Pac-12 Week 8 Predictions: USC Hopes to Spoil Utah's Season, Stanford Rides Momentum Against Washington

Predictions for every Pac-12 game in Week 8.

Stanford and Utah appear to be on a collision course for a matchup in the Pac-12 Championship, but both teams still have plenty of obstacles to overcome, starting this Saturday in Week 8 action. The Cardinal have a few extra days to prepare for Washington after defeating UCLA on Thursday night last week. Utah’s assignment is tougher this weekend, as the Utes travel to Los Angeles to take on USC. The Trojans are 3-3, but this is still one of the league’s most talented teams. Points should be aplenty in other league matchups this weekend, including a Thursday night game between California and UCLA, while Arizona hosts Washington State on Saturday. Colorado looks to end a 14-game losing streak in Pac-12 matchups on Saturday night against Oregon State.

 

Related: Predictions for Every Week 8 Game

 

Athlon Sports offers its Pac-12 Week 8 predictions from four editors: Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven), Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch), David Fox (@DavidFox615), and Braden Gall (@BradenGall)

 

Pac-12 Week 8 Game Power Rankings & Predictions

 

1. Utah at USC

Date: Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET

TV Channel: FOX

Spread: USC -3.5

 

Predictions for Utah at USC

Steven

Lassan

Mitch

Light

David

Fox

Braden

Gall

@AthlonSteven @AthlonMitch @DavidFox615 @BradenGall
31-27 27-21 31-28 30-24

 

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2. California at UCLA

Date: Thursday, Oct. 22 at 9 p.m. ET

TV Channel: ESPN

Spread: UCLA -3.5

 

Predictions for California at UCLA

Steven

Lassan

Mitch

Light

David

Fox

Braden

Gall

@AthlonSteven @AthlonMitch @DavidFox615 @BradenGall
38-34 37-33 34-31 38-34

 

3. Washington State at Arizona

Date: Saturday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. ET

TV Channel: Pac-12 Networks

Spread: Arizona -7.5

 

Predictions for Washington State at Arizona

Steven

Lassan

Mitch

Light

David

Fox

Braden

Gall

@AthlonSteven @AthlonMitch @DavidFox615 @BradenGall
41-38 41-34 49-41 38-37

 

4. Washington at Stanford

Date: Saturday, Oct. 24 at 10:30 p.m. ET

TV Channel: ESPN

Spread: Off

 

Predictions for Washington at Stanford

Steven

Lassan

Mitch

Light

David

Fox

Braden

Gall

@AthlonSteven @AthlonMitch @DavidFox615 @BradenGall
34-13 31-17 42-20 40-24

 

5. Colorado at Oregon State

Date: Saturday, Oct. 24 10:30 p.m. ET

TV Channel: Pac-12 Networks

Spread: Oregon State -2.5

 

Predictions for Colorado at Oregon State

Steven

Lassan

Mitch

Light

David

Fox

Braden

Gall

@AthlonSteven @AthlonMitch @DavidFox615 @BradenGall
31-30 24-20 35-28 30-17

 

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