Oregon vs. Washington State - 2/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington State Cougars (10-12) at Oregon Ducks (16-7)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon Ducks and the Washington State Cougars face off on Sunday at McArthur Court in pac-12 college basketball.
The Oregon Ducks are 16-7 this season and they have won four of their last five games. Oregon is averaging 76.5 points and they are shooting 45.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.3 points per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 12.7 points and 5.7 rebounds, Dillon Brooks is averaging 12.4 points, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit is averaging 8.0 points. Oregon is 14-2 at home and 6-4 in the Pac-12.
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The Washington State Cougars are 10-12 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. WSU is averaging 70.4 points and they are shooting 42.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.2 points and their opponents are shooting 46 percent. DaVonte Lacy is averaging 17.1 points per game to lead the Cougars. Josh Hawkinson is averaging 15.2 points and 10.8 rebounds, Ike Iroegbu is averaging 9.0 points, and Que Johnso is averaging 6.0 points. Washington State is 2-7 on the road and 4-6 in the Pac-12.
Oregon is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, 1-4 against the spread following a win. Washington State is 4-1-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 5-12 against the spread following a loss, ad 6-18-4 against the spread in their last 28 road games. The home team has covered the point spread in eight of the last 11 meetings of these two.
This is a big number but I see Oregon being too athletic and getting it done.