College Football Week 4 Picks: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Stanford Cardinal

Jeff GrantContributor ISeptember 18, 2013

College Football Week 4 Picks: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. Stanford Cardinal

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    The Stanford Cardinal have won eight of their last 10 home games against ranked opponents, which is important to consider when making your college football Week 4 picks on Saturday as they welcome the Arizona State Sun Devils to Stanford Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Cardinal are seven-point favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 50.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this Pac-12 matchup from a betting perspective while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum.

Arizona State Sun Devils

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    The Arizona State Sun Devils are coming off a 32-30 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers as seven-point home favorites last Saturday. Quarterback Taylor Kelly threw for a career-high 352 yards in the win.

    College football handicappers will find that the Sun Devils have scored first in 13 of their 15 games under second-year head coach Todd Graham. 

Stanford Cardinal

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    The Stanford Cardinal are 2-0 straight up and 0-2 against the spread through two games this season. They're coming off a 34-20 victory over Army as 30.5-point road favorites last Saturday.

    Over the last two-plus seasons, the Cardinal have won and covered the number in their two opportunities as home favorites of 3.5 to seven points. 

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Stanford Cardinal, as the favorite is 4-0-1 against the spread in the last five meetings in this series.

    College Football Pick: Stanford Cardinal -7 

     

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