CFB Week 5 Picks: Stanford Cardinal vs. Washington State Cougars
The Washington State Cougars are 3-1 for the first time since 2006, which is important to consider when making your college football Week 5 picks on Saturday as they prepare to take on the Stanford Cardinal at CenturyLink Field.
Sports bettors will find that the Cougars are 10-point underdogs in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 48 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.
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The Stanford Cardinal have won 11 games in a row, including a 42-28 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils as 6.5-point home favorites last Saturday.
College football handicappers will find that the Cardinal are 31-6 against conference opponents over the last four-plus seasons.
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The Washington State Cougars have lost their last five games against the Stanford Cardinal by an average of 27 points, including a 24-17 defeat as 25-point road underdogs in 2012.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Cougars are 8-2 against the spread versus teams with a winning record.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Washington State Cougars, as they've covered the number in their last five games.
College Football Pick: Washington State Cougars +10
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