Washington Huskies vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 2/6/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+13.5)
The Washington Huskies (3-13) travel to Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Oregon Ducks (9-4). Washington opens this matchup as 13.5-point underdogs. The total has been set at 148.5.
Washington comes into this matchup with a record of 3-13 for the year. The Huskies are hitting 32.2% on 3-pointers (115 of 357) and 73.5% from the free throw line. They have an average of 67.3 pts per contest (276th in the nation) while hitting 41.6% from the field. They turn the ball over 13.8 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 17.9 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Washington is snagging 31.4 boards per game and has accounted for 163 dimes this season, which is 264th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. On the defensive end, the Huskies have forced 11.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.4 fouls. The Huskies defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 44.8% (452 of 1,008) and they relinquish 40.3 boards per game as a basketball team. They are 329th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 268 surrendered on the campaign. They surrender 33.6% on 3-point attempts while they are 316th in the nation in PPG from their opponents (78.1).
The Washington Huskies took the court against the Oregon State Beavers and ended up losing by a score of 91-71 in their last contest. Washington wrapped up the game having earned a 45.1% FG percentage (23 of 51) and converted 5 of 20 3-pointers. At the charity stripe, the Huskies knocked down 20 of their 22 shots for a percentage of 90.9%. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 30 with 6 of them being offensive. They also doled out 10 assists in the matchup in addition to earning 3 steals and 2 blocks. Regarding defending, Washington allowed the other team to shoot 45.1% from the floor on 23 out of 51 shooting. Oregon State earned 25 dimes and had 11 steals for this game. Moreover, the Beavers collected 27 rebounds (7 offensive, 20 defensive) and earned 2 rejections. Oregon State ended up shooting 84.2% at the charity stripe by converting 16 of their 19 shots. They buried 11 of 24 attempts from long range.
Erik Stevenson is one guy who was a major factor for the game. He notched 14 points on 5 out of 11 shooting. He played for 27 minutes and totaled 2 boards. Stevenson finished shooting 45.5% from the field and totaled 2 assists. An additional guy that was a major factor in the matchup for the Huskies was Jamal Bey. He pulled down 4 rebounds and accounted for 2 dimes. He finished shooting 33.3% from the field for this contest by connecting on 2-of-6 (13 points). When the final whistle blew, Bey was on the court for 33 minutes.
Oregon has a record of 9-4 on the year. Oregon has totaled 983 points for the year (75.6 per game) and they average 35.5 rebounds per game. The Ducks are responsible for committing 17.2 personal fouls per contest while shooting 70.2% from the free throw line. When it comes to executing on offense, the Ducks are shooting 46.4% from the field, which ranks 76th in college basketball. They are earning an assist 13.5 times per game (164th in D-1) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 12.4 times per game. The Ducks defensively are ranked 95th in the nation in points given up per game with 67.2. The Oregon defense allows 30.6% on 3-point shots (90 of 294) and opponents are making 77.8% of their free throw attempts. They give up 12.2 dimes and 32.5 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 120th and 67th in college hoops. They are able to force 15.1 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 41.9% from the floor (118th in D-1).
The last time they took the court, the Oregon Ducks walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 74-71 when they played the Washington State Cougars. The Ducks corralled 20 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards for a total of 34 for the game. They also rejected 3 tries while recording 6 steals for this contest. The Cougars earned 24 personal fouls in the game which got the Ducks to the charity stripe for 22 attempts. They were able to make 18 of the free throws for a rate of 81.8%. Concerning shooting from distance, Oregon knocked down 5 out of their 17 tries (29.4%). When all was said and done, the Ducks finished shooting 24 out of 55 from the field which had them at 43.6%. The Ducks allowed the Cougars to make 21 of their 49 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 42.9% for the game. They finished 45.5% from 3-point land by shooting 10 of 22 and finished the contest at 22 of 31 from the charity stripe (71.0%). In the matter of cleaning the glass, Oregon permitted Washington State to pull down 23 overall (8 on the offensive side).
Eugene Omoruyi ended up being a factor for the Ducks in this contest. He made 6 out of 12 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which gave him 21 points. Omoruyi pulled down 7 boards in his 33 mins played and had 2 dimes in this contest. Someone else that ended up playing a role for Oregon was LJ Figueroa. He racked up 12 points in 36 minutes on the hardwood by going 4 out of 13 from the floor for the game. Figueroa wrapped this one up going 30.8% from the field while collecting 2 dimes and 11 total rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oregon (-13.5)
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