|FOX College Football Game of the Week Odds: Arizona State vs. Stanford|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 September 2013 09:00|
Arizona State vs. Stanford Odds
Stanford is 2-0 on the season, 1-0 at home and 0-2 against the spread. Arizona State is 2-0 overall, 1-1 against the spread and playing in its first game on the road. The home team has won six of the last eight between these two.
Trends show that the home team is 8-2-1 against the spread in the last 11 games in this series and Arizona State is just 1-5 ATS in its last 6 trips to Stanford. These two have hit the under in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Stanford is the favorite at home, as the Cardinal have odds of -7 points against Arizona State. The over/under total for this game has been set at 49.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Stanford favored by 7 points as well. The spread jumped up to a high of 8 points before making the move back to 7. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 49.5 points.
Stanford is off to a 2-0 start after picking up a 34-20 win at Army last week. The Cardinal are averaging 34 points and 403.5 yards per game. The defense hasn’t been to shaky either, allowing just 16.5 points and 292 yards per game. Quarterback Kevin Hogan has thrown for 395 yards and five touchdowns through two games while running back Tyler Gaffney has rushed for 236 yards and three touchdowns.
Arizona State improved to 2-0 last Saturday with a 32-30 win over Wisconsin at home. The Sun Devils amassed 468 yards of offense in the win over the Badgers, including 352 yards through the air. While the defense did give up 231 rushing yards to Wisconsin, it managed to make the big plays at the right time. Quarterback Taylor Kelly went 29 of 51 passing for 352 yards with an interception while running back Marion Grice rushed for 84 yards and four touchdowns while catching five passes for 50 yards.
In terms of Injuries, neither teams has a player listed on the injury report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Stanford, as the Cardinal are getting 65% of the wagers with a point spread of -7 against Arizona State on Saturday.