Free NCAA Football Prediction: Sun Devils vs. Utes Odds
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College Football Handicapping Analysis: Week 7
Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Utah Utes
Date: Saturday, October 16th, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm EST
Venue: Rice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, Utah
NCAA Football ATS Spread Odds: Sun Devils _+0.5, Utes -0.5
NCAA Football Moneyline Odds: Arizona State -112 | Utes -110
NCAA Betting Total Odds: O/U 50.5
This week’s game between the Arizona State Sun Devils and Utah Utes features the top two teams from the Pac 12 South Division. The Sun Devils are currently are first in the Division with a conference record of 3-0. Utah is 2nd with a record of 2-0 in conference play.
Arizona State Sun Devils
The Arizona State Sun Devils enter this week’s matchup with an overall record of 5-1. So far, the Sun Devils have played the 55th toughest schedule in college football, with an average scoring margin of 15.2.
In their last game, Arizona State defeated Stanford 28-10. The Sun Devils put up 175 yards through the air and 265 on the ground. Defensively, Arizona State gave up 369 total yards.
On the season, Arizona State is ranked 42nd in points scored, averaging 31.8 points per game. On the road, the Sun Devils are scoring 29.5 points per contest. The team’s defense is ranked 13th in the NCAA, allowing 16.6 points per game.
On offense, Arizona State throws the ball on 41.77% of their plays, leading to 234.6 yards per game. 66th in CFB. On the ground, the Sun Devils have rushed for 212.8 yards per contest.
So far the Sun Devils have lost the turnover battle, with a turnover differential of -0.4 on the season. The Arizona State pass rush is averaging 3.8 sacks per game.
The Utah Utes come into this home contest with an overall record of 3-2. So far Utah has played the 85th toughest schedule in college football, with an average scoring margin of -7.8.
In their last contest, Utah defeated USC in a high-scoring game 42-26. The Utes put up 314 yards through the air and 22 on the ground. Defensively, Utah gave up 466 total yards.
On the season, Utah is ranked 80th in points scored, averaging 24.5 points per game. In games played at home, the Utes are scoring 37.5 points per contest. The team’s defense is ranked 91st in the NCAA, allowing 32.2 points per game.
On offense, Utah throws the ball on 51.64% of their plays, leading to 297.2 yards per game. 21st best in CFB. On the ground, the Utes have rushed for 164.8 yards per contest.
So far, the Utes have lost the turnover battle, with a turnover differential of -1.0 on the season. The Utah State pass rush is averaging 1.8 sacks per game.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Sun Devils are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 conference games.
- Sun Devils are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games.
- Utes are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight-up win.
- Utes are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following an ATS win.
Free Week 7 NCAA Football Pick
In this matchup between two PAC 12 teams, I am taking the visiting Arizona State Sun Devils to cover the +.5 point spread. On offense, Arizona State has the edge, scoring 7.0 more points per game than Utah State.
The same is true on the defensive, as the Sun Devils are the superior unit giving up 16.0 fewer points per game than the Utes. If the Utes have a chance in this one, they will need to use their fast pace style of play to disrupt the Sun Devils.
4* Free Week 7 NCAA Betting Pick: Arizona State +0.5
In this game, I see Arizona State being able to control the line of scrimmage, disrupting Utah on both sides of the ball.
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