Eastern Kentucky at Oregon State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/5/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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The Eastern Kentucky Colonels travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon State as 12.5 point favorites.
Eastern Kentucky heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-4. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 74.6 points per contest while giving up 75.6 per game. Oregon State has an overall record of 4-3. They are averaging 77.6 points per game and surrendering 73.4, good for a point differential of 4.1.
Valuable Eastern Kentucky Colonels Betting Trends
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 1-4 against the spread this season
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 2-5 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Kentucky Colonels Injuries
12/04/17 G Jacquess Hobbs Concussion is "?" Tuesday vs Oregon State
11/10/17 G Dujuanta Weaver ACL is out for season
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
Nick Mayo averages 18.5 points per game while playing 34 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 88%. Dedric Boyd averages 15.9 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 35% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Tres Tinkle averages 18.1 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.9 rebounds per game and has 4.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Drew Eubanks averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.7 rebounds per contest and 0.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 73% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Kentucky averages 74.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 193rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 265th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 189th in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 73rd and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 198th with 13.4 per game. The Colonels allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 248th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 123rd and 248th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 219th and they give up 15.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 268th place in college basketball. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State is 145th in the country with 77.6 points per game this year. They are 88th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.1. They shoot 26% from 3-point range, which is good for 346th in college basketball. They are 137th in the nation in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game, and 133rd in assists per contest with 14.7. The Beavers are 90th in turnovers per game with 15.0. The Beavers surrender 73.4 points per contest, which ranks them 209th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 119th and 217th in those defensive statistics. They rank 97th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest and 107th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 117th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game this season.
The Colonels are 207th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.1, and their defensive rating of 104.5 is ranked 256th. In terms of pace they are 185th in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 274th. As a team they are 219th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 288th in Division 1. Eastern Kentucky is 205th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 141st in the nation.
Oregon State is 100th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 112th in the nation. The Beavers are 152nd in the country in offensive rating with 106.9, and their defensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 203rd. In terms of pace they are 128th in Division 1 with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 167th. As a team they are 122nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 252nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Kentucky/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon State -12.5
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