Portland State at Washington State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 9/11/2014
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Martin Stadium in Pullman
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On Saturday, the Portland State Vikings (1-1) will face the Washington State Cougars (0-2), who currently have the top passing attack in the country.
Portland State was able to pick up its first win of the year over the weekend by beating Western Oregon 45-38 at home. The Vikings put up 507 yards of offense in the win, which included 285 rushing yards. They also had their problems in the game, turning the ball over twice and committing 18 penalties for 146 yards.
Portland State's top offensive contributor this season has been quarterback Paris Penn, who has done more with his legs than with his arm. The sophomore has rushed for 170 yards and three touchdowns on just 14 carries this year.
Washington State lost for the second time in two games on Saturday when they were defeated 24-13 by Nevada. The Cougars put up 389 passing yards in the win, but their defense gave up 214 rushing yards to Nevada. Washington State has averaged 460.5 passing yards per game, but they are only rushing for 22 yards per game.
The Cougars have been led by wide receiver Vince Mayle, who has 20 receptions in two games for 210 yards and two touchdowns, while fellow receiver Isiah Myers has 15 catches for 196 yards and two scores. Quarterback Connor Halliday has racked up 921 passing yards with six touchdowns and three interceptions.
Injuries to Watch
Portland State Vikings
09/11/14 OL Gunnar Eklund Legal problems doubtful Saturday vs. Portland St
09/11/14 RB Theron West Legal problems doubtful Saturday vs. Portland St
09/07/14 WR Gabe Marks Undisclosed doubtful Saturday vs. Portland St
08/31/14 WR Drew Loftus Legal problems out indefinitely
Washington State Cougars
No injuries to report at this time
Tony's Pick: Take Washington State
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