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    Star quarterback Shedeur Sanders and the Colorado Buffaloes (4-3) play the UCLA Bruins (5-2) on Saturday at 7:30 PM ET, at Rose Bowl.

    The Buffaloes are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +15) versus the Bruins (with an over/under of 60 points).

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    Game Info for UCLA vs. Colorado

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Pasadena, California
    • Stadium: Rose Bowl
    UCLA vs Colorado Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UCLA -15 -110 -110 60 -108 -112 -687 +477

    UCLA Pick Insights

    • So far this season, UCLA has compiled a 3-3-0 record against the spread.
    • UCLA is 1-1 against the spread when favored by 15 points or more this season.
    • UCLA has combined with its opponent to hit the over in one of six games with a set total (16.7%).

    UCLA Stats & Insights

    • UCLA has been making things happen on both sides of the ball this year, ranking 18th-best in total offense (463.9 yards per game) and 12th-best in total defense (282.6 yards allowed per game).
    • UCLA has the 45th-ranked offense this year (31.3 points per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 10th-best with only 14.9 points allowed per game.
    • UCLA is averaging 248.9 passing yards per game on offense this season (50th in the FBS), and is giving up 214 passing yards per game (50th) on defense.
    • UCLA has been making things happen on both sides of the ball in the running game this year, ranking 10th-best in rushing offense (215 rushing yards per game) and second-best in rushing defense (68.6 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • On the defensive side of the ball, UCLA has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 18th-best by surrendering a 31.1% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 54th (42.1% third-down conversion rate).
    • UCLA ranks 29th in college football with a +3 turnover margin after forcing 16 turnovers (sixth in the FBS) and committing 13 (104th in the FBS).

    UCLA’s Best Players

    • Dante Moore has thrown for 1,330 yards (190 ypg) to lead UCLA, completing 51.8% of his passes and collecting 10 touchdown passes compared to seven interceptions this season.
    • Carson Steele has carried the ball 113 times for a team-high 598 yards on the ground and has found the end zone six times as a runner.
    • TJ Harden has been handed the ball 68 times this year and racked up 388 yards (55.4 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant has hauled in 23 catches for 407 yards (58.1 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Logan Loya has caught 27 passes while averaging 44.3 yards per game and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Moliki Matavao has hauled in seven catches for 177 yards, an average of 25.3 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • Laiatu Latu leads the team with 6.5 sacks, and also has six TFL, 19 tackles, and one interception.
    • UCLA’s tackle leader, Darius Muasau, has 32 tackles, four TFL, three sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Alex Johnson has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has eight tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

    Colorado Betting Insights

    • Colorado is 3-3-1 against the spread this year.
    • In games it has played as at least 15-point underdogs this year, Colorado is 2-1 against the spread.
    • Colorado games have hit the over in four out of seven opportunities (57.1%).

    Colorado Pick Insights

    • Colorado ranks 37th in total yards per game (432.4), but it has been less productive on the other side of the ball, ranking worst in the FBS with 473.7 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Colorado’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in scoring defense this season, conceding 35.9 points per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 26th with 34.4 points per contest.
    • Defensively, Colorado is a bottom-25 pass unit, ceding 316.3 passing yards per game (worst). On the bright side, it is thriving on the other side of the ball, accumulating 346.1 passing yards per contest (third-best).
    • Colorado ranks sixth-worst in rushing yards per game (86.3), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 88th in the FBS with 157.4 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • Colorado’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit on third down this season, ceding a 44.2% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 25th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 26th with a 44.2% third-down rate.
    • Colorado has recorded nine forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) and committed six turnovers (14th in the FBS) this season for a +3 turnover margin that ranks 29th in the FBS.

    Colorado’s Best Players

    • Sanders has 2,420 passing yards, or 345.7 per game, so far this season. He has completed 72% of his passes and has collected 21 touchdowns with three interceptions.
    • Dylan Edwards has run for 250 yards on 54 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground. He’s also added 23 catches, totaling 217 yards and three touchdowns through the air.
    • Anthony Hankerson has run for 239 yards across 56 carries, scoring one touchdown.
    • Xavier Weaver has racked up 631 receiving yards on 50 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Jimmy Horn Jr. has 44 receptions (on 55 targets) for a total of 436 yards (62.3 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Travis Hunter has racked up 353 reciving yards (50.4 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Jordan Domineck has collected three sacks to lead the team, while also recording seven TFL and 26 tackles.
    • Shilo Sanders, Colorado’s top tackler, has 39 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Trevor Woods has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 37 tackles and three passes defended.

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