Oregon vs. Arizona State Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Oregon is favored on the road, as the Ducks are getting odds of -14.5 points against Arizona State. The over/under total for the game is listed at 75.5 points. Oregon has won its last 10 against Arizona State and the Ducks have covered the spread in the last three meetings. Tonight’s game is set to take place from Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. Kickoff will be live on the Pac-12 Network.
Arizona State is off to a shaky 1-2 start with losses to San Diego State and Texas Tech. The Sun Devils have yet to cover the spread in any of their three games this season as well. The ASU offense is scoring 34 points pre game and allowing 37.7 points per game on defense. The defense has really struggled, allowing 505.3 total yards and 338 passing yards per game this season. On offense, ASU is putting up 412 yards per game thanks to its passing attack. Manny Wilkins has thrown for 924 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the team while N’Keal Harry has 24 catches for 266 yards. The leading rusher is Kalen Ballage, who has 179 yards and four touchdowns.
Oregon is off to a 3-0 start under new coach Willie Taggart. The Ducks have beaten Southern Utah, Nebraska and Wyoming while going 2-1 against the spread. Oregon is putting up big numbers on offense, averaging 56 points and 609 yards per game. Quarterback Justin Herbert has thrown for 897 yards and five touchdowns to lead the offense while Royce Freeman has added 460 rushing yards and nine touchdowns. The Ducks’ defense is giving up 23 points and 303 yards per game through three contests.
The Ducks have been able to control this series, going 3-0-1 against the spread in the last four overall meetings and 5-1 ATS in their last six trips to Arizona State. Oregon has looked great so far, especially on offense. That shouldn’t change against Arizona State, which hasn’t been able to stop anyone. The Sun Devils have a good offense, but not one good enough to keep pace with the Ducks tonight. Look for this game to get out of hand late.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREDICTION: OREGON -14.5