Pac-12 Week 1 Predictions: Battles to Blowouts


The opening schedule ranges from highly anticipated battles such as Washington vs. Boise State, and hard-fought rivalry games like Colorado vs. Colorado State and Utah vs. Utah State; to expected blowouts involving Oregon and Nicholls State, USC and Hawaii, and Oregon State and Eastern Washington.

For better or worse, Devils In Detail offers the following predictions:

Thursday, August 29

Utah vs. Utah State
Prediction: Utah: 28, Utah State: 10

USC vs. Hawaii
Prediction: USC: 40, Hawaii: 6

Friday, August 30

Arizona vs. Northern Arizona
Prediction: Arizona: 45, Northern Arizona: 10

Saturday, August 31

Oregon vs. Nicholls State
Prediction: Oregon: 54, Nicholls State: 0

Oregon State vs. Eastern Washington
Prediction: Oregon State: 42, Eastern Washington: 6

Washington State vs. Auburn
Prediction: Washington State: 17, Auburn: 38

UCLA vs. Nevada
Prediction: UCLA: 35, Nevada: 10

Washington vs. Boise State
Prediction: Washington: 34, Boise State: 30

California vs. Northwestern
Prediction: California: 17, Northwestern: 24

Sunday, September 1

Colorado vs. Colorado State
Prediction: Colorado: 30, Colorado State: 20

Bye Week: Arizona State and Stanford