Arizona Wildcats vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 12/5/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Wildcats vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
The Oregon State Beavers (1-7) welcome the Arizona Wildcats (6-0) at Gill Coliseum on Sunday.
The Arizona Wildcats faced off with Sacramento State and went home with a win by a final score of 105-59 in their last contest. Arizona walked away from the contest with a 54.3% field goal percentage (38 out of 70) and made 9 out of their 17 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Wildcats made 20 of their 26 attempts for a rate of 76.9%. In terms of rebounding, they compiled a total of 47 with 13 of them being of the offensive variety. They also recorded 31 assists for the matchup in addition to forcing 17 turnovers and earning 11 steals. With respect to defending, Arizona let their opponent shoot 36.1% from the field on 22 out of 61 shooting. Sacramento State earned 12 dimes and had 3 steals for the contest. Furthermore, Sacramento State totaled 22 rebounds (4 offensive, 18 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Sacramento State shot 72.7% from the free throw line by converting 8 of their 11 attempts. They made 7 out of their 19 attempts from beyond the arc. In reference to personal fouls, the Wildcats ended up finishing with 13 while Sacramento State totaled 19 personal fouls.
Azuolas Tubelis is someone who was a contributor for the contest. He ended up going 69.2% from the floor and also dished out 3 assists. He was on the court for 20 mins played and also snagged 6 rebounds. He finished with 22 points on 9 of 13 shooting.
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Arizona heads into this game with a mark of 6-0 this season. They turn it over 12.8 times per contest and as a squad they commit 17.3 personal fouls every game. As a team, Arizona is grabbing 46.0 boards per game and has tallied 141 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 10th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Wildcats are hitting 34.0% from downtown (50 of 147) and 72.7% from the free throw line. They are averaging 91.5 points per game (3rd in Division 1) while shooting 49.5% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Wildcats have forced 16.3 turnovers per contest while drawing 21.5 fouls. They are ranked 8th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 56 relinquished for the year. The Wildcats defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 32.5% (123 of 379) and they relinquish 33.3 boards per game as a group. They concede 26.1% on 3-point attempts and they rank 19th in D-1 in points per game allowed (57.7).
The last time they took the court, the Oregon State Beavers took a loss by a final score of 73-61 against California. Concerning how they rebounded, Oregon State permitted California to pull down 41 in total (10 on the offensive glass). They finished 29.4% from 3-point land by going 5 out of 17 and ended up shooting 16 of 19 from the free throw line (84.2%). The Beavers allowed California to make 26 of 52 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 50.0% for this contest. When the game finished, the Beavers finished 26 out of 60 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 43.3%. With regard to shooting from distance, Oregon State converted 3 of 12 attempts (25.0%). They were able to convert 6 of those for a percentage of 60.0%. California was called for 10 personal fouls for this game which got the Beavers to the free throw line for 10 attempts. They also gave up possession of the ball 7 times, while earning 6 steals for the matchup. The Beavers collected 16 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 22 in the game.
Warith Alatishe ended up being important for the Beavers in this matchup. He made 9 out of 12 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 75.0%, and accumulated 8 rebounds. He racked up 21 points in his 34 mins on the hardwood and had 1 assist for the game.
Oregon State has a record of 1-7 on the campaign. The Beavers commit 16.6 fouls per contest and they shoot 66.7% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 10.3 times per game (328th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 10.8 times per game. Oregon State has scored 521 points for the season (65.1 per contest) and they collect 31.9 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offensive execution, the Beavers are shooting 42.9% from the floor, which has them ranked 240th in Division 1.
The Beavers defensively are ranked 214th in D-1 in PPG allowed with 70.0. They are forcing 13.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.5% from the floor (228th in college basketball). The Oregon State defense allows 33.5% on shots from behind the 3-point line (68 of 203) and their opponents are making 76.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 12.1 assists and 35.8 total boards per game, which ranks 159th and 223rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oregon State
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