|ESPN Thursday Night College Football Odds: Oregon vs. Arizona State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:30|
Oregon vs. Arizona State Odds
Oregon State is 6-0 on the season, 3-0 in the Pac-12 and 1-0 on the road. Arizona State is 5-1 overall, 3-0 in the Pac-12 and 3-0 at home. The Sun Devils are 5-1 against the spread while the Ducks are 2-4 ATS. Oregon has won seven straight over Arizona State.
Trends show that Oregon is 5-1-1 against the spread in its last 7 against Arizona State and the home team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 in this series. These two have combined to hit the over in their last four encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oregon is the favorite on the road in this game, as the Ducks are getting odds of -8 points at Arizona State on Thursday. The over/under total has been set at 68 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oregon as a 10-point favorite. The spread climbed to as high as 10.5 points during the week before dropping back to 8 points.
Oregon is coming off a 52-21 win over Washington last week. The Ducks have scored a minimum of 42 points in each game this year and they rank second in the nation in scoring at 52.3 points per game. Defensively, Oregon is allowing 20 points per game. The Ducks have been so strong because of their rushing attack, which is fourth in the nation at 302.3 yards per game. Running back Kenjon Barner is leading this team with 727 rushing yards and nine touchdowns.
Arizona State is coming off a 51-17 win at Colorado last week. The Sun Devils have won three straight and their lone loss was at Missouri, 24-20. ASU is giving up just 14.2 points per game on defense while scoring an average of 40.5 points per game. Quarterback Taylor Kelly is leading this team as he has thrown for 1,600 yards and 14 touchdowns this season.
In terms of Injuries, Arizona State defensive lineman Mike Pennel is suspended while Oregon linebacker Michael Clay is questionable with a leg injury. Oregon linebacker Keloni Kamalani is out for this game with an arm injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon. The Ducks are getting 75% of the wagers with odds of -8 points at Arizona State on Thursday night.