BYU at Washington 2018 NCAA Football Week 5 Odds

BYU at Washington 2018 NCAA Football Week 5 Odds

Written by on September 26, 2018

Washington hosts BYU hoping not to suffer the same fate Big Ten powerhouse Wisconsin suffered when they faced the Cougars. Can the Huskies not only beat BYU straight up but also cover as a -17.5 dog? Check out the hand analysis for BYU at #11 Washington!

BYU at Washington 2018 NCAA Football Week 5 Odds

When: Saturday, Sep. 29 at 8:30 pm ETWhere: Husky Stadium, Seattle, WATV: FOXLive Stream: PAC-12 LiveATS Odds: Washington -17.5 (-110)Over/Under Total Odds: 46 (-110)

Weather Forecast

  • Mostly Cloudy: 17°C/63°F
  • Humidity: 64%
  • Precipitation: 5%
  • Wind: 7 mph SSW
  • Cloud Cover: 66%
  • Type of Stadium: Open

Why BYU is a good bet at +17.5?

Before Old Dominion beat Virginia Tech straight up, BYU’s 24-21 win over Wisconsin had been the most shocking upset of the season. The Cougars beating the Badgers might still qualify as the biggest upset because Wisconsin battled BYU at home.If BYU comes close to that performance versus the Washington Huskies, they should at least beat the Huskies against the spread.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 25
  • Total Yards: 320.2
  • Pass Yards: 163.8
  • Rush Yards: 156.5
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 17
  • Total Yards: 328.2
  • Pass Yards: 183.8
  • Rush Yards: 144.5

Why #11 Washington is a good bet at -17.5?

Are the Huskies a safe bet for NCAA Football Week 5?Washington blew way too many opportunities in their 16-21 loss to Auburn in Week 1. Since the loss, the Huskies have dominated their opponents, including beating Utah 21-7 and ASU 27-20. Easily, Washington’s the class of the Pac-12.The Huskies should have an edge in every phase of the game versus the BYU Cougars. BYU snuck up on Wisconsin. Washington coach Chris Petersen won’t let the Cougars sneak up on the Huskies.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 27.2
  • Total Yards: 432.5
  • Pass Yards: 272.5
  • Rush Yards: 160
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 12.8
  • Total Yards: 302.8
  • Pass Yards: 154
  • Rush Yards: 148.8

NCAA Football Betting Trends for BYU at #11 Washington

  • BYU is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games
  • BYU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall
  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall
  • Washington is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games versus a team with a winning road record

BYU at #11 Washington Final Analysis

Although Washington is 3-1 straight up, the Huskies are 1-3 against the spread. The only spread Washington covered was when beating Utah 21-7 as a -4 road favorite. Washington couldn’t cover as a dog against Auburn, versus North Dakota as a -46 favorite, and against ASU as a -18 favorite.Washington struggled to beat the ASU Sun Devils 27-20. The Huskies should have their hands full against BYU the same way they did against ASU. BYU quarterback Tanner Mangum can beat Washington’s secondary if he gets time. BYU could win this game straight up, which means taking the points is a no-brainer.NCAA Football Week 4 Pick: BYU +17.5