College Football Week 8 Picks: Washington Huskies vs. Arizona State Sun Devils

Jeff Grant@@JeffGrantSportsContributor IOctober 16, 2013

College Football Week 8 Picks: Washington Huskies vs. Arizona State Sun Devils

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    The Arizona State Sun Devils have won and covered the spread in their last seven meetings against the Washington Huskies, which is important to consider when making your college football Week 8 picks, as the two teams meet at Sun Devil Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Sun Devils are three-point home favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 66 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.

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum

Washington Huskies

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    The Washington Huskies have dropped back-to-back games, including a 45-24 setback to the Oregon Ducks as 11.5-point home underdogs last Saturday.

    Huskies running back Bishop Sankey leads the country in averaging 149.8 rushing yards per game.

Arizona State Sun Devils

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    The Arizona State Sun Devils are 4-2 straight up and 3-3 against the spread through six games this season—winning the statistical battle in each of those contests.

    College football handicappers will find that the favorite has covered the number in six of the last seven meetings in this series.


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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Arizona State Sun Devils, as they rank 16th nationally in turnover margin this season.

    College Football Pick: Arizona State Sun Devils -3

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