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The Utah Utes and the Oregon State Beavers are set to square off in a Pac-12 matchup at 2 p.m. ET Oct. 1 at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utes will be strutting in after a victory while Oregon State will be stumbling in from a loss.
Everything went Utah’s way against the Arizona State Sun Devils last week as they made off with a 34-13 win. The game was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point Utah had established a 31-6 advantage. QB Cameron Rising and TE Dalton Kincaid were among the main playmakers for Utah as the former passed for two TDs and 260 yards on 29 attempts and the latter was on the other end of those TDs.
Utah’s defense was a presence as well, as it got past ASU’s offensive line to sack the quarterback five times for a total loss of 45 yards. Leading the way was DE Gabe Reid and his two sacks. Reid now has 2.5 sacks this season.
Meanwhile, the Beavers were close but no cigar last week as they fell 17-14 to the USC Trojans. The losing side was boosted by RB Jam Griffin, who punched in one rushing touchdown.
The Utes are the favorite in this one, with an expected 10-point margin of victory. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a two-game streak of ATS wins.
Utah’s victory brought them up to 3-1 while Oregon State’s defeat pulled them down to an identical 3-1. A couple defensive stats to keep an eye on: Utah comes into the matchup boasting the third fewest passing yards allowed per game in the nation at 132.8. As for Oregon State, they rank fifth in the nation when it comes to passing touchdowns allowed, with only two on the season.
GAME BALL 1:@crising7 pic.twitter.com/vWSqlc0nwx
LET’S GO @brit_covey2 ‼️ https://t.co/m3BYajqtgJ
FINAL: No. 12 Utah 42, Oregon State 16
LIGHT THE U 🙌 pic.twitter.com/YL7t31V3fw
HIM @ClarkPhillips21 pic.twitter.com/IJChExRF1w
That’s Clark Phillips’ THIRD pick of the day! 😱
3rd INT for @ClarkPhillips21 🤷♂️ pic.twitter.com/TeV4qtuhQi
Ben Gulbranson throws his second end zone interception, Oregon State’s fourth in total, and Clark Phillips III notches his third pick. Unreal.
🙌 TOUCHDOWN, @_DaltonKincaid pic.twitter.com/4GnqMqi5wk
3 TD passes for @crising7 😮💨 #BadMoonRising
Here’s your regularly scheduled TNT TD 🧨@_DaltonKincaid pic.twitter.com/BnDdjrmDWH
Interception in the endzone sets up a Jaylen Dixon TD! 🙌
📺 Pac-12 Network
📱 https://t.co/wHtYnueMDx#Pac12FB | @UtahFootball pic.twitter.com/vrhe3Sbdyk
TURNOVER ON DOWNS‼️
💪 @jdixon__25 muscles through for the TD pic.twitter.com/2IQbCNpMBU
70 YARD INT FOR R.J. HUBERT ‼️ pic.twitter.com/bvgIOagrof
End Q3: No. 12 Utah 35, Oregon State 16
The Beavers have a 4th-and-1 at their own 36 after the timeout.
Devaughn Streeeetch Vele. https://t.co/H7dXtELHNa pic.twitter.com/OY54csOgzk
Rushing TD❓ We see you JD 👏@jdixon__25 pic.twitter.com/RapQnPs7IA
Utah capitalizes two plays later with a 22-yard rushing touchdown from Jaylen Dixon. Crushing blow.
📺 https://t.co/p5HixyyHid@Utah_Football | #GoUtes pic.twitter.com/Pfoi0ugree
Utah’s Devaughn Vele reaches across the goal line for a 16-yard receiving touchdown. An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty will be enforced on the kickoff.
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