Washington State Cougars vs Oregon Ducks Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Oregon Ducks vs Washington State Cougars Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Washington State vs Oregon battle Saturday at Friel Court as the Cougars look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Washington State battles the Ducks, currently sitting with a 20-5 mark (10-12-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 10-10 for the Cougars and 6-13 for the Ducks.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Ducks were listed as 1.5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cougars at No. 189 and the Ducks at No. 46 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-67 result in favor of the Ducks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Washington State has the nation's No. 265-rated offensive output, at 63.7 PPG. The visiting Ducks defense ranks No. 80 allowing on average 62.3 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Ducks marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oregon owns the country's No. 193-rated mark, allowing 70.4 points per game on the highway. Washington State, on the other hand, rates No. 281 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oregon, they were a 65-52 winner as they battled Washington on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Oregon got 13 points from Damyean Dotson en route to a 65-52 victory over Washington on Wednesday at Alaska Airlines Arena.
In their last action, Washington State was a 67-66 loser at home against Oregon State. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Washington State got 27 points from DaVonte Lacy on the way to a 67-66 loss against Oregon State on Wednesday at Friel Court.
Oregon Ducks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing California are 5-5
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 9-1
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Arizona State are 5-5
After playing Oregon State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Ducks at Cougars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oregon's last 6 games on the road
Oregon is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Oregon is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington State
Oregon is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Washington State
Washington State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Oregon
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington State's last 6 games
Washington State is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing at home against Oregon
Washington State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Oregon
Oregon home to California, Thursday, February 21
Washington State at Arizona State, Wednesday, February 20