Washington vs. Washington State - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington State Cougars (7-7) at Washington Huskies (11-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Alaska Airlines Arena)
The Line: Washington Huskies -11 -- Over/Under: 139.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars face off on Saturday in a Pac-12 college basketball rivalry game.
The Washington Huskies are 11-3 this season and they have lost their last three games. Washington is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 44.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.9 points and their opponents are shooting 35 percent. Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 13.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 6.7 assists to lead the Huskies. Andrew Andrews is averaging 11.9 points, Robert Upshaw is averaging 11.1 points and 7.6 rebounds, and Shawn Kemp Jr. is averaging 10.5 points. Washington is 5-1 at home this season but have opened their Pac-12 schedule 0-2.
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The Washington State Cougars are 7-7 this season and have won three of their last four games including a big road win at Cal in their last game. WSU is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 42.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.9 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. DaVonte Lacy is averaging 16.5 points per game to lead the Cougars. Josh Hawkinson is averaging 15.4 points and 11 rebounds per game, Ike Iroegbu is averaging 8.7 points, and Ny Redding is averaging 6.5 points. Washington State is 1-4 on the road this season.
Washington is 0-4 against the spread in their last four games, 0-5 against the spread against the Pac-12, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games against a team with a losing road record. Washington State is 3-1-1 against the spread following a win, 3-0-1 agaisnt the spread in their alst four games, and 6-20-4 against the spread in their last 30 road games. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Both of these teams can put points on the board and I exepct to see that here so my free pick is the over. My stronger pick is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the app.