Oregon vs. Washington State picks, predictions, odds: Who wins Pac-12 football game?

The Oregon Ducks play the Washington State Cougars in a Week 4 Pac-12 college football game on Saturday.

Which team will win the game?

Check out these picks, predictions and odds for the game, which is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. MST and can be seen on Fox.

Oregon is a 6.5-point favorite in the game, according to Tipico Sportsbook.

Pac-12 football Week 4 picks, predictions, odds:

Sporting News: Oregon 34, Washington State 26

Bill Bender writes: "The Cougars have been one of the better early-season stories of the season around transfer quarterback Cameron Ward. The Ducks have won the last two meetings by 14 points and found their groove with Bo Nix in the victory against BYU in Week 3. We'll trust the Ducks on the road, but there will be some anxious moments in what could be a trendy upset pick."

Betsperts: Take Washington State with the points in Pac-12 game vs. Oregon

Matt Rooney writes: "Our prediction to win this matchup is Oregon, and we project that Washington State will cover the spread (Oregon -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 57.5 points."

Doc's Sports: Go with Washington State with the points against Oregon

Tony Sink writes: "The Cougars are surrendering 12.7 points per game, which has them ranked 19th in D-1. Washington State has surrendered a total of 273 yards rushing (91.0 yards per game) in addition to 0 touchdowns rushing for the year. In total, they have relinquished 38 points in total. They have surrendered 4 touchdowns from the passing game and 217.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 70th in Division 1. The Cougars defense has been on the field for 207 plays, which is good for 77th in college football."

Sports Chat Place: Take Washington State with the points on Saturday vs. Oregon

Randy Chambers writes: "The Oregon Ducks are getting the benefit of the doubt here because of their reputation and their win last week as many back on the bandwagon. However, there is a possible letdown factor after beating up on BYU and getting people back on its side. Also, let’s not overlook Washington State and its start, as it did go into Wisconsin and beat the Badgers. The Washington State Cougars have a ways to go offensively, but this is a top-20 scoring defense that’s good at stopping the run and has produced 14 sacks. It may not be pretty, but the Cougars have the ability to stay in this game. Give me the free touchdown."

Should Bo Nix and Oregon be on upset watch against Washington State? College football writers pick and predicts Saturday's Pac-12 game.
Should Bo Nix and Oregon be on upset watch against Washington State? College football writers pick and predicts Saturday's Pac-12 game.

Picks and Parlays: Washington State 27, Oregon 20

It writes: "While the UNDER is a solid choice, the play here is Washington State. The Cougars have dominated this matchup covering the number in five of the last six played at home against Oregon as well as covering the number in 10 of the last 12 overall between the two. Washington State has a very strong defense that has already posted 14 quarterback sacks and eight interceptions. The Cougars are allowing an average of only 12.7 points per game."

Odds Shark: Washington State 31.6, Oregon 27.3

The site predicts that Washington State will win the game. It is also taking the over.

ESPN: Oregon has a 72.4% chance to win the game

The site's Football Power Index gives Washington State a 27.6% chance to win the Week 4 college football game in Pullman.

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