Where the buffalo roam: Washington State at Colorado
Posted by: Mike Davis
College football betting lines favor the Colorado Buffaloes against the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, November 19th at Folsom Field in Boulder. Here are the NCAA betting odds:
Washington State +4½ (-110) 60½ (-110) +170
The Cougars (8-2) blew out the California Golden Bears 56-21 on Saturday. QB Luke Falk threw 36 of 50 for 373 yards with five TDs and one interception. River Cacraft had 87 yards and three TDs on nine receptions, while Gabe Marks scored three receiving two TDs. Gerard Wicks ran for 128 yards and one TD on nine carries. Peyton Pelluer had 12 tackles. Nate Derider had one sack and one interception. Kaleb Fossum returned a punt 75 yards for a TD. The Cougars have eight games in a row and lead the Pac-12 North Division.
The Buffaloes (8-2) routed the Arizona Wildcats 49-24 on Saturday. QB Sefo Liufau went 19 of 27 for 213 yards with three TDs and one interception and ran for 56 yards and another TD on 17 carries. Shay Fields had 108 yards and two TDs on six receptions. Phillip Lindsay ran for 119 yards and three TDs on 25 carries. Kenneth Olugbode had nine tackles. Jimmie Gilbert had two sacks. The Buffaloes have won four games in a row and lead the Pac-12 South Division.
Washington State is averaging 518.9 total yards (385.5 passing and 133.4 rushing) and allowing 388.9 total yards (271.6 passing and 117.3 rushing) per game. Falk is 354 of 479 (73.9%) for 3610 yards with 33 TDs and six picks. Lead receiver Cacraft is expected to miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee. James Williams has run for 515 yards on 82 carries, while Wicks has 11 rushing TDs. Pueller has 64 combined tackles. Hercules Mata’afa and Nnamdi Oguayo have three sacks each. Shalom Luani has intercepted four passes. College football betting lines and trends are thus: the Cougars are 15-5 against the spread in their last 20 games, 5-0 straight-up in their last five games, 15-5-1 against the spread in their last 21 road games, 6-2 straight-up in their last eight road games, and 4-2 against the spread in their last six games versus the Buffaloes.
Colorado is averaging 465.8 total yards (261.1 passing and 204.7 rushing) and allowing 307.5 total yards (176.3 passing and 131.2 rushing) per game. Liufau is 129 of 192 (67.2%) for 1535 yards with 10 TDs and three picks. Bryce Bobo has 494 yards and two TDs on 40 catches. Lindsay has run for 937 yards and 13 TDs on 168 carriers. Olugbode has 78 combined tackles. Gilbert has nine sacks. College football betting lines and trends for the Buffaloes: they are 10-1 against the spread in their last 11 games, 6-1 straight-up in their last seven games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 5-0 straight-up in their last five home games, and 2-4 against the spread in their last six games versus the Cougars.