Washington State Cougars at Washington Huskies ATS Prediction 02/28/20

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The Washington Huskies (13-15, 3-12 Pac-12) wrap up their home schedule at Alaska Airlines Arena against the Washington State Cougars (14-14, 5-10 Pac-12). Action starts at 9 p.m. ET on Friday, February 28, 2020.

Washington State Cougars vs. Washington Huskies Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Huskies easily got past the California Golden Bears, 87-52, while the Cougars lost big to the Stanford Cardinal, 75-57.

Washington played a nearly flawless game. They had a fantastic effective field goal percentage of 0.625 (above their season average of 0.501) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 (above their season average of 27.1). California put up marks of 0.261 and 28.6, respectively, for those same stats. Washington State, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 (above their season average of 27.4). Washington was lifted by Jaden McDaniels, who put up 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists. CJ Elleby, meanwhile played a pivotal role for Washington State with 22 points and 10 rebounds.

In their first matchup this year, Elleby led the Cougars to a 79-67 victory. He registered a double-double with 34 points and 10 rebounds. Washington State made good use of their 28 trips to the free throw line, making 24 of them (85.7 percent). Washington, meanwhile, was just 10-17 (58.8 percent).

When considering effective field goal percentage, Washington figures to have a considerable advantage. The Huskies defense ranks third in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.435), while the Washington State offense is ranked 334th in effective field goal percentage (0.457).

Washington State Cougars vs. Washington Huskies Betting Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Washington, ATS Winner – Washington State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Washington ranks second in blocks per game (6.3) while Washington State ranks 177th (2.5).
  • The Huskies average 35.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 158th in the NCAA. The Cougars rank 230th in rebounds allowed per game (37.1).
  • The Cougars rank 26th in three pointers allowed per game (17.9) while the Huskies rank 198th (22.8).
  • Washington State ranks 30th in steals allowed per game (5.2) while Washington ranks 159th (6.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Cougars have been outscored by an average of 7.4 points in their last five games. On the season, Washington State has defeated opponents by an average of 0.6 points.
  • During their last five games, the Huskies have scored an average of 66.2 points per game (3.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 66.4 points per game (1.2 above their season average).