Washington State at Oregon 1/27/19 - NCAAB Picks & Predictions
The Washington State Cougars visit Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday for a Pac-12 showdown with the Oregon Ducks. The Cougars fell to 8-11 on the season following a 90-77 loss to Oregon State on Thursday. The Cougars were led in the loss by C.J. Elleby with 21 points while Robert Franks Jr. scored 20 and pulled down eight rebounds.
Oregon fell to 11-8 on the season following its 61-56 loss on Thursday to Washington. The Ducks were led by Louis King with 19 points while Miles Norris scored 10. Oregon has already lost four games on its home court. Oregon is 2-4 in Pac-12 play.
Robert Franks leads Washington State in scoring and rebounding with averages of 21.4 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. CJ Elleby is second in scoring and second in rebounding with averages of 16.1 points and 6.8 rebounds per game. Viont’e Daniels leads the Cougars in assists with an average of 3.3 per game. Washington State is shooting 46.1% from the field and 35.7% from 3-point territory.
Payton Pritchard is the leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 11.8 points and 4.5 assists per game. Louis King is second in scoring and the leader in rebounding with averages of 11.8 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Oregon is shooting 44.3% from the field and 35.0% from 3-point territory.
Oregon has covered the number in 7 of the last 10 at home against Washington State. The Ducks use a full-court press the entire game and that will give the inexperienced Cougars fits on the road. Washington State has failed to cover each of the last 4 on the road and 5 of the last 6 in Pac-12 action. Final Score Prediction, Oregon Ducks win and cover ATS 80-61.