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PAC-12: Washington vs Stanford 9/24/22 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

Stanford Cardinal (1-1) vs. Washington Huskies (3-0)
September 24, 2022 10:30 pm EDT
The Line: Washington Huskies -12.5 / Stanford Cardinal +12.5; Over/Under: 60.5
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The Washington Huskies and Stanford Cardinal square off Saturday night in week 4 college football action at Husky Stadium. The Stanford Cardinal look to get a game above a .500 record. The Washington Huskies look for their first 4-0 start since the 2017 season. 

The Stanford Cardinal have lost their last 3 road games. Tanner McKee is completing 67.7 percent of his passes for 528 yards, 3 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Michael Wilson and John Humphreys have combined for 227 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns, while Brycen Tremayne has 5 receptions. The Stanford Cardinal ground game is averaging 195 yards per contest, and E.J. Smith leads the way with 206 yards and 3 touchdowns. Defensively, Stanford is allowing 25.5 points and 361.5 yards per game. Levani Damuni leads the Stanford Cardinal with 16 tackles, Patrick Fields has 2 sacks and Kendall Williamson has 1 interception.

The Washington Huskies have split their last 10 home games. Michael Penix Jr. is completing 66 percent of his passes for 1,079 yards, 10 touchdowns and 1 interception. Jalen McMillan and Ja’Lynn Polk have combined for 553 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns, while Giles Jackson has 9 receptions. The Washington Huskies ground game is averaging 159.7 yards per contest, and Wayne Taulapapa leads the way with 187 yards and 2 touchdowns. Defensively, Washington is allowing 18 points and 278.7 yards per game. Mishael Powell leads the Washington Huskies with 17 tackles, Bralen Trice has 2.5 sacks and Asa Turner has 2 interceptions.

The Cardinal are 5-11-1 ATS in their last 17 road games and 8-22-1 ATS in their last 31 games overall. The Huskies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-9 ATS in their last 11 conference games. The over is 4-1 in Cardinal last 5 games following a ATS loss. The over is 4-0 in Huskies last 4 games overall. The Cardinal are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

The Washington Huskies are the more talented team and should be favored. If you had any doubts about Washington this season, it quieted those doubts last week against Michigan State. With that said, Stanford is still a well coached team that’s had an extra week to prepare for this contest. Stanford has shown a balanced attack offensively, and the defense is likely going to get better as the season plays out. Washington should be favored and should win, but this is a lot of points to give a rested and prepared Stanford team. Give me the road dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Stanford Cardinal +12.5

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