Washington State Cougars vs Oregon State Beavers Prediction, 2/28/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Washington State Cougars vs Oregon State Beavers
Date: Monday, February 28, 2022
Location: Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, OR
The Oregon State Beavers (3-24) will try to defeat the Washington State Cougars (15-13) at Gill Coliseum on Monday.
The Washington State Cougars faced Washington and took a loss by a final of 78-70 in their last game. Washington State wrapped up the game having earned a 34.3% FG percentage (24 of 70) and made 9 out of their 27 shots from downtown. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cougars made 13 of 13 attempts for a rate of 100.0%. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they collected 32 with 13 of them being on the offensive end. They also distributed 14 assists in this contest as well as creating 11 turnovers and having 5 steals. With regard to defending, Washington State let their opponent shoot 48.1% from the floor on 26 out of 54 shooting. Washington earned 8 assists and had 7 steals in the matchup. Furthermore, Washington grabbed 32 rebounds (8 offensive, 24 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Washington went 75.9% from the free throw line by making 22 of their 29 tries. They also buried 4 of 11 shots from three-point range. With respect to personal fouls, the Cougars left the arena with 23 while Washington accounted for 12 personal fouls.
Efe Abogidi is one player who was a major factor in the matchup. He totaled 21 points on 7 of 9 shooting. He was on the court for 32 mins played and also snagged 14 rebounds. He finished the game at 77.8% from the floor but finished the game without an assist.
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Washington State will play this contest with a mark of 15-13 this season. They have an average of 70.5 pts per contest (198th in the nation) while connecting on 40.2% from the floor. The Cougars are shooting 33.3% from downtown (249 of 747) and 74.7% from the free throw line. As a team, Washington State is snagging 37.4 rebounds per game and has totaled 306 assists for the year, which ranks 305th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 11.6 times per contest and as a team are committing 17.8 personal fouls every game.
Defensively, the Cougars are able to force 14.4 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 17.6 fouls. They give up 32.2% on 3-point shots while they are 32nd in college basketball in PPG allowed (63.8). The Cougars defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 41.2% (630 of 1,529) and they concede 34.4 rebounds per contest as a team. They are currently ranked 56th in the country in giving up assists to the opposition with 305 conceded on the year.
For their last game, the Oregon State Beavers went home defeated by a final of 94-55 against UCLA. The Beavers were able to corral 13 defensive boards and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 18 in this game. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while recording 2 steals for this contest. UCLA was called for 16 fouls in this game which took the Beavers to the free throw line for 12 shots. They were able to bury 10 of those for a percentage of 83.3%. In regard to 3-pointers, Oregon State made 5 of 16 attempts (31.3%). Overall, the Beavers walked away from this one shooting 20 for 49 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 40.8%. The Beavers permitted UCLA to convert 34 of their 58 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 58.6% in the matchup. They finished the game shooting 65.0% from distance by shooting 13 out of 20 and walked away from this one shooting 13 of 15 from the free throw line (86.7%). When discussing rebounding, Oregon State allowed UCLA to snag 34 in total (11 on the offensive side).
Dashawn Davis ended up being a major contributor for the Beavers for this game. He made 14 of 24 for this game for a field goal percentage of 58.3%, and totaled 1 rebound. He accumulated 31 points in his 45 minutes of playing time and accumulated 7 dimes in this contest.
Oregon State has a record of 3-24 on the campaign. The Beavers are responsible for committing 17.4 fouls per contest and they go 67.9% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 12.1 times per contest (249th in Division 1) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.5 times per game. Oregon State has accumulated 1,814 pts for the campaign (67.2 per contest) and they pull in 30.8 rebounds per contest. When it comes to executing on offense, the Beavers are hitting on 44.1% from the field, which is 187th in college basketball.
The Beavers defensively are ranked 337th in college hoops in points per game surrendered with 77.2. They have forced 12.3 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 47.2% from the floor (345th in D-1). The Oregon State defense allows 35.6% from downtown (231 of 649) and their opponents are converting on 73.2% of their free throw shots. They surrender 15.0 dimes and 36.9 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 330th and 305th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oregon State
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