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College Football Week 13 Picks: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. UCLA Bruins

Jeff GrantContributor INovember 20, 2013

College Football Week 13 Picks: Arizona State Sun Devils vs. UCLA Bruins

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    The Arizona State Sun Devils are 2-0 straight up and against the spread as road favorites of three or fewer points since 2011, which is important to consider when making your college football picks Saturday, as they travel to take on the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl.

    Sports bettors will find that the Sun Devils are 2.5-point favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 62 in the market.

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

     

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Arizona State Sun Devils

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    The Arizona State Sun Devils have won five games in a row, including a 30-17 victory over the Oregon State Beavers as 13.5-point home favorites last Saturday.

    College football handicappers will find that the Sun Devils are 5-2 straight up and against the spread when the betting line is between plus-three and minus-three the last two-plus seasons.

UCLA Bruins

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    The UCLA Bruins have won 10 of 12 home games under second-year head coach Jim Mora, including a 41-31 victory over the Washington Huskies as three-point favorites last Friday.

    Over the last two-plus seasons, the Bruins are 8-12 straight up and 10-10 against the spread as an underdog.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Arizona State Sun Devils, as they've outscored opponents by a 247-122 margin in the fourth quarter under second-year head coach Todd Graham.

    College Football Pick: Arizona State Sun Devils -2.5

     

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