Arizona Wildcats vs. Arizona State Sun Devils - 11/25/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona State Sun Devils (5-6) at Arizona Wildcats (2-9)
College Football: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Arizona Stadium)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona State Sun Devils will travel to play the Arizona Wildcats in a PAC-12 college football game on Friday night.
The Arizona Wildcats are 2-9 (0-8) this season after losing to Oregon State by a score of 42-17 in their last game. Arizona has lost 8 games in a row and is currently last in the PAC-12 standings. The Arizona offense is averaging 21.9 points per game with 209.9 rushing yards and 187.3 passing yards per game. Brandon Dawkins is completing 54.6% of his passes for 1271 yards, 7 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions for Arizona. Dawkins has added 761 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns, while Nick Wilson has added 320 yards and 3 scores for the Wildcats. Nate Phillips has caught 31 passes for 346 yards and 1 touchdown, while Shun Brown has added 29 catches for 521 yards and 3 touchdowns for Arizona. The Arizona defense is giving up 38.6 points per game with 200.9 rushing yards and 266.4 passing yards per game. Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles has led the Arizona defense with 74 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, and 2 interceptions, while Paul Magloire Jr. has added 67 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, and 2.5 sacks. Josh Pollack has gone 9-14 on field goals, with a long of 46 yards.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils are 5-6 (2-6) this season after losing to Washington by a score of 44-18 in their last game. Arizona State has lost 5 games in a row and is currently tied for 4th in the PAC-12 South standings. The Arizona State offense is averaging 33.2 points per game with 132.5 rushing yards and 249 passing yards per game. Manny Wilkins is completing 60.9% of his passes for 1957 yards, 9 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions for Arizona State. Demario Richard has rushed for 559 yards and 3 touchdowns, while Kalen Ballage has added 523 yards and 13 scores for the Sun Devils. Tim White has caught 52 passes for 644 yards and 1 touchdown, while N’Keal Harry has added 49 catches for 608 yards and 4 touchdowns for Arizona State. The ASU defense is giving up 38.4 points per game with 131.5 rushing yards and 249 passing yards per game. DJ Calhoun has led the Arizona State defense with 69 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, and 4.5 sacks, while Marcus Ball has added 62 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 sack, and 1 interception. Zane Gonzalez has gone 23-24 on field goals, with a long of 59 yards.
Arizona State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 November games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 6-1 in Arizona State’s last 7 Friday games. Arizona is 0-7 ATS in their last 7 conference games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 7-3 in Arizona’s last 10 conference games. The over is 4-0 in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Arizona comes into this game looking like they have given up on the season, while Arizona State needs to win this game to get to a bowl game. Arizona State has struggled on defense this season, but is facing a slower paced Arizona offense. I like Arizona State to get their 6th win in this one.