Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars 10-14-23 NCAAF Week 7 Predictions, Tips and Preview

Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars 10/14/23 NCAAF Week 7 Predictions, Tips and Preview

Arizona Wildcats (3-3) vs. Washington State Cougars (4-1)


Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars 10/14/23 – As Week 7 of NCAAF season gets underway, two teams are poised for a pivotal showdown: Arizona Wildcats (3-3) face the Washington State Cougars (4-1). Gesa Field will be filled with fans eagerly anticipating this Pac-12 showdown – for those wanting an edge with game day predictions here is our NCAAF teams free analysis of each.


The Wildcats boast impressive talent despite their 3-3 record. Running back Jonah Coleman has been an integral component, amassing 363 rushing yards on 54 attempts for an average of 6.7 yards per rush attempt. Tetairoa McMillan has also been making waves, tallying 33 receptions for 524 yards and scoring an outstanding five receiving touchdowns this year.


At the other end of the spectrum is the Cougars with only one loss to their name. Their running back Nakia Watson has managed two touchdowns from 46 attempts covering 153 yards; Kyle Williams their wide receiver boasts 386 receiving yards from 24 receptions as a threat in the air.


Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars 10/14/23 Game Info


When: Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET
Where: Gesa Field
Stream: Sofascore


Jayden de Laura QB vs. Cameron Ward QB


Jayden de Laura has shown great promise as Arizona Wildcats quarterback Jayden de Laura has shown both his talent and areas for growth during a promising season. After successfully completing 87 out of his 125 passing attempts, he amassed 1069 passing yards for an outstanding average of 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His strength lies in his accuracy; with an astounding completion rate of 69.6% proving it. But some aspects of de Laura’s game could present difficulties for the Wildcats. His five interceptions demonstrate moments of poor decision-making under intense pressure, while his six sacks demonstrate potential weaknesses in escaping pressure and making immediate decisions behind the line.


On the opposite end, Cameron Ward is an unwavering presence for Washington State Cougars quarterback Jake Olson and has made himself one of his team’s most reliable passers with 1587 passing yards on 181 completion attempts and 125 completions out of 181. Cameron Ward has truly displayed his aerial prowess by throwing for 1,587.1 yards with only 181 attempts thrown his way! Ward has an almost identical completion percentage as de Laura at 69.1%; what truly distinguishes him, however, is his touchdown-to-interception ratio. Ward has excelled at taking advantage of scoring opportunities while mitigating risks, with 14 touchdown passes against only 2 interceptions to show his ability. Unfortunately, 11 total sacks resulting in losses of 76 yards reveal his vulnerability when facing aggressive defensive plays; their success may depend on Ward being able to respond when Wildcats defense bears down on him.


NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Washington State Cougars -300, Total Odds: 59


Washington State Cougars’ odds have been heavily favored with a moneyline of -300, signaling strong faith in their current form and performance. Total odds have been set at 59 to provide betting enthusiasts with more insight into anticipated game flow and scoring possibilities.


Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends


Recent trends demonstrate the Wildcats’ unpredictable nature: Arizona has gone 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, showing they often outperform expectations. Unfortunately, their record against the Cougars has not been so favorable: 1-5 ATS and 1-6 SU over six meetings; furthermore their road performance stands out with 3-16 SU performance over their 19 away games played; not to mention that seven out of nine Cougar games saw totals go OVER!


Washington State Cougars Betting Trends


The Cougars have had an excellent run over their past five games, going 4-1 SU while still managing an 11-3 record against Pac-12 opponents and often exceeding total score expectations in games against them – including in their match against Arizona where overs has often come into play!


Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars 10/14/23 Betting Picks


Based on analysis and past trends, this game promises to be an explosive one. While the Cougars are the favorite, Wildcats may cause an upset due to their unpredictability and past performance. Given their recent form and home advantage, the Cougars appear to be the safer pick given their form at home. Nonetheless, given the history between these teams, betting on an over/under total that goes higher seems plausible given that history. Furthermore, given the Wildcats’ impressive ATS record they could cover even if they don’t clinch a victory!


Exclusive trends indicate that the Cougars may edge out a victory due to their strong home performance and recent form, though expect the Wildcats to put up an equally fierce fight given their ATS trends.


Free Pick and Prediction: Washington State Cougars 34, Arizona Wildcats 28. 



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