon vs Utah Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Oregon -6.5 -111 -109 47.5 -110 -110 -245 +199

    Oregon Pick Insights

    • Oregon has gone 4-1-1 ATS this season.
    • Oregon is 3-1 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • In Oregon’s six games with a set total, two have hit the over (33.3%).

    Oregon Stats & Insights

    • Oregon has been shining on both sides of the ball, ranking best in total offense (553 yards per game) and 19th-best in total defense (312.6 yards allowed per game).
    • Oregon has been thriving on both sides of the ball, ranking second-best in scoring offense (47 points per game) and 16th-best in scoring defense (17 points allowed per game).
    • Oregon sports the 57th-ranked defense this year in terms of passing yards (217.4 allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best with 328.6 passing yards per game.
    • Oregon has been shining on both sides of the ball in the running game, ranking sixth-best in rushing offense (224.4 rushing yards per game) and 12th-best in rushing defense (95.1 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Offensively, Oregon has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking fifth-best in the FBS by putting up a 53.1% third-down conversion rate. The defense ranks 35th on defense (34.3% third-down percentage allowed).
    • With seven forced turnovers (106th in the FBS) against one turnover committed (first in the FBS), Oregon’s +6 turnover margin is the 16th-best in college football.

    Oregon’s Best Players

    • Bo Nix has 2,089 yards passing for Oregon, completing 78.4% of his passes and collecting 19 touchdowns and one interception this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 105 rushing yards (15 ypg) on 28 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Mar’Keise Irving, has carried the ball 87 times for 649 yards (92.7 per game), scoring seven times. He’s also caught 27 passes for 222 yards and one touchdown.
    • This season, Jordan James has carried the ball 58 times for 463 yards (66.1 per game) and eight touchdowns.
    • Franklin has hauled in 44 receptions for 768 yards (109.7 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone eight times as a receiver.
    • Tez Johnson has caught 28 passes for 368 yards (52.6 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Gary Bryant Jr. has been the target of 22 passes and compiled 19 receptions for 244 yards, an average of 34.9 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • Brandon Dorlus has four sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Evan Williams, Oregon’s leading tackler, has 35 tackles, three TFL, and 3.5 sacks this year.
    • Khyree Jackson has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 14 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

    Utah Betting Insights

    • Utah has a 4-2-1 record against the spread this season.
    • In games it has played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this season, Utah is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Two of Utah’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (28.6%).

    Utah Pick Insights

    • Utah’s defensive unit has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 14th-best in the FBS with 295.4 total yards surrendered per contest. In terms of offense, it is accumulating 345 total yards per game, which ranks 100th.
    • Utah’s defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 11th-best in the FBS with 15 points conceded per game. In terms of offense, it is compiling 23.4 points per game, which ranks 98th.
    • Utah’s passing game has been struggling, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS with 161.7 passing yards per game. It has been more effective defensively, giving up 217.4 passing yards per contest (57th-ranked).
    • Utah ranks 32nd in the FBS with 183.3 rushing yards per contest, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks sixth-best by allowing just 78 rushing yards per contest.
    • Utah ranks 96th in the FBS with a 36.2% third-down conversion percentage, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks second-best by allowing a 24.4% third-down rate.
    • Utah has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 11th-best at +7.

    Utah’s Best Players

    • Bryson Barnes has recored 633 passing yards, or 90.4 per game, so far this season. He has completed 58.4% of his passes and has collected four touchdowns with three interceptions. He’s also helped out on the ground with 19.4 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner three times.
    • Ja’Quinden Jackson has rushed for 450 yards on 87 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground.
    • Jaylon Glover has been given 71 carries and totaled 256 yards with two touchdowns.
    • Mikey Matthews has racked up 210 receiving yards on 22 receptions to pace his team so far this season.
    • Money Parks has 15 receptions (on 29 targets) for a total of 203 yards (29 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Devaughn Vele has racked up 201 reciving yards (28.7 ypg) this season.
    • Jonah Elliss has racked up 10 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up 11 TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Sione Vaki is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s racked up 33 tackles, six TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Lander Barton has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 30 tackles and two passes defended.

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