Saint Louis at Oregon State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/16/2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017
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The Saint Louis Billikens travel to Moda Center to play the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oregon State as 6.5 point favorites.
Saint Louis comes into this game with an overall record of 5-5. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 64.3 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Oregon State has an overall record of 7-3. They are averaging 77.2 points per game and surrendering 70.3, good for a point differential of 6.9.
Valuable Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 3-5 against the spread this season
The Saint Louis Billikens are 4-4 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 3-7 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 6-4 against the over/under this year
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
12/15/17 F DJ Foreman Back is "?" Saturday vs Oregon State
12/12/17 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
11/27/17 G Ty Graves Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G Adonys Henriquez Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G Jermaine Bishop Undisclosed is out indefinitely
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
Javon Bess averages 15 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.1 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 81%. Jordan Goodwin averages 9.6 points per game in 34.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 28% for the year while his free throw percentage is 61%.
Tres Tinkle averages 17.7 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Louis averages 64.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 335th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 331st. Behind the arc they shoot 28%, which is good for 343rd in the country. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 248th and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 226th with 13.0 per game. The Billikens allow 67.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 82nd in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 153rd and 268th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 148th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 136th place in college basketball. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State is 146th in the country with 77.2 points per game this year. They are 48th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 6.9. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 322nd in college basketball. They are 189th in the nation in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 72nd in assists per contest with 16.1. The Beavers are 153rd in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Beavers surrender 70.3 points per contest, which ranks them 145th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 136th and 272nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 58th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 39th with 31.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 138th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game this season.
The Billikens are 171st in the country in defensive rating with 99.7, and their offensive rating of 95.7 is ranked 309th. They are 318th in college basketball in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 338th. As a unit they are 328th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 204th in D-1. Saint Louis is 170th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 165th in the country.
Oregon State is 135th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 141st in the nation. The Beavers are 87th in the country in offensive rating with 110.3, and their defensive rating of 100.4 is ranked 184th. In terms of pace they are 232nd in Division 1 with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 96th. As a team they are 75th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 264th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Saint Louis/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State -6.5
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