There will be Rose Bowl implications on the line as the Oregon Ducks hit the road in PAC 12 conference action to face the Stanford Cardinal in an NCAA college football game set for Thursday night.
Kick off time from Stanford is set for 9PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The betting odds from this showdown college football game have the road side Oregon Ducks favored by –10 points with the total released in a few days.
Oregon is a perfect 8-0 on the season following a 42-14 home victory two weeks ago against the UCLA Bruins as a -23 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 75 points. It was a 14-14 tie at the half then the Ducks outscored the Bruins 28-0 in the second.
The team gained 555 yards of offense with 325 running for 6 yards a carry. Each team committed two turnovers. Marcus Mariota completed 21 of 28 passes for 230 yards with a touchdown. Byron Marshall rushed for 133 yards on 19 carries and three touchdowns. On defense Oregon allowed the UCLA offense 283 yards with 219 rushing for over 4 yards a carry.
Stanford is 7-1 on the 2013 campaign following a 20-12 road victory two weeks ago against the Oregon St Beavers as a -4 point betting favorite. The total in the game came in at under 56 ½ points. The Cardinal was able to build on a 7-3 first half lead.
The team put up 273 yards offensively with 185 from their ground attack for 5 ½ yards per carry. Kevin Hogan hit on 8 of 18 passes for 88 yards. Tyler Gaffney ran 22 times for 145 yards and three touchdowns. The club survived converting 2 of 9 on third down. On defense Stanford held the Beavers offense to 288 yards with just 17 on the ground on 24 carries. The Cardinal defense held Oregon St to 6 of 17 conversions on third down.