|Pac-12 College Football Week 6 Odds: Washington State vs. Oregon State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 04 October 2012 09:30|
Washington St. vs. Oregon St. Odds
Oregon State is 3-0 on the season, 2-0 in the Pac-12 and 1-0 at home. Washington State is 2-3 overall, 0-2 in conference play and 1-1 on the road. Oregon State is 3-0 against the spread this year while Washington State is 1-3-1 ATS. Oregon State is 6-2 in its last 8 games against Washington State.
Trends show that the road team is 5-1 against the spread in the last 6 games of this series and that Washington State is just 2-10 ATS in its last 12 meetings with Oregon State. These two have hit the over in 7 of their last 10 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oregon State is the clear favorite at home, as the Beavers are getting odds of -15.5 points against Washington State. The over/under total for the game has been set at 58.5 points. (View Matchup) Opening odds had Oregon State favored by 14.5 points. The spread climbed up to a peak of 16 points before settling back at Oregon State -15.5.
Oregon State is coming off a 38-35 win over Arizona last week. The Beavers have had all three of their wins come against opponents that were ranked at one point this season. Right now, Oregon State is giving up just 20.7 points per game on defense, but only scoring 25 points per game on offense. Oregon State is fourth in the nation in passing at 362.7 yards per game. Quarterback Sean Mannion has thrown for 1,088 yards and 6 TDs through three games.
Washington State is coming off back-to-back losses to Colorado (35-34) and Oregon (51-26). The Cougars are scoring just 25 points per game on offense right now while the defense is giving up 32.6 points per contest. The Cougars have the worst rushing offense in the nation, averaging only 45.6 yards per game on the ground. Quarterback Connor Halliday has thrown for 1,203 yards and 9 TDs, but he is questionable for Saturday’s game due to a leg injury.
In terms of Injuries, Washington State running back Rickey Galvin is doubtful with an arm injury. For Oregon State, defensive end Rudolf Fifita is questionable with a concussion.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon State. The Beavers are getting 67% of the wagers with odds -15.5 points at home against Washington State on Saturday.