Looking to win big? The Cardinal and Huskies face off at 9:00 ET on ESPN2. The Huskies are hosting the game at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA. The over/under for this game is set at 159 points, and Washington is favored by -4 vs. Stanford in a Pac-12 conference matchup.

STANFORD CARDINAL VS WASHINGTON HUSKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Huskies -4

This game will be played at Alaska Airlines Arena at 9:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Huskies.
  • Not only will Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 159 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will the Cardinal Win on the Road?

Stanford enters this game with an overall record of 12-11 and a 7-6 mark in Pac-12 play. On the road, the Cardinal are 3-5 this season, and their average scoring margin in these games is -3.1 points per game.

As the underdog, Stanford has gone 4-5 this season, and they have been the underdog in nine of their 23 games. In their last game, the Cardinal defeated USC by a score of 99-68.

As the underdog this season, Stanford has a solid ATS mark of 6-2-1. Their overall ATS record is 12-9-1. On the road, the Cardinal are 4-3-1 vs. the spread and they are 2-0-1 in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Stanford has gone 6-3-1.

This season, the over/under record for Stanford games is 14-8 and the average scoring total in their games is 154.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 159 is higher than the average OU line in their games (150) and the average scoring total in their last three games (158).

Stanford is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 99 points versus USC. This output is higher than their season-average of 78.8 points per game. The top scorer for the Cardinal was Maxime Raynaud with 25 points, while Andrej Stojakovic also added 20 to the scoreboard.

Currently, the Cardinal’s defense holds the 252nd rank in the nation, allowing 75.8 points per game. Stanford’s three-point defense is currently 198th in the country at 8.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.3% of their shots vs. Stanford.

Is a Home Win Possible for Washington?

Heading into tonight’s game against Stanford, Washington is 13-11 overall and 5-8 in Pac-12 play. The Huskies have been much better at home this season, going 10-5 compared to 3-6 on the road.

Washington has been the favorite in 13 of their 24 games, going 10-3 in those contests. Their average scoring margin at home is +8.1 compared to -2.7 on the road. In their last game, the Huskies defeated Oregon State 67-55.

As the favorite this season, Washington has gone 6-7 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Huskies have a 5-5 ATS mark. At home this year, Washington is 7-8 vs. the spread and they have gone 4-6 ATS in their last 10 home games.

Washington’s over/under record for the season is 13-11 and today’s line of 159 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (151.4). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In contrast to their season average of 80.8 points per game, the Washington had a below average performance. They scored 67 points against Oregon State and had a field goal percentage of 42.3%. The team’s top scorer is Keion Brooks Jr., who enters today’s matchup with an average of 21, while Sahvir Wheeler also carries a PPG average of 15.4 into the game.

So far, the Huskies’ defense is ranked 268th in the country at 76.7 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Stanford. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.6%.