Colorado at Oregon State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/14/2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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The Colorado Buffaloes travel to T-Mobile Arena to play the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 1 point favorites.
Colorado comes into this game with an overall record of 19-11. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 75.0 points per game while giving up 68.4 per contest. Oregon State has an overall mark of 18-12. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 4.2.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 16-14-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-19-0 against the over/under
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 18-12-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 14-16-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Bey comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 26.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. McKinley Wright IV averages 13.0 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.9 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tres Tinkle averages 20.7 points per game while playing 36.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 113th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 74th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 290th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 83rd and 166th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 162nd with 13.1 per game. The Buffaloes allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 131st and 67th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 10.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 30th place in Division 1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State is 140th in the country with 73.9 points per game this year. They are 60th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 4.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 277th in the nation. They are 174th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.4 boards per game, and 49th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Beavers are 224th in turnovers per game with 12.5. The Beavers surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 136th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 148th and 322nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 66th with 32.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 77th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game.
The Buffaloes are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.8. In terms of pace they are 143rd in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 138th. As a team they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 275th in Division 1. Colorado is 169th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 189th 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 108.8, which is ranked 68th. They are 275th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 106th. As a unit they are 79th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 225th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon State -1
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