Washington State vs. Utah Total Pick
Will No. 19 Utah bounce back with an offensive surge when the Utes play host to Washington State on Saturday at 10PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
145 Washington State vs. 146 Utah
Saturday, September 28, 2019
10PM ET – Rice-Eccles Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to the latest oddsmakers, Utah is favored at home, as the Utes are getting odds of -5 points against Washington State. The over/under total for the game is listed at 56.5 points. The public betting currently has 56 percent going on Utah 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.
Cougars upset by UCLA
Washington State blew a 49-17 lead against UCLA at home last weekend in a 67-63 loss to fall to 3-1 on the year and 0-1 in the Pac-12. The Cougars are 1-3 against the spread this season while going 2-2 with the over/under total.
The Cougars are putting up 52.8 points and 605.3 yards per game on offense this year, including nearly 500 passing yards per game. The Washington State defense is giving up 28.8 points and 424 yards per contest. Anthony Gordon is leading the team with 1,894 passing yards and 21 touchdowns while five different receivers have 225 yards or more. Easop Winston Jr. has 26 catches for 348 yards and eight touchdowns. Max Borghi is the leading rusher with 325 yards and four scores.
Utes fall at USC
The Utah Utes suffered their first loss of the season last week as well, getting beaten by USC on the road, 30-23. USC is 3-1 on the year, 0-1 in the Pac-12, 1-3 against the spread and 3-1 with the under.
Utah has a strong defense, as the Utes are giving up just 14.8 points and 274.8 yards per game. Offensively, Utah is putting up 29.8 points and 443.8 yards per contest. The Utes are expected to be without leading rusher Zack Moss due to a separated shoulder. He has 393 yards and four touchdowns this season. Tyler Huntley has thrown for 812 yards and five touchdowns. Bryan Thompson is his leading receiver with seven catches for 199 yards and two touchdowns. The defense is led by Bradlee Anae, who has four sacks.
College Football Betting Trends
The Cougars are 8-2 with the over in their last 10 road games and 8-2-1 with the under in their last 11 games following a loss.
The Utes have hit the over in five of their last six home games and in four straight games following a loss.
These two have hit the over in five of their last six meetings. Their last encounter saw the two put up 58 points. Utah is a strong defense, but the Cougars have an offense that is nearly impossible to completely stop. Washington State’s defense is sure to give up a lot of points to Utah. If the Cougars couldn’t stop UCLA, they won’t stop the Utes on the road very often. Look for both teams to push around 30 points or more and go over this total.
College Football Week 5 Prediction: Washington State/Utah Over 56.5