Pepperdine at Oregon State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/17/2018
Monday, December 17, 2018
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The Pepperdine Waves head to Gill Coliseum to take on the Oregon State Beavers on Monday, December 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oregon State as 12.5 point favorites.
Pepperdine comes into this game with an overall record of 6-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 80.4 points per game while giving up 76.4 per contest. Oregon State has an overall mark of 6-3. They are averaging 72.7 points per contest and giving up 65.2, which is a point differential of 7.4.
Valuable Pepperdine Waves Betting Trends
The Pepperdine Waves are 5-4-0 against the spread this season
The Pepperdine Waves are 4-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 4-5-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 3-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Pepperdine Waves Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Colbey Ross comes into this game averaging 20.3 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Eric Cooper averages 12.1 points per contest in 27.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 2.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Tres Tinkle scores 19.7 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
Pepperdine averages 80.4 points per contest, which is 70th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 160th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 76th in the nation. They average 33.3 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 301st and 128th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 273rd with 12.2 per game. The Waves allow 76.4 points per contest, which is 276th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 267th and 156th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 298th, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 269th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State is 230th in the nation with 72.7 points per contest this season. They are 148th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 221st in the NCAA. They are 80th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.9 boards per contest and 70th in assists per game with 15.6. The Beavers are 228th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Beavers give up 65.2 points per game, which ranks them 55th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 72nd and 246th in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 81st with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Beavers are 63rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Waves have an offensive rating of 107.2, which is ranked 126th. They are 66th in college basketball in pace with 74.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 139th. As a unit they are 110th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in D-1. Pepperdine is 287th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 199th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Beavers have an offensive rating of 107, which is ranked 131st. They are 307th in D-1 in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 177th. As a unit they are 215th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 239th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Pepperdine/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Pepperdine +12.5
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