Oregon State Beavers vs Oregon Ducks Prediction, 1/23/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Oregon Ducks
Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021
Location: Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Oregon State (+13)
The Oregon Ducks (9-2) play the Oregon State Beavers (7-5) at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday. Oregon opens this contest as 13-point favorites. The over/under is set at 138.
Oregon State enters this matchup with a win-loss record of 7-5 on the campaign. The Beavers are shooting 36.1% on shots from beyond the arc (91 of 252) and 74.5% from the charity stripe. They average 73.8 points per outing (145th in D-1) while shooting 42.7% from the floor. They are losing possession via turnover 10.7 times per contest and as a unit are committing 19.3 fouls per game. As a unit, Oregon State is snagging 35.9 boards per game and has accumulated 202 dimes on the campaign, which is 70th in D-1 in terms of passing. On the defensive end, the Beavers are forcing their opponents into 12.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.1 fouls. They currently rank 195th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 158 conceded on the season. The Beavers defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 43.6% (291 of 667) and they surrender 35.3 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They give up 30.0% on 3-point shots and they are 146th in Division 1 in PPG from their opponents (69.0).
The Oregon State Beavers played the USC Trojans and notched a win by a score of 58-56 in their last game. Oregon State walked away from the contest with a 41.7% FG percentage (20 out of 48) and converted 6 out of their 15 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the charity stripe, the Beavers buried 12 of 14 attempts for a rate of 85.7%. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they collected a total of 24 with 1 of them being of the offensive variety. They also distributed 15 assists in the game as well as earning 5 steals and 2 blocked shots. In reference to defending, Oregon State allowed the other team to shoot 41.7% from the floor on 20 out of 48 shooting. USC distributed 12 assists and had 2 steals for this contest. On top of that, the Trojans collected 34 rebounds (8 offensive, 26 defensive) and earned 2 blocks. USC went 55.6% at the free throw line by knocking down 10 of their 18 attempts. They converted 6 of 20 attempts from 3-point land.
Ethan Thompson is one guy who was a contributor in this game. He accounted for 13 points on 5 out of 11 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 37 minutes played and also grabbed 4 rebounds. Thompson walked away from this one shooting 45.5% from the field and distributed 2 assists. One more player that was a contributor in this game for the Beavers was Jarod Lucas. He snagged 2 boards and also accumulated 2 assists. He walked away from this one shooting 37.5% from the field for this contest by shooting 3-of-8 (13 points). Overall, Lucas saw the court for 35 minutes.
Oregon has a win-loss mark of 9-2 on the season. The Ducks are committing 16.1 fouls per contest while shooting 69.9% from the charity stripe. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 14.2 times per contest (130th in Division 1) and they are turning it over 12.5 times per contest. Oregon has scored 848 pts so far this year (77.1 per contest) and they pull down 36.6 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Ducks are shooting 47.2% from the field, which ranks 70th in the nation. The Ducks on defense are ranked 73rd in college basketball in points given up per game with 65.8. They have surrendered 12.2 dimes and 32.4 boards per game, which is ranked 126th and 72nd in college basketball. The Oregon defense allows 29.3% on 3-point attempts (75 of 256) and their opponents are making 77.1% of their shots from the free throw line. They are able to force 15.4 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 41.6% from the field (112th in Division 1).
When they last stepped on the court, the Oregon Ducks walked away with a victory by a final of 79-73 when they faced the Utah Utes. The Ducks were able to snag 18 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 24 for this game. They rejected 6 shots while recording 10 steals for the matchup. The Utes were called for 19 personal fouls in this contest which got the Ducks to the free throw line for 16 shots. They were able to make 13 of those for a percentage of 81.3%. In terms of shots from beyond the arc, Oregon converted 10 of 22 attempts (45.5%). Overall, the Ducks shot 28 out of 62 from the field which gave them a percentage of 45.2%. The Ducks allowed the Utes to bury 29 of 52 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 55.8% in the matchup. They went 35.3% from three-point range by connecting on 6 out of 17 and ended up shooting 9 of 12 at the free throw line (75.0%). With respect to rebounds, Oregon permitted Utah to grab 32 in total (7 on the offensive side).
Chris Duarte was important for the Ducks in this matchup. He made 9 out of 13 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 69.2%, which got him 25 points. Duarte snagged 3 boards in his 38 minutes and totaled 2 dimes for this game. An additional guy that was pivotal for Oregon was Eric Williams. He notched 19 points in 34 minutes played via 6 of 13 from the floor for the contest. Williams ended the game having shot 46.2% from the field while also totaling 2 assists and 6 total rebounds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Oregon (-13) and under 138 points
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