Washington Huskies (10-0) vs. Oregon State Beavers (8-2)
Washington Huskies vs. Oregon State Beavers 11/18/23 – Oregon State Beavers (8-2), currently the top team in Pac-12 Conference play, pose a formidable test to unbeaten Washington Huskies who will host Reser Stadium for an NCAAF Week 12 showdown slated to occur this Saturday, with live coverage provided by ABC. Fans and bettors alike are looking for NCAAF game-winning tips in this pivotal matchup that could determine who advances to the postseason.
The Washington Huskies have exhibited dominance this season, largely attributable to the exceptional performances of running back Dillon Johnson and wide receiver Rome Odunze. Johnson has been a consistent and formidable presence, accruing 790 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns, thereby establishing a dependable ground attack for Washington. Concurrently, Odunze has risen as a leading receiver, accumulating 1100 yards and 9 touchdowns from 59 receptions, demonstrating his proficiency in executing significant plays in the downfield area.
On the other side, Oregon State counters with their own offensive firepower. Running back Damien Martinez has eclipsed the 1000-yard mark, totaling 1024 rushing yards and 7 touchdowns, demonstrating both durability and explosiveness. Wide receiver Anthony Gould has been a key component in the passing game, with 599 receiving yards on 33 catches, providing a reliable target for the Beavers.
Washington Huskies vs. Oregon State Beavers 11/18/23 Game Info
|When:||Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET|
Michael Penix Jr. QB vs. DJ Uiagalelei QB
Michael Penix Jr. has been an absolute MVP this season for the Washington Huskies, leading them to an undefeated record with his remarkable play. Completing 249 of 366 attempts for 3533 passing yards at an incredible 9.7 average yards per attempt; including 28 touchdown passes against 7 interceptions as evidence of both aggressiveness and precision in his game play. Perhaps Penix’s most valuable asset lies within his accuracy: an impressive 68% completion rate with an outstanding 170.5 passer rating!
DJ Uiagalelei of Oregon State offers a distinct style of quarterback play. Completing 146 passes for 2254 yards while averaging 9.1 yards per pass attempt and 20 touchdowns while only four interceptions, Uiagalelei has shown his capabilities of deep throws with 9.1 average yards per attempt per attempt and 20 touchdowns to only 4 interceptions this season compared with previous seasons. His completion rate may be lower than Penix but his physicality and ability to escape pressure has helped extend plays and his passer rating stands out at 158 which shows his effectiveness at leading Oregon State’s offense.
NCAAF Odds/Point Spread: Oregon State Beavers -117, Total Odds: 62.5
The betting odds are intriguingly close, with Oregon State favored slightly at a -1 spread and a -117 moneyline. The total set at 62.5 points suggests that a high-scoring affair is anticipated, aligning with both teams’ potent offenses.
Washington Huskies Betting Trends
Despite their perfect record, Washington has struggled against the spread, going 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games. Their trend of going OVER in 4 of their last 5 games indicates a tendency for high-scoring contests. Their 10-0 SU record, however, demonstrates their ability to win games outright.
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
Oregon State has been strong against the spread, with a 13-4 ATS record in their last 17 games. They have a solid 12-2 SU record in their last 14 games, showcasing their ability to consistently come out on top. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 games against Washington, suggesting a potentially tighter scoring affair than the odds imply.
Washington Huskies vs. Oregon State Beavers 11/18/23 Betting Picks
This game presents a fascinating matchup with both teams showcasing strong offensive units. Washington’s undefeated record speaks volumes, but their ATS trends suggest some vulnerability. Oregon State’s strong ATS record and home-field advantage make them an appealing pick.
For Consensus Sports expert picks, the recommendation is to consider Oregon State to cover the spread, given their strong ATS performance and home-field prowess. The total going over might be a risky but potentially rewarding pick, considering the offensive capabilities of both teams.
Free Pick and Prediction: Washington Huskies 33, Oregon State Beavers 31