Oregon State vs. DePaul - 12/18/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
DePaul Blue Demons (6-3) at Oregon State Beavers (7-2)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 10:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)
The Line: Oregon State Beavers -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon State Beavers and the DePaul Blue Demons face off on Thursday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis in college basketball action.
The Oregon State Beavers have won four games in a row to move to 7-2 for the season. Oregon State is averaging 64.1 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 54.1 points and their opponents are shooting 33.6 percent. Gary Payton II leads the Beavers averaging 13.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Langston Morris Walker is averaging 10.9 points, Victor Robbins is averaging 9.8 points, Olaf Schaftenaar is averaging 8.7 points. Oregon State is on of the top defensive teams in the nation.
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The DePaul Blue Demons are 603 this season but they have lost their last two games. DePaul is averaging 77.6 points and they are shooting 49.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.9 points and their opponents are shooting 44.4 percent.
Oregon State is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 4-1 against the spread following a win, and 13-6-2 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. DePaul is 5-1 against the spread against the Pac-12 and 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread.
My free pick in this game will be on the total so please check back after the totals are released.