Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Oregon State Beavers travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 137.
The Beavers come into this game with an overall record of 12-7 and a road record of 2-3. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-6. The Wildcats have an overall record of 16-5 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 15-6 and they are 11-10 against the spread.
Gary Payton comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Beavers. He pulls down 8.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Tres Tinkle averages 12.2 points per game in 26.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Oregon State. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ryan Anderson averages 15.3 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 10 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Allonzo Trier averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Oregon State averages 72.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 173rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 152nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 75th in the country. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 212th and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 83rd with 11.8 per game. The Beavers allow 69.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 52nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 249th and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 202nd place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 135th in the Division 1.
Arizona averages 81.6 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 46th in the nation. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 31st and 62nd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 232nd with 13.4 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 98th and 37th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.6 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 140th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 246th in college basketball.
The Beavers average 68.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4 per contest. The Beavers have an offensive rating of 105.9 and they assist on 55.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oregon State turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.7%. The Beavers give up 70.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 84.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.5 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 114.1 and 53.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Arizona turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 58.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.2%. The Wildcats give up 63 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-9 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 12-6 against the over/under
Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 11-10 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 15-6 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
11/18/15 G Kendal Manuel Leg out indefinitely
01/19/16 F Jarmal Reid Suspension out indefinitely
Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Ray Smith Knee out for season
01/28/16 G Elliott Pitts Personal out indefinitely
01/10/16 G Allonzo Trier Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon State
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