The Arizona State Sun Devils and Oregon State Beavers meet Saturday in week 12 PAC-12 college football action at Sun Devil Stadium. The Oregon State Beavers have won 4 of their last 5 games. The Arizona State Sun Devils have lost 7 of their last 9 games.
The Oregon State Beavers have split their last 4 road games. Ben Gulbranson is completing 62 percent of his passes for 1,042 yards, 7 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Tre’Shaun Harrison and Anthony Gould have combined for 1,028 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns, while Tyjon Lindsey has 22 receptions. The Oregon State Beavers ground game is averaging 190.7 yards per contest, and Damien Martinez leads the way with 729 yards and 5 touchdowns. Defensively, Oregon State is allowing 21.6 points and 336.1 yards per game. Omar Speights leads the Oregon State Beavers with 57 tackles, Riley Sharp has 3 sacks and Jaydon Grant has 3 interceptions.
The Arizona State Sun Devils have lost 3 of their last 4 home games. Emory Jones is completing 62.8 percent of his passes for 1,533 yards, 7 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Elijhah Badger and Giovanni Sanders have combined for 1,135 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns, while Bryan Thompson has 20 receptions. The Arizona State Sun Devils ground game is averaging 130.8 yards per contest, and Xazavian Valladay leads the way with 986 yards and 13 touchdowns. Defensively, Arizona State is allowing 30.8 points and 414.5 yards per game. Kyle Soelle leads the Arizona State Sun Devils with 98 tackles, Anthonie Cooper has 2.5 sacks and Chris Edmonds has 3 interceptions.
The Beavers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sun Devils are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games in November. The over is 23-8 in Beavers last 31 road games. The under is 11-3-1 in Sun Devils last 15 home games. The Beavers are 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 meetings.
The Arizona State Sun Devils have moments where they can compete and score the ball, but it's not consistent, and they haven't looked good at home this year. The Oregon State Beavers are far and away the more balanced team, with a defense that's 28th in total defense and 36th in scoring defense. Oregon State is simply the more trustworthy side overall. I'll lay the chalk.