Oregon State at Washington College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/1/2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Alaska Airlines Arena
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The Oregon State Beavers head to Alaska Airlines Arena to take on the Washington Huskies on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Washington as 3.5 point favorites.
Oregon State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.7 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 70.6 per game. Washington has an overall mark of 19-10. They are averaging 74.8 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of 2.2.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 10-17 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 13-15 against the over/under this year
Important Washington Huskies Betting Trends
The Washington Huskies are 14-12 against the spread this season
The Washington Huskies are 11-16 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 Washington Huskies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tres Tinkle averages 17.9 points per contest while playing 36.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 15.8 points per contest in 36.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.4 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%.
Jaylen Nowell scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 32.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Noah Dickerson averages 15 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.5 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 73.3 points per contest this year, which is 196th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 76th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 288th in Division 1. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 212th and 88th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 110th with 13.7 per game. The Beavers allow 70.6 points per contest, which is 131st in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 113th and 169th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 67th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 84th place in college basketball. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 177th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 154th in the country with 74.8 points per contest this season. They are 127th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 221st in Division 1. They are 267th in the country in rebounding with 33.7 boards per contest and 298th in assists per game with 11.9. The Huskies are 105th in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Huskies give up 72.6 points per game, which ranks them 184th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 225th and 67th in those defensive statistics. They rank 324th with 15.9 dimes allowed per game and 200th with 35.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Huskies are 322nd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Beavers are 184th in the country in defensive rating with 102.6, and their offensive rating of 106.5 is ranked 136th. They are 263rd in college basketball in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 141st. As a unit they are 115th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in D-1. Oregon State is 89th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 105th in the country.
Washington is 124th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 169th in Division 1. The Huskies are 136th in the nation in defensive rating with 101, and their offensive rating of 104 is ranked 194th. They are 95th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 167th. As a unit they are 166th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 271st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon State +3.5
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