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Arizona Oregon Betting Tips – Rich Rodriguez Spices Up Arizona's Visit To Oregon

Posted by Blake Frazier on 9/17/2012 6:47:24 PM

The new Pac-12 Conference season is shifting into high gear, and that's not just an empty cliché. Rich Rodriguez, the coach of the Arizona Wildcats, wants his offense to live in the fast lane.

Arizona Wildcats @ Oregon Ducks – Saturday, September 22    
NCAA football betting line: Oregon -23.5

Why Arizona Will Win

Even an online horse betting guru would love this particular college football matchup. Fast racing is exactly what Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez wants from his spread offense, its zone-read runs, and its passing concepts. Rodriguez, whose tenure as the head coach at Michigan did not work out, spent the 2011 season away from the sport, gaining a new perspective and refreshing his mind. He jumped on the Arizona job when it came open last fall, and now he is trying to put his imprint on the Wildcats.

Rodriguez's offenses – dating back to his days with Tulane as a coordinator and then with West Virginia as a head coach – are built on speed… not just recruiting fast players, but on moving at a brisk pace.

The centrality of tempo in an Arizona offense is desired to tire out a defense. Arizona, under the Rodriguez model, will try to get a lot of snaps in this game and maximize its offensive productivity. Oregon's defense is missing safety John Boyett. The Ducks have a number of issues in terms of depth (which is to say, they don't have much of it), so Arizona will have a chance to win this game if it's a high-scoring shootout. The consistency and reliability of the Wildcats' passing game is the ultimate key in this contest; if Arizona can throw with success, especially on downfield routes, it will have an entirely legitimate chance to win this game, not merely cover the spread.

Why Oregon Will Win

When a winning poker hand exists, you don't need to worry about outside influences or factors. You just play the hand. Oregon has that set of cards in this contest. Quarterback Marcus Mariota has led the Ducks with distinction in the first three weeks of the season. The Oregon offense – predicated on speed and tempo just as much as Arizona's offense is under Rodriguez – has flowed rather easily through its first few games.

The statistics lie a little bit because Oregon has put away games before the third quarter has ended. The Ducks have not needed to push very hard over the final 20 minutes of regulation. If they play with all-out energy and display marked efficiency for 60 full minutes, they can put up some particularly insane video-game numbers… against Arizona, and against every other defense in the Pac-12, including Stanford's and USC's units. Arizona might score a decent amount of points in this contest, but Oregon should be able to top at least 50 points if not more. The Ducks are going to steamroll Arizona by flourishing on offense.

Who Will Win

It’s possible that Arizona could stay in the ring for two and a half quarters, but Oregon's offense is so lethal that the Ducks will be able to win and win big, covering the number.

College Football Betting Pick: Oregon

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