Colorado State at Oregon College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/8/2017
Friday, December 8, 2017
Matthew Knight Arena
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The Colorado State Rams head to Matthew Knight Arena to take on the Oregon Ducks on Friday, December 8, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon as 15 point favorites.
Colorado State comes into this game with an overall record of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 76.4 per contest. Oregon has an overall record of 5-3. They are averaging 85.1 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 15.0.
Valuable Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 1-5 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 3-3 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 3-4 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 5-2 against the over/under this year
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
12/07/17 F Troy Brown Concussion is upgraded to probable Friday vs Colorado State
Prentiss Nixon averages 17.8 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 89%. Che Bob averages 11.7 points per contest in 26.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 59%.
Payton Pritchard scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 4.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Elijah Brown averages 12.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State averages 70.1 points per contest this year, which is 274th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -6.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 316th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 304th in Division 1. They average 40.7 boards per contest and 11.1 assists per game, which ranks them 44th and 325th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 92nd with 14.9 per game. The Rams allow 76.4 points per contest, which is 259th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 244th and 253rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 129th, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 280th place in college basketball. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 67th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon is 35th in the country with 85.1 points per contest this season. They are 95th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.0. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 147th in Division 1. They are 67th in the country in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 83rd in assists per game with 15.9. The Ducks are 168th in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Ducks give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 137th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 7th with 9.1 dimes allowed per game and 76th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Ducks are 157th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest this year.
The Rams are 269th in the country in defensive rating with 105.8, and their offensive rating of 97.1 is ranked 291st. They are 139th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 326th. As a unit they are 313th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 231st in D-1. Colorado State is 117th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 278th in the country.
Oregon is 209th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 20th in Division 1. The Ducks are 71st in the nation in defensive rating with 93.2, and their offensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 52nd. They are 66th in D-1 in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 69th. As a unit they are 44th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 60th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado State/Oregon college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado State +15
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