Seattle Redhawks vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 12/9/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Redhawks vs Washington Huskies
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+15)
Alaska Airlines Arena is the venue where and the Washington Huskies (0-3) will play the Seattle Redhawks (3-3) on Wednesday. The odds on this contest have Washington as 15-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 137.5.
Seattle will enter this contest with a mark of 3-3 this season. They are turning it over 10.7 times per game and as a basketball team are committing 19.5 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Seattle is pulling down 33.3 rebounds per game and has 78 assists so far this year, which ranks 23rd in the country in terms of passing the rock. The Redhawks are hitting 31.2% on three-point shots (53 of 170) and 62.4% from the free throw line. They average 69.3 points per outing (207th in Division 1) while shooting 40.9% from the floor. On the defensive end of the court, the Redhawks are able to force 16.0 turnovers per game and they draw 18.7 personal fouls. The Redhawks are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 45.4% (137 of 302) and they surrender 35.0 boards per contest as a unit. They are ranked 280th in Division 1 in allowing assists with 75 relinquished so far this season. They are giving up 33.7% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 122nd in college basketball in points per game allowed (67.3).
The Seattle Redhawks stepped onto the hardwood against the Long Beach State 49ers and took a loss by a score of 80-75 in their last contest. Seattle finished with a 37.5% FG percentage (24 out of 64) and converted 13 of their 33 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the free throw line, the Redhawks made 14 of their 23 shots for a rate of 60.9%. In the matter of hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 35 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also distributed 12 assists in the matchup while getting 4 steals and 2 blocks. When it comes to the defense, Seattle let their opponent shoot 37.5% from the floor on 24 out of 64. Long Beach State recorded 15 assists and 4 steals for the matchup. On top of that, the 49ers grabbed 42 rebounds (8 offensive, 34 defensive) and added 2 blocks. Long Beach State went 73.1% when shooting free throws by converting 19 of 26 attempts. They also made 5 of 16 shots from distance.
Darrion Trammell is one guy who came through for this contest. He accumulated 32 points on 10 of 24 shooting. He played for 40 minutes and also grabbed 7 rebounds. Trammell finished 41.7% from the field and also totaled 7 assists. An additional guy that was a major contributor in the game for the Redhawks was Riley Grigsby. He snagged 2 rebounds and had 2 dimes. He finished 53.3% from the field for the game by going 8-of-15 (24 points). When the final whistle blew, Grigsby was on the hardwood for 35 minutes.
Washington has a record of 0-3 on the season. As an offense, the Huskies are hitting on 33.9% from the field, which ranks 342nd in college hoops. Washington has accounted for 156 pts this year (52.0 per game) and they average 31.7 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 8.7 times per contest (288th in D-1) and they are turning it over 13.0 times per game. The Huskies are committing 16.0 fouls per contest and they shoot 71.0% from the free throw line. The Huskies are ranked 189th in college basketball in PPG given up with 73.0. They are able to force 14.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.8% from the field (192nd in the nation). The Washington defense allows 36.1% on shots from beyond the perimeter (26 of 72) and their opposition knocks down 55.6% of their free throw attempts. They have allowed 20.0 assists and 47.7 boards per game, which is 291st and 296th in Division 1.
The last time they took the court, the Washington Huskies took a loss by a score of 76-62 when they played the Utah Utes. The Huskies pulled down 24 defensive boards and 17 offensive boards totaling 41 for the matchup. They turned away 6 shots while getting 6 steals for the game. The Utes committed 16 fouls for the contest which took the Huskies to the charity stripe for 9 tries. They were able to make 6 of those for a clip of 66.7%. With respect to shooting from distance, Washington buried 6 out of 30 attempts (20.0%). When the final whistle blew, the Huskies went 25 for 71 from the floor which had them sitting at 35.2%. The Huskies permitted the Utes to convert 28 out of their 64 attempts from the field which had them shooting 43.8% in this contest. They wrapped up this game 31.8% from beyond the arc by shooting 7 out of 22 and ended up going 13 of 21 at the free throw line (61.9%). When it comes to team rebounding, Washington permitted Utah to get 36 in total (8 on the offensive side).
Nate Roberts saw the court a lot for the Huskies for this contest. He knocked down 4 of 5 in the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 80.0%, which gave him 12 points. Roberts collected 13 rebounds in his 27 mins and added 2 dimes in this matchup. An additional guy who saw a lot of minutes for Washington was Quade Green. He scored 21 points in his 30 minutes on the court by way of 8 of 18 shooting for this contest. Green walked away from this one going 44.4% from the field while totaling 4 dimes and 4 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (+15)
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