Oregon vs. Oregon State - 1/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon State Beavers (9-3) at Oregon Ducks (10-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers face off on Saturday at McArthur Court in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Oregon Ducks are 10-3 this season and they have won their last five games in a row. Oregon is averaging 79.4 points and they are shooting 45.5 percent from the floor and defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are averaging 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 37.7 percent. Joseph Young leads the Ducks averaging 19.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Dillon Brooks is averaging 14.5 points and 5.6 rebounds, Elgin Cook is averaging 10.8 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Jalil Abdul-Bassit is averaging 8.8 points. Oregon is 9-1 at home this season.
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The Oregon State Beavers are 9-3 this season and they have won six of their last seven games. OSU is averaging 68.1 points and hey are shooting 45 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 56.5 points and their opponents are shooting 35.5 percent. Gary Payton II leads the Beavers averaging 12.5 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Olaf Schaftenaar is averaging 10.9 points, Langston Morris-Walker is averaging 10.2 points, and Victor Robbins is averaging 11 points. Oregon State is 1-1 on the road this season and has one of the top defenses in the nation.
Oregon is 5-1-1 against the spread against the Pac-12, 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games, and 2-5 against the spread following a win. Oregon State is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games, 4-1 against the spread following a win, and 4-1 against the spread against the Pac-12. The favorite is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings of these two.
This is just way too many points as Oregon State is one of the best defensive teams in the nation.