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Washington State is known more for their ridiculous passing game more than anything, but they have also been great at covering with the Cougars going 8-1 ATS in their past nine games. Washington State will meet the Miami Hurricanes in the Sun Bowl on December 26.

Shark Bites
  • Washington State is 0-3 SU in their last three games in December.
  • Miami is 1-9 ATS in their past 10 games following consecutive wins.
  • The Cougars’ passing game has accounted for over 83 percent of their offense.

Washington State finished the season leading the nation in passing yards per game for the second consecutive season on the arm of sophomore Luke Falk. The Cougars signal caller threw for 4,266 passing yards and 36 touchdowns this season, despite missing the team’s regular season closer. Falk is dealing with a concussion so his status will be critical in this game.

Miami has one more game until the Mark Richt era starts, but the Hurricanes would certainly like to introduce him to the team as bowl winners. Quarterback Brad Kaaya has proven adept at protecting the ball this season with just four interceptions, which has led to The U to average 31 points per game.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Washington State Cougars here saw them at Bovada as -1.5-point favorites in this college football clash. As of December 11th, the OVER/UNDER was sitting at 63 at BetOnline.

 

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 30-29 result in favor of the Cougars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Miami Hurricanes vs Washington State Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington State battles the Miami Hurricanes, currently with a 8-4 mark (7-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 5-7 for the Cougars and 6-6 for the Miami Hurricanes. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington State vs Miami injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 35-rated Washington State Cougars and the No. 82-rated Miami Hurricanes in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Washington State's No. 47-ranked offense, averaging 32.42 PPG, against a Miami defense that ranks No. 84 this week at 28.83 PPG. The Washington State aerial game is averaging 397 yards per game, more than the Miami Hurricanes secondary allows through the air, 195.92 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Miami Hurricanes own the league's No. 96-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 217.83 yards per game when on the road. Washington State, on the other hand, rates No. 127 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hurricanes grabbed a Week 13 victory over the Panthers in their last game, winning 29-24 at Heinz Field.

Washington State was hammered in its last outing, as Washington ran up a 45-10 score against them at Husky Stadium.

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