Sun Devils vs Huskies Betting Preview
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Arizona State is only a half-game out of first place in the Pac-12 South; the Sun Devils will try to keep pace with, and maybe even make up ground on, division-leading UCLA when they host No. 20 Washington Saturday for Homecoming in Tempe (6 pm ET, Pac-12 Network).
ASU just unloaded on Colorado last Saturday, covering the spread as 28-point favorites. The Huskies, on the other hand, just lost to Oregon 45-24, although they only trailed by a touchdown heading into the fourth quarter.
As of early this week the Sun Devils, who have won the last seven games in this series, including last year by a 24-14 score, were favored by 3.5 points over U-Dub.
The Sun Devils sport records of 4-2 and 3-3 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Huskies sit at 4-2 and 4-2 ATS on the season. The over under records are 5-1 for the Sun Devils and 2-4 for the Huskies.
Bettors looking to back the visiting Huskies in this one found them as 3-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. The over under number opened at 66 at BetOnline in this Pac 12 betting matchup.
The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 23-rated Huskies taking on the No. 16-rated Sun Devils in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 45-43 win for the Sun Devils on Saturday.
Washington was a 45-24 loser in their most recent outing at home against Oregon. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (69) made winners of UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona State's No. 10-ranked offense (44.17 PPG) against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 25 at 19.83 PPG. The Sun Devils passing attack has averaged 342.17 yards per game, more than the Huskies give up through the air (182.17 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Huskies feature the league's No. 51-rated road run defense, allowing 157.5 yards per game. Arizona State, meanwhile, ranks No. 51 in rushing offense at home.
A few Huskies at Sun Devils trends to consider:
Washington is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Washington is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games
Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona State's last 9 games
Arizona State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Arizona State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona State's last 5 games at home
Washington at California, Saturday, October 26th
Arizona State at Washington State, Thursday, October 31st