You can find this week 9 CFB matchup between the Cougars and Sun Devils on PACN at 8:00 (10/28/23). This game will be played at Mountain America Stadium in Tempe (AZ).
The Cougars are favored by 6.5 points on the road in this Pac-12 contest. Can they secure a road victory and cover the spread?
Sun Devils vs. Cougars Betting Analysis
After their latest loss to Oregon, Washington State’s overall record now stands at 4-3. The Cougars couldn’t secure the win and finished the game with a score of 38-24.
Despite the loss in their recent matchup, the Cougars were 20-point underdogs, leaving their ATS record at 4-2. Washington State’s over/under record stands at 3-3, thanks to their last game where they went over the 60.5 point over/under line against Oregon.
Washington State’s offense has put up an average of 32.9 points per game, placing them 33rd in the NCAA rankings. Through the air, they’ve gained 352.1 passing yards on average, ranking 4th in the nation. On the ground, they’re holding the 119th position in rushing yards, with 200 rushing attempts per game this season.
Washington State’s defense sits at 105th for points allowed, allowing 29.9 points per game. So far, teams have been averaging 275.4 passing yards per game against them (156th nationally). On the ground, they’re yielding 162.7 rushing yards, ranking them 113th in college football.
With an overall record of 1-6, Arizona State is prepared for this game. Unfortunately, their most recent performance resulted in a loss to Washington, with a score of 15-7.
So far this season, the Sun Devils have an ATS record of 3-2-1. This comes after covering the spread vs. Washington in their most recent game. Arizona State and Washington fell short of the over/under line of 60.5 in their most recent game, tallying a combined total of 22 points. This result contributed to Arizona State’s over/under record for the season, which stands at 3-3.
The Sun Devils come into their matchup vs. Washington State 75th in college football at 215 rushing attempts per game. This has translated to an average of 92.6 rushing yards per game, placing them 118th nationally. Additionally, they’ve been airing it out 39.3 times each game, accumulating an average of 249.6 passing yards. In terms of scoring, they stand 96th, with 17 points per game.
The Arizona State defense holds the 94th position in points allowed, allowing 26.4 points per game. Teams have an average of 225.3 passing yards per game against them (90th nationally). In terms of rushing, they’ve given up 107 rushing yards, placing them 30th in college football.
Washington State currently holds the bragging rights over Arizona State as in their most recent head to head matchup, they won 28-18. Washington State’s rushing attack finished with 137 rushing yards and averaged 3.9 yards per attempt. Defensively, they gave up 333 yards of offense to Arizona State.
Arizona State vs. Washington State Odds Analysis
Opening at -220 on the moneyline, Washington State has shifted to -235, resulting in an implied win percentage of 70%. Arizona State, on the other hand, currently has implied odds of 35% with a moneyline of +188. The Sun Devils’ moneyline opened at +175.
Despite the over/under line staying consistent since opening at 51.5, the payout for the over has changed from -109 to its present line of -110.
Since the lines were initially posted, Washington State has seen movement from -6 point favorites to their current line of -6.5 (-110). Arizona State, on the other hand, currently stands as +6.5 (-110) point underdogs at home.
How to Bet Arizona State vs. Washington State in Arizona
Coming into the game, the Washington State defense has allowed opponents to increase their passing yards per attempt in three straight games. Look for the Arizona State offense to find some success in the passing game and like them at +6.5.
Not only does our model have a projected total of 52 points in this matchup, but the eye test has me feeling this line of 51.5 is low. I like Washington State and Arizona State to exceed 51.5 points.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Predict: Arizona State +6.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Over 51.5