Oregon State Beavers vs. Quinnipiac Bobcats Pick, Odds, Prediction 12/29/13
Quinnipiac Bobcats (6-4) at Oregon State Beavers (7-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 11:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)
The Line: Oregon State Beavers -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon State Beavers and the Quinnipiac Bobcats face off on Sunday in late night college basketball action.
The Oregon State Beavers have lost two of their last three games and don’t look very string with their Pac-12 schedule just a game away. Oregon State has played the 278th ranked schedule and they have not been able to play defense against it. Roberto Nelson is averaging 21.5 points per game to lead the Beavers. Devon Collier is averaging 18.7 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, Angus Brandt is averaging 12 points, and Victor Robbins is averaging 5.9 points. Oregon State is averaging 79.7 points and they are shooting 51.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.5points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. Oregon State opens their Pac-12 schedule on Thursday at Colorado.
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The Quinnipiac Bobcats have lost two of their last three games and three of their last five. Quinnipiac has already started their MAAC schedule and they are 1-1 in conference play. Ike Azotam is averaging 16.1 points and 10.7 rebounds per game to lead the Bobcats. Zaid Hearst is averaging 14.5 points and 9.0 rebounds, Ousmane Drame is averaging 13 points and 7.9 rebounds, and Umar Shannon is averaging 11.1 points. As a team Quinnipiac is averaging 76.6 points and they are shooting 41.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 72.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Quinnipiac is 2-3 on the road this season.
Oregon State is 4-0-2 against the spread in their last six home games, 6-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, and 30-14-2 against the spread in their last 46 non-conference games. Quinnipiac is 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 non-conference games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-6 against the spread following a loss.
This one looks to be tight and I believe having the points in my back pocket are going to come in handy.
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