The line on the Arizona State v. Washington game this week opened at ASU -3.5. As of this morning, it is ASU -6.5 . So a lot of action on the Sun Devils in this one.
Additionally, Ted Miller picked ASU to win the game 24-20, based largely on their talent on defense. Miller states that ASU has a “huge advantage” on defense.
Nick Daschel also picks ASU in this one 23-20, saying that ASU’s defense might be the “nastiest” that UW has faced all season (implication that ASU’s D is nastier than LSU’s, and USC’s, and Arizona’s, and Notre Dame’s).
So, that’s the consensus in this game I guess. ASU over UW. Vegas has been on that and the two guys who pay the most attention to the Pac-10 believe that as well. I have to be honest, I am a little perplexed. I realize that I am a husky fan, so take everything in this post with a grain of salt, but here’s why I am confused with the predictions for this game: