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

    The Bruins are the favorites (-3) in their matchup versus the Cougars, with the over/under being 60.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Bruins are -167 and the Cougars are +141.)

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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 -111 -109 60.5 -110 -110 -167 +141

    UCLA Pick Insights

    • UCLA is 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • UCLA has a 1-1 record against the spread when favored by 3 points or more this season.
    • Each UCLA three games with a set total this season have gone under the over/under.

    UCLA Stats & Insights

    • Defensively, UCLA has been a top-25 unit, ranking eighth-best by allowing only 263.8 yards per game. The offense ranks 28th (456 yards per game).
    • UCLA ranks 53rd in points scored this season (32 points per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking sixth-best in the FBS with 11 points allowed per game.
    • Defensively, UCLA has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 24th-best by giving up just 186 passing yards per game. The Bruins rank 54th on offense (251 passing yards per game).
    • UCLA has been firing on all cylinders in the running game this year, ranking 19th-best in rushing offense (205 rushing yards per game) and 11th-best in rushing defense (77.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • UCLA is putting up a 39.6% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 76th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 57th, giving up a 36.4% third-down conversion rate.
    • With nine forced turnovers (24th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (82nd in the FBS), UCLA’s +1+1 turnover margin ranks 47th in college football.

    UCLA’s Best Players

    • Dante Moore has thrown for 849 yards (212.3 ypg) to lead UCLA, completing 54.7% of his passes and tossing eight touchdown passes compared to two interceptions this season.
    • Carson Steele has carried the ball 41 times for a team-high 272 yards on the ground and has found the end zone two times as a runner. He’s also tacked on eight catches for 62 yards (15.5 per game) and one touchdown via the pass.
    • TJ Harden has piled up 264 yards on 36 carries, scoring two times.
    • J.Michael Sturdivant’s team-leading 279 yards as a receiver have come on 12 receptions (out of 21 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Logan Loya has hauled in 12 receptions totaling 177 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Josiah Norwood has been the target of six passes and racked up 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 four sacks to pace the team, and also has 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 leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording three tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

    Washington State Betting Insights

    • Washington State has covered or pushed in every game with a spread (3-0-0) this season.
    • Washington State is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • Washington State hase gone over in two of three games with a set total (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 accumulating 533.5 total yards per game.
    • Washington State’s defense ranks 74th in the FBS with 25.5 points allowed per contest, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks fifth-best by piling up 45.8 points per contest.
    • Washington State’s pass defense ranks 102nd in the FBS with 251 passing yards given up per contest, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks second-best by accumulating 404.5 passing yards per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Washington State is compiling 129 rushing yards per game (99th-ranked). It ranks 61st in the FBS on the other side of the ball (131.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Washington State’s third-down defense ranks 78th in the FBS with a 40% third-down conversion percentage surrendered, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks best by compiling a 61.5% third-down rate.
    • With six forced turnovers (78th in the FBS) and five turnovers committed (28th in the FBS) this season, Washington State ranks 47th in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.

    Washington State’s Best Players

    • Cameron Ward has thrown for 1,394 yards on 105-of-141 passing with 13 touchdowns and zero interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 109 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
    • Nakia Watson is his team’s leading rusher with 35 carries for 128 yards, or 32 per game. He’s found the end zone two times on the ground, as well.
    • Lincoln Victor has hauled in 342 receiving yards on 24 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Josh Kelly has put up a 336-yard season so far with five touchdowns. He’s caught 21 passes on 30 targets.
    • 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 lead the team, while also picking up one TFL and five tackles.
    • Sam Lockett III, Washington State’s tackle leader, has 14 tackles and one interception this year.
    • Jaden Hicks has a team-leading one interception to go along with 13 tackles, two TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended.

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