Utah vs. Washington State Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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Pac-12 opponents will do battle when the No. 14 Utah Utes (5-2) meet the Washington State Cougars (4-3) at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington.

Utah vs. Washington State Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with sportsbooks listing Utah as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Utah has -270 odds to pick up the win, while Washington State is listed at +215 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 56.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Utah vs. Washington State Live?

  • Game Day: Thursday, October 27, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Location: Pullman, Washington
  • Stadium: Martin Stadium

Betting Preview


Utah has the 40th-ranked defense this season (350.1 yards allowed per game), and has been better on offense, ranking 21st-best with a tally of 472.9 yards per game. On offense, Utah has been a top-25 unit, ranking 13th-best in the FBS by totaling 40.7 points per game. The Utes rank 42nd on defense (22.3 points allowed per game). Utah is totaling 280.3 passing yards per game on offense this year (31st in the FBS), and is surrendering 208.1 passing yards per game (42nd) on defense. From an offensive standpoint, Utah ranks 36th in the FBS with 192.6 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 63rd in rushing yards allowed per contest (142.0). Utah sports the 44th-ranked defense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (34.6% third-down conversion rate allowed), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 20th-best with a 48.9% third-down percentage. Utah has forced 13 total turnovers (25th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over seven times (20th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +6, the 17th-best in college football.

Washington State

With 368.3 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Washington State ranks 88th in the FBS in 2022. Defensively, it ranks 55th, allowing 367.4 total yards per contest. With 24.6 points per game on offense, Washington State ranks 94th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 26th, giving up 20.7 points per contest. Washington State ranks 32nd in the FBS with 277.4 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 89th with 243.7 passing yards allowed per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Washington State ranks seventh-worst in rushing yards per game (90.9), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 39th in the FBS with 123.7 rushing yards conceded per contest. In terms of third-down efficiency, Washington State ranks 82nd in the FBS (37.4% third-down conversion rate) and 40th defensively (34.3% third-down rate allowed). At -4, Washington State owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (80th in the FBS) and 13 turnovers committed (94th in the FBS).

Utah vs. Washington State Betting Analysis

Utah Betting Insights

Utah has covered the spread four times in seven games with a set spread. Utah has an ATS record of 4-0 when playing as at least 7-point favorites. Utah games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under five times this season. The Utes have won four of the six games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (66.7%). The Utes have won all three games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -270 or shorter.

Cougars Betting Insights

Washington State is 4-3-0 against the spread this season. Washington State is 1-1 ATS when playing as at least 7-point underdogs. Washington State games have gone over the total once this season. This season, the Cougars have been the underdog four times and won one of those games. This season, the Cougars have won one of their two games when they’re the underdog by at least +215 on the moneyline.

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Utah vs. Washington State Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 56.8 57.0 56.5
Implied Total AVG 36.3 39.5 32.0
ATS Record 4-3-0 3-1-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 5-2-0 3-1-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-2 3-0 1-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.7 56.4 54.8
Implied Total AVG 34.3 35.5 32.7
ATS Record 4-3-0 3-1-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 1-6-0 1-3-0 0-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-0 3-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-3 0-1 1-2

Players to Watch


  • R.J. Hubert has helped spur the Utes’ defense with 39 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two interceptions in seven games.
  • Karene Reid has played seven games, totaling one interception to go along with 34 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one pass defended for the Utes.
  • The Utes’ defensive unit has been aided by the play of Clark Phillips III, who has played seven games and posted five interceptions to go along with 14 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and five passes defended.
  • An important piece of the Utes’ defense, Cole Bishop has one interception to go with 28 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended in seven games.


  • On defense, Daiyan Henley has helped lead the way with one interception to go with 63 tackles, 8.0 TFL, four sacks, and one pass defended in seven games.
  • Francisco Mauigoa has been providing a big boost on defense, posting one interception to go with 32 tackles, 2.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one pass defended for the Cougars.
  • Jaden Hicks has recorded 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL, 42 tackles, and one interception in seven games for the Cougars.
  • The Cougars’ Armani Marsh has posted 29 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks in seven games.

Utah vs. Washington State Predictions and Pick

Utah vs. Washington State betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Cougars (+7)

    Pick OU:

    Under (56.5)

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How to Bet on Utah vs. Washington State

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Our pick to win this matchup is Utah, and we expect that Washington State will cover the spread (Utah -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 56.5 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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