Stanford Cardinal vs Colorado Buffaloes 10/13/2023 – Stanford Cardinal will wrap up their three-game home-stand this week against Colorado Buffaloes in Boulder, Colorado to continue the schedule for the Week 7 of college football. Stanford hasn’t enjoyed much success this season – having dropped three games below.500 with four consecutive losses that started with Oregon’s 26-point defeat earlier in October. The Cardinals will try their best to dominate from the first moment. However, the Colorado Buffaloes will win this game according to the top college football betting trends.
Stanford Cardinal vs Colorado Buffaloes 10/13/2023
|When:||Friday, October 13, 2023 10:00 PM ET|
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Stanford Cardinal are in a precarious situation this season, trailing Oregon by three games with their record just below.500 and having suffered four consecutive defeats starting with Oregon’s 26-point win on December 12.
Stanford’s Struggles and Offensive Challenges
Stanford has encountered considerable obstacles on offense this season, scoring an average of 19.2 points and 344.4 yards per game while finding it difficult to find the end zone and move the ball efficiently. Their struggles on this side of the ball have played a pivotal role in their recent losses.
Ashton Daniels leads Stanford’s offense with 561 passing yards and three touchdown passes on 48 completions, showing great promise but yet to find its rhythm. Casey Filkins has been leading Stanford’s running game with 197 yards and one touchdown on 31 carries, showing promise but other running backs still haven’t found consistent success yet; 377 total carries yielded one touchdown combined; Benjamin Yurosek stood out with 227 receiving yards and one score on 15 receptions alone!
Defense has been an area of struggle for the Cardinal, ranking last in their conference and giving up an average of 34.6 points and 445.2 yards per game allowed. Their problems on defense only compounded their difficulties this season.
Colorado Buffaloes Make Promising Comeback
Colorado Buffaloes, on the other hand, have experienced a more favorable season thus far and enter this game two games above.500. In their most recent victory versus Arizona State – after experiencing two straight losses – Colorado proved its resilience with an impressive comeback win that showcased their resilience.
Colorado showed their defensive strength by only allowing 24 points on 392 total yards of offense – a performance which greatly contributed to their victory. They held opponents to only six third-down conversions, underlining their ability to make key stops when it mattered most.
On the offensive front, the Buffaloes displayed their strength by scoring 27 points overall – 13 of those coming during a critical fourth-quarter comeback effort that sealed their win. Their ability to respond when under pressure and turn around the game speaks volumes about their resolve and resilience as a team.
Shedeur Sanders, leading the Buffaloes at quarterback, was instrumental in driving their scoring efforts. He completed 26 passes for 239 yards and one touchdown throw. Sanders’ ability to command and make accurate throws are key components to their success; Anthony Hankerson led with 58 yards on 10 carries; Javon Antonio amassed 81 receiving yards and one touchdown on five receptions; while Jimmy Horn Jr. added 49 receiving yards of his own; adding further weight to their offensive efforts.
Stanford Cardinal vs Colorado Buffaloes Betting Numbers
NCAAF Latest Odds: COL -11 ; O/U 60
Colorado Buffaloes appear to hold an overwhelming edge in this matchup and should easily establish themselves from the opening kickoff. Colorado will likely control both offense and defense due to their superior standing; Stanford stands as one of the weaker teams within their conference.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
Stanford are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Stanford’s last 5 games.
Stanford are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games.
Cardinal are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Stanford are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Pac-12 conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Stanford’s last 5 games against an opponent in the South Division division.
Stanford are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games played in October.
Stanford are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in week 7.
Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
Colorado are 5-12-1 ATS in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Colorado’s last 17 games.
Colorado are 5-14 SU in their last 19 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games against Stanford.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado’s last 6 games at home.
Colorado are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Pac-12 conference.
Buffaloes are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the North Division division.
Colorado are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games played in October.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 6 games played in week 7.
Colorado are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Friday.
Stanford Cardinal vs Colorado Buffaloes Betting Picks
As Stanford and Colorado prepare to meet on the field, both teams recognize its significance for them both. Stanford hopes to break their losing streak and find solutions for offensive struggles while Colorado hopes to build on their recent comeback victory, showing their determination. The latest Week 7 NCAAF sports betting odds are favoring a win for the Colorado Buffaloes in this game.
Score Prediction: Buffaloes 42, Cardinal 10.