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Oregon vs Washington State Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 3/9/23

Washington State Cougars (17-15) vs. Oregon Ducks (18-13)
March 9, 2023 5:30 pm EDT
The Line: Oregon Ducks -2.5 / Washington State Cougars +2.5; Over/Under: +134.5
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The Washington State Cougars and the Oregon Ducks meet in college basketball action from the T-Mobile Arena on Thursday as part of the Pac-12 conference tournament. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.


Oregon is listed as a 2.5-point favorite with the total for this game set at 134.5 points.


For Washington State, Adrame Diongue is out indefinitely with a hand injury while Shae and Braden Korpela are both out indefinitely with an illness. For Oregon, Lok Wur is questionable for this game with an undisclosed injury and Brennan Rigsby is out for the season with an ankle injury.

Matchup History

Washington State’s 68-65 win back on February 19th, 2023, made it five straight head-to-head meetings without back-to-back winners in this matchup.


Washington State is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a win while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall. Oregon is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games while the over is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall.


I’m leaning towards Washington State here. Both of these teams are playing well right now, but I think you could argue that Washington State has more momentum and has had a game to shake off the rust. Oregon is a solid group with a lot of upperclassmen that should be ready and raring to go here, and with it being basically win or go home for both of these teams from an NCAA tournament perspective, I think we see a tight game. Give me the Cougars and the points here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick: Washington State +2.5

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Chris joined the Sports Chat Place team in August 2016 and has a proven system that combines multiple analytical and situational statistics and trends to give out thousands of winning picks over the last three years with winning records across all of the top leagues, Follow Chris Ruffolo on Twitter @ruffthepickdawg

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