Oregon State vs. DePaul - 3/26/16 Women's NCAA Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
DePaul Blue Demons vs. Oregon State Beavers
College Basketball: Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm (American Airlines Center)
The Line: Oregon State -6.5 --- Over/Under: 128.5 See the Latest Odds
The DePaul Blue Demons and Oregon State Beavers meet Saturday in the Women’s NCAA Tournament at the American Airlines Center.
The DePaul Blue Demons look for another win after beating Louisville on Sunday. The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 81.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 65 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Chanise Jenkins is averaging 14.6 points and 3.3 rebounds while Megan Podkowa is averaging 14 points and 7.9 rebounds. Jessica January is the third double-digit scorer and Brooke Schulte is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69.9 percent from the free throw line. The Blue Demons are allowing 28.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.6 rebounds per game. The DePaul Blue Demons are 3-1 this season on neutral sites.
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The Oregon State Beavers look for another win after beating St Bonaventure on Sunday. The Oregon State Beavers are averaging 67.1 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 50.4 points on 31.2 percent shooting. Jamie Weisner is averaging 17 points and 5.4 rebounds while Sydney Wiese is averaging 12.5 points and six rebounds. Ruth Hamblin is the third double-digit scorer and Gabriella Hanson is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Oregon State Beavers are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Beavers are allowing 26.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The Oregon State Beavers are 7-0 this season on neutral courts.
This is a big mismatch to me, as Oregon State has what it takes to flat out dominate DePaul on the glass. The Beavers are also far better defensively. This is just a bad spot for the Blue Demons.
I see the Beavers getting the job done here rather easily.