Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 2/4/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Washington Huskies vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
Odds/Point Spread: Washington (+5)
The Oregon State Beavers (8-7) play the Washington Huskies (3-12) at Gill Coliseum on Thursday. The odds on this matchup have Oregon State as 5-point favorites. The total opens at 140.
Washington will play this game with a record of 3-12 for the season. They average 67.1 points per game (280th in the nation) on 41.4% from the floor. The Huskies are hitting 32.6% on shots from 3-point land (110 of 337) and 71.9% from the free throw line. As a unit, Washington is pulling down 31.3 boards per game and has accumulated 153 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 275th in the country in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.7 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 18.0 personal fouls per game. On defense, the Huskies are able to force 12.3 turnovers per game and they draw 17.2 personal fouls. They concede 32.7% on 3-pointers while they are 309th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (77.3). The Huskies are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.5% (420 of 943) and they relinquish 40.9 boards per contest as a group. They rank 308th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 243 relinquished so far this year.
The Washington Huskies stepped onto the hardwood against the Washington State Cougars and took a loss by a score of 77-62 in their last contest. Washington ended the contest with a 38.2% FG percentage (21 out of 55) and buried 9 out of their 25 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Huskies converted 11 of 18 shots for a rate of 61.1%. When talking about pulling down rebounds, they collected 25 with 7 of them being offensive. They also dished out 14 assists in the game while getting 8 steals and 4 blocks. Regarding defense, Washington allowed the other team to go 38.2% from the field on 21 out of 55 shooting. Washington State doled out 7 assists and had 7 steals in the game. Additionally, the Cougars snagged 37 rebounds (12 offensive, 25 defensive) and added 4 blocked shots. Washington State finished the game at 59.3% at the free throw line by knocking down 16 of their 27 attempts. They also made 5 of their 21 attempts from 3-point range.
Quade Green is one player who was a contributor for the matchup. He had 20 points on 7 of 18 shooting. He saw the court for 35 mins and pulled down 2 boards. Green ended up going 38.9% from the field and also dished out 2 dimes. An additional guy that was a factor in the game for the Huskies was Erik Stevenson. He snagged 3 rebounds and also had 3 dimes. He shot 36.4% from the floor for this contest by going 4-of-11 (13 points). When the final whistle was blown, Stevenson played for 35 minutes.
Oregon State has a win-loss mark of 8-7 this year. Oregon State has accounted for 1,074 points on the campaign (71.6 per contest) and they pull down 35.7 boards per game. The Beavers commit 19.1 fouls every game and they go 76.4% from the free throw line. As an offense, the Beavers are connecting on 42.3% from the field, which is 266th in the nation. They are assisting teammates 15.7 times per game (61st in Division 1) and they lose possession via turnover 11.1 times per game. The Beavers defensively are ranked 128th in college hoops in points allowed per contest with 68.3. They have conceded 12.9 assists and 35.3 rebounds per contest, which is ranked 179th and 192nd in college hoops. The Oregon State defense concedes 29.7% on shots from distance (94 of 317) and opponents are converting on 68.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They are forcing 12.1 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 42.7% from the floor (164th in college basketball).
When they last stepped on the court, the Oregon State Beavers took a defeat with a final score of 57-52 when they faced the UCLA Bruins. The Beavers pulled down 26 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 31 in the matchup. They also rejected 2 shots while getting 3 steals in this game. The Bruins earned 12 fouls in this game which took the Beavers to the charity stripe for a total of 7 tries. They were able to make 5 of them for a clip of 71.4%. When it comes to shooting from 3-point land, Oregon State knocked down 7 of their 20 attempts (35.0%). When the game finished, the Beavers ended up going 20 out of 47 from the field which gave them a rate of 42.6%. The Beavers allowed the Bruins to make 17 of their 52 attempts from the field which had them at 32.7% for the matchup. They finished shooting 25.0% from 3-point land via 6 of 24 and ended up going 17 of 23 at the free throw line (73.9%). In the matter of rebounding, Oregon State allowed UCLA to grab 33 in total (10 on the offensive side).
Ethan Thompson was important for the Beavers for the game. He made 6 out of 12 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, which had him sitting at 16 points. Thompson grabbed 4 rebounds in his 36 mins and had 5 assists for this contest. Another guy that was important for Oregon State was Jarod Lucas. He left the arena with 6 points in his 33 minutes on the court via 2 of 7 from the floor for the contest. Lucas wrapped this one up going 28.6% from the floor in addition to totaling 2 dimes and 2 boards.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Oregon State (-5) and over 140 points
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