Oregon State vs Utah NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 1/2/2020
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes
Date: Thursday, January 2, 2020
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT
Odds/Point Spread: Utah -3
The Oregon State Beavers travel to Jon M. Huntsman Center to play the Utah Utes on Thursday, January 2, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Utah as 3 point favorites.
Oregon State heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-2. They currently have a point differential of 13.1 as they are averaging 78.4 points per contest while giving up 65.3 per game. Utah has an overall mark of 9-3. They are averaging 79.3 points per contest and giving up 69.3, which is a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-3-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 8-4-0 against the over/under
Important Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Utah Utes are 6-6-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Utah Utes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ethan Thompson averages 15.8 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Both Gach averages 11.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Timmy Allen averages 21.0 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Beavers allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 90th and 184th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 165th, and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 200th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 185th in the nation. Oregon State averages 78.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 53rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team, which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 52nd in D-1. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 193rd and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 320th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Utes surrender 69.3 points per contest, which ranks them 192nd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 126th and 183rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 199th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest, and 91st with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Utes are 62nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game. Utah is 44th in the country with 79.3 points per game this year. They are 19th in the D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 9.9. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 113th in the nation. They are 70th in the country in rebounding with 39.2 boards per game and 66th in assists per contest with 15.3. The Utes are 163rd in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Beavers have an offensive rating of 112, which is ranked 24th. They are 203rd in college basketball in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 34th. As a unit they are 25th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 280th in D-1. Oregon State is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions.
Utah is 151st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Utes have an offensive rating of 110.2, which is ranked 40th. They are 138th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 22nd. As a unit they are 10th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 135th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Utah college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah -3
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