Point spread favors Sun Devils in battle with Cougars
Washington State Cougars vs Arizona State Sun Devils Odds
Washington State visits Arizona State on Saturday, hoping to send the Sun Devils to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at Sun Devil Stadium.
The Sun Devils currently sports a record of 5-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-4-1 ATS. The Cougars are 2-8 and 4-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Sun Devils post a 4-5 over under record this season, while the Cougars have gone 5-4 against the number.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 21-point underdogs in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Sun Devils, currently No. 23 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Cougars, who rate No. 105 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 39-16 victory for the Sun Devils.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Arizona State's No. 33-ranked offense, averaging 35 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 97 this week at 33 PPG. The Sun Devils aerial game is averaging 261 yards per game, less than the Cougars secondary allows through the air, 265.1 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Cougars own the league's No. 27-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 131.4 yards per game when on the road. Arizona State, on the other hand, rates No. 30 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Washington State was a 44-36 loser in their most recent outing at home against UCLA. They covered the 16.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (80) made winners of OVER bettors. Connor Halliday led the way last time out for the Cougars, connecting for 330 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 44-36 loss to the Cougars at Martin Stadium.
In their last action, Arizona State was a 38-17 loser on the road against Southern Cal. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (55) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Arizona State was hammered in its last outing, as Southern Cal ran up a 38-17 score against them at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing in November are 1-9
When playing on grass are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few Cougars at Sun Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington State's last 5 games when playing Arizona State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington State's last 7 games on the road
Washington State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Washington State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona State
Arizona State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington State
Arizona State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Washington State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona State's last 5 games when playing Washington State
Arizona State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Washington State home to Washington, Friday, November 23
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