Oregon State Beavers vs Washington State Cougars Prediction, 3/3/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Washington State Cougars
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Location: Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, WA
The Oregon State Beavers (3-25) are hitting the road to Friel Court at Beasley Coliseum on Thursday where they will try to beat the Washington State Cougars (16-13).
The Oregon State Beavers took the court against Washington State and took a loss by a final of 103-97 in their last contest. Oregon State finished the game with a 56.5% field goal percentage (35 of 62) and made 8 out of their 22 shots from beyond the arc. From the charity stripe, the Beavers converted 19 of 20 attempts for a percentage of 95.0%. Concerning rebounding, they compiled a total of 24 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 17 dimes in this matchup while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and having 2 steals. Regarding defending, Oregon State allowed the other team to shoot 58.5% from the field on 38 out of 65 shooting. Washington State doled out 17 dimes and had 9 steals for this contest. In addition, Washington State snagged 27 boards (11 offensive, 16 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Washington State finished shooting 61.5% when shooting free throws by burying 16 of 26 shots. They buried 11 of their 26 tries from beyond the perimeter. In reference to personal fouls, the Beavers ended up finishing with 21 while Washington State finished the game with 18 personal fouls.
Roman Silva is a player who was a contributor for this contest. He ended up scoring 21 points on 7 out of 8 shooting. He saw the court for 30 mins and collected 7 boards. He ended up shooting 87.5% from the floor and recorded 1 assist.
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Oregon State will play this contest with a record of 3-25 on the campaign. They turn it over 12.5 times per game and as a unit are committing 17.5 fouls per game. As a unit, Oregon State is collecting 30.8 rebounds per game and has earned 343 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 252nd in the country in terms of passing the ball. The Beavers are connecting on 31.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (156 of 500) and 69.1% from the free throw line. They have an average of 68.3 pts per contest (259th in the country) while hitting 44.6% from the field.
On defense, the Beavers are forcing 12.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.3 personal fouls. They relinquish 35.9% on shots from distance and they rank 344th in D-1 in opponents PPG (78.1). The Beavers are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 47.6% (795 of 1,669) and they surrender 36.7 boards per game as a squad. They currently rank 309th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 423 conceded for the season.
When they last stepped on the court, the Washington State Cougars got the victory with a final of 103-97 when they played Oregon State. Regarding rebounding, Washington State permitted Oregon State to get 24 in total (8 offensive). They shot 36.4% from three-point range via 8 of 22 and finished the contest at 19 out of 20 at the free throw line (95.0%). The Cougars permitted Oregon State to convert 35 of their 62 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 56.5% in the game. At the conclusion of this game, the Cougars finished the game shooting 38 out of 65 from the field which gave them a percentage of 58.5%. With respect to 3-point shots, Washington State converted 11 of their 26 attempts (42.3%). They were able to knock down 16 of them for a rate of 61.5%. Oregon State earned 21 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Cougars to the free throw line for a total of 26 shots. They turned it over 8 times, while earning 9 steals in this contest. The Cougars corralled 16 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 27 for the contest.
Michael Flowers ended up being important for the Cougars for the game. He knocked down 10 out of 18 for the game giving him a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and had 5 rebounds. He totaled 27 points in his 41 mins on the court and accounted for 6 dimes for the matchup.
Washington State has a win-loss record of 16-13 on the season. When it comes to executing on offense, the Cougars are hitting on 40.9% from the floor, which ranks 319th in D-1. Washington State has earned 2,077 pts for the season (71.6 per game) and they collect 37.1 rebounds per contest. They are earning an assist 11.1 times per game (312th in the nation) and they cough up possession 11.5 times per game. The Cougars are responsible for committing 17.8 personal fouls every game and they connect on 74.1% from the charity stripe.
The Washington State defense gives up 32.4% on shots from 3-point land (187 of 578) and opponents are converting on 73.3% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 11.1 dimes and 34.2 rebounds per game, which ranks them 60th and 161st in D-1. The Cougars on the defensive side of the court are 52nd in college basketball in PPG given up with 64.9. They are forcing 14.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 41.8% from the field (104th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Washington State
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