Stanford at Arizona State Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/14/2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe
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On Saturday night, the #23 Stanford Cardinal (4-2) will take their top-ranked defense on the road to face the great passing game of the #17 Arizona State Sun Devils (4-1). These two teams played each other twice last year, with Stanford winning both games.
Stanford was able to get back on the winning track last Friday by beating Washington State 34-17 on their home field. They had 477 yards of offense in that game while Washington State had negative-26 yards rushing.
Stanford's offense has only been able to score 26.3 points per game this season, but their defense has been excellent and has only given up 10 points per game. Quarterback Kevin Hogan has completed 65.5 percent of his passes this season for 1,325 yards with 11 touchdowns and four interceptions. Running back Remound Wright has rushed for 278 yards with two touchdowns and he has averaged 5.5 yards per carry.
In their last game, Arizona State scored 20 fourth-quarter points to defeat USC 38-34 on the road. ASU had 5451 yards of offense in that game, including 510 yards through the air.
The Sun Devils' passing game is ninth-best in the country right now by throwing for 340.4 yards per game. Wide receiver Jaelen Strong has caught 41 passes this year for 614 yards and five touchdowns. Junior quarterback Mike Bercovici has thrown for 1,077 yards with nine touchdowns and just two picks.
Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
Stanford Cardinal are 3-3-0 Against the Spread
Stanford Cardinal are 0-5-0 against the Over/Under
Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends
Arizona State Sun Devils are 2-3-0 Against the Spread
Arizona State Sun Devils are 3-2-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/03/14 LB Joe Hemschoot Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/28/14 OL Brandon Fanaika Undisclosed out for season
08/28/14 LB Lane Veach Undisclosed out for season
08/28/14 C Thomas Oser Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/23/14 DL Ikenna Nwafor Undisclosed out for season
Arizona State Sun Devils
10/12/14 LB Laiu Moeakiola Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
10/12/14 QB Taylor Kelly Foot "?" Saturday vs. Stanford
09/05/14 DT Corey Smith Hip out for season
08/14/14 LB Carlos Mendoza Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona State
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