Stanford Cardinals vs. Washington Huskies
The Stanford Cardinal and the Washington Huskies face off on Saturday in college basketball action. The Cardinals are -9 point favorites over the Huskies.
The Stanford Cardinal have won their last two games to pull their Pac-12 record to 2-2. Stanford is 7-2 at home this season and they have played the 56th ranked schedule. Chasson Randle leads the Cardinal averaging 18.6 points per game. Dwight Powell is averaging 14.0 points and 7.5 rebounds, Anthony Brown is averaging 13.8 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Josh Huestis is averaging 10.8 points and 7.9 rebounds. Stanford is averaging 76.9 points and they are shooting 48.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.7 percent. Stanford is in sixth place in the Pac-12.
The Washington Huskies are coming off of a tough loss at Cal where they fell to 3-2 in Pac-12 play. Washington is 2-5 away from home this season and they have played the 61st ranked schedule in the country. C.J. Wilcox leads the Huskies in scoring averaging 20.3 points per game. Andrew Andrews is averaging 12.8 points, Nigel Williams-Goss is averaging 12.1 points, and Perris Blackwell is averaging 10.3 points and 7.0 rebounds. Washington is averaging 76.2 points and they are shooting 44.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.5 points and their opponents are shooting 47.7 percent. Washington is tied for fourth place in the Pac-12 standings.
Stanford is 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine games, 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, and 4-11-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Washington is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 1-4 against the spread following a loss, and 6-2 against the spread in their last eight Saturday games. Washington has covered the point spread in five of their last six meetings at Stanford.
I like Stanford to cover this game and win quite easily! Ill lay the nine points.
Stanford Cardinals -9 Washington Huskies