Oregon State at California College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/3/2018
Saturday, February 3, 2018
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The Oregon State Beavers head to Haas Pavilion to take on the California Golden Bears on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 4 point favorites.
Oregon State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.3 as they are averaging 72.4 points per contest while giving up 69.1 per game. California has an overall record of 7-16. They are averaging 70.4 points per game and surrendering 79.1, good for a point differential of -8.7.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 8-13 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-12 against the over/under this year
Important California Golden Bears Betting Trends
The California Golden Bears are 7-14 against the spread this season
The California Golden Bears are 8-11 against the over/under this year
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
Key California Golden Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tres Tinkle averages 17.9 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16 points per contest in 35.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Don Coleman scores 16.8 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Justice Sueing averages 14.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 72.4 points per contest this year, which is 225th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 102nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 294th in Division 1. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 185th and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 139th with 13.8 per game. The Beavers allow 69.1 points per contest, which is 99th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 114th and 235th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 39th, and they allow 11.9 assists per game which puts them in 71st place in college basketball. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
California is 264th in the country with 70.4 points per contest this season. They are 285th in the nation in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is -8.7. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 329th in Division 1. They are 154th in the country in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 339th in assists per game with 10.6. The Golden Bears are 31st in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Golden Bears give up 79.1 points per game, which ranks them 316th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 41% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 315th and 349th in those defensive statistics. They rank 341st with 17.0 dimes allowed per game and 127th with 33.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Bears are 209th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Beavers are 164th in the country in defensive rating with 101.2, and their offensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 136th. They are 265th in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 165th. As a unit they are 141st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 287th in D-1. Oregon State is 91st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 126th in the country.
California is 60th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 333rd in Division 1. The Golden Bears are 321st in the nation in defensive rating with 109.9, and their offensive rating of 97.9 is ranked 301st. They are 95th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 331st. As a unit they are 325th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 343rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/California college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State -4
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