The Utah Utes take their four-game winning streak on the road to play in one of the toughest locations in college football. They travel to Eugene, Oregon to take on the Oregon Ducks. What might have been for the Ducks? Oregon's lone loss was to the undefeated and #1 ranked Georgia Bulldogs. If the Ducks had run the table, they would have a strong case for consideration in the college football playoffs. Of course, that was before last week when the Ducks were upset by the Washington Huskies. The Oregon program doesn't fade from existence and responds to adversity. Some large-scale bowl games await the winner, and there remains a lot on the line. Who will walk away victorious?
The betting odds and predictions are below:
Utah Utes vs. Oregon Ducks Details
Fixture: Utah Utes @ Oregon Ducks
Date and Time: Saturday, November 19, 10:30 PM ET
Venue: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, Oregon
Utah Utes vs. Oregon Ducks Best Pick
The Utes have a strong running game. Expect Utah to try to impose their will on the Oregon Ducks' defense. Utah boasts an offensive line that can lean on an undersized Oregon Ducks front seven. Look for Utah to get creative and empty the bag of tricks in this one. Cameron Rising is an athletic QB who can utilize his legs when asked. Cameron Rising will rise to the challenge and eclipse the prop bet on his rushing yards.
Cameron Rising, QB Utes, 25.5 Rushing Yards: Over
Utah Utes vs. Oregon Ducks Final Prediction
The Pac-12 will be on fire come primetime on Saturday night as we have a double-dip to die for, with the USC Trojans taking on the UCLA Bruins and the Utah Utes taking on the Oregon Ducks. Some may feel that this game has lost a bit of its luster since the Oregon Ducks were upset by the Washington Huskies, 37-34. Oregon remains one of the top 15 teams in the country, and there is no love lost between the Utes and the Ducks. Cameron Rising and the Utes will be fired up for this one, looking to finish in the Top 10 at the end of the season. The Oregon Ducks will look to reverse their fortunes following last week's stunning upset. In a coin-flip of a game, take the Oregon Ducks at home, not only to cover but to win the game outright.
Oregon Ducks +2 (-110)