By the numbers
Grice’s 15.4 points per game leads the nation
Fewer penalties committed by the Sun Devils (25) than their opponents
Yards WSU’s Connor Halliday threw for in 2011 against Dennis Erickson’s ASU team in his first extended college action
Game time: 7:30 p.m. at Martin Stadium
Coach: Todd Graham (13-6, second year at ASU; 62-36 in eight years at four schools).
Record: 5-2 (3-1 Pac-12).
Last game: Sun Devils trounced Washington, 53-24, Oct. 19.
Series: ASU leads, 24-13-2.
The early line: Arizona State by 11½.
Star players: QB Taylor Kelly completes 62 percent and has 18 TD passes against seven interceptions. RB Marion Grice leads rushers with 553 yards and 18 touchdowns running and receiving. WR Jaelen Strong has 45 catches and a 15.2-yard average. Former Auburn High LB Chris Young leads with 44 tackles and DT Will Sutton was 2012 Pac-12 defensive player of the year.
ASU’s key to success: Sun Devils rely on a brisk attack that has scored 169 points in their past three Pac-12 games, utilizing a power running game along with backs and tight ends in the passing game; those spots are 2-3-4 in receptions behind Strong.