Oregon State Beavers vs California Golden Bears Prediction, 12/2/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs California Golden Bears
Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021
Location: Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, CA
The California Golden Bears (3-4) are hosting the Oregon State Beavers (1-6) at Haas Pavilion on Thursday.
The Oregon State Beavers stepped onto the hardwood against Penn State and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 60-45 in their last contest. In relation to personal fouls, the Beavers ended up finishing with 8 and Penn State recorded 12 personal fouls. They made 12 out of their 30 attempts from three-point range. Penn State ended up going 66.7% at the charity stripe by burying 4 of 6 attempts. Moreover, Penn State pulled down 35 rebounds (7 offensive, 28 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Penn State recorded 14 assists and had 3 steals in this contest. With respect to defending, Oregon State allowed 40.7% from the floor on 22 of 54 shooting. They also distributed 3 assists in this matchup as well as creating 5 turnovers and earning 2 steals. When discussing pulling down boards, they compiled 29 with 6 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Beavers buried 9 of 10 shots for a percentage of 90.0%. Oregon State wrapped up the contest with a 31.4% field goal percentage (16 out of 51) and buried 4 of their 17 3-point shots.
Tre' Williams is someone who was a factor for this game. He ended up going 66.7% from the field but wasn't able to get a dime. He was on the hardwood for 22 mins and totaled 5 boards. He was able to score 8 points on 4 out of 6 shooting.
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Oregon State enters this contest with a mark of 1-6 for the year. They average 65.7 points per contest (289th in Division 1) while hitting 42.9% from the floor. The Beavers are connecting on 28.8% on three-point shots (36 of 125) and 67.2% from the free throw line. As a team, Oregon State is snagging 33.0 rebounds per game and has accounted for 75 assists on the season, which is 265th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession by turning the ball over 11.3 times per game and as a squad are committing 16.6 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Beavers are able to force 13.0 turnovers every game while drawing 16.7 fouls. They relinquish 33.9% on 3-point shots and they rank 206th in Division 1 in points per game from their opponents (69.6). The Beavers are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 42.6% (171 of 401) and they concede 34.9 boards per contest as a group. They are ranked 192nd in D-1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 85 surrendered for the season.
The last time they took the court, the California Golden Bears walked away with a victory by a final of 65-57 when they played Fresno State. The Golden Bears earned 23 defensive boards and 2 offensive rebounds totaling 25 in this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while getting 4 steals in the matchup. Fresno State committed 13 fouls in this contest which took the Golden Bears to the charity stripe for a total of 12 attempts. They were able to make 10 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 83.3%. In relation to 3-point attempts, California made 7 of their 16 attempts (43.8%). When all was said and done, the Golden Bears shot 24 out of 51 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 47.1%. The Golden Bears permitted Fresno State to convert 22 out of 51 tries from the field which left them with a rate of 43.1% for the contest. They finished 31.8% from distance by shooting 7 of 22 and finished the game at 6 out of 10 at the free throw line (60.0%). Concerning rebounds, California allowed Fresno State to get 28 in total (3 on the offensive glass).
Andre Kelly pitched in for the Golden Bears for the game. He recorded 14 points in his 30 minutes on the court, but finished this game without an assist. He made 6 out of 8 for this game for a field goal percentage of 75.0%, and accumulated 5 rebounds.
California has a mark of 3-4 on the campaign. The Golden Bears commit 15.9 fouls per game and they shoot 72.0% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 9.4 times per contest (347th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 12.4 times per game. California has totaled 453 pts for the campaign (64.7 per contest) and they average 34.3 boards per contest. As an offense, the Golden Bears are shooting 43.0% from the field, which is ranked 231st in Division 1.
The California defense gives up 34.4% on shots from 3-point land (53 of 154) and their opponents are connecting on 75.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They have allowed 9.9 assists and 33.7 boards per game, which ranks them 55th and 144th in the nation. The Golden Bears on the defensive end are ranked 159th in D-1 in PPG surrendered with 67.4. They are forcing 11.7 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.7% from the field (161st in Division 1).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take California and under the total points
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