Betting on today's Cougars and Ducks game? Catch the action at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR, as the Ducks hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on PACN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 142 points, and Oregon is favored by -3 to win at home against Washington State.

WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS VS OREGON DUCKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oregon Ducks -3

This game will be played at Matthew Knight Arena at 5:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE OREGON DUCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Ducks.
  • Not only will Oregon pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can The Cougars Secure a Road Victory?

Washington State has been a much better team at home this season, going 13-3 compared to 3-3 on the road. They have a scoring margin of +12.5 at home, but that drops to -1.2 on the road. So far, they have been the underdog in six games, going 3-3.

Over the last 10 games, the Cougars have gone 6-4 on the road, and they are coming off a 64-58 win over Oregon State. So far this season, they are 17-6, including a 7-4 mark in Pac-12 play.

As the underdog, Washington State has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 3-2-1. Their overall ATS record is 10-11-1. On the road, the Cougars are 2-3-1 vs. the spread this year and their last 10 road ATS mark is 4-5-1. As the underdog, Washington State is 6-3-1 in their last 10 games vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Washington State games is 10-12 and today's line of 142 is slightly higher than the average over/under line in their games (141.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 148 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Washington State offense tallied 64 points in a matchup against Oregon State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 40%, and they made 11 threes. On the offensive front, the Cougars have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 69th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 186th in terms of percentage and 274th in three-pointers made.

This season, the Washington State defense has been impressive, holding the 64th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.3 points per contest. The Washington State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 58 points and allowed Oregon State to connect on 3 threes.

Will the Ducks Come Through as Home Favorites?

Coming into this game, Oregon is 12-2 at home this season, while Washington State is 4-4 on the road. Over their last ten games at home, the Ducks are 9-1.

So far this season, Oregon is 14-2 when favored, while Washington State is 2-4 as the underdog. The Ducks are 8-4 in Pac-12 games, compared to the Cougars' 4-8 record.

As the favorite this season, Oregon has gone 9-7 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Ducks have an ATS mark of 5-5. At home this year, Oregon is 9-5 vs. the spread and they are 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games at home.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for Oregon is 2-0-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 148 points. This season, their over/under record is 13-8-1 and the average scoring total in their games is 150 points. Today's over/under line of 142 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (146.3).

Oregon is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 85 points versus Washington. This output is higher than their season-average of 77.9 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Jermaine Couisnard, who is averaging 14.9 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Jackson Shelstad also maintains a PPG average of 12.3 heading into game.

On the defensive side, Oregon is currently hovering around the NCAA's average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. Washington State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.7%.