Check out our free Oregon vs Washington pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Seattle. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Oregon vs Washington Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 15th Betting Odds
Ducks vs Huskies Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Oregon Ducks at Washington Huskies
- Where: Seattle at Alaska Airlines Arena
- Date: Wednesday, February 15th
- Betting Odds: Oregon -5.5, ORE -240 | WASH +192 O/U 143.0
Oregon will take the floor against the Huskies with an overall record of 15-11. On the road, the Ducks will be playing their 8th game of the season, having gone 3-5. So far, the Ducks have been favored 15 times, going 11-4 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Oregon as -5.5 point favorites.
Oregon will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Will Richardson who is averaging 13.73 points per game for the Ducks. Richardson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Ducks’ offensive game plan is the play of N’Faly Dante who has hit 62.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.38 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oregon this season, as they are currently ranked 165th in college basketball at 72.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Ducks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.3%, placing them 302nd in the NCAA.
The Washington Huskies head into today’s game in what will be their 27th game of the season, posting a record of 13-13. So far this season, Washington has played 16 games at home, sitting with a record of 11-5. For the season, Washington has been the underdog in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 4-11. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Huskies being +5.5 point underdogs.
Washington’s leading scorer this season is Keion Brooks Jr., who is averaging 17.88 points per contest. So far, Jr. has accounted for 23.91% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 7.17 rebounds per game and 1.38 assists. Cole Bajema is the second leading scorer for the Huskies, averaging 9.56 points per game. Between him and Bajema, they are accounting for 37.2% of the team’s scoring.
So far this season, the Washington offense has yet to find its footing. Coming into today’s game, the Huskies’ are ranked 287th at 68.5 points per game. The team’s inneficient outside shooting has been a problem for Washington, as they have hit just 30.3% of their 3-point shots. In terms of pace, the Huskies have played at a tempo near the NCAA average at 77.5 possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Washington Huskies +5.5
After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have Oregon as the favorites with a line coming in at -5.5. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Washington Huskies to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with Oregon at 7.12 made 3’s per game compared to Washington at 6.36. Look for Washington to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Ducks.