Washington at Washington State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The Washington Huskies travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 7.5 point favorites.
Washington heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.3 as they are averaging 71.7 points per contest while giving up 64.5 per game. Washington State has an overall record of 10-14. They are averaging 77.5 points per game and surrendering 77.7, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 14-9-1 against the spread
The Washington Huskies are 8-16-0 against the over/under
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 11-13-0 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 14-9-1 against the over/under
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
02/15/19 F Hameir Wright Illness is questionable Saturday vs Washington State
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jaylen Nowell comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Noah Dickerson averages 12.8 points per game in 24.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Robert Franks averages 22.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. CJ Elleby averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington averages 71.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 219th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 92nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 159th in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 310th and 279th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 107th with 13.9 per game. The Huskies allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 44th and 72nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 109th and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 167th place in Division 1. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 320th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State is 70th in the country with 77.5 points per game this year. They are 103rd in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 104th in the nation. They are 284th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.5 boards per game, and 62nd in assists per contest with 15.2. The Cougars are 202nd in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Cougars surrender 77.7 points per contest, which ranks them 310th in D-1. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 310th and 227th in those defensive statistics. They rank 315th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest and 246th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 131st in country in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game.
The Huskies are 153rd in the nation in offensive rating with 105. In terms of pace they are 246th in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 90th. As a team they are 89th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 137th in Division 1. Washington is 62nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Washington State is 195th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 95th in the country in offensive rating with 107.5. In terms of pace they are 68th in Division 1 with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 69th. As a team they are 53rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 39th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Washington/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Washington State +7.5
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