Oregon at Washington State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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The Oregon Ducks head to Beasley Coliseum to take on the Washington State Cougars on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Oregon as 5.5 point favorites.
Oregon heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-12. They currently have a point differential of 6.1 as they are averaging 70.4 points per contest while giving up 64.4 per game. Washington State has an overall record of 11-18. They are averaging 76.0 points per game and surrendering 78.5, good for a point differential of -2.5.
Valuable Oregon Ducks Betting Trends
The Oregon Ducks are 14-15-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon Ducks are 10-19-0 against the over/under this year
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 13-16-0 against the spread this season
The Washington State Cougars are 16-12-1 against the over/under this year
Key Oregon Ducks Injuries
01/05/19 F Abu Kigab Transferred has left team
01/04/19 C Bol Bol Foot is out for season
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Payton Pritchard comes into this game averaging 12.0 points per contest while playing 35.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Louis King averages 13.3 points per contest in 29.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.2 assists per game and 5.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Robert Franks scores 21.8 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. CJ Elleby averages 15.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.9 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon averages 70.4 points per contest, which is 243rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 166th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 195th in the nation. They average 34.3 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 238th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 292nd with 11.7 per game. The Ducks allow 64.4 points per contest, which is 27th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 25th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 68th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 106th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State is 92nd in the nation with 76.0 points per contest this season. They are 139th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -2.5. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 74th in the NCAA. They are 270th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.7 boards per contest and 66th in assists per game with 14.9. The Cougars are 140th in turnovers per contest with 13.4. The Cougars give up 78.5 points per game, which ranks them 328th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 326th and 277th in those defensive statistics. They rank 316th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 253rd with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Cougars are 103rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Ducks have an offensive rating of 106, which is ranked 124th. They are 320th in college basketball in pace with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 157th. As a unit they are 156th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 138th in D-1. Oregon is 248th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Washington State is 145th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 137th in the country in offensive rating with 105.7. In terms of pace they are 68th in Division 1 with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 82nd. As a team they are 70th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 49th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon -5.5
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