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On Saturday at 7:00 PM ET, the Colorado State Rams will host the Washington State Cougars.
The Cougars are expected to win by at least two scores (currently -12) versus the Rams. The over/under for this game is 54.5 points.
Game Info for Washington State vs. Colorado State
- Game Day: Saturday, September 2, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
- Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
- Stadium: Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium
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Washington State Pick Insights
- Washington State went 8-5-0 ATS last season.
- Washington State covered the spread once when favored by 12 points or more last season (in two opportunities).
- Washington State and its opponent combined to hit the over in three of 13 contests last season.
Washington State Stats & Insights
- Washington State averaged just 0.8 fewer points per game (26.1) than Colorado State allowed (26.9) last year.
- Washington State was 6-1 against the spread and 5-2 overall in games when it scored over 26.9 points last year.
- Washington State collected only 5.3 more yards per game (360.1) than Colorado State gave up per outing (354.8) last year.
- When Washington State piled up over 354.8 yards last season, the team was 5-3 against the spread and 5-3 overall.
- Last season Washington State rushed for 56.2 fewer yards per game (107.8) than Colorado State allowed per outing (164).
- Last year Washington State turned the ball over 16 times, one more than Colorado State’s takeaways (15).
Washington State’s Best Players
- Cameron Ward had a passing stat line last year of 3,211 yards with a 64.4% completion rate (320-for-497), 23 touchdowns, nine interceptions, and an average of 247 yards per game.
- Last year Nakia Watson took 144 rushing attempts for 769 yards (59.2 per game) and scored nine touchdowns. When it comes to receiving, he also caught 30 passes for 295 yards (22.7 per game) and scored four TDs.
- Jaylen Jenkins ran for 395 yards on 68 carries (30.4 yards per game), with one rushing touchdown last year.
- In the previous year, De’Zhaun Stribling grabbed 51 passes (on 78 targets) for 602 yards (46.3 per game). He also found the end zone five times.
- Robert Ferrell amassed 582 yards on 56 grabs with four touchdowns. He was targeted 75 times, and averaged 44.8 receiving yards per game.
- Donovan Ollie hauled in 43 passes for 491 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 37.8 yards per game last season.
- Last season Brennan Jackson amassed six sacks, nine TFL and 31 tackles.
- Daiyan Henley went to work last year, collecting 86 tackles, nine TFL, four sacks, and one interception.
- Last season Sam Lockett III had a huge stat line of three interceptions, 40 tackles and three passes defended.
Colorado State Betting Insights
- Colorado State covered six times in 12 chances against the spread last season.
- Colorado State had an ATS record of 3-3 when playing as at least 12-point underdogs last season.
- Last season, just one Colorado State game went over the point total.
Colorado State Pick Insights
- Colorado State scored 9.7 fewer points per game (13.2) than Washington State surrendered (22.9) last year.
- Colorado State averaged 285.8 yards per game last year, 116.6 fewer yards than the 402.4 Washington State allowed per outing.
- Colorado State rushed for 89 yards per game last year, 45.6 fewer than the 134.6 Washington State allowed per outing.
- Last year Colorado State had a 2-1 ATS record and a 2-1 overall record in games the team rushed for over 134.6 yards.
- Colorado State turned the ball over 19 times last year, two fewer times than Washington State forced turnovers (21).
Colorado State’s Best Players
- Clay Millen threw for an average of 159.2 yards passing per contest and tossed 10 touchdowns last season.
- Avery Morrow compiled 834 rushing yards and four touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
- A’jon Vivens ran for 104 yards a year ago.
- Tory Horton averaged 94.3 yards on 5.9 receptions per game and racked up eight receiving touchdowns in 2022.
- Justus Ross-Simmons caught 26 passes last season on his way to 424 yards and three receiving touchdowns.
- Tanner Arkin hauled in 15 passes on his way to 131 receiving yards a season ago.
- Last year Mohamed Kamara put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with eight sacks, and added eight TFL and 25 tackles.
- Jack Howell had a stellar defensive performance last season with 91 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and three interceptions.
- Last year Ayden Hector intercepted three passes to go along with 24 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and four passes defended.