Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Colorado vs. Arizona State spread, odds, line, game props: Expert picks, Deion Sanders predictions, best bets

Head coach Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffaloes (3-2) hit the road looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they travel to Tempe, Ariz. to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils (1-4). The Buffs narrowly lost to No. 9 USC 48-41 behind a valiant second half comeback effort from Heisman Trophy contender Shedeur Sanders. The Sun Devils are out to snap a four-game losing streak after suffering a 24-21 road loss to Cal. Arizona State leads the all-time series 10-3. Two-way standout Travis Hunter (liver) remains out for CU, while safety Shilo Sanders (kidney) is listed as questionable.

Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. ET at at Mountain America Stadium. The latest Arizona State vs. Colorado odds via SportsLine consensus list the Buffaloes as 4-point favorites, which is down two points from the opening CU vs. ASU line (-5.5), with the over/under at 59.5. Before making any Colorado vs. Arizona State picks or bets, be sure to check out the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine football expert Jimmie Kaylor

Kaylor is a NFL, college football and DFS expert for SportsLine, who has covered the NFL and college football for close to a decade as a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. His background as a former college football All-American and NFL player gives him a unique perspective when building his fantasy lineups and locking in his betting picks. As a Colorado native, he has his finger on the pulse of the local and national sports scene and has been cashing big on Denver area teams for the last two years. 

Kaylor has been red-hot on his Colorado picks this season, going 11-3 on his best bets in the Buffs’ first five games, including a 5-1 mark in the CU vs. USC game. He’s also 18-3 on all of his CFB best bets for SportsLine this season so far. Anyone who has followed his picks is way up.

Now, he has set his sights on Colorado vs. Arizona State and just locked in its picks and CFB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Kaylor’s picks. Here are several college football odds and betting lines for Arizona State vs. Colorado:

  • Colorado vs. Arizona State spread: Colorado -4
  • Colorado vs. Arizona State over/under: 59.5 points
  • Colorado vs. Arizona State money line: CU -185, ASU +155
  • CU: QB Shedeur Sanders is averaging 356.2 passing yards per game. 
  • ASU: RB Cameron Skattebo has 318 rushing yards and 4 TDs.
  • Colorado vs. Arizona State picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why Colorado can cover

The Buffs dug themselves a hole against USC that proved to be too much to overcome. The Trojans jumped out to a 41-14 lead in the third quarter, but Colorado rallied, scoring 21 unanswered points to make the game interesting before falling 48-41. Quarterback Shedeur Sanders was outstanding in the second half, finishing the game with 371 yards, four touchdowns and one interception, and 50 rushing yards and one score on the ground. For the season, the Heisman Trophy candidate has 1,781 passing yards, 15 TD passes, two interceptions and two rushing TDs.

Freshman wide receiver Omarion Miller burst onto the scene against USC, giving Colorado and explosive deep threat in its uptempo offense. The true freshman out of Louisiana hauled in seven passes for 196 yards and a touchdown against the Trojans. Prior to his breakout performance against USC, Miller had yet to catch a pass at the college level. See which team to pick at SportsLine

Why Arizona State can cover

The Tempe desert and Mountain America Stadium can be a difficult place to play for opposing teams. The Sun Devils have covered the point spread in two straight games, and should have extra motivation with Coach Prime bringing the national spotlight to their home field. ASU has dropped four straight, but has shown signs of improvement over the last two weeks. 

Junior running back Cameron Skattebo has been effective out of the backfield for Arizona State. He enters this matchup with 318 rushing yards and four touchdowns, and 14 catches for 228 yards and a TD. He will be facing a Colorado defense that gives up 184.2 rushing yards per game. See which team to back at SportsLine

How to make Arizona State vs. Colorado picks

Kaylor has analyzed this matchup from every angle and he’s leaning Over on the point total. He has also discovered a critical X-factor that has him jumping all over one side of the spread. He’s only sharing what it is, and which side to back, at SportsLine.

Who wins Colorado vs. Arizona State in the first game in Tempe for coach Deion Sanders, and which critical X-factor makes one side of the spread a must-back? Visit SportsLine now to see Colorado vs. Arizona State picks, all from the expert who has covered college football for over a decade and is 11-3 on his Colorado best bets in 2023, and find out.

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