Oregon State Beavers vs Washington Huskies Prediction, 2/18/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon State Beavers vs Washington Huskies
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023
Location: Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, WA
Alaska Airlines Arena is the site where the Washington Huskies (14-13) will try to defeat the Oregon State Beavers (10-16) on Saturday.
The Oregon State Beavers faced USC and went home with a win by a final score of 61-58 in their last game. With respect to personal fouls, the Beavers finished with 20 and USC racked up 15 personal fouls. They converted 1 out of their 14 shots from three-point range. USC went 80.8% when shooting free throws by making 21 of 26 attempts. Moreover, USC grabbed 42 boards (12 offensive, 30 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. USC earned 7 assists and had 6 steals in this contest. In reference to defending, Oregon State allowed their opponent to shoot 32.1% from the field on 18 out of 56 shooting. They also recorded 5 dimes in this matchup in addition to creating 10 turnovers and getting 2 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they collected 35 with 14 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Beavers converted 15 of their 19 attempts for a percentage of 78.9%. Oregon State ended the game having earned a 31.3% field goal percentage (20 out of 64) and knocked down 6 of their 21 3-point shots.
Glenn Taylor is someone who came through for the game. He went 46.7% from the floor and earned 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 34 mins played and collected 10 boards. He ended up with 18 points on 7 of 15 shooting.
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Oregon State enters this game with a win-loss mark of 10-16 so far this year. They are turning it over 13.7 times per game and as a unit are committing 17.7 fouls every game. As a team, Oregon State is grabbing 31.0 rebounds per contest and has racked up 268 assists on the campaign, which is 349th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. The Beavers are shooting 33.1% on shots from 3-point land (164 of 496) and 73.9% from the charity stripe. They average 61.4 points per outing (354th in college hoops) while hitting 41.4% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Beavers are forcing 12.0 turnovers every game while drawing 17.0 personal fouls. They relinquish 31.9% from 3-point land while they are 80th in college basketball in points per game allowed (66.2). The Beavers are giving up a shooting percentage of 42.0% (599 of 1,426) and they relinquish 34.2 rebounds per game as a team. They are currently ranked 216th in the nation in allowing assists to their opponents with 345 conceded on the season.
For their last game, the Washington Huskies got the victory with a final of 72-71 when they faced Oregon. When it comes to cleaning up the glass, Washington allowed Oregon to grab 39 in total (16 offensive). They went 35.0% from beyond the arc by connecting on 7 of 20 and walked away from this one shooting 8 of 11 at the free throw line (72.7%). The Huskies allowed Oregon to knock down 28 of 68 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 41.2% in this contest. When the final whistle blew, the Huskies finished 27 for 57 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 47.4%. Regarding three-point shots, Washington knocked down 6 out of 19 tries (31.6%). They were able to knock down 12 of the free throws for a percentage of 75.0%. Oregon earned 14 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Huskies to the charity stripe for 16 tries. They also coughed up the ball 11 times, while getting 6 steals in this game. The Huskies recorded 24 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds totaling 29 for this game.
Keyon Menifield pitched in for the Huskies in the matchup. He earned 27 points in his 43 mins on the court and had 7 assists in this matchup. He made 11 out of 15 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 73.3%, and totaled 5 rebounds.
Washington has a mark of 14-13 this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Huskies are shooting 43.1% from the floor, which has them ranked 267th in college basketball. Washington has accumulated 1,866 pts so far this season (69.1 per game) and they pull in 33.9 boards per contest. They are earning an assist 11.6 times per contest (303rd in college basketball) and they are losing possession via turnover 14.1 times per contest. The Huskies commit 16.6 fouls per game while shooting 74.7% from the free throw line.
The Washington defense allows 29.5% on shots from distance (187 of 633) and their opponents are making 70.6% of their shots from the charity stripe. They surrender 15.7 assists and 37.9 boards every game, which is 347th and 344th in D-1. The Huskies on the defensive side of the court are 200th in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 70.3. They have forced 12.8 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 41.6% from the field (69th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oregon State
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