Washington Vs. Arizona: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – October 22, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on October 17, 2021

Two of the nation’s strongest pass defenses meet when the Washington Huskies (2-4, 1-2 Pac-12) take college football’s sixth-ranked pass defense into a matchup with the Arizona Wildcats (0-6, 0-3 Pac-12), who have the No. 14 passing defense. The Wildcats welcome the Huskies, listed at -16.5 on the spread, on October 22, 2021 at 10:30 PM ET on ESPN2. A point total of 44.5 points has been set for the matchup.

In this article we will update you with the best odds available and surface what you need to know to make a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, betting trends, plus team and player stats.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of October 17, 2021, 12:00 AM ET. See the table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Washington Vs. Arizona Betting Odds

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Washington Offense Vs. Arizona Defense

Huskies Offense Stats (Rank) Wildcats Defense
23.5 (100) Points/Gm 32.0 (105)
357.2 (93) Yards/Gm 372.8 (67)
246.2 (55) Pass Yards/Gm 169.7 (14)
111.0 (110) Rush Yards/Gm 203.2 (118)
6.9 (90) Yards/Pass 8.1 (105)
3.4 (107) Yards/Rush 4.9 (110)
46.0% (28) 3rd Down % 39.0% (74)
10 (100) Turnovers 5 (94)
5 (30) Sacks 5 (98)

Arizona Offense Vs. Washington Defense

Arizona Offense Stats (Rank) Washington Defense
14.0 (129) Points/Gm 20.3 (38)
349.0 (98) Yards/Gm 342.3 (46)
234.5 (60) Pass Yards/Gm 153.2 (6)
114.5 (104) Rush Yards/Gm 189.2 (105)
5.9 (121) Yards/Pass 5.4 (4)
3.3 (110) Yards/Rush 4.7 (105)
28.1% (124) 3rd Down % 36.4% (50)
14 (128) Turnovers 7 (57)
10 (87) Sacks 7 (78)

When Washington Has The Ball

  • The Huskies are No. 30 ranked in college football in sacks conceded (five), playing the pass rush ranked 98th, the Wildcats (five).
  • Washington is 28th in the FBS in third-down percentage (46.0%) and will be facing the 74th-ranked Arizona defense in that category (39.0%).
  • The Huskies average 246.2 yards through the air per game (55th in the FBS). The Wildcats rank 14th, allowing 169.7 passing yards.
  • Washington is 93rd in college football, gaining 357.2 yards per game, while Arizona ranks 67th in yards allowed (372.8).

When Arizona Has The Ball

  • The Huskies’ defense gives up 5.4 yards per pass attempt (fourth in the FBS). The Wildcats’ offense averages 5.9 yards per pass (121st in college football).
  • Arizona’s offense is 129th in the FBS at 14.0 points per game. Washington allows 20.3 per game (38th in college football).
  • The Wildcats have a 28.1% third-down conversion rate, 124th in the FBS. The Huskies allow third-down conversions on 36.4% of their opponents’ attempts (50th).
  • Arizona is the FBS’ 128th-ranked offense in terms of committing turnovers (14), and are facing the 57th-ranked team in turnovers forced, Washington (7).

Washington Betting Trends And Insights

  • Washington has won just one game against the spread this season.
  • The Huskies have covered the spread when playing as at least 16.5-point favorites in their only opportunity this season.
  • Washington’s games have hit the over just once this season.
  • Washington and its opponents have combined to score more than 44.5 points in three of five games this season.
  • The Huskies have a 2-1 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 66.7% of those games).

Arizona Betting Trends And Insights

  • Arizona has covered twice in six matchups with a spread this year.
  • The Wildcats have covered the spread once when an underdog by 16.5 points or more this season (in two opportunities).
  • Arizona’s games have gone over the point total twice this year.
  • Arizona has combined with its opponent to score more than 44.5 points in three of six games this season.
  • The Wildcats have been listed as the underdog four times this season and have failed to win any of those games.

Washington Players To Watch

  • This year, Dylan Morris has collected 1,446 passing yards (241.0 yards per game) while going 126-for-210 (60% completion percentage) and throwing eight touchdowns and eight interceptions.
  • Kamari Pleasant has churned out a team-high 229 rushing yards (57.3 yards per game).
  • Sean McGrew has rushed for 225 yards on 55 carries (56.3 yards per game), with six touchdowns on the ground this year.
  • Terrell Bynum has 20 catches, leading his team with 284 yards (56.8 ypg) while hauling in three touchdowns this season.
  • Taj Davis has hauled in 21 catches for 270 yards (45.0 yards per game) and one touchdown.
  • This season Jalen McMillan has caught 19 passes for 270 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 67.5 receiving yards per game.

Arizona Players To Watch

  • Gunner Cruz has passed for 536 yards while completing 65.6% of his throws (61-of-93), with two touchdowns and three interceptions (134.0 yards per game).
  • Drake Anderson has run for a team-high 239 yards on 63 carries (39.8 yards per game) and one touchdown.
  • So far this year Michael Wiley has rushed for 185 yards on 58 carries (30.8 ypg). Wiley also helps out in the passing game, catching 16 passes for 140 yards (23.3 ypg) while scoring one touchdown.
  • This season Stanley Berryhill III has 48 receptions for a team-high 445 receiving yards (74.2 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Brian Casteel has also contributed with 204 yards on 21 catches and one touchdown. He puts up 34.0 receiving yards per game this year.
  • Tayvian Cunningham is averaging 35.4 yards per game, racking up 14 receptions for 177 yards and one touchdown.

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