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Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars 10/19/2019 NCAAF Expert Picks

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Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars 10-19-2019 Picks

Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars 10/19/2019- The Colorado Buffaloes will try to address their sagging record, taking on the Washington State Cougars at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. Colorado (3-3 overall, 1-2 PAC-12) looks to get back into the win column after losing to the Oregon Ducks 3-45 and the Arizona Wildcats 30-35. Washington State has also been struggling lately as the Cougars dropped their last three games and fell to a 3-3 overall record (0-3 in PAC-12). Online bettors should expect a fierce battle between thews two win-hungry squads at this crucial juncture of the season.

Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars 10/19/2019

When: Saturday, October 19, 7:00 PM EST
Where: Martin Stadium, Pullman, Washington
TV: ESPNU
Stream: SofaScore

Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars 10/19/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Colorado Buffaloes +13 (-110) 72.5 o (-110) +370
Washington State Cougars -13 (-110) 72.5 u (-110) -465
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Colorado Buffaloes

Colorado opened its season on a strong note, salvaging victories against CSU 52-31 and then No.25 ranked Nebraska 34-31. After dropping a close game to Air Force 30-23, the Buffaloes responded with a huge win over No.24 ranked Arizona State 34-31. Everything looked good for Colorado until they suffered back-to-back setbacks at the hands of Arizona and Oregon. Quarterback Steven Montez went 19-of-34 for 131 yards, but threw four interceptions, while running back Alex Fontenot ran for 71 yards on 5 skins in their recent loss.

Players to watch: Steven Montez QB (137 CMP, 210 ATT, 1,594 YDS, 65.2 CMP%, 7.6 AVG, 96 LNG, 10 TD, 6 INT), Alex Fontenot RB (103 ATT, 463 YDS, 4.5 AVG, 32 LNG, 4 TD), Jaren Mangham RB (59 ATT, 239 YDS, 4.1 AVG, 19 LNG, 3 TD), Tony Brown WR (34 REC, 458 YDS, 13.5 AVG, 49 LNG, 4 TD), K.D. Nixon WR (18 REC, 302 YDS, 16.8 AVG, 96 LNG, 1 TD).

Washington State Cougars

After winning their first three games, the Washington State Cougars lost their next three outings, including close losses to UCLA 67-63 and No.18 ranked Arizona State 38-34. Against the Sun Devils, quarterback Anthony Gordon threw for 466 yards on a 44-of-64 passing clip with three passing touchdowns. Max Borghi rushed for 31 yards on 9 carries with one touchdown while Easop Winston Jr recorded 14 receptions for 118 yards.

Players to watch: Anthony Gordon QB (211 CMP, 296 ATT, 2,612 YDS, 71.3 CMP%, 8.8 AVG, 65 LNG, 25 TD, 6 INT), Max Borghi RB (58 ATT, 407 YDS, 7.0 AVG, 56 LNG, 5 TD), Deon McIntosh RB (10 ATT, 70 YDS, 7.0 AVG, 32 LNG, 1 TD), Easop Winston Jr. WR (42 REC, 496 YDS, 11.8 AVG, 39 LNG, 9 TD), K.D. Nixon WR (28 REC, 449 YDS, 16.0 AVG, 48 LNG, 4 TD).

Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars Betting Trends

Trends

Colorado Buffaloes

Buffaloes is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Colorado is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado’s last 7 games
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado’s last 9 games on the road
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Washington State
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Washington State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado’s last 7 games when playing Washington State

Washington State Cougars

Washington State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Cougars is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Washington State is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games at home
Washington State is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
Cougars is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
Washington State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington State’s last 7 games when playing Colorado

Colorado Buffaloes vs Washington State Cougars Betting Picks

ESPN’s Football Power Index put the Washington State Cougars’ winning chance at 80.3 percent, making them the overwhelming favorite over the visiting Buffaloes. Washington’s defense (31.8 points allowed per game) is slightly better than Colorado’s (33.8 points allowed per game), but it will be the Cougars’ passing game that would seal the deal in this match. Most college football betting websites predict Washington State to cruise to a 48-27 win on Saturday.