Oregon State at UCLA College Basketball Game Picks 2/21/2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
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The Oregon State Beavers head to Pauley Pavilion to take on the UCLA Bruins on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The opening line for this game has UCLA as 3 point favorites.
Oregon State comes into this game with an overall record of 16-8. They currently have a point differential of 5.1 as they are averaging 74.1 points per game while giving up 69.0 per contest. UCLA has an overall record of 13-13. They are averaging 78.0 points per game and surrendering 76.5, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 14-10-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 11-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 10-16-0 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 12-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
11/05/18 F Shareef O'Neal Heart is out for season
11/05/18 G Tyger Campbell ACL is out for season
Tres Tinkle comes into this game averaging 20.1 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.3 points per contest in 36.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.5 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Kris Wilkes scores 17.3 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Jaylen Hands averages 13.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.6 rebounds per game and has 6.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 74.1 points per contest, which is 143rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 59th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 282nd in the nation. They average 36.2 boards per contest and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 139th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 222nd with 12.7 per game. The Beavers allow 69.0 points per contest, which is 113th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 298th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 71st, and they allow 12.9 assists per game which puts them in 159th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 71st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA is 63rd in the nation with 78.0 points per contest this season. They are 98th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 205th in the NCAA. They are 6th in D-1 in rebounding with 41.5 boards per contest and 77th in assists per game with 14.8. The Bruins are 46th in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Bruins give up 76.5 points per game, which ranks them 291st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 73rd and 173rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 342nd with 16.5 dimes allowed per game and 253rd with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bruins are 65th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per contest this year.
The Beavers are 69th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.7. In terms of pace they are 270th in the country with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 106th. As a team they are 80th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 222nd in Division 1. Oregon State is 186th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
UCLA is 104th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bruins are 174th in the country in offensive rating with 103.9. In terms of pace they are 23rd in Division 1 with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 135th. As a team they are 182nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 240th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/UCLA college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State +3
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