UCLA vs. Washington St. Prediction
Can No. 19 Washington State keep UCLA’s 2019 struggles going when the two meet up in Pac-12 play tonight at 10:30PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
397 UCLA vs. 398 Washington State
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:30PM ET – Martin Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to the latest oddsmakers, Washington State is favored at home in this game, as the Cougars are getting odds of -18.5 points against UCLA. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 58 points. The public betting currently has 80 percent going on Washington State as the home favorite. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NCAAF Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Washington State struggling to cover
The Washington State football team is off to a 3-0 start to the year following its 31-24 win over Houston last weekend. The Cougars are 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 with the under.
The Cougars are putting up 49.3 points and 567 yards per game on offense this season while the defense is giving up 16 points and 346.3 yards per contest. Anthony Gordon is one of the nation’s top passers with 1,324 yards and 12 touchdowns while completing 78.7 percent of his passes. Brandon Arconado is his leading receiver with 23 catches for 308 yards and a touchdown. Max Borghi is the team’s leading rusher with 202 yards and four touchdowns.
UCLA winless and struggling
The UCLA Bruins haven’t been able to get out of the starting blocks this season, as they are off to an 0-3 start to the year with losses to Cincinnati, San Diego State and Oklahoma. The Bruins are 0-3 against the spread and 3-0 with the under.
UCLA is putting up just 14 points and 263.3 yards per game on offense while the defense is allowing 31.7 points and 467 yards per contest. Dorian Thompson-Robinson is leading the offense with 556 passing yards and five touchdowns, but he also has four interceptions. Demetric Felton is the leading rusher with 164 yards on 38 carries. Felton is also the leading receiver with 13 catches for 171 yards and a touchdown.
College Football Betting Trends
The Cougars are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games in September and 12-3 ATS in their last 15 home games.
UCLA is just 6-14 ATS in their last 20 road games and 1-6 ATS in their last seven games on fieldturf.
These two haven’t met since Chip Kelly took over at UCLA. The Bruins have no offensive identity right now, scoring just 14 points in all three games. That’s not going to get the job done today at Washington State. The Cougars can move the ball in the air with ease against this UCLA defense. The Cougars are also a much more respectable defensive team than one would think. UCLA should be completely outmatched here and that will allow Washington State to get the big cover.
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