Oregon State vs. Washington State - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington State Cougars (9-19) at Oregon State Beavers (16-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Gill Coliseum)
The Line: Oregon State Beavers -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Washington State Cougars and Oregon State Beavers meet Sunday at the Gill Coliseum.
The Washington State Cougars haven’t won a single game since January 3. The Washington State Cougars are averaging 71 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 77.4 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Josh Hawkinson is averaging 15.4 points and 10.8 rebounds while Ike Iroegbu is averaging 13.1 points and 3.5 assists. Que Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Conor Clifford is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Washington State Cougars are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cougars are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Washington State Cougars have lost nine straight road games.
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The Oregon State Beavers look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Oregon State Beavers are averaging 71.7 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 70.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Gary Payton II is averaging 15.9 points and 5.2 assists while Tres Tinkle is averaging 13.1 points and 5.4 rebounds. Stephen Thompson Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Drew Eubanks is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Oregon State Beavers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67 percent from the free throw line. The Beavers are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Oregon State Beavers have won four straight home games.
The Cougars are 12-25-4 ATS in their last 41 road games and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Beavers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Cougars are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Oregon State and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
Washington State has not only failed to win a game since nearly New Years, but its not covering spreads either, especially on the road with just 12 covers in its last 41 tries. Oregon State has been decent at home and has the horses to run this rough WSU team out of the gym.