|2012 FOX College Football Week 6 Odds & Spread: Arizona vs. Stanford|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 10:30|
Arizona vs. Stanford Odds
Stanford is 3-1 overall, 1-1 in the Pac-12 and 3-0 at home. Arizona is 3-2 overall, 0-2 in the Pac-12, and 0-1 on the road. The Wildcats are 2-3 against the spread while the Cardinal are 2-2 ATS. Stanford has won 7 of its last 9 against Arizona.
Trends show that Arizona is just 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 meetings with Stanford. These two teams have hit the under in 6 of their last 8 meetings and in 4 of their last 5 meetings at Stanford.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Stanford is the favorite at home in this game, as the Cardinal are getting odds of -9 points against Arizona. The over/under total has been set at 54 points. (View Matchup) Opening odds had Stanford as an 11.5-point favorite. The spread wouldn’t get any higher than that. The lowest the spread got during the week was 8.5 points, but it has now settled in at 9 points.
Stanford started 3-0 but lost at Washington last week, 17-13. The loss was coming off a win over USC just prior. In the loss, Stanford had just 235 total yards of offense, including only 65 rushing yards. The Stanford defense played well, holding Washington to only 313 total yards, but the lack of scoring kept Stanford from staying unbeaten. The team was led by quarterback Josh Nunes, who threw for 170 yards, but was just 18 of 37 passing.
Arizona started 3-0 but has lost the last two weeks to Oregon (49-0) and Oregon State (38-35). The Wildcats are giving up 28.4 points per game so far this year, while scoring 34.8 points per game. The offense has been led by the passing game, which ranks ninth in the country at 343.8 yards per game. Quarterback Matt Scott has thrown for 1,608 yards and 10 TDs this season while also rushing for 228 yards and two scores.
In terms of Injuries, Stanford running back Anthony Wilkerson is questionable for this game due to a leg injury while tackle Cole Underwood is out. Arizona has no injuries to report for this game.