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Stanford at Arizona State 10/18/18 - NCAA Football Picks & Predictions

Arizona State Sun Devils vs Stanford Cardinal Odds & Info

Game Arizona State Sun Devils vs Stanford Cardinal
Date & Time Thursday October 18, 2018, 9:00 PM (EDT)
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STAN -2.5 Total 54.5
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Pac 12 Conference foes will square off on Thursday night, when the Stanford Cardinal visit the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Cardinal won four straight games to start the season, but come into this contest having lost consecutive contests. Last time out, Stanford RB Bryce Love (ankle) was forced to sit out during a 40-21 loss versus Utah. K.J. Costello threw for 381 yards and a touchdown in a losing effort for Stanford, who turned the ball over four times in defeat.

Through six games, Stanford ranks a disappointing 108th in total offense and is scoring 25.7 points on average. Arizona State has a middle of the pack defense, ranking 70th in yards allowed and giving up just 21.2 points per game.
The Arizona State Sun Devils are led by first year head coach Herm Edwards and have dropped three of their last four games. The Sun Devils defeated Michigan State at home, but are just 1-2 in conference play. Last time out, Arizona State was torched for four touchdowns by Colorado WR Laviska Shenault during a 28-21 road loss. Eno Benjamin rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns for the Sun Devils, who allowed 494 yards of total offense on the night.

For the season, Arizona State ranks 56th in total offense and is scoring at a 29.8 point clip. Stanford is no longer dominant on defense, ranking 79th in yards allowed and giving up 22.0 points per contest.

Recent Betting Trends

Cardinal are 14-4 ATS in their last 18 games following a straight up loss.
Sun Devils are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games.

Over is 4-0 in Cardinal last 4 road games.
Under is 4-1 in Sun Devils last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Stanford Cardinal -2.5

This has been a historically even series with Stanford winning the last meeting by a 34-24 margin at home. Bryce Love has had extra time to get his ankle ready and should be ready to suit up, which would give the Cardinal a huge boost. Take Stanford to power their way to a win and cover on Thursday night. Final Score Prediction, Stanford Cardinal win and cover ATS 28-21.

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