Washington State vs Drake Betting March Madness 2024

Washington State vs Drake Betting March Madness 2024

Washington State vs Drake Betting March Madness 2024 prediction. Place a bet on this college basketball game now at YouWager.lv.

On Thursday at CHI Health Center Omaha, the 10-seed Drake Bulldogs (28-6) will face the No. 7 seed Washington State Cougars (24-9) as 1.5-point favorites in an NCAA Tournament first-round game. The match begins at 10:05 p.m. ET on truTV. Here’s all you need to know about this 7-10 game before you start filling up your brackets. The over/under for this contest is 138.

Washington State vs Drake Betting Odds

Here are the Washington State vs Drake Betting odds:

-1.5 -125 Over 138
+1.5 +105 Under 138

Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Time: 10:05 PM ET
  • TV: truTV
  • Where: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Venue: CHI Health Center Omaha

Washington State vs Drake Betting Insights

Here are the Washington State vs Drake Betting insights.

Washington State vs Drake Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Drake has a 15-14 record against the spread in games favored by 1.5 points or more this season.

This season, Washington State is 5-3-1 against the spread as an underdog of 1.5 points or more.

These teams average 154.8 points per game, which is 16.8 more than the total of 138.

These clubs’ opponents have averaged 137.4 points per game, which is 0.6 points less than the total for this encounter.

Drake’s average point total this season is 13 points higher than the 138 in this matchup.

This season, Cougars games have had an average over/under of 141.2 points, which is 3.2 points more than the point total in this matchup.

The Bulldogs are 18-15-0 ATS this season.

So far this season, the Cougars have gone 17-15-1 against the spread.

Drake Stats & Insights

Drake’s +339 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 10 points per game) is the result of averaging 80.5 points per game (32nd in NCAA basketball) and allowing 70.5 points per match (129th).

Drake leads the rebounding battle by 1.8 boards on average. It ranks 239th in college basketball with 34.4 rebounds per game, while its opponents average 32.6.

The Bulldogs average 8.7 three-pointers per game (58th in college basketball), 1.3 higher than their opponents (7.4). They shoot 36.7% from outside the arc (32nd in college basketball) and allow opponents to shoot 32.9%.

Drake’s offense ranks 11th in college basketball, with 105.8 points per 100 possessions, while its defense ranks 177th with 92.7 points per 100 possessions.

The Bulldogs average 83.4 points per game at home. On the road, they average 78.4 points per game.

Washington State Stats & Insights

Washington State leads opponents by 7.4 points per game (74.3 points per game, 156th in college basketball; 66.9 points per game, 45th in college basketball) and has a +245 scoring differential.

Washington State ranks 69th in the nation, averaging 37.7 rebounds per game. That is 6.1 more than its opponents’ average of 31.6.

Washington State averages 6.4 three-pointers per game (279th in college basketball), while their opponents make 5.7 on average.

Washington State ranked 85th in college basketball, averaging 98.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and 65th on defense, allowing 89 points per 100 possessions.

In 2023-24, the Cougars average 7.1 points more per game at home (78.6) than on the road (71.5).

Drake Key Players to Watch

Tucker DeVries leads the Bulldogs in points and assists, averaging 21.8 points per game and 3.6 assists.

Darnell Brodie leads Drake in rebounding, averaging 7.9 boards per game while also scoring 11.3 points.

DeVries makes more three-pointers per game than any other Bulldogs player, averaging 2.6 per contest.

DeVries leads Drake in steals with 1.6 per game, while Brodie leads the team in blocks with 0.5 per game.

Washington State Key Players to Watch

Isaac Jones leads the Cougars in scoring and rebounding, averaging 15.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.

Myles Rice is Washington State’s assist leader, at 3.9 per game. He also averages 15.1 points and 3.2 rebounds each game.

Jaylen Wells averages two three-pointers per game, the most on the Cougars.

Rice leads Washington State in steals (1.6 per game), while Rueben Chinyelu leads the team in blocks (1.2 per game).

Washington State vs Drake Betting Picks

Here are the Washington State vs Drake Betting picks for the spread and the total:

  • Pick ATS: Washington State
  • Pick OU: Over

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