|2013 ESPN College Football Week 5 Odds: Stanford vs. Washington State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 27 September 2013 10:00|
Stanford vs. Washington State Odds
Washington State is 3-1 on the season, 2-0 at home and 4-0 against the spread. Stanford is 3-0 overall, 1-0 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. Stanford has won five straight against Washington State.
Trends show that the road team is 4-0 against the spread in this series. Stanford is also 7-1 ATS in its last 8 trips to Washington State. The two have hit the under in 8 of their last 11 meetings as well.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Stanford is the favorite on the road, as the Cardinal have odds of -9.5 points against Washington State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 47.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Stanford favored by 10 points. The spread climbed to 10.5 points and then fell back to 9.5 points. The over/under total for the game opened at 48 points and then dropped to 47.5.
Stanford is 3-0 overall after beating Arizona State, 42-28 at home last week. The Cardinal are averaging 36.7 points per game while the defense is allowing 20.3 points per contest. Quarterback Kevin Hogan has thrown for 546 yards and seven touchdowns while running back Tyler Gaffney rushed for 323 yards and five touchdowns. Ty Montgomery caught 14 passes for 273 yards and four touchdowns.
Washington State is coming off a 42-0 win over Idaho last Saturday. The Cougars have won three straight since losing to Auburn, and the Cougars have allowed just 17 points in the three wins. Offensively, Washington State is posting 31 points per game and 328.8 passing yards per contest. Quarterback Connor Halliday has thrown for 1,288 yards and 10 touchdowns in the four games while Gabe Marks has 31 receptions for 348 yards and three scores.
In terms of Injuries, Stanford guard David Yankey (personal) is doubtful for the game while safety Ed Reynolds (disciplinary) is questionable for the contest. Washington State safety Darius Lemora and offensive lineman Jacob Seydel are both questionable with undisclosed injuries.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Stanford, as the Cardinal are getting 74% of the wagers with odds of -9.5 points at Washington State.