Washington State at Oregon State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/24/2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019
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The Washington State Cougars travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Thursday, January 24, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 13.5 point favorites.
Washington State heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-10. They currently have a point differential of 1.3 as they are averaging 78.6 points per contest while giving up 77.3 per game. Oregon State has an overall mark of 11-6. They are averaging 73.6 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 9-9-0 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 11-6-1 against the over/under
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 10-7-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 6-11-0 against the over/under
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
CJ Elleby averages 15.8 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 7.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Ahmed Ali comes into this contest averaging 8.2 points per game while playing 21.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Stephen Thompson Jr. averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.5 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%. Tres Tinkle averages 20.4 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 77.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 300th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 293rd and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 231st, and they give up 15.0 assists per contest which puts them in 298th place in the NCAA. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in the nation. Washington State averages 78.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 65th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 123rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 133rd in D-1. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 272nd and 95th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 229th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers surrender 67.2 points per contest, which ranks them 73rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 290th in those defensive statistics. They rank 119th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 94th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 40th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game. Oregon State is 181st in the country with 73.6 points per game this year. They are 88th in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 276th in the nation. They are 75th in the country in rebounding with 38.1 boards per game and 47th in assists per contest with 15.8. The Beavers are 170th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 104th. They are 68th in college basketball in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 91st. As a unit they are 70th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 71st in D-1. Washington State is 235th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 132nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Beavers have an offensive rating of 107.3, which is ranked 116th. They are 271st in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 133rd. As a unit they are 110th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 208th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Washington State/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State -13.5
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