NCAA hoops odds preview - Washington State vs. Oregon
Washington State Cougars vs Oregon Ducks Odds
Matthew Knight Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Oregon Ducks and the visiting Washington State Cougars in college hoops action on Wednesday.
This season, the Ducks are 16-2 overall and 9-6-1 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 10-8 and 9-6 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Oregon boasts a 4-8 on the OU, and Washington State is 6-7.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Cougars were listed as 9.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Ducks - Cougars odds would favor the Ducks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Oregon is rated No. 37 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington State is at No. 209. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 79-70 win for the Ducks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 200 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.4 per game. That compares with Oregon’s No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oregon is college basketball's No. 214-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 161 with 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Washington State features the nation's No. 186-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.2 points per game. Oregon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 94 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Washington State was a 58-49 loser at home against Colorado. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. The Cougars endured a 58-49 loss at the hands of the Buffaloes on Saturday, despite a 13-point effort from Mike Ladd at Friel Court.
In their last action, Oregon was a 76-67 winner on the road against UCLA. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Oregon got 18 points from Tony Woods en route to a 76-67 victory over UCLA on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oregon State are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing UCLA are 4-6
After a win are 9-1
A few Cougars at Ducks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Oregon
Washington State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Washington State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oregon
Washington State is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Oregon
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oregon is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oregon is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Washington State
Oregon is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington State
Washington State at Oregon State, Saturday, January 26
Oregon home to Washington, Saturday, January 26