Thursday, December 1, 2016
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The Oregon State Beavers travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Mississippi State as 9.5 point favorites.
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The Beavers come into this game with an overall record of 3-4 and a road record of 0-2. They are 0-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 4-2 and a home record of 2-1. They have an over/under record of 2-2 and they are 2-2 against the spread.
Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 20.2 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Beavers. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Drew Eubanks averages 14 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Oregon State. His field goal percentage is 66% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Quinndary Weatherspoon averages 18.8 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 5 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. I.J. Ready averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 5.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Oregon State averages 65 points per contest this season which ranks them 299th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 138th. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 338th in the country. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game which ranks them 116th and 281st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 348th with 18.7 per game. The Beavers allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 141st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 160th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 148th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 197th in Division 1.
Mississippi State averages 69.7 points per game this year which ranks them 237th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 205th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 11.2 assists per contest which ranks them 237th and 274th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 15th with 10.7 per game. The Bulldogs allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 233rd and 131st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 184th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 124th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in college basketball.
The Beavers average 61 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -18 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -13.7 per contest. The Beavers have an offensive rating of 94.4 and they assist on 52.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oregon State turns the ball over an average of 22.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.6%. The Beavers give up 79 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulldogs score 72 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1.3 points per game. The Bulldogs have a rating on offense of 100.7 and 45.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Mississippi State turns it over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25%. The Bulldogs give up 73.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 0-5 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 2-3 against the over/under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-2 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 2-2 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
11/29/16 F Tres Tinkle Wrist out indefinitely
11/25/16 G Stephen Thompson Jr. Foot "?"
Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/21/16 G Quinndary Weatherspoon Wrist out for season
11/16/16 F Abdul Ado Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Mississippi State -9.5
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