Washington Huskies vs. Oregon State Beavers Pick, Odds, Prediction 1/25/14
Oregon State Beavers (11-7) at Washington Huskies (12-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:00 pm (Alaska Airlines Arena)
The Line: Washington Huskies -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Washington Huskies and the Oregon State Beavers face off on Saturday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Washington Huskies are 4-3 in Pac-12 play this season and they are tied for fourth place in the Pac-12 standings. Washington is 10-2 at home this season and they have played the 50th ranked schedule in the nation. C.J. Wilcox leads the Huskies averaging 19.9 points per game. Andrew Andrews is averaging 12.8 points, Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 12.1 points, and Perris Blackwell is averaging 10.5 points and 6.6 rebounds. Washington is averaging 76 points and they are shooting 44.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.7 points and their opponents are shooting 47.7 percent. Washignton is going to need to string together some wins if they hope to be a part of March Madness.
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The Oregon State Beavers have won their last two games and three of their last four to stand at 3-3 so far in Pac-12 play. OSU is 3-5 away from home and they have played the 94th ranked schedule in the country. Roberto Nelson leads the Beavers averaging 21.6 points per game. Devon Collier is averaging 14.1 points and 7.0 rebounds, Angus Brandt is averaging 12.5 points, and Hallice Cook is averaging 6.5 points. Oregon State is averaging 77.2 points and they are shooting 49.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent from the floor. Oregon State is in a three-way tie for sixth place in the Pac-12 standings.
Washington is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 home games, 1-6 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a losing road record, and 3-9 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Oregon State is 5-2-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 5-11-1 against the spread following a win. The home team has covered the spread in five of the last seven meetings of these two.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back shortly after the totals are released. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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