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    The UCLA Bruins (3-1) play on Saturday at 3:00 PM ET versus the Washington State Cougars (4-0) at Rose Bowl.

    The Cougars are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3.5), against the Bruins (with an over/under of 59 points).

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    Game Info for UCLA vs. Washington State

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
    • Location: Pasadena, California
    • Stadium: Rose Bowl
    UCLA vs Washington State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UCLA -3.5 -109 -111 59 -110 -110 -173 +144

    UCLA Pick Insights

    • UCLA has covered the spread once in three games this season.
    • UCLA has a 1-1 record against the spread in games it was favored by 3.5 points or more this season.
    • None of UCLA’s three games with a set total this season have gone over the point total.

    UCLA Stats & Insights

    • On defense, UCLA has been a top-25 unit, ranking eighth-best by surrendering just 263.8 yards per game. The offense ranks 28th (456 yards per game).
    • Defensively, UCLA has been a top-25 unit, ranking sixth-best by giving up only 11 points per game. The offense ranks 52nd (32 points per game).
    • UCLA owns the 53rd-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (251 passing yards per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 25th-best with just 186 passing yards allowed per game.
    • UCLA has been a tough opponent for opposing teams in the running game, ranking top-25 in both rushing offense (18th-best with 205 rushing yards per game) and rushing defense (11th-best with 77.8 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Offensively, UCLA ranks 77th in the FBS with a 39.6% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 56th in third-down conversion rate allowed (77.8).
    • UCLA ranks 46th in college football with a +1 turnover margin after forcing 9 turnovers (22nd in the FBS) and committing eight (83rd in the FBS).

    UCLA’s Best Players

    • Dante Moore has recorded 849 yards (212.3 ypg) on 47-of-86 passing with eight touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season.
    • Carson Steele has 272 rushing yards on 41 carries with two touchdowns. He’s also tacked on eight catches for 62 yards (15.5 per game) and one touchdown via the passing game.
    • TJ Harden has been handed the ball 36 times this year and racked up 264 yards (66 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant’s leads his squad with 279 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 12 receptions (out of 21 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Logan Loya has caught 12 passes while averaging 44.3 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
    • Josiah Norwood has been the target of six passes and hauled in four grabs for 119 yards, an average of 29.8 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • Laiatu Latu has collected four sacks to pace the team, while also picking up four TFL, 12 tackles, and one interception.
    • Darius Muasau, UCLA’s leading tackler, has 19 tackles, three TFL, two sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Alex Johnson has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has three tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.

    Washington State Betting Insights

    • Washington State has covered or pushed in every game with a spread (3-0-0) this season.
    • Washington State is 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 3.5-point underdogs.
    • Two of Washington State’s three games with a set total have hit the over (66.7%).

    Washington State Pick Insights

    • Washington State’s defense ranks 81st in the FBS with 382.8 total yards allowed per game, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks sixth-best by racking up 533.5 total yards per game.
    • Washington State’s offense has been dominant, putting up 45.8 points per game (fifth-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 71st by giving up 25.5 points per game.
    • Washington State’s pass defense ranks 99th in the FBS with 251 passing yards surrendered per game, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks second-best by racking up 404.5 passing yards per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Washington State is accumulating 129 rushing yards per game (98th-ranked). It ranks 60th in the FBS on defense (131.8 rushing yards given up per game).
    • Washington State’s third-down defense ranks 75th in the FBS with a 40% third-down conversion percentage allowed, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks best by generating a 61.5% third-down rate.
    • Washington State has a +1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 46th in the FBS.

    Washington State’s Best Players

    • Cameron Ward has been a dual threat for Washington State this season. He has 1,394 passing yards (348.5 per game) while completing 74.5% of his passes. He’s thrown 13 touchdown passes and zero interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 109 yards (27.3 ypg) on 41 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Nakia Watson, has carried the ball 35 times for 128 yards (32 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Lincoln Victor has hauled in 342 receiving yards on 24 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Josh Kelly has recorded 336 receiving yards (84 yards per game) and five touchdowns on 21 receptions.
    • Kyle Willams has racked up 302 reciving yards (75.5 ypg) and four touchdowns this season.
    • Ron Stone Jr. has racked up three sacks to pace the team, while also picking up one TFL and five tackles.
    • Sam Lockett III is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s totaled 14 tackles and one interception.
    • Jaden Hicks has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has 13 tackles, two TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended to his name.
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