Wyoming Cowboys vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 12/6/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wyoming Cowboys vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Sunday, December 6, 2020
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Wyoming (+9)
Gill Coliseum is the venue where and the Oregon State Beavers (2-1) will play the Wyoming Cowboys (2-1) on Sunday. Oregon State opens this matchup as 9-point favorites. The total has been set at 137.5.
Wyoming enters this matchup with a record of 2-1 this season. They are losing possession via turnover 10.3 times per game and as a group they are committing 15.7 fouls every game. As a team, Wyoming is pulling down 40.3 boards per game and has 53 dimes for the season, which is 78th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Cowboys are connecting on 36.5% on 3-pointers (31 of 85) and 74.7% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 88.3 points per contest (35th in the nation) on 48.1% from the floor. Defensively, the Cowboys are forcing their opponents into 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 22.0 fouls. The Cowboys defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 44.8% (86 of 192) and they concede 36.0 boards per game as a unit. They currently rank 94th in college hoops in allowing assists to their opponents with 27 relinquished on the season. They are surrendering 37.3% from 3-point land while they are 187th in college basketball in points per game allowed (73.3).
The Wyoming Cowboys faced the Incarnate Word Cardinals and walked away with a win by a score of 94-83 in their last game. Wyoming finished the game with a 46.8% FG percentage (29 of 62) and converted 10 of 25 three-point attempts. At the charity stripe, the Cowboys knocked down 26 of their 35 tries for a rate of 74.3%. In regard to hauling in rebounds, they earned 39 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 17 dimes for the game while having 8 steals and 4 blocks. In regard to the defense, Wyoming allowed the other team to shoot 46.8% from the field on 29 out of 62. Incarnate Word earned 13 dimes and 6 steals for this game. Furthurmore, the Cardinals grabbed 26 boards (2 offensive, 24 defensive) and earned 4 rejections. Incarnate Word finished the game shooting 64.3% from the charity stripe by knocking down 9 of 14 tries. They knocked down 10 of their 19 shots from distance.
Marcus Williams is a guy who was a major contributor in this game. He accumulated 20 points on 6 out of 11 shooting. He played for 39 mins played and also grabbed 5 rebounds. Williams went 54.5% from the floor and also dished out 6 assists. Someone else that saw a lot of action in the matchup for the Cowboys was Hunter Maldonado. He had 7 boards and earned 8 assists. He walked away from this one shooting 30.0% from the floor in this game by shooting 3-of-10 (14 points). Overall, Maldonado played 39 min.
Oregon State has a win-loss record of 2-1 so far this year. Oregon State has totaled 240 points so far this year (80.0 per contest) and they collect 44.3 rebounds per contest. The Beavers are committing 17.0 personal fouls every game and they hit 63.2% from the charity stripe. When it comes to executing on offense, the Beavers are shooting 49.5% from the floor, which ranks 115th in the country. They are dishing out assists 18.7 times per contest (37th in the country) and they cough up possession 13.0 times per game. The Beavers on the defensive end are ranked 13th in college basketball in points given up per game with 54.7. They give up 11.0 dimes and 32.7 total boards per game, which ranks 84th and 72nd in college hoops. The Oregon State defense surrenders 24.6% on 3-pointers (16 of 65) and opponents are converting on 68.1% of their shots from the charity stripe. They are forcing their opponents into 15.7 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 33.5% from the field (15th in the country).
The last time they took the court, the Oregon State Beavers took a defeat with a final score of 59-55 against the Washington State Cougars. The Beavers recorded 25 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive boards totaling 39 in this matchup. They rejected 7 tries while recording 4 steals in this matchup. The Cougars committed 17 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Beavers to the charity stripe for 12 shots. They were able to make 6 of the free throw tries for a rate of 50.0%. In reference to 3-pointers, Oregon State converted 7 out of 25 attempts (28.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Beavers finished 21 out of 59 from the floor which had them shooting 35.6%. The Beavers permitted the Cougars to make 19 of their 58 tries from the floor which had them at 32.8% for this contest. They finished 38.9% from beyond the perimeter by hitting 7 of 18 and ended up going 14 out of 19 from the free throw line (73.7%). In reference to cleaning the glass, Oregon State permitted Washington State to pull down 34 overall (8 on the offensive glass).
Zach Reichle saw the court a lot for the Beavers for the matchup. He made 4 out of 8 in the game for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which had him finishing with 12 points. Reichle snagged 5 rebounds in his 31 minutes and had 3 assists in the game. An additional guy that ended up coming through for Oregon State was Warith Alatishe. He notched 11 points in 31 minutes played via 5 out of 11 shooting in the matchup. Alatishe wrapped this one up going 45.5% from the floor as well as contributing 2 assists and 10 boards.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oregon State (-9)
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