Washington State vs Washington NCAA Football Picks & Predictions 11/29/2019
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Washington Huskies
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -7
Jacob Eason and the Washington Huskies play the Washington State Cougars at Husky Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2019. The odds on this game have Washington as 7-point favorites. The Cougars are 4-7-0 ATS and 7-4-0 when betting on the total. The Huskies are 6-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-5-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Washington State Cougars played the Oregon State Beavers and won by a score of 54-53. Max Borghi led the team on the ground during the game. His longest run of the day went for 18 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for the game. He racked up a total of 44 yards on 10 carries which had him averaging 4.4 yards per run. Renard Bell was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 108 yards on 8 catches. He had an average of 13.5 yards per reception during the game. Running the show from under center for the Cougars was Anthony Gordon who went 50/70 with 606 yards through the air and added 6 touchdowns. He threw 3 interceptions on the day. The Cougars ran the football 13 times and racked up 35 yards which earned them an average of 2.7 yards per rush. On the day, they ran 83 plays which gave them a total of 641 yards. For the game, the Cougars got 35 1st downs and they had 3 infractions for 22 yards which tells us that they had a disciplined week in practice. When discussing the defense, Washington State allowed 22 completions on 40 throws totaling 408 yards, and a completion percentage of 55.0%. For the game, they conceded 601 yards and earned 1 takeaway. In the running game, the Cougars allowed 193 yards on 33 carries which is an average of 5.8 yards per attempt allowed.
The Cougars head into this game 6-5 for this year. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation with an average of 41.5 points per game, which has them at 9th in college football. As a unit, they are averaging 76.3 rushing yards per contest which is 12th in the Pac-12. For total yardage, they sit in 1st in the Pac-12 Conference and 5th in college football with 5,863 yards. The Cougars have one of the most lackluster defenses in the country, allowing 31.5 points per game ranking them 9th in the Pac-12 Conference. When it comes to passing yards, the Cougars have conceded 5,024 yards. Teams are completing 63.5% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 8.8 yards per try. When it comes to yards on the ground, Washington State is allowing 176.5 yards per contest ranking them 11th in the Pac-12 and 83rd in the country. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5 yards per carry ranking them 12th in the Pac-12 and 110th in the country overall. In total, they have allowed 1,942 rushing yards through 11 games.
In their last game, the Washington Huskies took on the Colorado Buffaloes and took the loss by a score of 20-14. Richard Newton led the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 9 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown for the game. He racked up a total of 32 yards by way of 12 carries which had him averaging 2.7 yards per carry. Hunter Bryant was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 82 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 16.4 yards per catch during the game. Running the show from under center for the Huskies was Jacob Eason who went 21/34 with 206 yards through the air and tossed 1 TD. He threw 1 interception in the game. The Huskies rushed the ball a total of 32 times and added 32 yards which had them averaging 1.0 yards per attempt. In the game, they ran 67 plays for a total of 238 yards. For the game, the Huskies earned a total of 17 first downs and they totaled 9 infractions for 68 yards which shows us that this team didn't have their heads in this game. On the defensive side of the ball, Washington gave up 17 completions on 28 attempts for a total of 223 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.7%. Against the run, the Huskies gave up 207 yards on 41 tries which means they had an average of 5.0 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For this contest, they conceded a total of 430 yards but didn't force any takeaways.
The Huskies come into this matchup with a record of 6-5. Washington has made teams respect their running game by averaging 157.1 yards on the ground per game, ranking them 75th in college football. As a team, they have a total of 1,728 rushing yards through 11 contests, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Huskies average 402.3 yards per game overall putting them 70th in the country and 9th in the Pac-12 Conference. The Huskies are allowing 21.1 points per game ranking them 3rd in the Pac-12 Conference and 29th in the nation. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in Division 1. They are giving up 217.5 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Huskies are ranked 2nd in the conference. In discussing points given up, they have given up 232 total points. In regard to yards rushing, they are giving up 142.5 yards per game ranking them 47th in the country and 5th in the Pac-12 Conference. For 2019, they have given up 1,568 yards on the ground and 14.3 rushing touchdowns.
Who will win tonight's Cougars/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cougars +7
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