Washington State at Washington 1/5/19 - NCAAB Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/21/2019 at 11:19 AM ET

The Washington State Cougars visit Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Washington on Saturday to play the Washington Huskies in a Pac-12 tilt. The Cougars fell to 7-6 on the season following a 79-71 loss to Santa Clara on Saturday. Washington State was held to 44 % shooting from the field. The Cougars were led in the loss by Marvin Cannon and CJ Elleby with 19 points apiece. Cougars top scorer Robert Franks is questionable for the game on Saturday.

Washington rallied to defeat CSU Fullerton 84-76 and improved on the season to 9-4. The Huskies were led by Jaylen Nowell with 18 points while Noah Dickerson chipped in with 16 points. The Huskies trailed at the half by nine points but rallied behind strong shooting and tough defense to win. Robert Franks leads Washington State in scoring and rebounding with averages of 22.1 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. CJ Elleby is second in scoring and second in rebounding with averages of 15.6 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. Viont’e Daniels leads the Cougars in assists with an average of 4.4 per game. Washington State is shooting 47.3% from the field and 36.3% from 3-point territory.

Jaylen Nowell leads Washington in scoring and is second in assists with averages of 17.1 points and 3.2 assists per game. Noah Dickerson is the second leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 15.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. David Crisp leads in assists with an average of 3.3 per game. Washington is shooting 44.5% from the field and 30.5% from 3-point territory.

Washington State may play without its top scorer and most experienced player in Robert Franks due to injury. His presence or absence will be pivotal in this game. The Cougars Washington has covered the number in 3 of its last 5 following an ATS loss and 5 of its last 7 played on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Washington Huskies win and cover ATS 77-61.

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