Oregon Ducks vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 3/3/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Washington Huskies
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA
Alaska Airlines Arena is the location where the Washington Huskies (14-14) will try to beat the Oregon Ducks (18-11) on Thursday.
The Oregon Ducks took the court against USC and took a loss by a final of 70-69 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Ducks finished with 16 while USC racked up 20 fouls. They also converted 8 of their 16 tries from downtown. USC finished shooting 58.8% when shooting free throws by making 10 of 17 shots. Furthermore, USC grabbed 40 rebounds (13 offensive, 27 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. USC totaled 9 assists and had 4 steals for the contest. In regard to defense, Oregon allowed 44.1% from the floor on 26 out of 59 shooting. They also recorded 12 assists for this contest in addition to forcing the opposition into 11 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they compiled a total of 35 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Ducks knocked down 15 of their 21 attempts for a rate of 71.4%. Oregon walked away from the game with a 38.7% FG percentage (24 of 62) and buried 6 of their 23 three-point attempts.
N'Faly Dante is a guy who was a major contributor for this game. He finished shooting 66.7% from the field but wasn't able to get an assist. He was on the court for 24 mins played and snagged 9 rebounds. He accounted for 12 points on 4 of 6 shooting.
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Oregon steps onto the court with a mark of 18-11 this year. They are losing possession via turnover 12.0 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 16.4 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Oregon is snagging 34.8 rebounds per game and has totaled 348 assists on the campaign, which is 235th in the nation in terms of passing. The Ducks are shooting 33.7% on three-point attempts (210 of 623) and 68.1% from the charity stripe. They average 72.2 points per game (153rd in D-1) while hitting 45.4% from the field.
On defense, the Ducks are forcing 13.8 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.3 personal fouls. They give up 31.9% on three-point shots and they are ranked 145th in the nation in points per game allowed (67.9). The Ducks are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 43.0% (720 of 1,675) and they concede 34.6 boards per game as a basketball team. They rank 163rd in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 353 relinquished on the year.
The last time they took the court, the Washington Huskies took a loss by a score of 77-66 when they faced UCLA. Concerning team rebounding, Washington permitted UCLA to collect 36 overall (13 offensive). They finished the game shooting 33.3% from downtown by going 4 of 12 and finished the contest at 21 out of 28 from the free throw line (75.0%). The Huskies permitted UCLA to knock down 26 out of their 56 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 46.4% in this contest. When the final whistle blew, the Huskies shot 26 for 60 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 43.3%. Regarding three-point attempts, Washington made 5 out of their 17 attempts (29.4%). They were able to make 9 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 75.0%. UCLA earned 15 fouls for the matchup which got the Huskies to the charity stripe for 12 attempts. They coughed up the ball 9 times, while getting 7 steals for the game. The Huskies snagged 19 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds totaling 27 in this matchup.
Langston Wilson was important for the Huskies in this contest. He racked up 11 points in his 9 minutes on the court and tallied 1 assist for this game. He converted 4 of 4 for this contest giving him a rate of 100.0%, and tallied 2 rebounds.
Washington has a win-loss record of 14-14 this season. As an offensive unit, the Huskies are connecting on 40.8% from the field, which ranks 325th in college basketball. Washington has tallied 1,961 pts this season (70.0 per contest) and they pull in 33.3 rebounds per contest. They are assisting teammates 10.1 times per contest (344th in Division 1) and they turn it over 12.2 times per game. The Huskies are committing 16.8 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 69.5% from the charity stripe.
The Huskies defensively are ranked 281st in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 73.0. They are able to force 15.6 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.4% from the floor (251st in college hoops). The Washington defense gives up 33.7% on shots from behind the 3-point line (193 of 572) and opponents are converting on 71.7% of their shots from the free throw line. They have given up 14.4 dimes and 39.4 rebounds every game, which is ranked 300th and 351st in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington
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