On Saturday, November 4th, the Utes are hosting the Sun Devils at Rice-Eccles Stadium. This week 10 college football matchup kicks off at 2:00 ET with PACN carrying the television coverage.
The odds for this week 10 Pac-12 matchup have the Utes as the 11 point favorites at home. Are they a lock to cover vs. the Sun Devils? Read on to find out.
Utes vs. Sun Devils Betting Analysis
Arizona State comes into this game with an overall record of 2-6. In their most recent game, they beat Washington State by a score of 38-27.
In their last matchup, Arizona State picked up the win as underdogs and came out on top with the win. This also moved their ATS record to 4-2-1 for the season. After going above the over/under line of 48.5 in their latest matchup against Washington State, Arizona State now holds an over/under record of 2-5 for the season.
The Sun Devils’ offense is gearing up to take on Utah, with an average of 110.8 rushing yards per game and an 3 yards per attempt. In the college football rankings, they are currently in 105th place for rushing yards and 50th place for passing yards, accumulating an average of 252.6 yards per contest. Arizona State’s overall scoring average is at 19.6 points per game, placing them 97th rank nationally.
The Sun Devils defense will take the field with 21 sacks and are 1st QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re at 26.5 points per game (102nd). Against the pass, the team is 108th in the NCAA, allowing 236.5 passing yards per game. Additionally, Arizona State’s run defense has 104.6 rushing yards per contest.
Utah’s overall record dropped to 6-2 after their most recent loss to Oregon. The Utes lost the game by a score of 35-6.
In their recent game against Arizona State, Utah was the underdog with a spread of 6.5 points and ended up losing without covering. Their ATS record for the season currently stands at 4-3. In their latest matchup, Utah and Oregon failed to reach the over/under line of 47, posting a combined total of 41 points. Utah’s current over/under record is 2-5.
Utah’s offense is averaging 21.2 points per game, which ranks them 89th in the NCAA. Through the air, they’re at 159.2 passing yards on average, putting them at 119th in the nation. Their rushing attack is currently 47th in rushing yards, with an average of 344 rushing attempts per game this season.
Defensively, the Utes defense has come up with 25 sacks this season and are 1st in quarterback hurries. Overall, they are allowing 17.5 points per contest (61st). Against the pass, they are 83rd in the NCAA, having allowed 221.2 passing yards allowed per game. Utah is giving up 86 rushing yards per contest.
The last time Utah and Arizona State faced off came last year, ending in a 34-13 win for Utah. This game featured plenty of action in the passing game. Utah finished with 260 passing yards while Arizona State ended the game with 261 yards of their own.
Utah vs. Arizona State Odds Analysis
At present, the Utes’ have a moneyline payout of -436, in contrast to its opening odds of -549. The implied win probabilities for the teams currently stand at 81% for Utah and 23% for Arizona State.
The over/under lines for this matchup have stayed the same, with no changes thus far, still at 41.5. The over continues to have a payout of -110, and the under maintains a payout of -110.
The point spread hasn’t fluctuated much, as the current lines remain close to the opening numbers. Utah is currently favored by 11 (-110), with Arizona State at +11 (-110).
How to Bet Utah vs. Arizona State in Arizona
Utah’s offense hasn’t been performing well on third down so far this season. I don’t see them suddenly resolving this issue, and like Arizona State +11.
Our model sees the over/under line for this matchup being to low and like the outlook of this game surpassing 41.5 points. The betting model spit out this game finishing with a combined 43 points.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Predict: Arizona State +11
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Over 41.5