Arizona at Oregon State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/22/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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The Arizona Wildcats travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Arizona as 5 point favorites.
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Arizona comes into this game with an overall record of 21-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.8 as they are averaging 81.7 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. Oregon State has an overall record of 13-13. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 70.3, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-16 against the spread this season
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-11 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-16 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 12-14 against the over/under this year
Key Arizona Wildcats 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 C Cheikh N'diaye Shoulder is out indefinitely
Allonzo Trier averages 19.6 points per game in 33.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. DeAndre Ayton averages 19.7 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 10.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Tres Tinkle averages 18.1 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 163rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 161st and 263rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.3 rebounds a game which ranks 6th, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 120th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in college basketball. Arizona averages 81.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 28th in D-1. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 126th and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 250th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers surrender 70.3 points per contest, which ranks them 126th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 109th and 183rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 90th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest, and 61st with 32.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 164th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game this season. Oregon State is 201st in Division 1 with 73.4 points per game this year. They are 70th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 281st in the nation. They are 199th in college basketball in rebounding with 35.0 boards per game and 99th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Beavers are 134th in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Wildcats are 9th in the nation in offensive rating with 116.9, and their defensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 198th. In terms of pace they are 191st in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 12th. As a team they are 10th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 292nd in Division 1. Arizona is 231st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 142nd in the nation.
Oregon State is 103rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 99th in the nation. The Beavers are 132nd in the country in offensive rating with 106.6, and their defensive rating of 102.1 is ranked 178th. In terms of pace they are 254th in Division 1 with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 137th. As a team they are 122nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 296th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arizona/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon State +5
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