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This Saturday, there will be a college football game between two Pac-12 teams as the Washington Huskies travel to Stanford Stadium to host the Stanford Cardinal. Washington enters this match with a record of 3-4 after beating Arizona away with five points in its last match, while Stanford enters this match with a record of 3-4 after losing to Washington State away with three points in its last game. This game takes place at. 22:30 EST.
Washington looks set to return to .500
The Washington Huskies have been a disappointment this season, just as they have lost four of their first seven games. On the bright side, Washington enters this game on a slightly high note after beating Arizona away by five points in its final game. In that match, Washington’s defense was fantastic only 16 points allowed at the same time as the opposition was forced to commit two turnovers. Now the Huskies will look to get back to .500 with another conference road game next Saturday. Washington has, though lost two of its first three away games this season as it has looked quite vulnerable in conflicting stadiums.
Leading the Huskies offensively is freshman quarterback Dylan Morris who has looked mediocre this season as he has recorded 1,663 passing yards and ten passing touchdowns. However, he has also thrown eight interceptions as he has struggled with his ball safety so far.
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– Washington Football (@UW_Football) October 23, 2021
After the win against Arizona, Washington’s head coach Jimmy Lake discussed defensive back Alex Cook’s health.
“Still some tests, but that’s the best news, he can come back with us.”
Stanford looks set to get back on track
Stanford Cardinal have been playing some awful football lately that they have lost three of their last four matches including a three-point away loss to the Washington State Cougars in their final game. In that game, Stanford’s defense fought like that allowed 34 points while the opposition let occupy 389 yards. But the lackluster defensive performance was not at all surprising, as Cardinal is allows 28.0 points per. Now Stanford will look to get back on track with a conference home game next Saturday. However, the cardinal has one lose record in conference play until this point as they have been fighting against their rivals.
Leader Cardinal offensively is sophomore quarterback Tanner McKee who has looked extremely comfortable this season as he has recorded 1,722 passing yards and 14 passing touchdowns. In addition, he has recorded three rushing touchdowns as he has been effective in several ways.
– Stanford Football (@StanfordFball) October 17, 2021
Following the loss to Washington State, Stanfords head coach David Shaw rost his team’s efforts in the second half.
“Our boys showed great resilience in the second half. We played so well in the second half in defense, but we gave up explosive games and we gave up the chance to win the match.”
- The home team is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings.
These trends were found on Covers.com:
- The Huskies are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games as an underdog.