Sunday, January 24, 2016
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The USC Trojans travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday, January 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has USC as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Trojans come into this game with an overall record of 15-4 and a road record of 3-2. They are 13-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-9. The Beavers have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 10-6 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Jordan McLaughlin comes into this contest averaging 13.1 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Trojans. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Julian Jacobs averages 12.8 points per game in 31.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for USC. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Gary Payton averages 17.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Beavers. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 64%. Tres Tinkle averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
USC averages 84.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 13th in the country. They average 42.5 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 12.7 per game. The Trojans allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 62nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 292nd and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 124th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in the Division 1.
Oregon State averages 71.8 points per game this year which ranks them 183rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 154th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 34th in the nation. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 196th and 157th respectively. In the turnover department the Beavers rank 81st with 11.9 per game. The Beavers allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 38th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 225th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 161st place in the nation. The Beavers force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 155th in college basketball.
USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 13-6 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 10-9 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 8-8 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 10-6 against the over/under
USC Trojans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
11/18/15 G Kendal Manuel Leg out indefinitely
01/19/16 F Jarmal Reid Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take USC
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