|College Football Week 9 Odds & Spread: Oregon State vs. Washington|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 26 October 2012 10:30|
Oregon State vs. Washington Odds
Oregon State is 6-0 on the season, 4-0 in the Pac-12 and 3-0 on the road. Washington is 3-4 overall, 1-3 in the Pac-12 and 3-1 at home. The Beavers are 5-1 against the spread this year while the Huskies are 3-4 ATS. Oregon State has won seven of its last eight against Washington.
Trends show that Oregon State has covered the spread in its last 8 meetings with Washington, including its last 5 trips to Washington. These two teams have combined to hit the over in 4 of their last 5 encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Oregon State is the slight favorite on the road, as the Beavers are getting odds of -3 points at Washington on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 48 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oregon State favored by 5 points. The spread never got any higher than that and is currently at its low with Oregon State being favored by 3.
Oregon State is coming off a 21-7 win over Utah last week. The Beavers have played the last few weeks without starting quarterback Sean Mannion, but he is expected to play this week, which should help the offense improve on its 26.2 points per game average. Mannion has thrown for 1,358 yards and seven touchdowns this season. The Oregon State defense has been strong all year, holding opponents to just 16.5 points per game.
Washington is coming off a 52-17 loss to Arizona last week. The Huskies have dropped three straight since a 17-13 win over Stanford. Three of their four losses have come against teams currently ranked in the top 10 in the country. Washington is averaging just 20.7 points per game on offense this year while the defense is allowing 29.6 points per game. Quarterback Keith Price is leading the offense with 1,336 yards and eight touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oregon State cornerback Jordan Poyer is probable despite a wrist injury while defensive lineman Noa Aluesi was recently dismissed from the team. Washington has no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oregon State. The Beavers are getting 73% of the wagers with odds of -3 points at Washington on Saturday night.