Huskies vs. Cardinal Prediction
The 25th-ranked Washington Huskies were stunned by the lowly California Bears their last game. Will Washington bounce back with a win today at the Stanford Cardinal to clinch the outright Pac-12 regular season title?
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Maples Pavilion at 4PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Huskies are a 2-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 135 points. As of Sunday morning, 79 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Washington. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest information.
Huskies fall in big upset
Washington lost to a count of 76-73 Thursday night at Cal as the hosts ended their 23-game Pac-12 losing streak. The Huskies were outscored 31-29 in the second half of the defeat. Washington (22-6, 13-2) was paced by David Crisp as he accounted for 32 points on 13-of-21 shooting including 5-of-13 from 3-point range plus 1-of-3 at the free throw line. He also dished out three assists. Jaylen Nowell added 22 points, eight boards, five assists and two steals. The Huskies shot 27-of-55 from the field, 11-of-27 from 3-point distance plus 8-of-13 from the free throw line.
Cardinal dominate Cougars
Stanford cruised to a 98-50 victory Thursday night at home over Washington State to improve to 15-13 overall and 8-8 in conference play. The Cardinal raced out to a 52-15 halftime lead on their way to the rout. KZ Okpala led Stanford with 22 points on 7-of-13 shooting including 2-of-2 from 3-point distance plus 6-of-9 at the free throw line. He also recorded eight rebounds and two steals. Isaac White tallied 14 points plus four rebounds and two assists off the bench. Cormac Ryan had 14 points, two boards and two assists. Jaiden Delaire contributed 12 points and six caroms off the bench. Bryce Wills added 10 points, five assists and four rebounds. The Cardinal shot 38-of-64 from the floor, 13-of-24 from 3-point range plus 9-of-17 from the free throw line.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Huskies are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games overall. Washington is 18-39 in its last 57 Sunday games.
The Cardinal are 21-7 ATS in their last 28 home games. Stanford is 6-21 ATS in its last 27 Sunday games.
Washington beat Stanford 80-64 at home back on January 17 and should be refocused after the awful loss. The Huskies lean on their defense and Stanford has struggled offensively much of the season. Look for this to be a statement gave for Washington as it rebounds from the Cal loss and wins the outright Pac-12 Conference title in the process.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: WASHINGTON HUSKIES -2