A couple of teams that prefer running the football, Coach Chris Petersen and the Washington Huskies (-9.5) are gearing up to face off against the Oregon State Beavers at Reser Stadium. Kickoff is pretty late for those on the East Coast (10:30 p.m. ET) and fans can catch it live by tuning in to FS1.
Washington at Oregon State Betting Odds 11/8/2019
Washington is favored by 9.5 points in this Pac-12 game. The Huskies are currently getting -370 moneyline odds while the Beavers are +290. This Pac-12 game will probably have several live betting opportunities. The over/under is set at 65 points.
The Huskies are 5-4 straight up (SU), including 2-4 SU against conference opponents. The Beavers are 4-4 SU overall and 3-2 SU in conference play. The less-than-stellar Huskies are 5-4 against the spread (ATS) and are down 9.8 units so far in 2019. The team has posted an O/U record of 6-3.
The surprising Beavers are up 3.5 units this season. The team is 6-2 ATS and has an even O/U record of 4-4.
When these two teams met a year ago, Washington got the victory 42-23.
Oregon State enters this one on a two-game losing streak while Washington has won its last two in a row. The Huskies are most-recently on the rebound after a 33-28 defeat to Utah last week. Jacob Eason completed only 29-of-52 passes for 316 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions. Salvon Ahmed (50 yards on 14 rush attempts) spearheaded the ground attack. Terrell Bynum (seven receptions, 68 yards) and Hunter Bryant (six catches, 105 yards, two TDs) handled the receiving duties in the defeat.
The Oregon State Beavers take the field this week having just earned a 56-38 win over Arizona. The defense let the Wildcats pass for 378 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 148 yards and three scores. J.J. Taylor shredded the defense, recording 78 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 21 attempts, along with 89 yards and a score on seven catches for Arizona. For Oregon State, Jake Luton completed 20-of-26 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns. Jermar Jefferson (105 rushing yards on 22 attempts, three TDs) and Artavis Pierce (114 yards on 15 carries, one TD) mounted the running game while Isaiah Hodgins (seven receptions, 150 yards, two TDs) and Noah Togiai (five catches, 69 yards, one TD) led the receiving attack in the win.
Each of these squads sports a similar run-pass ratio on the season. Washington’s run the ball on 52.4 percent of its offensive possessions while Oregon State has an overall rush percentage of 50.6. The Huskies have run for 159 yards/game (including 142 per game versus Pac-12 opponents) and have 15 scores on the ground this year. The Beavers are totaling 177 rush yards per contest (145 in conference) and have 17 total rushing TDs.
The Huskies have tallied 257 yards per contest in the air overall (233 per game against conference opposition) and have 20 passing scores so far. The Beavers have recorded 254 pass yards per outing (258.6 against Pac-12 foes) and have 21 total pass TDs.
Washington seems to possess an edge in both areas of the defense. The team’s allowed opponents to rush for an average of 144 yards and throw for 231 yards per game. Oregon State has allowed 186.1 rushing yards per game and 253.1 to opposing teams in the air. The Huskies are giving up an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of just 5.60 to opposing QBs, while the Beavers have allowed a 7.72 ANY/A.
Eason has amassed 2,008 pass yards on the year. He’s completed 163-of-255 attempts with 17 passing touchdowns and only five interceptions. Eason has a 7.73 adjusted net yards per pass attempt, including 7.32 over the last two games.
On the other sideline, Jake Luton has recorded 1,756 yards, 17 TDs and one INT. Luton’s ANY/A sits at 8.57 for the year and 7.87 across his past two outings.
Washington Huskies at Oregon State Beavers NCAA Pick
SU Winner – Washington, ATS Winner – Washington, O/U – Under
Team Betting Trends
The Oregon State offense has lost zero fumbles this season while Washington has lost five.
The Oregon State defense has notched 25 sacks on the year while Washington has 20.
Washington has produced 3.8 yards per carry across its past three contests and 3.2 over its last two.
Oregon State has averaged 3.8 yards per carry over its last three matchups and 4.2 over its last two.
Over its last three matchups, Oregon State is 2-1 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
The Over/Under for Washington’s last game was 49. The over cashed in the team’s 33-28 defeat to Utah.
In its last three matchups, Washington is 1-2 ATS and the over cashed in each of those three.
The Over/Under for Oregon State’s last matchup was set at 71.5. The over cashed in the team’s 56-38 triumph over Arizona.
Washington has lost four of its last five games SU, with a 24-point win over Arizona on October 12th accounting for the only victory over that span.