Washington Huskies vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Free Betting Pick

Victor TrejosArticles, College Football, Football

The No. 10 Huskies (-18) are set to host the Arizona State Sun Devils in Washington. Kickoff is pretty late for those on the East Coast (10:30 p.m. ET) and fans can catch it live by tuning in to ESPN. When these two schools faced each other last year, Arizona State knocked Arizona State off by a pair of field goals 13-7.

Betting Preview: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington Huskies

Arizona State is getting picked as the underdog and is currently getting 18 points in this Pac-12 game. The Sun Devils are also receiving +800 moneyline odds while the Huskies are -1450. If one program can catch a lucky break early on it will result in a nice in-game betting scenario. Vegas has determined the over/under (O/U) to be 50 points.

The Sun Devils have gained 0.3 units so far and are 2-1 against the spread (ATS). The team has posted an Over-Under record of 2-1.

The Huskies have gained 0.0 units for moneyline bettors this season. They’re 1-2 ATS and have an O/U record of 0-3.

The Sun Devils have gone 2-1 straight up (SU) and they haven’t faced any Pac-12 competition yet. The Huskies are 2-1 SU overall and are also 1-0 SU in conference play.

The Sun Devils are looking to bounce back from a 28-21 loss to San Diego State last week where Manny Wilkins completed 31-of-46 passes for 341 yards and two touchdowns. Eno Benjamin (21 yards on 13 rush attempts) led the running attack. N’Keal Harry (nine receptions, 86 yards, one TD) and Benjamin (seven catches, 44 yards) shared the receiving duties in the defeat.

Washington just earned a 21-7 win over Utah. The team’s defense let the Utes run for 123 yards on 29 rush attempts, along with one rushing TD. Zack Moss was a bright spot in the defeat, recording 67 rushing yards and a score on 13 attempts for Utah. For Washington, Jake Browning completed 14-of-24 passes for 155 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Myles Gaskin (143 yards on 30 rush attempts, one TD) handled the running game as Aaron Fuller (six receptions, 108 yards) and Andre Baccellia (three catches, 33 yards) led the pass-catching attack in the win.

Arizona State has run the ball on 43.0 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Washington has an overall rush percentage of 51.7 percent. The Sun Devils have run for 115.3 yards/game and have three scores on the ground this year. The Huskies are averaging 156.3 rush yards per game and have five total rushing TDs.

The Sun Devils offensive scheme has logged 319.3 yards/game in the air overall and has seven passing TDs so far. The Huskies have recorded 296.0 pass yards per contest and have five total pass scores.

Defensively, Arizona State has let opponents rush for an average of 125.3 yards and pass for 220.3 yards per game. The Washington D has allowed 170.7 yards per game to opposing passers and 143.7 yards per game to opposing runners. The Huskies are giving up an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of only 3.89 to opposing QBs, while the Sun Devils have allowed a 4.46 ANY/A.

Passing-wise, Wilkins is up to 578 yards on the year. He’s completed 47-of-70 attempts with six passing scores and has yet to throw an interception. He has a 9.38 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number is 7.19 over the last two games.

For the home team, Jake Browning has completed 32-of-56 passes for 451 yards, two TDs and two INTs. Browning’s ANY/A stands at 5.81 for the season and 6.08 across his last two outings.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Washington Huskies Betting Pick

SU Winner: Washington, ATS Winner: Washington, O/U: Over

Betting Notes,

  • The Sun Devils offense has tallied three pass plays of 40 or more yards, while the Huskies have accounted for four such plays.
  • Both teams have allowed zero pass plays of 40 yards or more. The Arizona State defense has given up two pass plays of 30+ yards while Washington has permitted zero such plays.
  • The Arizona State offense has created two rushing plays of 20 or more yards, while Washington has created nine such runs.
  • The Sun Devils defense has allowed one rushing play of 20 or more yards, while the Huskies have given up two such runs.
  • The Arizona State defense has twice as many sacks as Washington this year (12 to six).
  • Arizona State, as a team, has averaged 1.5 yards per carry over its last two games.
  • Washington has averaged 4.9 yards per carry over its last two.
  • Over its last three contests, Washington is 1-2 ATS and the under cashed in each of those three.
  • Arizona State was the underdog by 6 points in its last game and the O/U going into it was 48. The over cashed and Arizona State did not cover in the 28-21 defeat to San Diego State.
  • In its last three matchups, Arizona State is 2-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
  • Washington was the underdog by 4 points in its previous match and the Over/Under was set at 45.5. The under cashed and Washington covered in that 21-7 victory over Utah.