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ASU Football Betting Lines: Sun Devils favored for first time in Pac-12 play vs. Colorado

Four and a half points.

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The breakdown: Against then-nonranked Colorado, the Sun Devils became victims of the fiery Buffaloes who swallowed ASU, 40-16, then went onto win six games in a row and ranked as high as No. 8 when playing against then-No. 4 Washington in the Pac-12 championship game.

The magic number from Colorado’s monstrous win over ASU last season was 219. That’s how many rushing yards Phillip Lindsay had in that win, scoring three touchdowns. The Sun Devils have let up 216, 301 and 216 rushing yards to San Diego State’s Rashaad Penny, Stanford’s Bryce Love and USC’s Ronald Jones, respectively. A common theme in each of those games are losses, being three of ASU’s four.

The Sun Devils are 7-1 all-time against Colorado and 4-0 at home. Last year’s loss is the Sun Devils’ lone loss to the Buffaloes since the series began in 2006.

The odds: Arizona State Sun Devils (-4.5) vs. Colorado Buffaloes (+4.5) Over/Under: 58

Arizona State (4-3-1 ATS)

  • Arizona State is 4-1 against the spread in its last five games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in four of Arizona State's last five games.
  • Arizona State is 10-4 against the spread in its last 14 games at home.
  • Arizona State is 17-7 straight up in its last 24 games at home
  • Arizona State is 6-2 against the spread in its last eight games when playing Colorado.

Colorado (4-6 ATS)

  • Colorado is 2-6 against the spread in its last eight games.
  • Colorado is 15-8 straight up in its last 23 games.
  • Colorado is 2-4 straight up in its last 6 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in five of Colorado's last seven games on the road.
  • Colorado is 7-18 straight up in its last 25 games on the road.

Notes

  • In just three road games played this season, the Buffaloes have just one win against the Pac-12’s bottom feeder in the Oregon State Beavers who are winless in conference matchups (0-5). In their two road losses, the Buffaloes have fallen by a combined score of 51-27.
  • Since joining the Pac-12 conference in 2011, Colorado has been outscored at Sun Devil Stadium by exactly 100 points.

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