USC vs Oregon State predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: USC Trojans vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon State -3
The USC Trojans travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 3 point favorites.
USC comes into this game with an overall record of 15-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 68.1 per contest. Oregon State has an overall record of 12-7. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 68.2, good for a point differential of 7.3.
Valuable USC Trojans Betting Trends
The USC Trojans are 11-8-0 against the spread
The USC Trojans are 7-11-1 against the over/under
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 11-8-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 13-6-0 against the over/under
Key USC Trojans Injuries
12/16/19 G Charles O'Bannon Jr. Personal has left the program
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Onyeka Okongwu comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 70%. Jonah Mathews averages 12.8 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Tres Tinkle averages 19.7 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Ethan Thompson averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
USC averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 117th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 187th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 88th in the nation. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 21st and 57th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 43rd with 15.3 per game. The Trojans allow 68.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 152nd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 38th and 177th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 161st place in Division 1. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State is 85th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 25th in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.3. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 165th in the nation. They are 269th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game, and 49th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Beavers are 330th in turnovers per game with 11.2. The Beavers surrender 68.2 points per contest, which ranks them 154th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 162nd and 251st in those defensive statistics. They rank 215th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest and 115th with 33.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 125th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game.
The Trojans have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 200th. They are 73rd in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 220th. As a unit they are 204th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in D-1. USC is 84th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 318th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Beavers are 22nd in the country in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 255th in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 62nd. As a team they are 35th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 287th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's USC/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State -3
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