Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies Pac-12 Championship Picks
Posted by: Charlie Smith
The college football betting season is headed to the conference championship round. One of the first matchups sportsbook betting players can wager on is this Friday’s Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies contest. Seeing as how they’re competing for the conference championship, it’s safe to assume that both sides are coming off highly successful season. In fact, both sides come into this championship matchup sporting a 9-3 record. Does this mean we can expect a highly contention matchup this Friday night? Let’s check on the NCAA sportsbook betting odds to find out.
Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies – Friday, November 30th
When: 8:00 pm ET
Where: Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Stream: Fox Sports Go
College Football Betting Odds:
Utah +5½ (-110) 45 (-110) +185
Washington -5½ (-110) 45 (-110) -225
The Utes turned in a 9-3 record this season that also included a 6-3 record in conference play. Ultimately the Utes found their success by putting together a well-rounded offense and a stout defense. Interestingly enough, this Friday’s matchup will be a rematch of the Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies matchup that went down earlier this season. That contest ended 21-7 in Washington’s favor, placing more pressure on the Huskies to replicate those results. But since the Utes are 1-5 in their last 6 matchups versus the Huskies, it’s safe to assume that there’s not that much pressure on their shoulders. Hopefully that will be enough for Utah to put forth a respectable outing in this Friday’s contest. All in all the odds aren’t all that lopsided which suggests that they can keep pace with Washington.
Players to Watch: Tyler Huntley (1,788 passing yards, 12 TD, 6 INT), Zack Moss (1,092 rushing yards, 11 TD, 6.1 AVG), and Britain Covey (631 receiving yards, 1 TD, 59 REC).
The Huskies, like the Utes, finished the season with a 9-3 record. But unlike Utah, Washington was able to post a 7-2 record in conference play. Closing the season out with a 3-game winning streak, it’s safe to assume that Washington brings plenty of momentum into this Friday night matchup. Looking over the numbers, it’s clear this championship matchup will be one to remember. This season Utah was able to average 30.8 per game, which is higher than the 28.0 figure that Washington is averaging. Defensively the Huskies take the advantage however as they give up 16.5 to the 19.3 that the Utes allot.
Players to Watch: Jake Browning (2,692 passing yards, 16 TD, 9 INT), Myles Gaskin (1,076 rushing yards, 10 TD, 5.1 AVG), and Aaron Fuller (754 receiving yards, 4 TD, 49 REC).
Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies Betting Predictions
Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies Betting Picks
So which side should cell phone betting fans take in Utah Utes vs. Washington Huskies matchup? All things considered, this is definitely a tossup. Since Washington got the best of Utah in their first meeting, most bettors will be leaning towards the Huskies. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction: 33-28 Washington.