Fight Hunger Bowl Odds
Washington is 8-4 on the season, 6-6 against the spread and the Huskies split the over/under in 12 games. BYU went 8-4 on the season, 5-6-1 against the spread and hit the under in 8 of 12 games. BYU has won three straight meetings with Washington.
Trends show that Washington is 3-8 against the spread in its last 11 games on grass while BYU has covered in four straight bowl games and is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at a neutral site.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Washington is favored in the game, as the Huskies have odds of -3 points against BYU on Friday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 60 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Washington favored by 3 and hasn’t changed. The over/under total opened at 585. Points and slowly worked up to 60.
Washington is coming off a 27-17 win over Washington State to end the regular season. The Huskies won four of their final five games to go 5-4 in the Pac-12, but head coach Steve Sarkisian left to take over at USC at the end of the regular season. Washington averaged 38.5 points and 514.4 yards per game on offense this season while holding opponents to just 23.4 points per game. Washington has been led by Bishop Sankey, who has rushed for 1,775 yards and 18 touchdowns while Keith Price has thrown for 2,843 yards and 20 touchdowns.
BYU is coming off a 28-23 win at Nevada to end its season. The Cougars won seven of their last nine games this year. BYU is averaging 31.3 points and 495.4 yards per game on offense this season, while the defense has held opponents to 21.3 points per game. Quarterback Taysom Hill has thrown for 2,645 yards and 19 touchdowns while rushing for 1,211 yards and nine scores. Jamaal Williams has added 1,202 rushing yards and seven scores.
In terms of Injuries, Washington defensive backs Taz Stevenson (arm) and Patrick Enewally (hand) are both questionable. BYU linebacker Spencer Hadley (knee) and tight end Devin Mahina (groin) are also questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Washington, as the Huskies are getting 69% of the wagers with odds of -3 points against BYU on Friday.