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    The Washington State Cougars (4-6) will host the Colorado Buffaloes (4-6) on Friday at 10:30 PM ET.

    The Buffaloes are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+5.5), against the Cougars (with an over/under of 63.5 points).

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    Game Info for Washington State vs. Colorado

    • Game Day: Friday, November 17, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Pullman, Washington
    • Stadium: Martin Stadium
    Washington State vs Colorado Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Washington State -5.5 -110 -110 63.5 -110 -110 -229 +188

    Washington State Pick Insights

    • Washington State’s ATS record is 4-5-0 this season.
    • Washington State has a 1-2 record against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
    • Washington State games have gone over the point total on five of nine occasions (55.6%).

    Washington State Stats & Insights

    • Washington State ranks 42nd in total offense (421 yards per game) and 104th in total defense (411.1 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Washington State is totaling 30.3 points per game on offense this season (46th in the FBS), and is giving up 29.9 points per game (103rd) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Washington State has struggled defensively against the pass, ranking 22nd-worst in the FBS (249.5 passing yards allowed per game) this season. However, the Cougars rank third-best on offense, averaging 337.3 passing yards per game.
    • Washington State has been a bottom-25 run offense this year, ranking fourth-worst with 83.7 rushing yards per game. On the defensive side of the ball, the Cougars are ranked 92nd in the FBS (161.6 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Washington State ranks 49th in third-down efficiency (41.7%) on offense and 107th in third-down conversion rate allowed (42.8%) on defense this season.
    • With 11 forced turnovers (100th in the FBS) against 17 turnovers committed (104th in the FBS), Washington State’s -6 turnover margin is the 21st-worst in college football.

    Washington State’s Best Players

    • Cameron Ward has thrown for 3,131 yards, completing 67.1% of his passes and recording 20 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also run for 136 yards (13.6 ypg) on 99 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
    • Nakia Watson has racked up 210 yards on 70 carries while finding the end zone four times. He’s also caught 19 passes for 201 yards (20.1 per game) and two touchdowns through the air.
    • Lincoln Victor has hauled in 73 catches for 723 yards (72.3 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone four times as a receiver.
    • Kyle Willams has hauled in 53 receptions totaling 712 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Josh Kelly’s 47 catches have yielded 687 yards and seven touchdowns.
    • Brennan Jackson has collected 6.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up five TFL and 35 tackles.
    • Sam Lockett III has been all over the field, leading the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has 46 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and two interceptions so far.

    Colorado Betting Insights

    • Colorado has a 6-3-1 record against the spread this year.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 5.5 points or more, the Buffaloes have a 5-1 record against the spread.
    • Five of Colorado’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Colorado Pick Insights

    • Colorado ranks 70th in total yards per game (384.6), but it has been less productive defensively, ranking second-worst in the FBS with 464.2 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • Colorado has been struggling defensively, ranking 14th-worst with 33.9 points given up per game. It has been better offensively, regstering 30.7 points per contest (45th-ranked).
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Colorado is a bottom-25 pass unit, allowing 292 passing yards per game (third-worst). On the bright side, it is thriving on the other side of the ball, posting 314.7 passing yards per contest (ninth-best).
    • Colorado ranks worst in rushing yards per game (69.9), but it has been more effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 104th in the FBS with 172.2 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Colorado’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit on third down this season, allowing a 44.8% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 49th with a 44.8% third-down rate.
    • Colorado has excelled in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +8 ranks 13th-best in the FBS, with 15 forced turnovers (49th in the nation) and seven turnovers committed (sixth in the nation).

    Colorado’s Best Players

    • Shedeur Sanders has 3,144 passing yards, or 314.4 per game, so far this season. He has completed 69.4% of his passes and has collected 26 touchdowns with three interceptions.
    • Dylan Edwards has run for 278 yards on 68 carries so far this year while scoring one time on the ground. He’s also added 32 catches, totaling 260 yards and three touchdowns through the air.
    • Anthony Hankerson has rushed for 272 yards on 66 carries with one touchdown.
    • Xavier Weaver paces his squad with 867 receiving yards on 65 catches with four touchdowns.
    • Jimmy Horn Jr. has collected 536 receiving yards (53.6 yards per game) and six touchdowns on 54 receptions.
    • Travis Hunter’s 45 receptions (on 65 targets) have netted him 532 yards (53.2 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • Jordan Domineck has collected five sacks to pace the team, while also recording 10 TFL and 35 tackles.
    • Colorado’s leading tackler, Trevor Woods, has 53 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and two interceptions this year.
    • Hunter leads the team with three interceptions, while also collecting 24 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended.

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