Washington State vs Washington Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 2/28/2020
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Washington Huskies
Date: Friday, February 28, 2020
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -9.5
The Washington State Cougars head to Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion to take on the Washington Huskies on Friday, February 28, 2020. The opening line for this game has Washington as 9.5 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-14. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 69.3 points per contest while giving up 68.6 per game. Washington has an overall mark of 13-15. They are averaging 69.9 points per contest and giving up 65.2, which is a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 11-16-1 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 13-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 9-18-0 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 12-13-2 against the over/under this year
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
02/27/20 G Isaac Bonton Hip is questionable Friday vs Washington U
01/15/20 G Jaylen Shead Hip is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F Deion James Heart is out for season
Key Washington Huskies Injuries
01/09/20 G Quade Green Academics is out indefinitely
CJ Elleby comes into this game averaging 18.6 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Isaac Bonton averages 14.8 points per contest in 32.3 minutes per game. He averages 4.0 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 35% for the season while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Isaiah Stewart scores 16.9 points per contest while playing 32.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.5 rebounds per contest and has 0.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Jaden McDaniels averages 12.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State averages 69.3 points per contest, which is 231st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a unit, which has them ranked 339th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 299th in the nation. They average 36.0 boards per contest and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 140th and 284th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 309th with 11.5 per game. The Cougars allow 68.6 points per contest, which is 157th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 295th and 135th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 287th, and they allow 11.4 assists per game which puts them in 77th place in the country. They force 15.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 300th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 215th in the nation with 69.9 points per contest this season. They are 152nd in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 185th in the NCAA. They are 185th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 219th in assists per game with 12.6. The Huskies are 41st in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Huskies give up 65.2 points per game, which ranks them 64th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 55th in those defensive statistics. They rank 253rd with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 226th with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 180th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 97.6, which is ranked 268th. They are 128th in college basketball in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 332nd. As a unit they are 328th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 116th in D-1. Washington State is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
Washington is 33rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions. The Huskies have an offensive rating of 99.4, which is ranked 226th. They are 153rd in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 148th. As a unit they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington State +9.5
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