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Santa Barbara Gauchos take on Huskies in college basketball test

Santa Barbara GauchosWashington Huskies
Dec 16, 10:00 PM | Alaska Airlines Arena

Santa Barbara Gauchos vs Washington Huskies Odds


The Santa Barbara Gauchos will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Huskies in Washington at Alaska Airlines Arena on Friday in college basketball action.

The Huskies currently sports a 4-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-3 ATS. The Gauchos are 5-2 and 2-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 6-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Gauchos have gone 4-1 against the number.

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Betting Line:
The Huskies are listed as 8-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 15-rated Santa Barbara taking on the No. 14-rated Huskies in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 88-82 win for the Gauchos on Friday.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Gauchos rank No. 23 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.4 per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington is college basketball's No. 82-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Gauchos rate No. 133 with 6.7 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Santa Barbara owns the country's No. 39-rated mark, allowing 61 points per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Santa Barbara was a 65-61 winner in their most recent outing on the road against San Diego. They failed to cover the 10–point spread as favorites. The Gauchos grabbed a 65-61 win over the Toreros on Tuesday, behind a 22-point effort from Jaime Serna at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

Last time out for Washington, they were an 86-80 loser as they battled Duke on the road. They covered in the match as an 8-point underdog. Washington got 23 points from Tony Wroten but lost anyway, 86-80, to Duke on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

Santa Barbara Gauchos Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-2
Before playing California are 1-1
After playing San Diego are 4-2
After a win are 6-4

Washington Huskies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4

A few Gauchos at Huskies trends to consider:
Santa Barbara is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Santa Barbara's last 9 games on the road
Santa Barbara is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Santa Barbara at California, Monday, December 19
Washington home to South Dakota State, Sunday, December 18