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Cougars vs Sun Devils: Pac 12 Bets

Arizona State is favored to extend its recent 8-1 SU run in its past nine games vs Washington State Thursday in Pac 12 betting action.

The Sun Devils opened as 13.5-point chalk against the Cougars, a rare occasion where they are double-digit road favorites. This has only happened nine times since 1997 and their record is just 3-6 ATS over that time.

They will face the 5-2 Sun Devils, who own a 4-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cougars are 4-3-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Sun Devils are 6-1 favoring the OVER.

View Arizona State Sun Devils vs Washington State Cougars Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Cougars as 13.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. The total was a steep 71 at 5Dimes early Thursday, watch for line updates.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cougars rated this week at No. 80 and the Sun Devils sitting at No. 10. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 48-32 result in favor of the Sun Devils this week.

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In Washington State's last outing, Connor Halliday threw for 557 yards in a losing cause against the Ducks, 62-38 at Autzen Stadium.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Washington State's No. 56-ranked offense (30.88 PPG) against a Sun Devils defense that ranks No. 63 at 26.71 PPG. The Cougars passing attack has averaged 373.12 yards per game, more than the Sun Devils give up through the air (205.29 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Sun Devils own the league's No. 79-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 192.5 yards per game when on the road. Washington State, on the other hand, rates No. 121 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Sun Devils at Cougars trends to consider:
Arizona State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
Arizona State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona State's last 9 games
Arizona State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Washington State is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Washington State is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State's last 6 games
Washington State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Arizona State at Utah, Saturday, November 9th
Washington State at Arizona, Saturday, November 16th