Connect with us


Colorado vs Washington State: College Football Picks & Top Bets (Nov. 17th, 2023)

Dive into strategic insights, key player analyses, and the latest odds as we guide you through the exciting clash between the Colorado vs. Washington State.

Colorado vs Washington State: College Football Picks & Top Bets (Nov. 17th, 2023)

Betting Preview

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Location: Martin Stadium in Pullman, WA
  • TV: FS1
  • Odds/Point Spread: Cougars (-6)
  • Total/Over-Under: 63.5

Odds source: Bovada Sportsbook (USA), Bodog Sportsbook (Canada, LATAM)

The Colorado Buffaloes enter the upcoming matchup with a 4-6 season record, facing a recent 34-31 loss to the Arizona Wildcats. Shedeur Sanders showcased his dual-threat abilities, leading in rushing with 29 yards on 13 carries and passing for 262 yards with 2 touchdowns. The Buffaloes conceded 207 rushing yards on 27 attempts, averaging 7.7 yards per rush allowed. Overall, they had 65 plays for 339 yards, running the ball 30 times for a total of 77 yards, averaging 2.6 yards per carry.

NCAAFB Odds, Lines & Scores – Click Here

Offensively, Colorado has gained 3,846 total yards this season, securing 26 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. Despite 95 penalties for 745 yards, they maintain an average of 69.9 rushing yards per game, ranking 133rd in college football. Defensively, the Buffaloes allow an average of 33.9 points per game, ranking 120th in Division 1. They’ve conceded 4.7 yards per rushing attempt and 172.2 rushing yards per game, totaling 1,722 running yards through 10 contests. In the passing game, they’ve allowed 2,920 yards, ranking 131st, with a completion percentage of 65.0%. Colorado has yielded 26 passing touchdowns and 19 rushing touchdowns.

The Washington State Cougars, also with a 4-6 record, come off a 42-39 loss to the California Golden Bears. Cameron Ward threw for 354 yards and 3 touchdowns, completing 34 of 59 passes. Leo Pulalasi rushed 11 times for 66 yards, averaging 6.0 yards per attempt. The Cougars totaled 461 yards on 97 plays, with a pass defense allowing a completion rate of 66.7% and 177 rushing yards on 36 attempts.

Offensively, Washington State averages 418.9 yards per game, ranking 43rd. They’ve accrued 461 penalty yards on 57 violations, placing 75th in terms of giving away free yards. With 81.0 rushing yards per game, they’ve rushed for a total of 810 yards this season. Despite 7 interceptions and 10 fumbles, the Cougars have secured 227 first downs and score an average of 30.3 points per game, ranking 47th nationally.

Defensively, Washington State surrenders 29.9 points per game (103rd in college football). They’ve given up 1,618 rushing yards (161.8 yards per game) and 24 rushing touchdowns. In total, they’ve allowed 299 points, with 11 touchdowns through the air and 249.4 passing yards per game, ranking 112th in the country. The Cougars’ defense has been on the field for 693 plays, securing 5 fumbles and 6 interceptions this season.

It’s expected to be an intense clash between these evenly matched teams, and our expert pick for this game is to take the Cougars at -6 points.

The Pick: Washington State Cougars -6

Odds source: Bovada Sportsbook (USA), Bodog Sportsbook (Canada, LATAM)

Top Handicappers Picks – Join for Free

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Top Sportsbooks

bovada logo
75% Welcome Bonus up to $750
50% Welcome Bonus Up to $1000
100% Welcome Bonus up to $1,000
Weekly Promotions & Much More

More in NCAA FB