Oregon State vs. Oregon - 1/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon Ducks (11-2) at Oregon State Beavers (9-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)
The Line: Oregon State Beavers +1 -- Over/Under: 143 See the Latest Odds
The Oregon State Beavers and the Oregon Ducks face off on Sunday in a Pac-12 college basketball battle.
The Oregon State Beavers are 9-2 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Oregon State is averaging 75 points and they are shooting 45.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.9 points and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. Gary Payton II leads the Beavers averaging 16.8 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game. Tres Trinkle is averaging 11.6 points and 5.1 rebounds, Stephen Thompson Jr. is averaging 9.3 points, and Drew Eubanks is averaging 8.5 points. Oregon State is 5-1 at home this season.
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The Oregon Ducks are 11-2 this season and they have won their last four games. Oregon is averaging 77.1 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.9 points and their opponents are shooting 40.2 percent. Dillon Brooks leads the Ducks averaging 16.2 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Tyler Dorsey is averaging 15 points, Elgin Cook is averaging 14.1 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Chris Boucher is averaging 11.7 points and 8.7 rebounds. Oregon lost their only road game so far this season.
Oregon State is 7-16 against the spread in their last 23 games, 17-8 against the spread in their last 25 home games, and 0-4 against the spread against the Pac-12. Oregon is 7-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, and 11-5 against the spread following a win. The home team is 4-1-1 against the spread in the last six meetings of these two.
Oregon is the better team and just laying a point but in a rivalry conference game I will take the home team.