California Golden Bears vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 2/9/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: California Golden Bears vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
Gill Coliseum is the location where the Oregon State Beavers (3-17) will compete against the California Golden Bears (9-15) on Wednesday.
The California Golden Bears faced off with Washington State and took a loss by a score of 68-64 in their last contest. With respect to fouls, the Golden Bears ended up finishing with 15 and Washington State finished the game with 9 fouls. They converted 10 of their 21 attempts from distance. Washington State finished 82.4% from the free throw line by converting 14 of 17 attempts. On top of that, Washington State grabbed 26 boards (5 offensive, 21 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Washington State distributed 9 assists and had 7 steals for the contest. In terms of defending, California allowed the other team to go 40.0% from the floor on 22 out of 55 shooting. They also distributed 16 dimes for the contest while forcing 9 turnovers and getting 4 steals. With regard to pulling down rebounds, they earned a total of 30 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Golden Bears buried 5 of 5 shots for a rate of 100.0%. California walked away from the contest with a 42.6% field goal percentage (26 out of 61) and knocked down 7 of their 21 shots from distance.
Andre Kelly is one guy who played a role in this game. He ended up shooting 75.0% from the field and also dished out 2 assists. He played 23 minutes and also pulled down 5 boards. He left the arena with 12 points on 6 of 8 shooting.
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California comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 9-15 on the year. They are turning it over 11.2 times per game and as a squad they commit 15.7 fouls per game. As a unit, California is collecting 35.0 rebounds per game and has totaled 259 dimes on the campaign, which has them ranked 268th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Golden Bears are hitting 32.9% on shots from 3-point land (134 of 407) and 72.7% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 64.2 points per game (326th in college hoops) while hitting 43.3% from the field.
Defensively, the Golden Bears have forced 9.4 turnovers every game and they draw 13.9 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 50th in the country in giving up assists to their opponents with 235 conceded so far this year. The Golden Bears defensively are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 42.2% (571 of 1,354) and they concede 33.3 rebounds per contest as a team. They relinquish 31.9% from beyond the arc while they are 113th in D-1 in PPG allowed (66.4).
In their last game, the Oregon State Beavers took a loss by a final score of 86-63 when they faced Colorado. In the matter of how they attacked the glass, Oregon State permitted Colorado to snag 36 in all (8 on the offensive side). They finished the game shooting 56.0% from 3-point land by going 14 of 25 and finished the game at 8 out of 8 from the free throw line (100.0%). The Beavers allowed Colorado to make 32 of their 56 attempts from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 57.1% in the matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Beavers went 23 out of 60 from the field which had them at 38.3%. Regarding shooting from distance, Oregon State knocked down 6 of their 19 attempts (31.6%). They were able to bury 11 of the free throws for a rate of 64.7%. Colorado earned 15 fouls for the game which got the Beavers to the charity stripe for 17 tries. They coughed it up 7 times, while earning 6 steals for the game. The Beavers snagged 11 defensive boards and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 19 for this contest.
Glenn Taylor Jr. was important for the Beavers for this game. He recorded 15 points in his 39 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 1 assist for this contest. He made 5 out of 12 in the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 41.7%, and had 4 rebounds.
Oregon State has a win-loss record of 3-17 this year. The Beavers have committed 17.5 fouls every game and they hit 67.7% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 12.1 times per contest (258th in D-1) and they are turning it over 12.5 times per contest. Oregon State has scored 1,356 points on the year (67.8 per game) and they pull in 31.6 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Beavers are hitting on 44.2% from the field, which is 183rd in the nation.
The Beavers on defense are ranked 323rd in college basketball in PPG allowed with 75.6. They have forced 12.4 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 46.6% from the floor (336th in college hoops). The Oregon State defense concedes 34.8% on shots from distance (173 of 497) and their opponents are connecting on 71.6% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 14.3 assists and 35.9 total rebounds per game, which is ranked 294th and 250th in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take California
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