Colorado Buffaloes vs Oregon State Beavers Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/15/2020
Game: Colorado Buffaloes vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon State +2.5
The Colorado Buffaloes travel to Gill Coliseum to play the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 2.5 point favorites.
Colorado heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-6. They currently have a point differential of 9.2 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 62.8 per game. Oregon State has an overall mark of 15-9. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 66.9, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-13-1 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 14-11-0 against the over/under
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 14-10-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 15-9-0 against the over/under
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tyler Bey averages 13.2 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. McKinley Wright IV comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Ethan Thompson averages 15.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Tres Tinkle averages 18.6 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 64th and 273rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 25th, and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 52nd place in the NCAA. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in the nation. Colorado averages 72.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 151st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 9.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 159th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 32nd in D-1. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 97th and 116th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 143rd with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers surrender 66.9 points per contest, which ranks them 113th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 189th and 208th in those defensive statistics. They rank 226th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest, and 97th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Beavers are 125th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game. Oregon State is 124th in the country with 73.2 points per game this year. They are 41st in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 234th in the nation. They are 285th in the country in rebounding with 33.3 boards per game and 49th in assists per contest with 14.8. The Beavers are 327th in turnovers per game with 11.2.
The Buffaloes are 115th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.5. In terms of pace they are 241st in the country with 68.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 118th. As a team they are 80th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 154th in Division 1. Colorado is 118th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 304th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions. The Beavers are 39th in the country in offensive rating with 108.8. In terms of pace they are 278th in Division 1 with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 89th. As a team they are 49th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 274th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Colorado/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oregon State +2.5
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