PULLMAN – This has been an unpredictable year in the Pac-12, if you’re talking about preseason predictions. But since Week 7 or so, the conference has been thoroughly predictable.
The good teams – Colorado, USC, Utah, Washington and Washington State – generally always beat the bad teams (everybody else). So, there is no reason to overthink this one.
Arizona has some truly explosive playmakers and is likely to hit a few 50-plus yard plays against WSU on Saturday. There might be some anxious moments early on. But the chances of a team that has yet to beat a Pac-12 opponent going on the road and taking down the Cougars, who have yet to lose to a conference foe, seem pretty small.
The pick: WSU, 45-21
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