Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes Prediction, 2/3/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Utah Utes
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022
Location: Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT
Jon M. Huntsman Center is where the Utah Utes (8-14) will try to defeat the Oregon State Beavers (3-15) on Thursday.
The Oregon State Beavers faced Oregon and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 78-56 in their last game. Oregon State ended with a 30.3% FG percentage (20 of 66) and knocked down 5 of their 18 three-point shots. At the free throw line, the Beavers buried 11 of 17 tries for a rate of 64.7%. When talking about grabbing rebounds, they collected 29 with 14 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 10 assists for this contest in addition to creating 16 turnovers and earning 10 steals. With regard to defending, Oregon State allowed the other team to go 55.4% from the floor on 31 of 56 shooting. Oregon recorded 13 assists and had 10 steals in the game. Moreover, Oregon pulled down 38 rebounds (9 offensive, 29 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Oregon walked away from this one shooting 50.0% from the free throw line by knocking down 7 of 14 attempts. They made 9 of their 27 tries from distance. In reference to fouls, the Beavers ended up walking away with 16 while Oregon accounted for 16 fouls.
Roman Silva is someone who was a major contributor for the game. He finished the game shooting 53.8% from the field and recorded 1 assist. He was on the court for 34 mins and also grabbed 6 boards. He scored 17 points on 7 out of 13 shooting.
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Oregon State will enter this game with a record of 3-15 for the season. They are averaging 68.6 pts per game (259th in the nation) while connecting on 44.8% from the floor. The Beavers are connecting on 31.0% on three-point shots (95 of 306) and 68.1% from the charity stripe. As a team, Oregon State is snagging 32.0 rebounds per game and has totaled 226 dimes this season, which is 295th in college basketball in terms of passing. They turn the ball over 12.8 times per contest and as a unit are committing 18.2 fouls per game.
On defense, the Beavers have forced 12.8 turnovers every game and they draw 16.5 personal fouls. They are 145th in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 243 surrendered on the season. The Beavers defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 46.0% (486 of 1,056) and they surrender 35.4 rebounds per game as a group. They surrender 33.0% on 3-point shots and they are ranked 310th in D-1 in points per game allowed (74.5).
For their last game, the Utah Utes walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 77-73 against Washington. The Utes recorded 24 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 in the game. They turned it over 19 times, while getting 12 steals in this game. Washington was called for 16 fouls for this game which got the Utes to the charity stripe for a total of 16 shots. They were able to knock down 13 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 81.3%. Pertaining to shots from 3-point land, Utah knocked down 8 of 27 tries (29.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Utes shot 26 for 67 from the floor which gave them a rate of 38.8%. The Utes permitted Washington to convert 26 of 59 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 44.1% in this contest. They finished 35.3% from downtown by shooting 6 out of 17 and finished the contest at 19 of 27 at the free throw line (70.4%). Concerning rebounds, Utah allowed Washington to snag 34 in total (8 on the offensive side).
Branden Carlson pitched in for the Utes in this contest. He earned 18 points in his 41 minutes on the hardwood, but wasn't able to tally an assist. He made 7 of 13 for this contest for a rate of 53.8%, and accounted for 7 rebounds.
Utah has a record of 8-14 for the year. The Utes are responsible for committing 17.3 personal fouls per contest and they go 80.3% from the free throw line. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 13.9 times per contest (140th in college hoops) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.2 times per contest. Utah has totaled 1,525 pts for the season (69.3 per game) and they grab 37.5 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Utes are hitting on 41.3% from the field, which is 303rd in the country.
The Utah defense concedes 30.0% on shots from 3-point land (133 of 444) and opponents are connecting on 68.0% of their free throw shots. They concede 12.4 assists and 35.7 rebounds per contest, which is 162nd and 241st in college hoops. The Utes on the defensive side of the court are 208th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 69.9. They are forcing their opponents into 9.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 42.8% from the field (178th in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Utah
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