Oregon at Washington State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/1/2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
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The Oregon Ducks travel to Friel Court to play the Washington State Cougars on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 8 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 79.0 points per contest while giving up 71.6 per game. Washington State has an overall mark of 11-17. They are averaging 73.7 points per contest and giving up 77.8, which is a point differential of -4.1.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 15-13 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 13-15 against the over/under this year
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 13-14 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 14-13 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Elijah Brown averages 13.6 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 93%. Payton Pritchard averages 14.6 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Malachi Flynn averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Robert Franks averages 17.7 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 155th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 79th and 192nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 55th, and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 88th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 187th in college basketball. Oregon averages 79.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 64th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 109th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 169th in D-1. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 181st and 58th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 274th with 11.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars surrender 77.8 points per contest, which ranks them 301st in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 294th and 173rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 274th with 14.6 assists allowed per contest, and 252nd with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 50th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.5 per game this season. Washington State is 183rd in Division 1 with 73.7 points per game this year. They are 190th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -4.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 63rd in the nation. They are 305th in college basketball in rebounding with 33.0 boards per game and 103rd in assists per contest with 14.9. The Cougars are 123rd in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Ducks are 51st in the nation in offensive rating with 111.4, and their defensive rating of 100.8 is ranked 131st. In terms of pace they are 156th in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 84th. As a team they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 70th in Division 1. Oregon is 291st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 102nd in the nation.
Washington State is 90th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 298th in the nation. The Cougars are 169th in the country in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 110.8 is ranked 325th. In terms of pace they are 170th in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 69th. As a team they are 93rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 51% of their shots, ranking 4th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington State +8
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