The undefeated Oregon Ducks will put their unblemished record in the line this week against the UCLA Bruins. The Bruins are coming off their first win of the season and will look to gain ground in the race to the top of the Pac-12 standings. Check out our preview of this game below.
Betting Preview for the UCLA Bruins vs Oregon Ducks NCAA Week 12 College Football Game on November 21, 2020
Where: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, OR
When: Saturday, November 21, 2020, TBD PM ET
TV Broadcast: TBD
Betting on the UCLA Bruins (+12.5)
Record: 1-1 Overall / 1-1 Conference
The Bruins finally scored their first win of the season after downing the California Golden Bears in a 34-10 win at home last Sunday. Quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson finished the game with 196 passing yards and three touchdowns with an interception on 14-of-26 completions for the Bruins, while running back Demetric Melton had 107 rushing yards on 25 carries. Tailback Brittain Brown recorded 71 rushing yards and a touchdown on 12 carries. Thompson-Robinson, Melton, and Brown can expect to have another productive day against Oregon’s defense that is allowing 417.0 total yards per game and just surrendered 321 passing yards and three total touchdowns to the Washington State Cougars last week. Defensively, UCLA woke up in the California game wherein they held the Golden Bears to only 176 total yards and recorded five sacks.
UCLA is 4-4 against the spread in its last eight games overall, dating back to last season.
Betting on the Oregon Ducks (-12.5)
Record: 2-0 Overall / 2-0 Conference
Oregon’s offense is humming this season. The Ducks are averaging 39.0 points through their first two games, including their 43-29 road win over the Cougars last Saturday. Quarterback Tyler Shough passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns with an interception on 21-of-30 completions while running back CJ Verdell rushed 18 times for 118 yards and a touchdown. Travis Dye added 87 rushing yards and two more touchdowns on just two carries. UCLA’s defense is about to be heavily tested by the Ducks’ attack that is also averaging 459.0 total yards per contest. With plenty of options on the ground and on the air, the Ducks often find ways to get over the hump, as evidenced by their 11th-ranked third-down offense that is converting 51.85 percent of the time.
Oregon is 3-2 against the spread in its last five games as the home team.
Oregon wins, 37-30.
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