Oregon vs Washington State Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Thursday, March 9, 2023

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The No. 4 seed Oregon Ducks (18-13, 12-8 Pac-12) are taking on the No. 5 seed Washington State Cougars (17-15, 11-9 Pac-12) in the Pac-12 Tournament on Thursday at T-Mobile Arena. The game is scheduled for 5:30 PM.

Oregon is a modest 2.5-point favorite against Washington State when the Ducks face off with the Cougars on Thursday. The over/under is 133 points for the game.

Oregon vs. Washington State Odds

Point Spread for Oregon vs. Washington State

The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Oregon as the favorite.

Oregon vs. Washington State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Oregon has -143 odds to pick up the win, while Washington State is listed at +121 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 133 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Pac-12 Network
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Arena: T-Mobile Arena

Oregon vs. Washington State Betting Trends

In Oregon’s 31 games this season, it has 14 wins against the spread. The Ducks have been victorious in 13, or 72.2%, of the 18 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Oregon’s games this year have hit the over on 17 of 32 set point totals.

Washington State is 17-15-0 against the spread this season. The Cougars have won 15.4% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (2-11). Washington State has eclipsed the over/under 37.5% of the time this year (12 of 32 games with a set point total).

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Oregon vs. Washington State Key Players to Watch

Oregon

N’Faly Dante paces the Ducks with 13.5 points per game and 8.2 rebounds, while also averaging 1.1 assists. Will Richardson posts a team-best 5.2 assists per contest. He is also putting up 12.5 points and 3.5 rebounds, shooting 43.4% from the field and 34.3% from downtown with 1.5 made 3-pointers per contest. Quincy Guerrier is posting 8.8 points, 1 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game. Kel’el Ware posts 6.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists per contest, shooting 45.5% from the floor.

Washington State

Mouhamed Gueye is putting up a team-best 8.5 rebounds per contest. And he is delivering 14.3 points and 1.9 assists, making 48.6% of his shots from the floor. TJ Bamba tops the Cougars in scoring (15.7 points per game), and produces 3.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists. He also delivers 0.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Justin Powell paces the Cougars in assists (2.9 per game), and averages 10.3 points and 3.8 rebounds. He also averages 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. DJ Rodman gives the Cougars 9.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest. He also averages 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Oregon Ducks

Oregon has compiled a 9-11-0 ATS record in conference action so far this year. This year, the Ducks are scoring 71 points per game (190th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 66.7 points per contest (78th-ranked). Oregon ranks 59th in the nation with 33.9 boards per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 46th with 28.6 rebounds allowed per contest.

Oregon is draining 7.2 three-pointers per game (204th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while sporting a 32.4% three-point percentage (282nd-ranked). With 7.4 threes conceded per game, the Ducks rank 203rd in college basketball. They are ceding a 34.2% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 209th in college basketball.

The Ducks are 4-6 against the spread and 6-4 overall over their past 10 games. Six of Oregon’s past 10 outings have gone over the total. In its last 10 games, Oregon has been racking up 72.2 points per game, an average that’s a little higher than the 71 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Oregon’s defense has been more porous as of late, as the team has allowed 67.3 points per game during its past 10 compared to the 66.7 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.

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What you need to know about the Washington State Cougars

So far this year, eight out of Washington State’s 21 Pac-12 games with an over/under have hit the over. The Cougars put up 68.1 points per game and give up 65, ranking them 274th in the country on offense and 43rd on defense. On the glass, Washington State is 145th in college basketball in rebounds (32.3 per game). It is 91st in rebounds allowed (29.7 per game).

Beyond the arc, Washington State is 38th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (8.9). It is 58th in 3-point percentage at 36.6%. Defensively, the Cougars are 16th-best in the nation in 3-pointers conceded per game at 5.6. They are 74th in 3-point percentage conceded at 32%.

The Cougars are 6-4 against the spread and 8-2 overall in their last 10 games. Washington State has gone over the total in five of its last 10 games. Washington State is tallying 69.3 points per game in its last 10 games, compared to its season average of 68.1. While the Cougars are surrendering 65 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their last 10 games, allowing 64.8 points per contest.

Oregon vs. Washington State Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Oregon, and we project that Washington State will cover the spread (Oregon -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 133 points.

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How to bet Oregon vs. Washington State

You can bet on Oregon vs. Washington State at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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