Tulsa vs. Oregon State - 11/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon State Beavers (2-2) at Tulsa Golden Hurricane (1-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Reynolds Center)
The Line: Tulsa Golden Hurricane -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Oregon State Beavers face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 1-2 this season and are coming off of their first win of the season after beating New Orleans. Tulsa is averaging 67.7 points per game and they are shooting 42.6 percent from the floor and 33.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 77.3 points and their opponents are shooting 46.1 percent. Jaleel Wheeler is Tulsa’s top scorer but he has been suspended but could be back for this one but he is averaging 15 points per game. Junior Etou is averaging 13.3 points and 8.3 rebounds for Tulsa, Pat Birt is averaging 10.3 points, and TK Edogi is averaging 8.7 points. Tulsa appears to have their work cut out for them this season as they have struggled against name opponents.
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The Oregon State Beavers are 2-2 this season and they have lost their last 2 games. Oregon State is averaging 67 points per game and they are shooting 44.6 percent from the floor and 24 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 35.2 percent. Tres Trinkle leads the Beavers averaging 17.8 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. Drew Eubanks is averaging 13 points and 9.8 rebounds for the Beavers, Jaquori McLaughlin is averaging 10.5 points, and Stephen Thompson Jr. is averaging 8 points. Oregon State were trounced in their only road game thus far losing 58-83 to Nevada.
Tulsa is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 non-conference games, 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 games, and 3-7-3 against the spread in their last 13 home games against a team with a losing road record. Oregon State is 8-3 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 non-conference games, and 0-4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games.
We have two teams that just aren’t very good this season but Tulsa is the worse of the two so I will take the points with Oregon State.