Oregon State at Colorado NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/31/2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019
CU Events Center
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The Oregon State Beavers travel to CU Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Thursday, January 31, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 1 point favorites.
Oregon State comes into this game with an overall record of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.9 as they are averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 68.4 per contest. Colorado has an overall mark of 11-8. They are averaging 75.5 points per contest and giving up 69.3, which is a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 8-11-0 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 6-13-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
01/26/19 G Namon Wright Foot is out for season
01/16/19 G Deleon Brown Academics is out for season
Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 15.9 points per game in 35.9 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Lucas Siewert averages 12.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 72%. McKinley Wright IV averages 12.7 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 107th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 62nd and 302nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 66th, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 139th place in the NCAA. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 48th in the nation. Oregon State averages 74.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 155th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 249th in D-1. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 16.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 78th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 181st with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes surrender 69.3 points per contest, which ranks them 122nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 208th and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 26th with 10.6 assists allowed per contest, and 37th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 174th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game. Colorado is 123rd in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 148th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 241st in the nation. They are 108th in the country in rebounding with 37.1 boards per game and 227th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Buffaloes are 142nd in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Beavers are 83rd in the nation in offensive rating with 108.5. In terms of pace they are 272nd in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 108th. As a team they are 86th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 204th in Division 1. Oregon State is 149th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 166th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 105.4, which is ranked 139th. They are 116th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 190th. As a unit they are 169th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 272nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado +1
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