Washington State Cougars vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 12/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2022
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
TV: Hulu Live TV
Matthew Knight Arena is the location where the Oregon Ducks (3-4) will attempt to beat the Washington State Cougars (3-2) on Thursday.
The Washington State Cougars faced Detroit and notched a win by a score of 96-54 in their last contest. Regarding personal fouls, the Cougars ended up with 19 and Detroit had 15 personal fouls. They also buried 5 out of their 12 shots from distance. Detroit went 65.0% when shooting free throws by converting 13 of 20 attempts. Additionally, Detroit collected 23 boards (8 offensive, 15 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Detroit earned 7 assists and had 5 steals in the game. In the matter of defense, Washington State allowed 38.3% from the field on 18 of 47 shooting. They also dished out 20 dimes in this matchup while forcing 15 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Regarding hauling in rebounds, they compiled 30 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Cougars buried 9 of 12 tries for a percentage of 75.0%. Washington State walked away from the game having earned a 60.7% FG percentage (34 out of 56) and buried 19 of their 29 3-point shots.
Justin Powell is one player who played a role in this contest. He notched 17 points on 6 out of 8 shooting. He was on the court for 33 minutes played and collected 6 boards. He ended up shooting 75.0% from the field and distributed 7 assists.
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Washington State heads into this one with a win-loss record of 3-2 for the campaign. They currently have an average of 76.2 points per outing (117th in D-1) while shooting 46.3% from the floor. The Cougars are shooting 44.4% on three-point shots (56 of 126) and 71.4% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Washington State is collecting 36.0 boards per game and has 68 dimes on the campaign, which is 334th in the country in terms of passing. They are turning it over 11.8 times per game and as a squad are committing 18.8 personal fouls every game.
When they are on defense, the Cougars are forcing 10.4 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.6 fouls. They are giving up 31.7% on three-point shots and they are 61st in D-1 in points per game allowed (62.4). Cougars are allowing a shooting percentage of 41.3% (114 of 276) and they surrender 31.4 boards per game as a unit. They rank 25th in the nation in giving up assists to the opposition with 58 surrendered for the season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Oregon Ducks walked away with a victory by a final of 74-67 against Villanova. In the matter of how they rebounded, Oregon allowed Villanova to grab 28 in all (9 offensive). They finished 32.3% from beyond the perimeter by connecting on 10 out of 31 and walked away from this one shooting 11 of 14 from the charity stripe (78.6%). The Ducks allowed Villanova to bury 23 of 57 tries from the field which had them at 40.4% in this contest. When the game finished, the Ducks shot 26 out of 59 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 44.1%. In relation to shooting from distance, Oregon converted 11 of 29 attempts (37.9%). They were able to convert 11 of them for a rate of 68.8%. Villanova had 16 fouls in this matchup which got the Ducks to the free throw line for 16 attempts. They coughed up the ball 10 times, while earning 3 steals for this contest. The Ducks earned 24 defensive boards and 12 offensive rebounds for a total of 36 for the contest.
Will Richardson was important for the Ducks in the game. He made 7 out of 12 for this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 58.3%, and had 2 rebounds. He racked up 19 points in his 39 mins on the hardwood and had 8 dimes in the matchup.
Oregon has a mark of 3-4 on the campaign. As an offensive unit, the Ducks are shooting 43.3% from the field, which is ranked 231st in the nation. Oregon has scored 476 pts for the season (68.0 per contest) and they pull down 38.7 rebounds per game. They are dishing out assists 12.6 times per contest (240th in the country) and they turn it over 13.3 times per game. The Ducks are committing 14.3 personal fouls every game and they shoot 61.6% from the charity stripe.
The Oregon defense allows 34.9% on 3-point attempts (66 of 189) and opponents are connecting on 77.0% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 13.7 dimes and 31.6 rebounds per contest, which is 269th and 56th in the country. The Ducks on the defensive side of the court are 102nd in the nation in PPG surrendered with 65.0. They are forcing their opponents into 11.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 40.6% from the floor (110th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Washington State
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