Washington at Washington State (-3)

Fri. 11/23, 8:30 p.m. ET

Three things you need to know before betting on Washington-Washington State:

1. Since Chris Petersen took over as Washington head coach prior to the 2014 season, Washington is a perfect 4-0 in the Apple Cup, covering the spread in all four of those wins. But Mike Leach has to be feeling good about ending that streak this season. Washington State enters this game at 10-1 both straight up and against the spread on the year, while Washington is just 8-3 straight up and 2-9 against the spread. Those ATS records say a lot about a team and, in Washington’s case, it shows that the Huskies might not be as good as people expected this year. They don’t play up to their competition, but do play down when facing inferior opponents. Washington State is 6-0 against the spread after playing a game where 80 total points or more were scored since the start of the 2016 season, and is 7-0 against the spread after scoring 24 points or more in the first half of their previous game since the start of last season.

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