Arizona State vs NAU college football game score picks, predictions

Will Arizona State have any issues with NAU in Thursday’s college football game at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe?

Check out picks and predictions for the 7 pm game from The Arizona Republic and azcentral sports team.

Pac-12 football Week 1 picks, predictions:

Richard Obert: ASU 42, Northern Arizona 14

He writes: “The Sun Devils just have too much firepower for the Flagstaff school to handle.”

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Kent Somers: ASU 27, NAU 14

He writes: “Who knows what to expect from ASU? That’s why I think this game will be closer than many expect.”

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She writes: “This is a good game for all of the Sun Devils’ newcomers to get their feet wet. The Sun Devils have better athletes and that should show.”

Chris Coppola: ASU 38, NAU 21

He writes: “Quarterback RJ Martinez is a major bright spot for the Lumberjacks, but the Sun Devils are coming into the season with something to prove and are well aware of what NAU did in Tucson last year. They won’t let it happen in temper.”

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A view of Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe for a night ASU football game.

Emily Horos: ASU 28, NAU 13

She writes: “The season opener will reveal a lot about these unknowns. To say it is a ‘must-win’ game for the Sun Devils is an understatement.”

He writes: “The Lumberjacks beat Arizona in 2021 in Tucson, 21-19, giving the Sun Devils all the bulletin board material they need to avoid a similar fate.”

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