Oregon State vs Colorado NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/5/2020
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Colorado Buffaloes
Date: Sunday, January 5, 2020
Location: Coors Events Center in Boulder, CO
Odds/Point Spread: Colorado -8
The Oregon State Beavers travel to Coors Events Center to play the Colorado Buffaloes on Sunday, January 5, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado as 8 point favorites.
Oregon State comes into this game with an overall record of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.2 as they are averaging 77.7 points per game while giving up 66.5 per contest. Colorado has an overall record of 12-2. They are averaging 71.9 points per game and surrendering 60.9, good for a point differential of 11.1.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-4-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-4-0 against the over/under
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 6-7-1 against the spread
The Colorado Buffaloes are 8-6-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ethan Thompson averages 15.8 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest. He averages 4.5 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 20.3 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Tyler Bey averages 12.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 77%. McKinley Wright IV averages 13.4 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 128th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 94th and 226th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 194th, and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 196th place in the NCAA. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 171st in the nation. Oregon State averages 77.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 65th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 32nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 123rd in D-1. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 194th and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 326th with 11.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buffaloes surrender 60.9 points per contest, which ranks them 32nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 73rd and 119th in those defensive statistics. They rank 61st with 10.7 assists allowed per contest, and 44th with 31.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buffaloes are 273rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game. Colorado is 187th in the country with 71.9 points per game this year. They are 247th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 11.1. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 58th in the nation. They are 67th in the country in rebounding with 39.2 boards per game and 170th in assists per contest with 13.6. The Buffaloes are 102nd in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Beavers have an offensive rating of 111, which is ranked 32nd. They are 203rd in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 61st. As a unit they are 43rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 278th in D-1. Oregon State is 321st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 105th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 101.4, which is ranked 185th. They are 181st in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 206th. As a unit they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 172nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado -8
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