Pac 12 Tournament - Oregon Ducks home to Washington Huskies in NCAA Basketball betting action
Washington Huskies vs Oregon Ducks Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Huskies of Washington hit the hard court against the Ducks of Oregon.
This is a conference playoff game in the Pac 12 Tournament. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Oregon will face the 17-14 Huskies, who own a 16-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Ducks are 10-15 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 9-17 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 98-rated Washington taking on the No. 56-rated Ducks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-68 win for the Ducks on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oregon has the nation's No. 78-rated offensive output, at 71.5 PPG. The visiting Huskies defense ranks No. 165 allowing on average 66.2 PPG. The Ducks FG% has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.
Defensively, Washington features the nation's No. 97-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.3 points per game. Oregon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 121 nationally in scoring at home.
Washington was a 64-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Washington State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. The Huskies got 19 points from Scott Suggs as Washington ran past Washington State 64-62 on Wednesday at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Last time out for Oregon, they were a 72-62 loser as they battled Utah on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite. The Ducks got 21 points from E.J. Singler, but it was Utah that prevailed in a 72-62 final on Saturday at Huntsman Center.