Washington Huskies vs. Santa Barbara Gauchos - 12/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Santa Barbara Gauchos (3-7) at Washington Huskies (8-3)
College Basketball: Monday, December 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm (Alaska Airlines Arena)
The Line: Washington Huskies -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos will travel to play the Washington Huskies in a non-conference game on Monday.
The Washington Huskies are 8-3 and are coming off of a win against Seattle by a score of 79-68. Washington had a big first half where they scored 46 points, which led to the victory. Andrew Andrews had 18 points and 8 assists for Washington. Marquese Chriss added 16 points and 5 rebounds for the Huskies. Washington out rebounded their opponent by a total of 34-32 and had 19 assists in their victory. Washington is averaging 83.5 points per game while giving up 72.4 points per game. Washington is also averaging 45 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game. Andrew Andrews is averaging 20.2 points per game and 6.2 rebounds per game, while Dejounte Murray is averaging 13.5 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game for Washington. Washington is shooting 69.6% on free throws, 33.2% on three-pointers, and 42.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos are 3-7 and are coming off of a win against Iona by a score of 80-76. UCSB’s lead was only 1 point late in the second half but they were able to hold on for the win. Michael Bryson had 29 points and 6 rebounds for UC Santa Barbara. Maxwell Kupchak added 10 points and 4 rebounds for the Gauchos. UCSB out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-39 and had 11 assists in their victory. UC Santa Barbara is averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 74.2 points per game. UC Santa Barbara is also averaging 35.2 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Michael Bryson is averaging 19.1 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game, while John Green is averaging 11.7 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game for UC Santa Barbara. UC Santa Barbara is shooting 71.5% on free throws, 31.2% on three-pointers, and 42.1% on all field goal attempt.
UCSB is 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. UCSB is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against the Pac-12. The over is 4-0 in UCSB’s last 4 Monday games. Washington is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games. The over is 10-4 in Washington’s last 14 home games.
Washington has started this season playing very well and I expect them to get the win here. Washington is a very high scoring team and is one of the best rebounding teams in the nation. I think this will be enough for Washington to win easily.