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NCAAF Washington State vs Washington Prediction 11/25/2023

The Washington State Cougars (5-6) travel to face off against the Washington Huskies (11-0) on Saturday, November 25th. This game will be played at Husky Stadium in Seattle and televised on FOX. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Kickoff is set for 4:00 ET.

Washington State Cougars vs Washington Huskies

The Washington State Cougars Are Coming Off A Win

Most recently, Washington State faced off with Colorado and picked up an easy 56-14 win. In the team’s most recent win, quarterback Cameron Ward was not only responsible for two touchdowns through the air but also added two touchdowns on the ground. In terms of passing, he accumulated 288 yards while achieving a completion rate of 60.0%.

Heading into the game Washington State was the betting favorite at 4 and picked up an ATS win. Together, the teams scored 70 points, resulting in a hit for the over.

So far, the Washington State Cougars are 5-6, including going 1-4 on the road and 3-2 at home.

So far, Washington State has been favored five times and the underdog in five games. This has led to an ATS record of 5-5 and an average scoring differential of +4.2. So far in this season, Washington State has posted an over/under record of 6-4. On average, their matchups have yielded a combined score of 61.1 points, with the typical over/under line set at 57.4 points.

The Washington Huskies Are Coming Off A Win

As Washington prepares to face Washington State, they are coming off a 22-20 win over Oregon State. Michael Penix Jr. found the endzone in multiple ways against Oregon State, throwing for 162 yards and two touchdowns in addition to rushing for one touchdown.

Combining for 42 points, the under hit in this matchup with a line of 62.5. Washington covered the spread, as they were 1-point underdogs going into the game.

Washington’s current record is 11-0 as they prepare for this week’s game. This year, they’ve played five road games and six matchups.

Heading into this week’s matchup with Washington State, the Huskies have been favored in 10 games and the underdog in one. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 5-5-1. Across 11 games, the average over/under line in Washington’s matchups is 61.8 points. These games have seen an average combined score of 62.5 points, resulting in an OU record of 6-5.

Washington State Offense Breakdown

Washington State’s rushing attack is ranked 94th in college football with 312 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 87.5 rushing yards per game, placing them 125th nationally. On average, they are attempting 42 passes per game leading to 338.3 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 29th position, averaging 32.6 points per game.

Cameron Ward leads the team in passing, accumulating 3419 passing yards. Additionally, he’s showcased his versatility by ranking 2nd in rushing yards for the team. This season, he’s rushed 109 times for 163 yards, and has a passing completion percentage of 66.6%.

Washington Offense Breakdown

Washington’s rushing attack is ranked 101st in college football with 281 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 125.8 rushing yards per game, placing them 99th nationally. On average, they are attempting 37.4 passes per game leading to 358.4 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 9th position, averaging 39.3 points per game.

So far this season, Michael Penix Jr. has thrown for 3695 yards, averaging 14.1 per completion. His completion percentage is 66.3%, and he’s registered 30 touchdowns.

Washington State Team Defense

The Cougars defense will take the field with 22 sacks and are 1st QB hurries. When it comes to points allowed, they’re at 28.5 points per game (120th). Against the pass, the team is 132nd in the NCAA, allowing 241.6 passing yards per game. Additionally, Washington State’s run defense has 156.8 rushing yards per contest.

Washington Team Defense

The Huskies’ defense has given up 145.2 rushing yards per game this season, which is 141st. Opponents are recording an average of 260.5 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks come in with a passer rating of 77.7 when playing against Washington. In terms of points allowed, they currently sit 69th in NCAA rankings.

Washington State vs Washington Trends

  • On the road, Washington State has gone 1-2 vs. the spread.
  • Washington is 3-2 Against the spread in their last five games at home.
  • Washington is 3-0 in their last three games as underdogs.
  • Looking back on the last five times Washington State was favored, their ATS record was 1-4.

Washington State vs Washington Prediction

After a lackluster performance in the passing game against Colorado, I’m not expecting Washington to bounce back quickly. This is why I’m leaning towards Washington State as 17-point underdogs.

If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, the data we have suggests this game finishing below 68.5 points. For this game, my money is on the under.

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