The Arizona St Sun Devils will travel north with a college football game with the Oregon St Beavers on Saturday afternoon.
This game will kick off from Oregon St at 6:30PM Eastern Time and you can watch it on FSN Northwest.
The point spread came out in this game with the Oregon St Beavers lined as a 5 point favorite with an over under coming in at 55 ½ points.
The early money from the college football betting public has come on the side of the road team as the Oregon St Beavers are favored by 3 ½ points. The total saw movement downward to 55 points.
Money line gamblers betting on the side of the favored Oregon St Beavers will lay -210 odds with the road underdog Arizona St Sun Devils bringing back +180 odds to win outright without the aid of taking the points.
When these two PAC 10 teams met last season it was the Oregon St Beavers pulling with the 28-17 road victory in the desert as a 5 point underdog.
The Beavers defense held the Sun Devils to only 4 of 18 conversions on third down. That was the key to victory as Arizona St out gained Oregon St by a 406-295 margin. Oregon St’s run defense was stout limiting the Sun Devils to only a 2.2 yards per carry average on 31 carries.
Arizona St enters this game with a 2-2 record. The team has averaged 36 points and 495 yards per game.
Its worth noting that the Sun Devil victories in 2010 all came at home against extreme weak FCS division schools in Northern Arizona and Portland St. Their lone road game of the year resulted in a 20-19 defeat at Wisconsin as an 11 ½ point underdog.
Last week the team had a huge test as they hosted the Oregon Ducks and fell 42-31 as an 11 ½ point underdog.
The Sun Devils move the football up and down the field on Oregon for 597 yards. They had led by as much as 10 points in the second quarter. They converted 9 of 20 on third down. The Sun Devils were their own worse enemy with 7 turnovers and 9 penalties for 90 yards.
Quarterback Steven Threet hit on 30 of 53 passes for 387 yards with three touchdowns and four picks.
On the ground Deantre Lewis rushed 11 times for 127 yards with a touchdown. Cameron Mitchell contributed nicely with 18 rushes for 79 yards.
Wide out Gerell Robinson led the Sun Devils with 7 catches for 94 yards.
Defensively the club allows 22 points and 336 yards per game.
Last week Arizona St allowed a high powered Oregon Duck defense 405 yards and only 2 of 13 conversions on third down. They allowed the Ducks 260 passing yards.
Oregon St comes in with a 1-2 record in 2010. The team averages 26 points and 270 yards per game.
The Beavers have been well tested this season. They are 1-0 at home pulling out the 35-28 home victory against Louisville as a 20 ½ point favorite. That game was sandwiched in between two monster nationally televised ABC TV Saturday night spotlight games.
In week 1 the Beavers traveled to Cowboys Stadium and were defeated by the TCU Horned Frogs 30-21 as a 13 ½ point underdog.
Last week Oregon St went to the blue turf to face the Boise St Broncos and dropped a 37-24 decision as a 17 ½ point road underdog.
The team could only amass 237 yards on the Broncos and converted on 3 of 14 combined on third and fourth down. Oregon St’s vaunted run game was stalled for only 78 yards on 33 carries for a 2.4 yards per carry average.
Quarterback Ryan Katz could only complete 12 of 26 passes for 159 yards with 1 touchdown and no picks.
Running back Jacquizz Rodgers had a disappointing game with 18 rushes for only 46 yards and a touchdown.
Tight end Joe Halahuni led the Beavers with 3 catches for 56 yards and a touchdown.
Defensively the Beavers allow their opponents 31 points and a high 458 yards per game.
Last week it was Boise St piling up 469 yards on the Beavers defense and converted 9 of 14 on third down. The Beavers had problems containing the run game as they allowed their WAC conference opponent to nearly 5 yards a carry on 36 rushes.
CFB Trend: Arizona St Sun Devils are 7-3 ATS in their past 10 meetings with the Oregon St Beavers