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Arizona vs. Stanford Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

Arizona vs. Stanford preview: Stanford looks to rebound from a rough loss to Colorado, while Arizona is still hunting for its first Pac-12 win.

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the Stanford Cardinal visit the Arizona Wildcats. The game, to be played at Arizona Stadium, is slated for an 11:00 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Read on for our Arizona vs. Stanford preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Stanford has a 63-percent chance to beat Arizona. The spread, via Oddshark, has the Cardinal favored as well.

Spread: Stanford -5.5

Game Time: 11:00 p.m. ET

Channel: FS1

Arizona vs. Stanford preview:

Stanford has underwhelmed this season, falling to 4-3 with last weekend's 10-5 loss to Colorado. Arizona is having a brutal season, sitting at 2-5 with an 0-4 Pac-12 record. Last Saturday, it lost to USC 48-14.

Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey entered the year with Heisman aspirations, but he has been largely quiet this season—at least by his lofty standard. On the season, he has 792 yards from scrimmage and four total touchdowns. He has not scored since the September 17 win over USC.

Arizona nearly upset undefeated Washington, taking the Huskies to overtime back on September 24, but has struggled to even come that close to any win since. The Wildcats have lost their last three games by an average of 22.7 points.

Stanford won last year's meeting with Arizona 55-17, and have four straight wins over the Wildcats. Arizona last picked up a win in this series in 2009. Stanford leads the all-time series with Arizona 15-14.

Arizona vs. Stanford prediction:

Stanford has been a disappointment after entering the season with College Football Playoff aspirations. Even so, the Cardinal has looked much more competent than Arizona, which has been a mess since that near-upset of Washington.

We like Stanford, led by McCaffrey, to put together its most complete performance in a few weeks, and land a solid win in Tucson.

Stanford 24, Arizona 14