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The Washington Huskies (8-2) are in action on Saturday at 9:00 PM ET versus the Colorado Buffaloes (1-9) at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium.
The Huskies are very heavy favorites (currently -31) in their game versus the Buffaloes, with the over/under at 64 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Huskies are and the Buffaloes are .)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Washington vs. Colorado
- Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
- Location: Seattle, Washington
- Stadium: Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium
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Washington Betting Insights
- Colorado has covered the spread just twice in 10 opportunities this season.
- Colorado is 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 31 points or greater this year.
- Out of Colorado’s 10 games with a set total, seven have hit the over (70%).
Washington Stats & Insights
- On the offensive side of the ball, Washington has been a top-25 unit, ranking eighth-best in the FBS by averaging 498.2 yards per game. The defense ranks 70th (379.0 yards allowed per game).
- On offense, Washington has been a top-25 unit, ranking 13th-best in the FBS by compiling 38.4 points per game. The Huskies rank 79th on defense (27.6 points allowed per game).
- Washington ranks 87th in pass defense this season (242.0 passing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the offensive side of the ball, ranking best in the FBS with 374.0 passing yards per game.
- Washington is averaging 124.2 rushing yards per game offensively this season (101st in the FBS), and is surrendering 137.0 rushing yards per game (50th) on the defensive side of the ball.
- Washington owns the third-best offense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (54.7% third-down percentage), but ranks eighth-worst defensively (47.4% third-down conversion rate).
- With 10 forced turnovers (111th in the FBS) against seven turnovers committed (fourth in the FBS), Washington’s +3+3 turnover margin ranks 41st in college football.
Washington’s Best Players
- Michael Penix Jr. has 3,640 yards passing for Washington, completing 67.1% of his passes and throwing 25 touchdowns and six interceptions this season.
- Wayne Taulapapa has racked up 546 yards on 102 carries while finding paydirt seven times. He’s also caught 20 passes for 199 yards (19.9 per game) and one touchdown through the air.
- Cameron Davis has been handed the ball 89 times this year and racked up 408 yards (40.8 per game) with 11 touchdowns.
- Rome Odunze’s leads his squad with 914 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 63 receptions (out of 93 targets) and scored six touchdowns.
- Jalen McMillan has hauled in 57 receptions totaling 792 yards, finding the end zone six times as a receiver so far this campaign.
- Ja’Lynn Polk has been the target of 53 passes and compiled 31 receptions for 528 yards, an average of 52.8 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone five times through the air this season.
- Bralen Trice has collected 7.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 6.0 TFL and 20 tackles.
- Washington’s top-tackler, Alex Cook, has 47 tackles and 2.0 TFL this year.
- Asa Turner has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 30 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
Colorado Betting Insights
- Colorado has covered the spread only twice in 10 opportunities this year.
- Colorado is 0-2 against the spread when an underdog by 31 points or greater this season.
- Colorado games have gone over the point total in seven out of 10 opportunities (70%).
Colorado Stats & Insights
- Colorado has plenty of room to get better, as it ranks eighth-worst in total yards per game (298.8) and third-worst in total yards surrendered per game (488.0).
- This season has been difficult for Colorado on both offense and defense, as it is averaging only 15.7 points per game (fifth-worst) and ceding 41.7 points per game (worst).
- Colorado has lots of room to get better in the passing game, as it ranks 15th-worst in passing yards per game (182.9) this season and 25th-worst in passing yards surrendered per game (260.2).
- Colorado ranks 106th in rushing yards per game (115.9), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 227.8 rushing yards allowed per contest.
- Colorado has struggled on both offense and defense on third down this season, ranking 25th-worst in third-down conversion percentage (34.3%) and worst in third-down rate allowed (54.0%).
- Colorado has a -11 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.
Colorado’s Best Players
- J.T. Shrout has thrown for 1,100 yards (110.0 yards per game) while completing 45.4% of his passes and tossing six touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season.
- The team’s top rusher, Deion Smith, has carried the ball 75 times for 381 yards (38.1 per game) with two touchdowns.
- Alex Fontenot has run for 233 yards across 47 carries, scoring one touchdown.
- Jordyn Tyson has collected 22 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 470 (47.0 yards per game). He’s been targeted 47 times and has four touchdowns.
- Daniel Arias has caught 19 passes and compiled 309 receiving yards (30.9 per game) with one touchdown.
- Montana Lemonious-Craig’s 20 grabs (on 38 targets) have netted him 264 yards (26.4 ypg) and two touchdowns.
- Josh Chandler-Semedo, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has racked up 4.5 sacks, 10.0 TFL and 77 tackles.
- Tyrin Taylor leads the team with one interception, while also recording 20 tackles and one pass defended.