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The staff is fairly split on who wins the matchup between the Dawgs and Utes

We make our best guesses on the outcome between Utah and Washington

Gorringe

This is another game that just doesn't feel right. Now, the last time I said that about a game Utah beat ASU by double digits, but I don't like the matchup of Utah's offense vs Washington's defense. Washington is great against the run and has a very talented secondary. Jake Browning is getting better each week and the Dawgs have some nice weapons on offense. I'm afraid we'll see "evil" Travis again, and the Utes lose a nail biter. 

Washington 24 Utah 23

Harris

This is going to be a strong defensive game. Thus far into the season the defense for the Utes have shown they are willing to carry this team; this week will be no different. The big question is the Utes offense, not only the play of Travis Wilson, but the coaching. Extreme conservatism will not beat the Huskies, time to open up the playbook. 

Utah 23 Washington 17

Herrera

Utah's offense is going to need some help from the defense or special teams in the form of a touchdown. The Utes should fully be over the USC game & ready to fire on all cylinders. Good Wilson makes an appearance & gets it done through the air & on the ground while the Huskies key in on Booker.

Utah 27 Washington 24

Stevens

This game doesn't feel right. Washington has a defense that is playing stellar this year and coming off of last week's subpar offensive performance, Utah will need to make a pretty massive improvement to take down the Dawgs and I just don't see it happening. UW wins a nail biter in Seattle. 

Washington 27 Utah 24

Swinney

Get ready for a defensive slugfest as arguably the league's top defenses clash in Seattle. If Utah varies their offense, wins the special teams battle, and plays the turnover game to a draw, they should be able to pull this one out. I see Booker going over 100 with Wilson doing some damage on the ground, while the defense forces Washington into field goals and the Utes escape with a close win to keep the dream alive.

Utah 20 Washington 16


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