Arizona vs. Arizona State - 11/28/14 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona State Sun Devils (9-2) at Arizona Wildcats (9-2)
College Football: Friday, November 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm (Arizona Stadium)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats and the Arizona State Sun Devils face off on Friday for the Territorial Cup in Pac-12 college football action.
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-2 thus far this season and are coming off of a statement game smashing Utah on the road. The Arizona offense is averaging 36.2 points and 494.7 yards per game and they are led by QB Anu Solomon who has completed 57.6 percent of his passes with 25 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Nick Wilson has rushed for 1,085 yards and 12 touchdowns and Cayleb Jones as 60 receptions and eight touchdowns. The Arizona defense allows 24.6 points and 439.6 yards with 22 takeaways and 30 sacks. Scooby Wright has 126 tackles and 12 sacks, Jared Tevis has 100 tackles, and Jourdon Grandon has 69 tackles. Arizona needs a win for a chance to win the Pac-12 South but they need a UCLA loss.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils are 9-2 this season and need a win and a UCLA loss to go to the Pac-12 Championship. ASU is averaging 37.2 points and 452.5 yards per game and are led by QB Taylor Kelly who has completed 57.7 percent of his passes with 18 touchdowns and five interceptions and he has rushed for 234 yards and three touchdowns. D.J. Foster has rushed for 968 yards and nine touchdowns and Jaelen Strong has 71 catches and nine touchdowns. The Arizona State defense allows 26.4 points and 426.3 yards per game with 23 takeaways and 35 sacks. Damarios Randall has 95 tackles, Jordan Simone has 90 tackles, and Marcus Hardison has 10 sacks. Arizona State took a close game against Washington State on Saturday and blew it wide open late.
Arizona is 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 Pac-12 games, 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five home games. Arizona State is 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, and 1-4 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. The road team has covered the point spread in 13 of the last 19 meetings of these two.
The line for this one isn’t out as of yet due to the status of Anu Solomon and Jaelen Strong so please check back when the line is released and I will update this with my free pick.