Utah vs Oregon State Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 3/11/2020
Game: Utah Utes vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV
TV: PAC12 Network
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon State -2.5
The Utah Utes head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Oregon State Beavers on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Oregon State as 2.5 point favorites.
Utah heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-14. They currently have a point differential of 0.7 as they are averaging 71.0 points per contest while giving up 70.3 per game. Oregon State has an overall mark of 17-13. They are averaging 71.2 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Utah Utes Betting Trends
The Utah Utes are 15-15-0 against the spread this season
The Utah Utes are 15-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oregon State Beavers Betting Trends
The Oregon State Beavers are 17-13-0 against the spread this season
The Oregon State Beavers are 18-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Utah Utes Injuries
03/09/20 G Rylan Jones Concussion is questionable Wednesday vs Oregon State
Key Oregon State Beavers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Timmy Allen comes into this game averaging 17.5 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Both Gach averages 11.0 points per contest in 30.1 minutes per game. He averages 2.7 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Tres Tinkle scores 18.4 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Ethan Thompson averages 14.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.2 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Utah averages 71.0 points per contest, which is 180th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 121st. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 208th in the nation. They average 35.8 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 149th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 148th with 13.4 per game. The Utes allow 70.3 points per contest, which is 201st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 225th and 297th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 110th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 230th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oregon State is 174th in the nation with 71.2 points per contest this season. They are 74th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 228th in the NCAA. They are 295th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.0 boards per contest and 56th in assists per game with 14.6. The Beavers are 302nd in turnovers per contest with 11.6. The Beavers give up 67.6 points per game, which ranks them 125th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 180th and 245th in those defensive statistics. They rank 223rd with 13.2 dimes allowed per game and 104th with 33.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Beavers are 91st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Utes are 150th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.9. In terms of pace they are 249th in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 126th. As a team they are 105th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 155th in Division 1. Utah is 121st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Oregon State is 263rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions. The Beavers are 79th in the country in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 294th in Division 1 with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 117th. As a team they are 66th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 246th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Utah/Oregon State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Utah +2.5
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