Arizona State Sun Devils vs Missouri Tigers Odds
The Sun Devils will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Tigers in Missouri at Memorial Stadium on Saturday in Week 3 action.
The Tigers sit at 1-1 (1-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Sun Devils are currently 2-0 (2-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Missouri is 1-0 OU, and Arizona State is 1-0 OU.
Betting Line: The Tigers were listed as 8.5-point favorites at sportsbooks on the opening college football line.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Tigers, currently No. 27 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Sun Devils, who rate No. 17 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 77-48 victory for the Sun Devils.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Missouri's No. 21-ranked offense (41 PPG) against a Sun Devils defense that ranks No. 12 at 10 PPG. The Tigers passing attack has averaged 230 yards per game, more than the Sun Devils give up through the air (125 YPG on average).
Arizona State was a 45-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Illinois. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (59) made winners of OVER bettors. Last time out, Illinois could not slow down Chris Coyle, who managed 131 receiving yards in the Sun Devils 45-14 victory over the Fighting Illini Saturday.
Missouri lost its last outing, a 41-20 result against Georgia on September 8. Missouri failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog, while the 61 combined points took the game OVER the total. Missouri was hammered in its last outing, as Georgia ran up a 41-20 score against them at Memorial Stadium.
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing in September are 6-4
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 6-4
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Sun Devils at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona State's last 5 games on the road
Arizona State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Arizona State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Arizona State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Missouri is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
Missouri is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona State home to Utah, Saturday, September 22
Missouri at South Carolina, Saturday, September 22