Arizona St. vs. Colorado Total Pick
Can No. 21 Colorado continue its strong play when the Buffaloes play host to Arizona State on Saturday at 4PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, October 6, 2018
4PM ET – Folsom Field
TV: Pac-12 Network
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Colorado is favored at home, as the Buffaloes are getting odds of -3 points against Arizona State. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 64.5 points. The public betting for this game currently has 69 percent going on Colorado at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Football Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Arizona State struggling on the road
Arizona State is 3-2 on the season, but the Sun Devils have lost both games on the road to San Diego State and Washington. ASU is 3-2 overall, 1-1 in the Pac-12, 4-1 against the spread and 3-2 with the over. Overall, the Sun Devils have hit the over in seven of their last 10 games.
ASU has been stronger on defense under new coach Herm Edwards, allowing just 19.8 points and 363.2 yards per game. Offensively, Arizona State is putting up 31.6 points and 426 yards per contest. Manny Wilkins has thrown for 1,224 yards and 10 touchdowns on the year while N’Keal Harry has caught 31 passes for 419 yards and five touchdowns. Eno Benjamin is leading the ground game with 595 yards and five scores.
Colorado off to 4-0 start
Colorado is coming off a 38-16 win over UCLA to move the Buffaloes to 4-0 on the season. They are 1-0 in Pac-12 games while posting a 3-1 record against the spread and a 3-1 record with the under.
The Buffaloes are having a strong year on both sides of the ball thus far, allowing just 17.8 points and 352 yards per game on defense. Offensively, Colorado is putting up 40.3 points and 489.8 yards per contest. Steven Montez has thrown for 1,092 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the offense this year while Travon McMillian has run for 392 yards and four touchdowns. Laviska Shenault Jr. is the leading receiver with 38 catches for 581 yards and four scores.
College Football Betting Trends
Arizona State has hit the over in eight of its last 11 overall and in five of its last seven conference games.
The Buffaloes have hit the under in seven of their last nine against a winning team and in eight of their last 11 after a win.
These two have hit the under in three of their last five meetings, two of which came at Colorado. This year both squads seem to be identified by their defense, as opposed to being all about offense like most of the conference. Given that this game has a higher total, I think the defenses will stand out as both teams should get some resistance against two of the better defensive units in the Pac-12.
College Football Prediction: Arizona State/Colorado Under 64.5