Oregon State at Utah Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Jon M. Huntsman Center
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The Oregon State Beavers head to Jon M. Huntsman Center to take on the Utah Utes on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Utah as 2 point favorites.
Oregon State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-7. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 74.4 points per contest while giving up 68.7 per game. Utah has an overall mark of 11-9. They are averaging 75.1 points per contest and giving up 73.1, which is a point differential of 2.1.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 12-8-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 9-11-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 12-7-1 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tres Tinkle comes into this game averaging 20.2 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 16.2 points per contest in 36.1 minutes per game. He averages 3.8 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%.
Sedrick Barefield scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Donnie Tillman averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 74.4 points per contest, which is 153rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 71st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 245th in the nation. They average 37.6 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 87th and 43rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 197th with 13.1 per game. The Beavers allow 68.7 points per contest, which is 107th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 74th and 294th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 64th, and they allow 12.8 assists per game which puts them in 151st place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 43rd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah is 134th in the nation with 75.1 points per contest this season. They are 59th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 2.1. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 33rd in the NCAA. They are 178th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.8 boards per contest and 124th in assists per game with 14.3. The Utes are 114th in turnovers per contest with 13.9. The Utes give up 73.1 points per game, which ranks them 229th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 259th and 255th in those defensive statistics. They rank 187th with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 26th with 31.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Utes are 4th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.2 per contest this year.
The Beavers are 78th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.6. In terms of pace they are 274th in the country with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 103rd. As a team they are 88th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 204th in Division 1. Oregon State is 158th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 75th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 110.7, which is ranked 52nd. They are 300th in D-1 in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 22nd. As a unit they are 23rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 27th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oregon State +2
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