Stanford Cardinal vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Stanford Cardinal vs Washington Huskies
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Huskies (-13.5)
Husky Stadium is the site where the Washington Huskies (3-0) will attempt to defeat the Stanford Cardinal (1-1) on Saturday. Stanford is 13.5-point dogs. The over/under is set at 59.5.
The Stanford Cardinal come into this game with a record of 1-1 this year. In their last matchup, the Cardinal took on the USC Trojans and went home with a loss by a final score of 41-28. E.J. Smith led the offense in rushing for the Cardinal with 19 attempts for 88 yds (4.6 yards per carry). Tanner McKee went 20/35 with 220 yards through the air and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 107.9 and finished the contest with 2 interceptions. On the ground, the Cardinal gave up 164 yards on 36 tries, which averages out to 4.6 yds per rush allowed. Stanford relinquished 20 pass completions on 27 attempts for a total of 341 yds, and a completion rate of 74.1%. When all was said and done, they had 80 plays for 441 yards. The Stanford Cardinal ended up rushing 45 times and accounted for 221 yards, which earned them an average of 4.9 yards per attempt.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Stanford Cardinal hold an average of 34.5 points per outing. As a unit they average 195.0 yards via the ground game ranking them 46th in the nation. The Cardinal have tallied 938 total yards for the season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Stanford has compiled 4 passing touchdowns and 6 rushing touchdowns. Stanford has tallied 53 1st downs as a team, and they have committed 7 infractions for 62 yards. They have surrendered the ball 9 times.
The Cardinal are ranked 68th in college football when it comes to team defense, giving up 25.5 PPG. They are giving up 4.3 yards per run and 161.5 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Overall, they have allowed 323 yards on the ground through 2 games. In terms of passing yards, the Cardinal are allowing 400 yds which has them sitting in 9th in the nation. They are giving up 200.0 yards per contest via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.8%. In total, they have given up 361.5 yards per outing which ranks them 69th in college football. They have conceded 4 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 1 touchdown via the ground game.
Get all of our College Football Picks Today
The Huskies step onto the field holding a record of 3-0 for this season. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Huskies took home the win by a final score of 39-28 when they played the Michigan State Spartans. Michael Penix Jr. (4 TDs) walked away from the contest with 397 yds on 24/40 through the air while his quarterback rating was 176.4. He didn't throw any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 9.9. Cameron Davis carried the football 17 times for 69 yards, walking away from the game with 4.1 yds per attempt for Washington. The Huskies finished the game with a total of 503 yards on 76 plays (6.6 yds per play). Washington ended up running for 2.9 yds per carry, finishing the game with 106 yards on 36 carries. Washington conceded 29 run attempts for 42 yds (1.4 yds per carry). The Huskies pass defense gave up a completion percentage of 71.4%, relinquishing 323 yards on 30 for 42 through the air.
In relation to how much they score, the Huskies are sitting 14th in college football averaging 45.3 PPG. During this campaign thus far, the Huskies have thrown for 1,166 yards via the pass as well as an average of 388.7 throwing yards per contest, which has them sitting 2nd in college football. The Washington Huskies are averaging 548.3 yards/game, which has them ranked 3rd in college football. The Washington offense has 206 yds of penalties on 22 infractions, which ranks 41st in D-1 in terms of making mistakes.
The Huskies are giving up 18.0 PPG, which has them sitting 38th in the nation. Washington has given up a total of 270 yards rushing (90.0 yards/game) as well as 2 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. In total, they have conceded 54 pts. They have given up 4 touchdowns via the pass as well as 188.7 yards/game, which has them in 37th in college football. The Huskies defense has been on the field for 190 plays, which ranks 37th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cardinal/Huskies college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Huskies -13.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks