Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Huskies and Cardinal. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on PACN, and it’s hosted by the Cardinal at Maples Pavilion in Stanford, CA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Pac-12 conference contest is set at 158.5 points, with the Cardinal being the favored team playing at home against the Huskies.

WASHINGTON HUSKIES VS STANFORD CARDINAL BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stanford Cardinal -1.5

This game will be played at Maples Pavilion at 9:00 ET on Saturday, January 20th.

WHY BET THE STANFORD CARDINAL:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Cardinal.
  • Not only will Stanford pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 158.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen on the Road?

Washington will be looking to improve their road record, which currently sits at 2-4, as they take on Stanford. So far this season, the Huskies have gone 11-7, including an 8-3 mark in non-conference games. They are 3-4 in Pac-12 action.

Coming off a 77-75 win over California, Washington’s record as the underdog is 3-5. They have gone 8-2 when favored this season. Over their last 10 road games, the Huskies have gone 3-7.

Washington’s ATS record this season is 10-8 and they are 4-2 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Huskies have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

Washington’s over/under record for the season is 8-10 and today’s line of 158.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (150.6). So far, 13 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 144 points and their OU record during this stretch is 0-3.

The Washington offense is coming off a game where they scored 77 points against California. They posted a field goal percentage of 37.7% and connected on 10 threes. Keion Brooks Jr. is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 20.2. Meanwhile, Sahvir Wheeler also brings a PPG average of 16.3 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Washington defense is giving up an average of 75.0 points per contest. Against California in their most recent game, the Washington defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing California to hit 46% of their shots.

Can Stanford Pull Off a Home Win?

Stanford will be looking to bounce back from an 89-75 loss to Washington State in their last game. So far this season, they have gone 9-8, including a 4-3 record in Pac-12 play. As the favorite, they have gone 6-4.

At home, the Cardinal have gone 7-4, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 6-4. On the season, they have an average scoring margin of +6.1 points per game at home compared to -4.2 on the road.

Stanford has been right around .500 vs. the spread this season, going 8-8. As the favorite, the Cardinal have gone 4-6 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Stanford has an ATS mark of 4-6. At home, their ATS record is 6-5.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for Stanford is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 162 points. For the season, the over/under record for the Cardinal is 11-5 and the average scoring total in their games is 154.5 points.

In their recent matchup, the Stanford offense ended with 75 points against Washington State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 51.9% and made 8 threes. Kanaan Carlyle led the team in scoring, putting up 31 points. Additionally, Maxime Raynaud contributed 22 points for the Cardinal.

At this time, the Cardinal’s defense is positioned 253rd in the country, permitting 76.2 points per game. Against Washington State in their most recent game, the Stanford defense gave up a total of 89 points while allowing Washington State to hit 51% of their shots.