Oklahoma vs. Washington - 12/20/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Huskies (9-0) at Oklahoma Sooners (7-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm (MGM Grand)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Washington Huskies and the Oklahoma Sooners face off on Saturday in Las Vegas in a college basketball battle of ranked teams.
The Washington Huskies are 9-0 this season and they are the 16th ranked team in the nation. Washington is averaging 73.1 points and they are shooting 44.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 57.6 points and their opponents shoot 32.8 percent. Nigel Williams-Goss leads the Huskies averaging 14.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 6.9 assists per game. Andrew Andrews is averaging 13.6 points, Robert Upshaw is averaging 10.9 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Shawn Kemp Jr. is averaging 10.4 points. Washington has played just the 267th ranked schedule but they do have a win over a ranked team and two teams with a RPI better than 50.
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The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-2 this season and have won three in a row since losing to Wisconsin. Oklahoma is averaging 75 points per game and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.1 points and their opponents are shooting 36.3 percent. Buddy Hield is averaging 16 points and 5.4 rebounds to lead the Sooners. Isaiah Cousins is averaging 13.3 points and 6.4 rebounds, TaShawn Thomas is averaging 10.7 points and 5.2 rebounds, and Ryan Spangler is averaging 10 points and 8.4 rebounds. Oklahoma has played the 71st ranked schedule and they are ranked 15th in the nation.
Washington is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 3-1-1 against the spread against the Big 12, and 3-8 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. Oklahoma is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 4-1 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
Washington is the better team yet we are getting points so it makes this an easy pick.