Arizona Wildcats At Colorado Buffaloes: College Football Betting Preview And Lines – October 16, 2021

Written By Staff on October 12, 2021 - Last Updated on October 16, 2021

The Colorado Buffaloes (1-4, 0-2 Pac-12) and Arizona Wildcats (0-5, 0-2 Pac-12) will meet, with both teams on losing streaks — the Buffaloes four in a row, the Wildcats five in a row. Colorado is the favorite (currently -6.5). The total for this one is set at 46.5 points.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Colorado -6.5 -115 -105 46.5 -105 -115

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 16, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. CLICK HERE to find current betting odds and place a bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Game Information

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 16, 2021
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • Location: Boulder, Colorado
  • Stadium: Folsom Field
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Wildcats Player Insights

  • Jordan McCloud leads Arizona with 481 passing yards (160.3 ypg) on 48-of-73 passing with two touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season. He also adds 75 rushing yards (25 ypg) on 18 carries.
  • Drake Anderson’s team-high 240 rushing yards (48 per game) have come on 62 carries, with one touchdown this year.
  • This season Michael Wiley has rushed for 178 yards (35.6 per game) on 51 carries, while also catching 12 passes for 111 yards (22.2 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Stanley Berryhill III’s team-leading 397 receiving yards (79.4 yards per game) have come on 40 receptions with one touchdown.
  • Brian Casteel has collected 179 receiving yards (35.8 yards per game) and one touchdown, hauling in 19 passes this year.
  • Tayvian Cunningham’s 14 grabs this season have resulted in 177 yards (35.4 ypg) and one touchdown.

Wildcats Team Stats

  • The average points per game for the Wildcats this season, 16.8, is seven fewer than the 23.8 the Buffaloes have given up.
  • This year, the Buffaloes score 17.8 fewer points per game (13.8) than the Wildcats allow (31.6).
  • The Wildcats offense has averaged 362.8 yards per game this year, 21 yards fewer than the 383.8 allowed by the Buffaloes defense.
  • The Wildcats have a 29.7% third-down conversion rate, 121st in the FBS. The Buffaloes allow third-down conversions on 35.8% of their opponents’ attempts (48th).

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Wildcats Betting Insights

  • Arizona is 2-3-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Wildcats are 2-1 ATS when playing as at least 6.5-point underdogs.
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the total twice this year.
  • The Wildcats have covered the spread once when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this season (in two opportunities) in Pac-12 action.
  • In their most recent outing against the UCLA Bruins, the Wildcats fell short by a final score of 34-16, failing to cover the spread as 16.5-point underdogs.
  • The teams faced a point total of 61 and went under.

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