Looking for a Washington vs. Oregon prediction and preview? We’ve got you covered before the Pac-12 tilt.
Saturday, October 8, the Washington Huskies play visitor to the Oregon Ducks. The game will be played at Outzen Stadium and is slated for a 7:30 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on FOX. Read on for our Washington vs. Oregon prediction and preview.
According to ESPN’s Football Power Index, the Huskies have a 77.9% chance of topping the Hurricanes. The spread also suggests Washington is the favorite.
Autzen Stadium has a capacity of 54,000.
Spread: Washington Huskies -9
Game Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Washington vs. Oregon preview:
The Huskies turned in a dominant performance against then No. 7 Stanford, winning the game 44-6. Washington comes into this contest at No. 5 in the country and remains undefeated.
Washington (5-0) out gained the Cardinal 424 yards to 213 yards, and held Stanford to just 29 yards on the ground. The Huskies raced out to a 13-point lead after the first quarter and didn't look back, dominating the street fight between the whistles.
Oregon (2-3) does not look good. The Ducks have dropped three straight games after opening the season with a pair of wins. The latest loss came at the hands of Washington State where Oregon gave up 651 yards of total offense to the Cougars en route to a 51-33 loss.
Chris Peterson has been the head coach of Washington for three seasons. He took over in 2014 and the team has been to a bowl in each season that he has been in charge. Peterson was the head coach of the Boise State Broncos for eight seasons before taking over as the Huskies coach. Peterson has an overall record of 112-24 record as a head coach.
Mark Helfrich has been the Ducks head coach for the past four seasons. He took over for Chip Kelly, after Kelly's exodus to the NFL. Helfrich has a 35-11 overall record as Oregon's head coach.
Washington and Oregon have met 108 times in history, with the Huskies holding a s58-45-5 advantage, despite the Ducks 12 game win streak.
Washington vs. Oregon prediction:
There were questions about Washington entering its matchup against Stanford. The Huskies silenced critics with an impressive performance on both sides of the ball en route to a 38-point victory. Although the Ducks have won 12 straight against Washington, these two teams could not be in more different places.
Washington enters this game off of what quite possibly be the biggest win in program history. While the Ducks enter this game coming off of an 18-point loss to Washington State.
The Huskies will dominate the line of scrimmage and shut down Oregon's high-powered offense.
Washington 45, Oregon 21