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Oregon State vs. BYU: Beavers Open As Slight Favorites Over Cougars

Fresh off their first victory of the season, the Beavers are looking to knock off another quality opponent in the Cougars.

Fresh off their first victory of the season over the Arizona Wildcats, the Oregon State Beavers are looking to build momentum with a victory over the BYU Cougars. The Cougars, who are 4-2 on the season, defeated San Jose State easily last weekend with a 29-16 victory.

As for the odds makers in Las Vegas, manyexpect the game to be a closely contested matchup. Some listings have the Cougars as the favorites, others view the Beavers as the team to beat. According to OddsShark.com, BYU is a two-point favorite. Bodog.com and 5Dimes.com both have OSU as 2.5-point favorites.

Regardless of who enters as the favorite, fans should expect a closely contested matchup on Saturday. The Beavers have momentum coming off a big win over Arizona and the Cougars need a big win for their resumé as they prepare for the second half of the season.

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