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Cougs favored while Huskies are underdogs

WA STATE - Washington State is an 11-point favorite against Stanford in Pullman, while Washington is a 5-point underdog at Oregon State in Pac-10 games Saturday.

The Huskies are coming off their first Pac-10 win of the season, 27-9 at Stanford last week. They're tied with Washington State for the league basement with a 1-5 record.

The Washington State-Stanford game starts at 3:30 p.m., while the Washington-Oregon State contest begins at 7:15 p.m.

The Cougars were edged 20-17 at California last week. In other Pac-10 games on Saturday, ninth-ranked Arizona State is at UCLA 12:30 p.m. and number 12 USC is at number 24 California at 5 p.m. Arizona State is favored by seven points and USC by four.

Third-ranked Oregon and Arizona have byes this week.

(The Associated Press contributed to this story.)