At the beginning of the season big things were expected out of the Washington Huskies. In fact, U-Dub was a popular NCAA Football Betting pick to make the college football playoff. Making the Pac 12 Championship Game was considered a given. But a Conference title is the most that the Huskies can get out of this disappointing season. Utah is a respected program that has finally broken through in the Pac 12 South. Likewise, Kyle Whittingham is one of the nation’s top coaches. Friday’s league title game will be the biggest in program history.
Pac 12 Championship Game
Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies
Date and Time: Friday, November 30, 2018, 8 p.m. ET
Location: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California
NCAA Football Betting Odds at SBG:
|Utah||+5 (-110)||44½ (-110)|
|Washington U||-5 (-110)||44½ (-110)|
Utah vs. Washington TV Coverage: FOX
Utah recovered from a slow start to emerge as one of the top NCAA Football Betting values on the board. Last week the Utes rallied from a 27-7 third quarter deficit to beat hated BYU 35-27. Owing to that win is a final record of 9-3 straight up and 7-5 against the spread with 7-5 over the total. The Utes edged out upstart Arizona State for the Pac 12 South Division title. Overall Utah ranks 60th in the nation for total offense. However, they boast a stout defense that ranks 15th best in the land.
Utah did a nice job of pressing on after top running back Zack Moss was lost to injury. Whittingham improvised to lead Utah to three straight wins without the 1000-yard rusher. Most important of all Utah has covered six of their last eight games.
Despite winning the Pac 12 North Division title the season has been a letdown for Washington. Last Friday’s 28-15 payout at Washington State did improve the overall moral of U-Dub nation. Washington finished 9-3 straight up but was among the worst Online wagering values on the board. To show the Huskies got the money in just three out of 12 games on the season. In view of the hype around quarterback Jake Browning was this season a source of disappointment. Encompassing this is a mark if 77th for scoring offense. Defensively UW was a rock ribbed eighth for points allowed.
Browning was once considered a top tier Heisman Troiphy candidate. Even so this was not the season that was expected of him. Consider his 16/9 touchdown to interception ratio. In comparison running back Myles Gaskin helped save the Husky season. To illuminate Gaskin has 1075 rushing yards with 5.1 yards per carry and 10 TD’s.
Team vs. Team
Utah lost at home to Washington 21-7 on September 15 as four-point dogs. Contrarily the Utes paid in the previous three meetings. Further, both teams have seen dramatic changes to their personality since that earlier meeting. The Utes and Huskies have gone over the total in four of their last five tilts.
Matchup to Watch
Washington boasts the best player on the field in Gaskin. Correspondingly Gaskin and U-Dub’s iron defense is the NCAA Football Betting matchup advantage. Meanwhile Utah is just a little bit short.
Utah vs Washington vs. NCAA Football Betting
To be exact Washington finally reached the level everyone expected of them last week. Starting with that win at Wazzu could be redemption and Roses!
Utah vs. Washington NCAA Football Betting Pick: Washington Huskies
Utah vs. Washington NCAA Football Betting Score Prediction: Washington 27, Utah 27
Catch highlights of Washington’s win at Washington State last week!