College Football Week 11 Picks: Oregon Ducks vs. Stanford Cardinal

Jeff Grant@@JeffGrantSportsContributor INovember 5, 2013

College Football Week 11 Picks: Oregon Ducks vs. Stanford Cardinal

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    The Stanford Cardinal have won 11 of their last 12 home games against ranked opponents, which is important to consider when making your college football Week 11 picks on Thursday as they prepare to take on the Oregon Ducks at Stanford Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Cardinal are 10.5-point underdogs in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 63 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this Pac-12 Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.


    Gambling stats via SBR Forum 

Oregon Ducks

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    The Oregon Ducks are 8-0 straight up and 7-1 against the spread through eight games this season. They are coming off a 42-14 victory over the UCLA Bruins as 23.5-point home favorites on Oct. 26.

    College football handicappers will find that the Ducks have won and covered the number in their last 10 games as road favorites.

Stanford Cardinal

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    The Stanford Cardinal have won their last 13 home games, which is the third-longest active winning streak of its kind in college football.

    Over the last two-plus seasons, the Cardinal are 16-8-1 against the spread versus Pac-12 Conference opponents, with the UNDER going 13-12 in that situation. 


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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Stanford Cardinal, as the underdog has covered the number in four of the last five overall meetings in this series.

    College Football Pick: Stanford Cardinal +10.5


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