Oregon State at Washington State NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
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The Oregon State Beavers travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 6 point favorites.
Oregon State comes into this game with an overall record of 17-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 69.5 per contest. Washington State has an overall record of 11-19. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 78.3, good for a point differential of -2.8.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 17-12-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 13-16-0 against the over/under
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 13-17-0 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 16-13-1 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 36.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 15.9 points per game in 36.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Robert Franks averages 21.5 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. CJ Elleby averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 73.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 145th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 68th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 278th in the nation. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 181st and 53rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 12.6 per game. The Beavers allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 137th and 315th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 70th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 153rd place in Division 1. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State is 104th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 141st in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.8. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 72nd in the nation. They are 265th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.7 boards per game, and 65th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Cougars are 126th in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Cougars surrender 78.3 points per contest, which ranks them 324th in D-1. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 327th and 293rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 315th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest and 239th with 35.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 104th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game.
The Beavers are 72nd in the nation in offensive rating with 108.4. In terms of pace they are 284th in the country with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 111th. As a team they are 80th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 227th in Division 1. Oregon State is 180th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Washington State is 125th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 147th in the country in offensive rating with 105.2. In terms of pace they are 67th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 85th. As a team they are 75th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 50th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington State +6
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