Washington State Cougars vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 2/14/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Monday, February 14, 2022
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
The Washington State Cougars (14-9) are hitting the road to Matthew Knight Arena on Monday where they will try to beat the Oregon Ducks (16-8).
The Washington State Cougars faced Arizona State and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 58-55 in their last contest. With respect to fouls, the Cougars walked away with 15 while Arizona State accounted for 16 fouls. They also buried 6 of their 16 attempts from downtown. Arizona State finished 57.1% from the free throw line by burying 4 of their 7 shots. In addition, Arizona State had 33 rebounds (5 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Arizona State recorded 13 assists and had 5 steals for the contest. With respect to the defense, Washington State allowed the other team to go 49.0% from the floor on 24 of 49 shooting. They also doled out 9 assists for this game in addition to creating 18 turnovers and having 8 steals. With respect to pulling down boards, they earned a total of 29 with 14 of them being of the offensive sort. At the free throw line, the Cougars knocked down 9 of their 10 shots for a percentage of 90.0%. Washington State ended the game with a 30.0% FG percentage (18 out of 60) and knocked down 10 out of their 33 three-point attempts.
Mouhamed Gueye is one guy who played a role in this game. He totaled 12 points on 4 of 9 shooting. He was on the court for 36 minutes played and totaled 10 boards. He ended up shooting 44.4% from the floor but finished the game without a dime.
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Washington State will enter this contest with a win-loss mark of 14-9 on the year. They average 71.8 pts per game (166th in college basketball) while going 41.6% from the floor. The Cougars are shooting 33.8% on shots from distance (206 of 609) and 74.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Washington State is grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game and has accounted for 245 dimes for the season, which is 327th in college hoops in terms of passing. They turn it over 12.0 times per contest and as a group they commit 17.8 personal fouls every game.
When they are on defense, the Cougars are forcing their opponents into 14.7 turnovers per game and they draw 17.8 personal fouls. They rank 39th in college hoops in allowing assists to their opponents with 245 conceded on the campaign. The Cougars are giving up a shooting percentage of 40.3% (508 of 1,262) and they concede 33.9 boards per contest as a group. They are relinquishing 30.9% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 27th in college hoops in points per game from their opponents (62.5).
For their last game, the Oregon Ducks walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 78-64 when they faced California. In the matter of cleaning the glass, Oregon permitted California to get 35 in total (4 on the offensive glass). They shot 35.3% from distance by connecting on 6 of 17 and ended up going 20 out of 24 from the free throw line (83.3%). The Ducks permitted California to make 26 out of their 50 attempts from the floor which gave them a rate of 52.0% in this game. At the conclusion of this game, the Ducks ended up going 22 out of 58 from the field which had them sitting at 37.9%. Concerning shooting from beyond the arc, Oregon converted 5 out of 27 tries (18.5%). They were able to make 15 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 65.2%. California committed 20 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Ducks to the charity stripe for 23 tries. They also turned the ball over 11 times, while getting 8 steals in this game. The Ducks were able to collect 20 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive rebounds totaling 29 in this game.
Will Richardson ended up being a major contributor for the Ducks for the matchup. He earned 22 points in his 35 minutes on the court and had 2 assists in this game. He knocked down 6 of 12 in the game giving him a rate of 50.0%, and had 9 rebounds.
Oregon has a mark of 16-8 for the season. As an offensive team, the Ducks are connecting on 46.3% from the floor, which is 69th in Division 1. Oregon has scored 1,756 points on the year (73.2 per game) and they collect 34.3 rebounds per contest. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 12.0 times per contest (256th in college basketball) and they are giving up possession 12.0 times per game. The Ducks have committed 16.5 fouls per contest and they hit 67.0% from the free throw line.
The Ducks are ranked 129th in Division 1 in points allowed per game with 67.2. They have forced 14.5 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.9% from the field (186th in D-1). The Oregon defense allows 31.4% on three-point shots (159 of 507) and opponents are connecting on 71.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They concede 11.9 assists and 33.7 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 122nd and 121st in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Washington State
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