Oregon State vs Arizona Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/20/2020
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Arizona Wildcats
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2020
Location: McKale Center in Tucson, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona -10
The Oregon State Beavers travel to McKale Center to play the Arizona Wildcats on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona as 10 point favorites.
Oregon State comes into this game with an overall record of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 72.2 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Arizona has an overall record of 18-7. They are averaging 78.0 points per game and surrendering 65.1, good for a point differential of 12.9.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 14-11-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 15-10-0 against the over/under
Important Arizona Wildcats Betting Trends
The Arizona Wildcats are 14-11-0 against the spread
The Arizona Wildcats are 11-14-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Arizona Wildcats Injuries
11/22/19 G Devonaire Doutrive Dismissed is out indefinitely
11/05/19 G Brandon Williams Knee is out for season
Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 80%. Ethan Thompson averages 15.1 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Zeke Nnaji averages 16.6 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Nico Mannion averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 5.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 72.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 142nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 67th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 283rd in the nation. They average 33.3 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 285th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 332nd with 11.0 per game. The Beavers allow 67.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 114th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 179th and 239th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 224th place in Division 1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Arizona is 28th in the country with 78.0 points per game this year. They are 76th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 12.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 86th in the nation. They are 82nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 15.5. The Wildcats are 316th in turnovers per game with 11.4. The Wildcats surrender 65.1 points per contest, which ranks them 66th in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 128th in those defensive statistics. They rank 115th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 110th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 256th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game.
The Beavers have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 56th. They are 289th in college basketball in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 118th. As a unit they are 82nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 277th in D-1. Oregon State is 317th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Arizona is 333rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 110.1, which is ranked 27th. They are 123rd in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 96th. As a unit they are 70th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 260th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Arizona college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona -10
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