Washington Huskies (7-2) vs. Oregon Ducks (8-1)
November 12, 2022 2:33 pm EDT
The Line: Oregon Ducks -11.5 / Washington Huskies +11.5 ; Over/Under: 69.5
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The Oregon Ducks and Washington Huskies meet Saturday in week 11 PAC-12 college football action from Autzen Stadium. Washington played Oregon State back on Friday. In that game the Huskies eked out a three-point victory. As for Oregon, they’re coming off a game versus Colorado. The Ducks ended up winning in blowout fashion. Check back all season long for free college football picks at Sports Chat Place.
Washington won their first four games this year, taking out Kent State, Portland State, Michigan State and Stanford. After losses to UCLA and Arizona State, the Huskies managed wins over Arizona and California in their next pair of outings.
In the Oregon State game last Friday, the Huskies were down 21-14 going into the final quarter. Washington hit a 10-0 run from there in a 24-21 comeback victory. Quarterback Michael Penix had 298 yards with a TD and an interception, and Cameron Davis rushed 11 times for 55 yards.
Over on the Oregon side, they lost to Georgia in their first game this year. A winning streak came afterward as the Ducks rolled through Eastern Washington, BYU, Washington State, Stanford, Arizona, UCLA and California in their next seven games.
Matched up against Colorado over the weekend, Oregon scored 14 points in each of the first three quarters during a dominant 49-10 blowout victory. QB Bo Nix finished on 274 yards and two touchdowns. Mar’Keise Irving added 120 rush yards on 11 carries.
The Huskies are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 conference games and 2-7 ATS versus a team with a winning record. Washington is 0-4 ATS in their last four road games.
Meanwhile, the Ducks are 5-0 ATS in their last five overall and 6-0 ATS in the last six at home. Oregon is 4-1 ATS in their last five in November.
PICK: I might take a stab on Washington here. The Huskies did a nice job versus a good Oregon State team in their last outing, posting 398 total yards, 24 first downs and 11-of-18 on third-down tries. Washington gave up just 87 passing yards, 18 first downs and 4-of-10 on third downs on the other side.
As for Oregon, they were steady as can be during their win over Colorado last weekend. The Ducks posted 479 total yards, 21 first downs and zero turnovers. That said, if Washington can keep things rolling I think they’ve got a great shot at covering here.