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Broncos visit Washington State Cougars in college basketball clash

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Dec 11, 4:00 PM | Friel Court

Santa Clara Broncos vs Washington State Cougars Odds


The Washington State Cougars host Santa Clara on Sunday, looking to build on their 5-4 mark against the 5-2 Broncos in college hoops action at Friel Court.

The Cougars are 5-4 so far on the season, and 4-4 ATS vs. the number. The Broncos, meanwhile, are 5-2 and 3-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington State go 3-5 and the Broncos go 3-3 on the totals.

View Santa Clara vs Washington State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Cougars as 6.5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cougars rated this week at No. 134 and the Broncos sitting at No. 86. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 75-74 result in favor of the Cougars.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Broncos rank No. 50 in NCAA Division 1 with 39 per game. That compares with Washington State’s No. 178 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington State is college basketball's No. 180-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Broncos rate No. 4 with 10.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Santa Clara owns the country's No. 299-rated mark, allowing 79.3 points per game on the highway. Washington State, on the other hand, rates No. 231 in scoring at home.

Santa Clara was a 71-58 winner in its last match at home against CS Northridge. They failed to cover the 14.5–point spread as favorites. The Broncos grabbed a 71-58 win over the Matadors on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Kevin Foster at Leavey Center.

In their last action, Washington State was a 66-64 winner on the road against Idaho. They covered the 2–point spread as underdogs. Washington State earned a 66-64 victory over Idaho on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Reggie Moore at Cowan Spectrum.

Santa Clara Broncos Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Pacific are 5-5
After playing CS Northridge are 0-1
After a win are 7-3

Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After playing Idaho are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Broncos at Cougars trends to consider:
Santa Clara is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Washington State is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home

Next up:
Santa Clara home to Pacific, Saturday, December 17
Washington State home to Western Oregon, Sunday, December 18