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One of the best wide receivers in college football will be on display when Dalton Kincaid and the Utah Utes (5-2) visit the Washington State Cougars (4-3) on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
The Utes are solid favorites (-8.5) in their matchup against the Cougars, with the over/under being 56 points. (On the moneyline, the Utes are -307 and the Cougars are +243.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Utah vs. Washington State
- Game Day: Thursday, October 27, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
- Location: Pullman, Washington
- Stadium: Martin Stadium
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Utah Betting Insights
- So far this year, Washington State has put together a 4-3-0 record against the spread.
- Washington State is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 8.5 points or more this year.
- One of Washington State’s seven games with a set total has hit the over (14.3%).
Utah Stats & Insights
- Utah has the 40th-ranked defense this year (350.1 yards allowed per game), and has been better offensively, ranking 21st-best with a tally of 472.9 yards per game.
- On the offensive side of the ball, 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 ranks 31st in pass offense (280.3 passing yards per game) and 42nd in pass defense (208.1 passing yards allowed per game) this season.
- Utah is totaling 192.6 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 36th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 63rd, surrendering 142.0 rushing yards per game.
- On offense, Utah has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 20th-best in the FBS by putting up a 48.9% third-down conversion rate. The defense ranks 44th on defense (34.6% third-down conversion rate allowed).
- Utah has the 17th-best turnover margin in college football at +6, forcing 13 turnovers (25th in the FBS) while turning it over seven times (20th in the FBS).
Utah’s Best Players
- Cameron Rising leads Utah with 1,855 yards (265.0 ypg) on 147-of-214 passing with 15 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He also has 309 rushing yards on 47 carries while scoring six touchdowns on the ground.
- The team’s top rusher, Tavion Thomas, has carried the ball 93 times for 414 yards (59.1 per game), scoring five times.
- Kincaid’s 541 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 45 times and has registered 38 receptions and six touchdowns.
- Devaughn Vele has reeled in 32 passes while averaging 59.7 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
- Micah Bernard’s 20 catches are good enough for 211 yards.
- Gabe Reid has racked up 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up 4.0 TFL and 10 tackles.
- R.J. Hubert, Utah’s top tackler, has 39 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two interceptions this year.
- Clark Phillips III leads the team with five interceptions, while also putting up 14 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and five passes defended.
Washington State Betting Insights
- So far this season, Washington State has compiled a 4-3-0 record against the spread.
- In games they have played as at least 8.5-point underdogs this season, the Cougars are 1-1 against the spread.
- Washington State has gone over in one of seven games with a set total (14.3%).
Washington State Stats & Insights
- In terms of total offense, Washington State ranks 88th in the FBS (368.3 total yards per game) and 55th on the other side of the ball (367.4 total yards allowed per game).
- Washington State ranks 94th in the FBS with 24.6 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 26th with 20.7 points given up per contest on defense.
- From an offensive standpoint, Washington State is posting 277.4 passing yards per contest (32nd-ranked). It ranks 89th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (243.7 passing yards surrendered per game).
- Washington State’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, compiling 90.9 rushing yards per game, which ranks seventh-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 39th with 123.7 rushing yards surrendered per contest.
- With a 37.4% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Washington State ranks 82nd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 40th, allowing a 34.3% third-down rate.
- Washington State has accumulated nine forced turnovers (80th in the FBS) and committed 13 turnovers (94th in the FBS) this season for a -4 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.
Washington State’s Best Players
- Cameron Ward has thrown for 1,942 yards on 63.2% passing while tossing 16 touchdown passes with eight interceptions this season.
- The team’s top rusher, Nakia Watson, has carried the ball 64 times for 325 yards (46.4 per game) with two touchdowns. He’s also caught 14 passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns.
- Jaylen Jenkins has piled up 43 carries and totaled 298 yards with one touchdown.
- De’Zhaun Stribling has racked up 359 receiving yards on 28 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
- Donovan Ollie has caught 33 passes and compiled 354 receiving yards (50.6 per game) with two touchdowns.
- Robert Ferrell has racked up 339 reciving yards (48.4 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
- Daiyan Henley leads the team with 4.0 sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has collected 8.0 TFL, 63 tackles, and one interception.
- Jaden Hicks has a team-leading one interception to go along with 42 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.