|Game||California Golden Bears vs Washington St. Cougars|
|Date & Time||Saturday November 9, 2019, 7:01 PM (EST)|
Memorial Stadium Berkeley, CA
WSU -7.5 O/U 51
The Washington State Cougars are set to visit Memorial Stadium in Berkley, California for a Pac-12 clash against the California Golden Bears. The Washington State Cougars come into this matchup with a 4-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Oregon Ducks, 37-35. QB Anthony Gordon had a solid game through the air for Washington State as he threw for 406 yards, 3 TDs, and 2 interceptions. WR Brandon Arconado was the top target for Gordon and the Cougars as he hauled in 9 catches for 130 yards and 2 TDs.
The Washington State Cougars struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the Oregon Ducks as they allowed them to score 37 points and rack up a total of 528 yards of offense. Junior LB Jahad Woods led the way for the Washington State defense with 13 tackles. Freshman LB Ron Stone Jr. was able to get into the Oregon backfield a handful of times as he contributed 1.5 TFL and 1.5 sacks. The Cougars were unable to force a turnover against the Ducks which is a recipe for losing.
The California Golden Bears come into this matchup with a 4-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Utah Utes, 35-0. QB Spencer Brasch struggled to get much offense generated through the air for California as he connected on 7 of his 19 pass attempts for 47 yards. RB Christopher Brown Jr. was bottled up by the Utah defense as he only picked up 24 yards on 10 carries.
The California Golden Bears struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the against the Utah Utes as they allowed them to score 35 points and rack up a total of 473 yards of offense. Senior LB Evan Weaver led the way for the California defense with 22 tackles and 1 TFL. Freshman LB Evan Tattersall was able to get into the Utah backfield a handful of times as he pitched in 2 TFL while junior CB Elijah Hicks racked up the lone sack of the game.
Recent Betting Trends
- Cougars are 24-9 ATS in their last 33 games following a ATS win.
- Over is 20-8 in Cougars last 28 road games.
- Golden Bears are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on fieldturf.
- Under is 9-0 in Golden Bears last 9 games following a straight up loss.
The Washington State Cougars have dominated the number on the road against the California Golden Bears as they have covered the spread in 7 of their last 9 meetings. The Washington State Cougars will pose a serious threat to the stingy California defense as they rank 8th in the country in points scored with 41.8 PPG. QB Anthony Gordon has been one of the best statistical QBs in college football as he has thrown for 3387 yards, 32 TDs, and 9 interceptions while having 5 WRs over 300 yards. California is down to their 3rd string QB which is a problem for any offense, but it will cost the Golden Bears more as their offense ranks 121st in points scored. Final Score Prediction, Washington State Cougars win and cover ATS 31-10.