Washington State could very well be coming off the biggest NCAA Football Betting win in their history. Certainly, recent history at the least. The Cougars took control of the Pac 12 North Division with a 34-20 home payout over Oregon. While ESPN Gameday was there so was an overflow crowd. On the whole it was a perfect Saturday on the Palouse. But reality has a cruel way of setting college football teams straight. Cause by Wazzu having to play Saturday at Stanford. Indeed, the Cardinal is coming off a win and looks to have righted the ship.
Washington State Cougars vs. Stanford Cardinals
Date and Time: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7 p.m. ET
Location: Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California
NCAA Football Betting Odds at SBG:
|Washington State||+3 (-110)||56 (-110)|
|Stanford||-3 (-110)||56 (-110)|
Washington State vs. Stanford TV Coverage: Check Listings
Washington State Cougars
Washington State is 6-1 straight up with payouts in all seven of their games this season. Additionally, the Cougars have gone over the total in five of their seven games. Overall Wazzu has impressive metrics that show a balanced team. Consider WSU national ranks of 13th for scoring offense and 18th for total defense. Quarterback Gardner Minshew has 23 touchdown passes with just six interceptions. Along the same lines he has a 70% completion rate with 2745 yards. But it is the defensive improvement that has caught the notice of sharps. In brief that could be the difference this season.
Numbers to Consider
Stanford is 5-2 straight up and 4-3 against the spread. Last week the Cardinal scored a 20-13 win at Arizona State to snap a two-game losing streak. Four of Stanford’s games have gone under the total. Namely a Stanford offense ranked 106th in the country remains a worry. Counter to that is a defense that ranks 30th for points allowed.
Stanford has been a decent NCAA Football Betting value at home recently. For example, the Cardinal has paid in five of their last eight home games. Six of their last nine at Stanford Stadium have also gone under the total. Balanced against that is Washington State’s solid profits as a road team. To show, the Cougars have paid in four of their last five tilts away from home. 10 of their last 12 road tilts have also gone over the total.
Team vs. Team
Washington State has also been a good Online wagering value head to head with Stanford. As a matter of fact, the Cardinal has not covered their last four games against Wazzu. Just two of the last seven meetings in this series have gone over the total. In addition to those strong numbers is the Cougars results at Stanford Stadium. Wazzu has lost just one of their last six games on the board at Palo Alto. And two of the last three between these teams at Stanford went under the total.
Matchup to Watch
Correlate that Stanford and Wazzu each have one conference loss. Encompassing the NCAA Football Betting matchup is Washington State’s superior offense. In like manner their defense adds to the advantage. As was previously noted the Cougars are strong on the board against Stanford.
Washington State vs. Stanford NCAA Football Betting
In sum, Washington State makes for a dangerous visiting team with good value.
Washington State vs. Stanford NCAA Football Betting Pick: Washington State Cougars
Washington State vs. Stanford NCAA Football Betting Score Prediction: Washington State 31, Stanford 20
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