Oregon State vs Washington State Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Washington State Cougars
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Washington State +4.5
The Oregon State Beavers travel to Beasley Coliseum to play the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oregon State as 4.5 point favorites.
Oregon State heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-5. They currently have a point differential of 10.3 as they are averaging 77.8 points per contest while giving up 67.5 per game. Washington State has an overall record of 11-7. They are averaging 71.5 points per game and surrendering 66.8, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 11-6-0 against the spread
The Oregon State Beavers are 12-5-0 against the over/under
Important Washington State Cougars Betting Trends
The Washington State Cougars are 7-10-1 against the spread
The Washington State Cougars are 10-8-0 against the over/under
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Washington State Cougars Injuries
11/08/19 G Ryan Rapp Undisclosed is out indefinitely
01/16/20 F Tony Miller Ankle is questionable
01/15/20 G Jaylen Shead Hip is out indefinitely
01/10/20 F Marvin Cannon Knee is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F Deion James Heart is out for season
Tres Tinkle comes into this contest averaging 19.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Ethan Thompson averages 16.8 points per game in 34.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
CJ Elleby averages 18.4 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Isaac Bonton averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State averages 77.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 47th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 87th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 239th and 38th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 327th with 11.3 per game. The Beavers allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 142nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 125th and 247th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 148th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 209th place in Division 1. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 168th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington State is 182nd in the country with 71.5 points per game this year. They are 331st in Division 1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 313th in the nation. They are 98th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.7 boards per game, and 299th in assists per contest with 11.4. The Cougars are 333rd in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Cougars surrender 66.8 points per contest, which ranks them 122nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 267th and 106th in those defensive statistics. They rank 35th with 10.2 assists allowed per contest and 268th with 37.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 305th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per game.
The Beavers have an offensive rating of 111.9, which is ranked 12th. They are 217th in college basketball in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 31st. As a unit they are 18th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 273rd in D-1. Oregon State is 318th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Washington State is 343rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 229th in the country in offensive rating with 99.3. In terms of pace they are 110th in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 323rd. As a team they are 322nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 144th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oregon State/Washington State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Washington State +4.5
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