Washington at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/8/2018
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Washington Huskies head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 7.5 point favorites.
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Washington comes into this game with an overall record of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 3.5 as they are averaging 76.0 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. Oregon has an overall record of 15-8. They are averaging 79.2 points per game and surrendering 72.1, good for a point differential of 7.1.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 11-9 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 8-13 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 10-12 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 11-11 against the over/under this year
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylen Nowell averages 16.5 points per contest while playing 31.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Noah Dickerson averages 15 points per contest in 25.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 8.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Payton Pritchard scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Elijah Brown averages 13.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 96%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 76.0 points per contest this year, which is 122nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 88th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 201st in Division 1. They average 33.7 boards per contest and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 272nd and 290th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 150th with 13.5 per game. The Huskies allow 72.5 points per contest, which is 183rd in the country. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 213th and 60th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 181st, and they allow 15.7 assists per game which puts them in 316th place in college basketball. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 311th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 58th in the country with 79.2 points per contest this season. They are 76th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.1. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 166th in Division 1. They are 195th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 71st in assists per game with 15.4. The Ducks are 201st in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Ducks give up 72.1 points per game, which ranks them 170th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 76th and 166th in those defensive statistics. They rank 71st with 12.0 dimes allowed per game and 48th with 32.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 161st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest this year.
The Huskies are 142nd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 161st. In terms of pace they are 86th in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 133rd. As a team they are 141st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 274th in Division 1. Washington is 173rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 176th in the nation.
Oregon is 214th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 84th in Division 1. The Ducks are 147th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.9, and their offensive rating of 110.8 is ranked 65th. They are 113th in D-1 in pace with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 66th. As a unit they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 72nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington +7.5
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