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Utah Utes vs. Colorado Buffaloes Preview

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Utah Utes vs. Colorado Buffaloes Preview

NCAAF Predictions breaks down each NCAAF matchup of the season, sharing betting information and statistics that helps you get into the game.

In a battle of two conference rivals, the No. 14 Utah Utes (8-3) will face off against the Colorado Buffaloes (1-10). The Utes are heavy favorites, expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -29.5). The expected point total for the matchup is set at 52.

The Buffaloes are big, 29.5-point underdogs against the Utes (the game's total is 52 points).

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
  • Location: Boulder, Colorado
  • Stadium: Folsom Field
  • Spread Favorite: Utah (-29.5)
  • Moneyline: Utah (), Colorado ()
  • Total: 52 Points

Utah Betting Info

  • Utah has covered the spread six times in 11 games.
  • Utah has yet to lose ATS (1-0) as a 29.5-point favorite or greater this year.
  • Out of 11 Utah games so far this season, five have gone over the total.
  • When playing as the moneyline favorite, the Utes are 7-3, earning a win 70% of the time.
  • The Utes have not yet played as a moneyline favorite with odds of or shorter.

Colorado Betting Info

  • Colorado owns two wins against the spread this season.
  • Colorado doesn't have a win ATS (0-3) as a 29.5-point underdog or more this season.
  • Of 11 Colorado games so far this season, eight have hit the over.
  • The Buffaloes have entered the game as underdogs 10 times this season and won once.
  • The Buffaloes have entered 11 games this season as the underdog by or more and are 1-7 in those contests.

Utah vs. Colorado Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Utes and Buffaloes
Utes Stats Buffaloes
244.8 Pass yards 177.5
213.8 Pass yards against 263.4
205.3 Rush yards 112.5
115.7 Rush yards against 232.5
+7 Turnover differential -12

Utah Leaders

  • Cameron Rising has been a dual threat for Utah so far this season. He has 2,395 passing yards, completing 64.8% of his passes and throwing 19 touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season. He's rushed for 379 yards (34.5 ypg) on 59 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
  • The team's top rusher, Tavion Thomas, has carried the ball 142 times for 687 yards (62.5 per game), scoring seven times.
  • Dalton Kincaid's leads his squad with 731 yards as a receiver. He's racked up that yardage on 60 receptions (out of 81 targets) and scored seven touchdowns.
  • Devaughn Vele has hauled in 49 receptions totaling 588 yards, finding the end zone five times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Money Parks' 17 receptions have turned into 274 yards.
  • Van Fillinger paces the team with five sacks, and also has three TFL and 18 tackles.
  • Utah's top-tackler, R.J. Hubert, has 52 tackles, three TFL, and two interceptions this year.
  • Clark Phillips III has a team-high six interceptions to go along with 21 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and six passes defended.

Colorado Leaders

  • J.T. Shrout leads Colorado with 1,220 yards on 90-of-203 passing with seven touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season.
  • Deion Smith has rushed for 390 yards on 81 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
  • Alex Fontenot has racked up 304 yards on 58 carries with one touchdown.
  • Jordyn Tyson has racked up 470 receiving yards on 22 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
  • Montana Lemonious-Craig has 21 receptions (on 41 targets) for a total of 333 yards (30.3 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
  • Daniel Arias has racked up 309 reciving yards (28.1 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
  • Josh Chandler-Semedo, the team's sack and tackle leader, has amassed 4.5 sacks, 10 TFL, 83 tackles, and one interception.
  • Nikko Reed has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 33 tackles, one TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

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Utah vs. Colorado Over/Under Trends

  • Utah's 11 games this season have gone over this contest's total of 52 points six times.
  • Colorado has combined with its opponent to score more than 52 points in seven of 11 games this season.
  • Utah has an average point total of 57.8 in their games this year, 5.8 more points than this matchup's over/under.
  • The average over/under for Colorado's outings this season is 55, three more points than this game's point total.

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