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Cal Poly Mustangs take on Huskies in NCAA basketball test

Cal Poly MustangsWashington Huskies
Dec 20, 9:00 PM | Alaska Airlines Arena

Cal Poly Mustangs vs Washington Huskies Odds


The Cal Poly Mustangs will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Huskies in Washington at Alaska Airlines Arena on Thursday in college basketball action.

The Huskies sit at 6-4 (4-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Mustangs are currently 4-5 (3-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Washington is 3-2 OU, and Cal Poly is 1-3 OU.

View Cal Poly vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Washington opened as 10.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 119-rated Huskies and the No. 255-ranked Mustangs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-69 result in favor of the Huskies.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington has the nation's No. 86-rated offensive output, at 72.7 PPG. The visiting Mustangs defense ranks No. 142 allowing on average 64.1 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 47.2% so far, more than the Mustangs marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.

Defensively, Cal Poly features the nation's No. 158-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.6 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 198 nationally in scoring at home.

Cal Poly lost its last outing, a 72-64 result against Santa Clara on December 17. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. Cal Poly got 22 points and 10 rebounds from Chris Eversley in a losing cause in their 72-64 loss to Santa Clara on Monday.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 75-67 winner as they battled Jackson State at home. The Huskies grabbed a 75-67 win over the Tigers on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from C.J. Wilcox at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Cal Poly Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing UC Riverside are 4-6
After playing Santa Clara are 2-0
After a loss are 7-3

Washington Huskies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
After playing Jackson State are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Mustangs at Huskies trends to consider:
Cal Poly is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Cal Poly is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next up:
Cal Poly at UC Riverside, Saturday, December 29
Washington home to Northern Illinois, Saturday, December 22