USC at Oregon State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/10/2019
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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The USC Trojans travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 4 point favorites.
USC heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 79.3 points per contest while giving up 73.1 per game. Oregon State has an overall record of 9-4. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 65.5, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 7-8-0 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 7-8-0 against the over/under
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 7-6-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 4-9-0 against the over/under
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/18/18 G Charles O'Bannon, Jr. Finger is out indefinitely
01/09/19 G Kevin Porter Jr Thigh is questionable Thursday vs Oregon State
01/06/19 G Jordan Usher Transferred has left team
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nick Rakocevic averages 15.7 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 10.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Bennie Boatwright comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 31.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 14.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.0 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Tres Tinkle averages 20.5 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Trojans allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 226th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 103rd and 180th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 271st, and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 271st place in the NCAA. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 182nd in the nation. USC averages 79.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 66th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 80th in D-1. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 113th and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 12.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers surrender 65.5 points per contest, which ranks them 51st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 243rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 84th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest, and 46th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 49th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game. Oregon State is 192nd in the country with 73.5 points per game this year. They are 98th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 262nd in the nation. They are 62nd in the country in rebounding with 38.9 boards per game and 73rd in assists per contest with 15.5. The Beavers are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 106.3, which is ranked 139th. They are 64th in college basketball in pace with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 142nd. As a unit they are 172nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 315th in D-1. USC is 303rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 113th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Beavers have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 103rd. They are 286th in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 143rd. As a unit they are 123rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 243rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's USC/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oregon State -4
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