No. 13 USC is slowly trying to inch its way back into national-title contention, while unranked Utah is simply trying to regain some respectability.
Viewed before the season as the Trojans’ main threat in the Pac-12 South, the Utes are off to a 2-2 start and are now two-touchdown home underdogs on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football.
Read on for a breakdown of the point spread for the game, with a few notes and trends to help you make your bets.
Stanford is a 7-point favorite at Washington on ESPN’s Thursday Night Football, and the Cardinal have absolutely demolished the Huskies since Steve Sarkisian took over in Seattle in 2009.
One of the positive signs pointing in Washington’s direction? The Huskies are coming off a bye, and Sarkisian’s performed well with extra time to prepare.