Oregon State at Arizona NCAA Basketball Picks 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The Oregon State Beavers travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 4 point favorites.
Oregon State heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 73.8 points per contest while giving up 66.3 per game. Arizona has an overall mark of 13-5. They are averaging 73.7 points per contest and giving up 65.7, which is a point differential of 7.9.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 10-6-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 5-11-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 9-8-1 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 8-9-1 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 15.3 points per game in 36.3 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%. Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 20.1 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Chase Jeter averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 65%. Brandon Randolph averages 15.7 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 74th, and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 100th place in the NCAA. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in the nation. Oregon State averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 182nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 106th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 246th in D-1. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 57th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 185th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 65.7 points per contest, which ranks them 42nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 125th and 49th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 130th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 267th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Arizona is 185th in the country with 73.7 points per game this year. They are 158th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.9. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 207th in the nation. They are 224th in the country in rebounding with 35.1 boards per game and 267th in assists per contest with 12.4. The Wildcats are 299th in turnovers per game with 11.7.
The Beavers are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 275th in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 136th. As a team they are 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 203rd in Division 1. Oregon State is 143rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona is 286th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 105.2, which is ranked 155th. They are 222nd in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 187th. As a unit they are 159th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 238th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arizona -4
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