Our Oregon Ducks football program has a big game this weekend, and we’ve seen score predictions all over the map. Most hover around a seven-point margin, as the Ducks currently sit at a six-and-a-half-point favorite in the Utes building. Utah’s defense is extremely hot after beating USC on the road, and even after letting up 31 points, they’re poised to have repeat success over an elite Oregon offense on their home turf.
However, Bo Nix and co. have been hot for weeks, and they showed no signs of slowing down against the Washington State Cougars last week. Expect repeat success in a balanced attack and the Ducks winning in statement-game fashion.
Just coming from your average fan, I can see that as a reasonable outcome for the Ducks. I’m aiming for a win that the Ducks edge out in an 11-point victory to defeat the Utes on the road by a convincing score of 32-21. This is assuming the Ducks are able to convert on a two-point conversion or two, as well as account for the recent struggles of kicker Camden Lewis.
What do you think? How will the Ducks win in Salt Lake City this weekend? Do you anticipate a more defense-heavy game or a shootout that ends with the Ducks on top? Let us know in the FishDuck Forum with decorum.
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Alex Heining is an Oregon alumni from the graduate class of 2021. After studying sports business and media studies, he has moved into the field of digital marketing as a copywriter and content manager in the Los Angeles area. Still, he loves his Ducks and goes to local high school games all over the Los Angeles and Orange County area to check out new recruits of the future (and a SoFi game or two with the pros). On any given Saturday, expect to find him doing martial arts, playing the guitar, or screaming at the tv over a missed holding penalty.
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