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Stanford vs. Washington - 3/3/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Washington at Stanford
Date & Time Sunday March 3, 2019, 4:00 PM (EST)
Location
Maples Pavilion
Stanford, California
The Line
The Line: Stanford +2 -- Over/Under: 136.5
TV Channel
ESPN2
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The Washington Huskies and Stanford Cardinal meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Maples Pavilion.

The Washington Huskies look for a victory after winning 15 of their last 17 games. The Washington Huskies are averaging 71.1 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 64 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Jaylen Nowell is averaging 16.3 points and 3.2 assists while David Crisp is averaging 12.8 points and 2.4 rebounds. Noah Dickerson is the third double-digit scorer and Matisse Thybulle is dishing 2.3 assists. The Washington Huskies are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Huskies are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29 rebounds per game. The Washington Huskies have won six of their last eight road games.

The Stanford Cardinal look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Stanford Cardinal are averaging 73.7 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 43.4 percent shooting. KZ Okpala is averaging 17.4 points and 5.8 rebounds while Daejon Davis is averaging 11.8 points and 4.6 assists. Oscar da Silva is dishing 1.8 assists and Cormac Ryan is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Stanford Cardinal are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68 percent from the free throw line. The Stanford Cardinal are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game. The Stanford Cardinal have won their last four home games.

The Huskies are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 vs. Pacific-12, 18-39 ATS in their last 57 Sunday games and 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games overall. The Cardinal are 6-21 ATS in their last 27 Sunday games, 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win and 21-7 ATS in their last 28 home games. The Huskies are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Stanford and the home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings. The under is 8-3 in Cardinal last 11 overall. The under is 49-23 in Huskies last 72 overall.

The Washington Huskies won the first meeting against Stanford by 16 points and will be alert for this contest after losing to the Cal Golden Bears. Washington is still a highly explosive team and is winning its last five games by an average of 2.6 points despite shooting under 44 percent from the field. The Stanford Cardinal have been the surprise of the Pac-12, which includes an 8-4 ATS record at home and winning their last five games by an average of 8.2 points. Still, Washington is head and shoulders the more talented team here and won't be caught sleeping after its recent outing. I'll lay the bucket with the Huskies.

Pick:
Washington -2

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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