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Stanford Cardinal Favored by -8 Point Spread Against the Washington State Cougars on Thursday

Maples Pavilion features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Stanford Cardinal and the visiting Washington State Cougars in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Washington State Cougars opened as 8-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Washington State Cougars vs Stanford Cardinal Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Stanford Cardinal are 8-8 so far on the season, and 6-9 ATS vs the number. The Washington State Cougars, meanwhile, are 9-6 and 5-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Stanford go 7-8 and the Washington State Cougars go 6-6 on betting totals.

The Cardinal - Cougars odds would favor the Cougars if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Stanford is rated No. 233 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Washington State is at No. 174.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Washington State is ranked No. 216 in NCAA basketball at 34.73 per game. Contrast that with Stanford's No. 185 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Stanford is the No. 258-ranked team in the country at 4.31 per game, while Washington State rates No. 237 at 5.73 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars endured a 85-66 loss at the hands of the Ducks on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Ike Iroegbu at Friel Court.

Michael Humphrey scored 27 points for Stanford on Sunday, but the Bruins managed a 89-75 victory over the Cardinal at Pauley Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Washington State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Washington State is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington State's last 8 games on the road
  • Washington State is 1-4-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Stanford
  • Stanford is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Stanford is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Stanford's last 5 games
  • Stanford is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

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Stanford at Washington, Saturday, January 14th