Wash State vs. Washington Prediction
Will the Washington State Cougars cover the point spreads as a double-digit road underdog when they visit the Washington Huskies in the Apple Cup? Kickoff tonight is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Washington. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Huskies are 10.5-point home favorites versus the Cougars, who opened as 10-point road underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 50 but has been bet down to 48.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: Washington State. As of Saturday morning, 67% of betting tickets are on the Cougars to cover the spreads as a road underdog.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: The under and Washington. In the last nine meetings between these two teams in Seattle the under is 7-2. The favorite has also covered the spread in six of the last eight meetings between these two teams while the Cougars have failed to cover in six of their last eight meetings.
WHO WE LIKE: Washington State. The Cougars are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games played on fieldturf. They're also 5-1 against the number in their last six games versus a team with a winning record and have covered in seven of their last nine games overall. Washington State is also 6-2 at the betting window in its last eight conference games.
Washington blew out its in-state rival a year ago on the road but I just see too much value in Washington State tonight. I'll take the 10 points with a hook on the road dog.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PICK: WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS +10.5