Utah vs. Washington State Prediction
No. 14 Utah will try to avoid suffering its third loss of the season on Thursday night when it takes on 4-3 Washington State at 10:00 p.m. ET.
With the Utes laying seven points as a road favorite and the total sitting at 55.5, what’s the best play on the board when it comes to this matchup?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
107 Utah Utes (-7) at 108 Washington State Cougars (+7); o/u 55.5
10:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, October 27, 2022
Martin Stadium, Pullman, WA
Utah vs. Washington State Public Betting Information
As of this writing, our CFB Public Betting page shows that 57% of bets are on Washington State. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.
Utah Utes Game Notes
Cameron Rising was 29-for-43 passing for 415 yards during Saturday's 43-42 win over USC. He also rushed 11 times for 60 yards and three touchdowns. Rising capped a legendary performance with a two-yard rush into the end zone for a two-point conversion that put Utah up for good. Kyle Whittingham's gutsy call is a testament to his confidence in Rising, who literally willed his team to victory.
Washington State Cougars Game Notes
Leyton Smithson will start at outside wide receiver during Thursday's matchup with Utah, Colton Clark of the Spokesman-Review reports. Smithson is expected to take over De'zhaun Stribling's spot at outside receiver while Stribling moves into the slot. The true freshman wideout has logged eight receptions for 97 yards across four games this season, but the three-star recruit from Washington figures to handle a larger role moving forward.
Utah vs. Washington State Betting Trends
Over is 6-2 in Utes last 8 games overall
Over is 12-5 in Utes last 17 conference games
Under is 7-1 in Cougars last 8 games overall
Utah vs. Washington State Betting Prediction
The Utes are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games versus the Cougars, who have covered in 12 of their last 17 games overall. Washington State is also 20-8 against the spread in its last 28 games played in October, is 9-3 against the number in its last 12 conference games and 7-2 at the betting window in its last nine games after accumulating less than 100 yards rushing in its previous game.
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