Sunday, February 28, 2016
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The Washington State Cougars travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Sunday, February 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oregon State as 12 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 9-19 and a road record of 0-8. They are 11-16 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-15. The Beavers have an overall record of 16-10 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 16-9 and they are 13-12 against the spread.
Josh Hawkinson comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 10.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Ike Iroegbu averages 13.1 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Washington State. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Gary Payton averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per contest this year for the Beavers. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 63%. Tres Tinkle averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Washington State averages 71 points per contest this season which ranks them 205th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 138th in the country. They average 33.6 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 282nd and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 292nd with 13.9 per game. The Cougars allow 77.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 286th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 210th and 244th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 160th and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 78th place in the country. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in the Division 1.
Oregon State averages 71.7 points per game this year which ranks them 188th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 166th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 88th in the nation. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 262nd and 167th respectively. In the turnover department the Beavers rank 72nd with 11.6 per game. The Beavers allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 154th and 83rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 208th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 224th place in the nation. The Beavers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 101st in college basketball.
The Cougars average 65.9 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 -13.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -16 per contest. The Cougars have an offensive rating of 99.8 and they assist on 50.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Washington State turns the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.4%. The Cougars give up 79.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Beavers score 74.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.7 points per game. The Beavers have a rating on offense of 105.2 and 52.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Oregon State turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30%. The Beavers give up 68.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 11-16 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 12-15 against the over/under
Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 13-12 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 16-9 against the over/under
Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Oregon State Beavers Injuries
11/18/15 G Kendal Manuel Leg out indefinitely
02/20/16 F Daniel Gomis Leg out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Washington State
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