Washington vs. Oregon odds, line: 2019 Pac-12 Tournament Championship picks, predictions from model on 11-5 run
The 2019 Pac-12 Tournament title will be on the line Saturday night when the Washington Huskies face the Oregon Ducks at 10:30 p.m. ET in Las Vegas. The Huskies (26-7) are the No. 1 seed and should earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament regardless of Saturday’s result, but the Ducks (22-12) are the No. 6 seed and likely need a victory to go dancing.
Oddsmakers list the Ducks as 1.5-point favorites, with the over-under for total points set at 119.5 in the latest Washington vs. Oregon odds. These teams split their regular-season series, so before you make any Washington vs. Oregon picks, you’ll want to see the 2019 Pac-12 championship game predictions from SportsLine’s advanced computer model.
This model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has raked in the winnings for those following its picks. During the past two years, the SportsLine Projection Model has returned over $4,000 to $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks. It also entered Conference Championship Week on a strong 11-5 run on all top-rated college basketball picks. Anyone who has followed it is way up.
Now it has analyzed all relevant data and crunched the numbers for Washington vs. Oregon. We can tell you it’s leaning over, but it has also generated a point-spread pick that hits in over 50 percent of simulations. That pick is available only at SportsLine.
The model knows Washington’s 2-3 zone defense was on full display Friday in a 66-61 victory against Colorado. The Huskies held the Buffaloes to 20 percent shooting in the second half, which sparked a 23-5 run that secured a big lead. Washington scored 24 points off turnovers and senior Matissa Thybulle tied Gary Payton atop the all-time Pac-12 steals list.
The balanced Washington offense has three players averaging 12-plus points, led by talented 6-foot-4 sophomore Jaylen Nowell (16.5). Washington has risen to the occasion in its biggest games, going 6-2-1 against the spread in its past nine against opponents with above-.600 winning percentages like Oregon.
But just because the Huskies are the higher seed doesn’t mean they can keep it within the Washington vs. Oregon spread in the Pac-12 title game.
Washington’s defense is tough, allowing a scant 64.4 points per game, but Oregon’s is statistically even better. The Ducks surrender 63 points per outing, 18th-fewest in the country. They limited the Huskies to an average of only 54 in two regular-season meetings.
On Friday, Oregon freshman Louis King had 19 points and junior Payton Pritchard had 18 in a 79-75 upset of second-seeded Arizona State. During Oregon’s seven-game winning streak, the team is averaging 72.9 points. The Ducks have also covered seven in a row and in four of the past five against Washington.
Who wins Washington vs. Oregon? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Washington vs. Oregon spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed college hoops, and find out.