Washington vs. Oregon - 1/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (12-5) at Washington Huskies (12-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Alaska Airlines Arena)
The Line: Washington Huskies -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Washington Huskies and the Oregon State Beavers face off on Sunday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Washington Huskies are 12-4 this season and they are coming off of a win that ended a four game losing streak. UW is averaging 69.9 points per game and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 35.5 percent. Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 14.2 points and 6.7 rebounds to lead the Huskies. Andrew Andrews is averaging 11.9 points, Robert Upshaw is averaging 11.1 points and 8.0 rebounds, and Shawn Kemp Jr. is averaging 10.4 points. Washington is 6-2 at home this season.
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The Oregon Ducks are 12-4 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Oregon is averaging 76.5 points and they are shooting 45.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.7 points and their opponents are shooting 38.3 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.4 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. Dillon Brooks is averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, Elgin Cook is averaging 11.1 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Jalili Abdul-Bassit is averaging 7.4 points. Oregon is 1-0 on the road this season.
Washington is 1-6 against the spread against the Pac-12, 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, and 4-1 against the spread following a game where their opponent allowed 100 or more points. Oregon is 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 1-4 agaisnt the spread against the Pac-12, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
This one looks tight and neither of these teams can be counted on so I will take the points with the Ducks.