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Predictions: Oregon vs Oregon State

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving has the week all funky. Which means you got the Juice early so you’ll get predictions a day early too.

As I head out to record this afternoon’s podcast, I figured I may as well double down with this week’s predictions.

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Will Oregon bounce back? Will Oregon State’s offense be able to keep things close? 

This figures to be one of the better Civil War games in recent memory. But Mario Cristobal will look to get things back on track and put the finishing touches on a strong second season.

Without further ado, here are our predictions for the Civil War.

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Max Torres

Justin Herbert's final game in an Oregon uniform in his hometown: That's a pretty big storyline by itself. I think this team will come out firing and wrap up the conference slate on a high note. The Ducks' defense will face one of the best backs it's seen this season in Jermar Jefferson. The Beavs' offense has improved, but their defense still has some work to do. I think Andy Avalos will key on stopping the run, which will force OSU to air it out with Isaiah Hodgins -- who's been nothing short of spectacular. The Beavs will put up some points, but the Oregon offense will be too much to handle, and the Ducks will notch another win in the Civil War.

Ducks 45, Beavers 21

Jonathan Charles

Coming off a tough road loss to ASU, the Ducks turn their attention to little brother Oregon State. Oregon has a huge recruiting weekend planned, with some big-time players coming in, and Oregon needs to make a statement. There is still plenty to play for, with the Pac-12 Championship and a bowl game to be decided. Oregon is far superior to Oregon State and will come into this game playing angry. However, Oregon State is better than last year. It will be interesting, but Oregon will have this game over with by halftime.

Oregon 56, Oregon State 17

James Duty

Oregon still has the Rose Bowl to play for and whether you want to admit it after Saturday’s tough loss, a 12-2 pac12 and Rose Bowl champion is one hell of a season. Oregon comes out and bounces back against a potent Oregon state offense but a porous Beavers defense. I think Oregon will open up with a tempo based attack similar to the conclusion of the Arizona State game and get the ball moving down field and get ahead of OSU early.
Defensively the Oregon secondary will be tested yet again and has its work cut out for it. The feeling I get is that they were humbled by their performance and should play with an edge against the Beavers. The game will be close for 2-3 quarters but I believe the energy of senior day will help down the stretch.

Oregon 38, Oregon State 21

Jacob Archer

Even though Oregon struggled offensively last week I believe they’ll have very little trouble scoring against a Beavers defense that allows 35.9 points a game. The team will come out hungry and Oregon will send the out the seniors in a big way. The Beavers offense is good enough to keep this game close for a bit, but their defense won’t be able to stop the Oregon offense. 

Oregon 45 OSU 17

Chris McCulley

Civil War Week!

I'll make this short and sweet; I have a leftover turkey sandwich to make. The Ducks are going to be laser-focused this week, and it will be very apparent very early to Benny that the Ducks O-line is no joke. They shove it right down the Beavers' pie hole! Happy Thanksgiving ScoopDuck family.

Oregon 44, Oregon State 14


Well I think the sucky part for OSU is what ASU did to Oregon. I really think they gave Oregon the wake up call they needed. I mean in hindsight, out of Oregon’s last four games, only USC was a really well-played game. Arizona was a decent win but let’s face it, Sumlin didn’t do anything creative to help Zona in that one. Which is probably why he’s already on the warm seat.

Oregon walked right into a trap game in Tempe. ASU played well and Herm Edwards came up with a really good game plan. 

I think Jonathan Smith will do the same. He's really sharp as an offensive mind but overall his talent is not as strong as ASU’s. 

OSU will get a few big plays and probably a couple of solid early scores. I think this one is closer at half than most expect. But I think the bigger, stronger, more physical Oregon will wear them down and start pounding to victory. I expect a big second half pushes Oregon to a strong win on Saturday.

Oregon 44, Oregon State 24



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