UCLA vs. Stanford: Free NCAAF Betting Picks and Game Predictions
In seasons ago, a soccer match between the Stanford Cardinal and UCLA Bruins was cause to for intrigue and excitement. As both sides find themselves all but irrelevant at the Pac-12 races the 2019 campaign isnt among them.
Injury updates supply the intrigue in their battle Thursday night in Stanford Stadium, and part of the reason that the sports books have postponed posting numbers for the match. A couple of shops that are testing the waters with an early spread have the Cardinal favored by roughly a touchdown at the meeting between the foes.
As for delight in this years matchup, Chip Kelly and UCLA have been currently playing the underdog role in hopes of ending a 11-game losing streak to Stanford. The Bruins held a commanding lead in the series, but the Cardinals current domination has cut down into a 45-42 record along with three ties.
Last years meeting in Los Angeles has been a fun match to watch as Stanford scored a touchdown to maintain its streak alive with a 49-42 conclusion. The closing pushed a line finishing s string of six successive Cardinal covers.
Together with the two teams combining for almost 1,000 yards of offense, the 61-point total was violated by the 2018 clash. Four of the last five meetings at Stanford wereover winners.
Sitting in the bottom of the Pac-12 South Division, the only real highlight for UCLAs year has become a crazy rally for a 67-63 rally in then No. 19 Washington State four Saturdays past. The Bruins expect the extra rest will allow later missing the reduction from the Beavers, sophomore QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson to match up to this one, and followed up with losses at Arizona and to Oregon State before their bye week.
Stanford had last week in preparation for that one, also David Shaw is currently hoping that gives his QB time to recover from a thumb injury which has sidelined him since Week 3. Costello is suspicious, since Foster Sarell and Henry Hattis about the line.
There is a slight probability of rain in the Palo Alto region on Thursday evening, with the thermometer in the upper-60s at kickoff. The weatherman is expecting a NW wind at the 12-16 mph range, which might become involved on field goal tries.
Bettors will need to get and now Im comfortable putting 6 with my totally free NCAAF pick to the Cardinals.
Totally free NCAAF Select: Stanford -6 at 5Dimes
Willies 2019 College Football Record: 16-11 (+5.20 units)