Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Oregon State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/9/2017
Saturday, December 9, 2017
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The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon State as 8 point favorites.
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff comes into this game with an overall record of 0-9. They currently have a point differential of -17.1 as they are averaging 57.8 points per game while giving up 74.9 per contest. Oregon State has an overall mark of 5-3. They are averaging 77.1 points per contest and giving up 72.0, which is a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Betting Trends
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions are 3-2 against the spread this season
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions are 3-2 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 2-6 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
12/02/17 G Jaquori McLaughlin Left Team is out for season
11/05/17 F Ben Kone Knee is out indefinitely
11/05/17 C Cheikh N'diaye Shoulder is out indefinitely
Charles Jackson averages 10.2 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 44%. Martaveous McKnight averages 17.9 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Tres Tinkle averages 18.5 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Lions allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 249th and 225th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 305th, and they give up 17.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 325th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in college basketball. Arkansas-Pine Bluff averages 57.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 350th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -17.1 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 335th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 329th in D-1. They average 26.0 rebounds per game and 9.3 assists per game, which ranks them 351st and 349th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 83rd with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers surrender 72.0 points per contest, which ranks them 186th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 129th and 221st in those defensive statistics. They rank 90th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest, and 76th with 32.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 104th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.0 per game this season. Oregon State is 141st in Division 1 with 77.1 points per game this year. They are 56th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 28% from 3-point range, which is good for 335th in the nation. They are 148th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 97th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Beavers are 116th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Golden Lions are 347th in the nation in offensive rating with 85.4, and their defensive rating of 110.7 is ranked 312th. In terms of pace they are 305th in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 334th. As a team they are 338th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 154th in Division 1. Arkansas-Pine Bluff is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 20.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 260th in the nation.
Oregon State is 107th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 130th in the nation. The Beavers are 128th in the country in offensive rating with 107.9, and their defensive rating of 100.7 is ranked 194th. In terms of pace they are 181st in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 127th. As a team they are 103rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 259th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas-Pine Bluff/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State -8
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