Oregon Ducks vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Washington Huskies
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon (-6)
The Oregon Ducks (3-1) go to Alaska Airlines Arena on Saturday where they'll take on the Washington Huskies (1-3). Washington opens this matchup as 6-point dogs. The O/U has been set at 136.5.
Oregon will play this contest with a record of 3-1 so far this year. They average 78.5 pts per game (104th in the nation) while going 49.8% from the floor. The Ducks are hitting 34.9% on shots from distance (30 of 86) and 65.5% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Oregon is pulling down 38.5 boards per game and has racked up 63 assists this season, which has them ranked 113th in the country in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 13.5 times per game and as a group they are committing 15.5 fouls per game. When they are on the defensive end, the Ducks are forcing 13.5 turnovers every game and they draw 14.3 fouls. They are 201st in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 58 surrendered on the campaign. The Ducks defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 41.9% (98 of 234) and they relinquish 30.3 rebounds per game as a squad. They are conceding 32.3% from 3-point land and they rank 132nd in college basketball in PPG allowed (67.8).
The Oregon Ducks faced off with the Florida A&M Rattlers and went home with a win by a final score of 87-66 in their last contest. Oregon wrapped up the game having earned a 60.3% FG percentage (38 of 63) and made 6 of their 23 three-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Ducks converted 5 of their 9 shots for a rate of 55.6%. With respect to getting rebounds, they collected 31 with 8 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 20 assists for the game while having 10 steals and 6 blocks. In reference to the defense, Oregon allowed the other team to shoot 60.3% from the floor on 38 of 63. Florida A&M distributed 14 dimes and 7 steals in this matchup. Furthurmore, the Rattlers collected 30 boards (12 offensive, 18 defensive) and added 6 blocks. Florida A&M finished 72.2% from the free throw line by converting 13 of their 18 attempts. They made 3 out of their 15 shots from beyond the arc.
Chris Duarte is one guy who was a contributor for the contest. He notched 23 points on 10 out of 14 shooting. He was on the court for 32 minutes played and also totaled 2 boards. Duarte ended up shooting 71.4% from the field and also dished out 2 dimes. Someone else that had an impact in this contest for the Ducks was Eric Williams. He collected 6 rebounds and accumulated 3 dimes. He finished 55.6% from the floor for this contest by connecting on 5-of-9 (11 points). When this game wrapped up, Williams played for 29 min.
Washington has a mark of 1-3 for the year. The Huskies are committing 15.5 fouls per game while shooting 76.1% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 9.3 times per game (295th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 13.8 times per contest. Washington has tallied 229 points this season (57.3 per game) and they pull in 34.3 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Huskies are hitting on 36.9% from the floor, which is 330th in D-1. The Huskies on defense are ranked 95th in D-1 in points allowed per game with 65.0. They give up 17.5 dimes and 43.0 rebounds every game, which is ranked 285th and 295th in the nation. The Washington defense allows 31.6% on 3-pointers (30 of 95) and opponents are converting on 53.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They have forced 14.3 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.2% from the field (107th in college basketball).
The last time they took the court, the Washington Huskies took home the win by a final score of 73-41 against the Seattle Redhawks. The Huskies recorded 33 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 42 in this contest. They also turned away 5 shots while recording 7 steals in this contest. The Redhawks were called for 15 fouls for the game which took the Huskies to the charity stripe for a total of 15 attempts. They were able to make 13 of the free throws for a rate of 86.7%. Regarding shots from distance, Washington made 8 of their 15 attempts (53.3%). When the game finished, the Huskies ended up shooting 26 out of 56 from the field which had them sitting at 46.4%. The Huskies permitted the Redhawks to convert 17 of their 59 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 28.8% for this game. They finished shooting 17.4% from beyond the arc by shooting 4 of 23 and walked away from this one shooting 3 out of 7 from the free throw line (42.9%). Regarding rebounding, Washington permitted Seattle to collect 26 in total (8 on the offensive side).
Nate Pryor ended up seeing a lot of time on the hardwood for the Huskies for the game. He buried 4 out of 10 for this game for a rate of 40.0%, which earned him 13 points. Pryor snagged 5 boards in his 31 mins played and had 4 assists in the matchup. Another guy who saw a lot of action for Washington was Nate Roberts. He notched 10 points in 21 minutes played by way of 5 out of 7 from the floor in this game. Roberts ended up shooting 71.4% from the floor in addition to contributing 2 assists and 8 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oregon (-6)
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