Oregon State vs. Nevada - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nevada Wolf Pack (5-2) at Oregon State Beavers (5-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)
The Line: Oregon State Beavers -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oregon State Beavers and the Nevada Wolf Pack face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Oregon State Beavers are 5-1 this season with their lone loss coming to Valpo. Oregon State is averaging 75.4 points and they are shooting 46.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Gary Payton II leads the Beavers averaging 16.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per game. Stephen Thompson Jr. is averaging 11.7 points, Drew Eubanks is averaging 10.8 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Tres Tinkle is averaging 9.7 points. Oregon State seems to struggle a bit on the boards with fairly light rebounding numbers but tey shoot better than 41 percent beyond the three-point arc.
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The Nevada Wolf Pack are 5-2 this season with both losses taking place on the road. Nevada is averaging 76.3 points and they are shooting 41.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.7 points and their opponents are shooting 36.8 percent. Marqueze Coleman leads the Wolf pack averaging 18.6 points per game. D.J. Fenner is averaging 12.6 points and 5.9 rebounds, A.J. West is averaging 11.0 points and 8.7 rebounds, and Tyro Criswell is averaging 11 points and 5.4 rebounds. Nevada struggles from beyond he three-point arc shooting 27.8 percent.
Oregon State is 4-14 against the spread in their last 18 games, 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 non-conference games, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games. Nevada is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 road games, 2-6 against the spread following a win, and 1-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This one is a tough call because Oregon State wins pretty easy but I would call them a lean to cover this number.