Saturday Night NCAA Football: Wisconsin vs. Arizona State Predictions
The Wisconsin Badgers are off to a powerful start for new head coach Gary Andersen but now must prove that they can keep it going on the road against a quality opponent. The Arizona State Sun Devils will be playing their first 1A matchup after blowing out 1AA Sacramento State in their opener last week 55-0. The Arizona State Sun Devils will host the Wisconsin Badgers in Saturday college football action with a starting time on ESPN set for 10:30 PM ET. Arizona State opened as a 5.5 point favorite. Check BetPhoenix Sportsbook for side and total odds on all college football matchups!
Wisconsin beat UMASS in their opener 45-0 as 44.5 point favorites with CFB picks and followed that up with a 48-0 win over Tennessee Tech from 1AA class as 44.5 point favorites. QB Joel Stave has a 72% completion rate with a 5 to 2 TD to INT ratio. The Badgers have again demonstrated power running as Melvin Gordon is averaging 13 yards per carry, James White 7.6 yards per carry, and Corey Clement 8.6 yards per carry. Wisconsin is likely the top challenger to Ohio State in the Big Ten Leaders Division.
Pac 12 South Favorites
Head coach Todd Graham enters his second season on the job with his program on the upswing as they are coming off a bowl season and made such strides as to become a favorite to contend for the Pac 12 South Division title. In the win over Sacramento State QB Taylor Kelly was in mid-season form with 300 yards passing and a 5 to 0 TD to INT ratio as he hit at a 74% completion rate.
This is the first real test for both teams and will reveal much about their title aspirations. Wisky is 3-8 against the spread on the road while ASU has paid out in 6 of their last 8 home games. Wisky is 2-6 ATS in nonconference action while ASU is 6-1 ATS vs. the Big Ten. Arizona State !
Be sure to take a look at more college football action with Auburn hosting Mississippi State on ESPN2.