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Stanford vs. Washington State - 2/28/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Washington State at Stanford
Date & Time Thursday February 28, 2019, 9:00 PM (EST)
Location
Maples Pavilion
Stanford, California
The Line
The Line: Stanford -8 -- Over/Under: 153.5
TV Channel
PAC12
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NCAA BB | Washington State at Stanford
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The Washington State Cougars and Stanford Cardinal meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Maples Pavilion.

The Washington State Cougars could use a win after losing 10 of their last 14 games. The Washington State Cougars are averaging 77.2 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 77.9 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Robert Franks is averaging 22.4 points and 2.5 assists while CJ Elleby is averaging 15.2 points and 6.7 rebounds. Marvin Cannon is grabbing 3.3 rebounds and Ahmed Ali is dishing 2.9 assists. The Washington State Cougars are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 75.9 percent from the free throw line. The Washington State Cougars are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.1 rebounds per game. The Washington State Cougars have lost six of their last eight road games.

The Stanford Cardinal look for another win after winning five of their last eight games. The Stanford Cardinal are averaging 72.8 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 73 points on 43.9 percent shooting. KZ Okpala is averaging 17.2 points and 5.7 rebounds while Daejon Davis is averaging 12.3 points and 4.6 assists. Oscar da Silva is dishing 1.9 assists and Cormac Ryan is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Stanford Cardinal are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. The Stanford Cardinal are allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game. The Stanford Cardinal have won four of their last five home games.

The Cougars are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Pacific-12 and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Cardinal are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games, 20-7 ATS in their last 27 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss. The Cougars are 1-3-2 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Stanford and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The under is 7-3 in Cardinal last 10 overall. The over is 11-4 in Cougars last 15 games following a straight up loss.

Stanford already beat Washington State on the road this season by 12 points despite being 1.5-point underdogs. Stanford has won each of the last five meetings against Washington State and has won those meetings by an average of 13.8 points. The Washington State Cougars are rough defensively on the road where they lose by an average of nine points and are just 4-9 ATS. The Stanford Cardinal are 7-4 ATS at home this season where they shoot 51.3 percent from the field and win by an average of 9.7 points. Stanford in another comfortable home win is the likely outcome here.

Pick:
Stanford -8

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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