Washington vs. Arizona State - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona State Sun Devils (12-10) at Washington Huskies (14-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 11:00 pm (Alaska Airlines Arena)
The Line: Washington Huskies -4.5 -- Over/Under: 165.5 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Huskies and the Arizona State Sun Devils face off on Wednesday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Washington Huskies are 14-7 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Washington is averaging 84.7 points per game and they are shooting 41.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 80 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Andrew Andrews leads the Huskies averaging 21 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Dejounte Murray is averaging 14.6 points and 6.2 rebounds, Marquese Chriss is averaging 11.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, and David Crisp is averaging 9.5 points. Washington is 9-3 at home and 6-3 in the Pac-12.
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The Arizona State Sun Devils are 12-10 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. ASU is averaging 76.1 points per game and they are shooting 43.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Tra Holder leads the Sun Devils averaging 15.4 points per game. Gerry Blakes is averaging 10.9 points and 5.5 rebounds, Willie Atwood is averaging 10.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Savon Goodman is averaging 10.2 points and 6.9 rebounds. Arizona State is 2-5 on the road and 2-7 in the Pac-12.
Washington is 8-3 against the spread against the Pac-12, 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 home games, and 11-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Arizona State is 7-1 against the spread following a double-digit home loss, 5-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 4-11-1 against the spread against the Pac-12. The underdog has covered the point spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
The total in this one looks to be a shade to the high side so I will go with the under for my free pick.