Oregon State vs. Stanford - 1/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stanford Cardinal (8-5) at Oregon State Beavers (10-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 11:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)
The Line: Oregon State Beavers -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Stanford Cardinal and Oregon State Beavers clash Wednesday night at the Gill Coliseum.
The Stanford Cardinal look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The Stanford Cardinal are averaging 70.2 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 67.1 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Rosco Allen is averaging 13.6 points and 5.7 rebounds while Marcus Allen is averaging 12.5 points and 2.4 assists. Dorian Pickens is dishing 2.4 assists and Michael Humphrey is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The Stanford Cardinal are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 65.9 percent from the free throw line. Stanford is allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.5 turnovers per game. The Stanford Cardinal have lost six straight road games.
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The Oregon State Beavers also look to keep rolling after winning six of their last seven games. The Oregon State Beavers are averaging 74.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Gary Payton II is averaging 16.4 points and 5.1 assists while Tres Tinkle is averaging 12.3 points and 5.2 rebounds. Drew Eubanks is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Malcolm Duvivier is dishing 2.3 assists. The Oregon State Beavers are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. Oregon State is allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.4 turnovers per game. The Oregon State Beavers have won 10 of their last 13 home games.
The Cardinal are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 road games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games. The Beavers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Pacific-12 and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Cardinal are 13-4 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Oregon State.
Stanford has beaten Oregon State in seven of the last 10 meetings and has lost to teams such as Texas and Colorado by one bucket. Oregon State is the better and more consistent team, but I'm not ready to write off the Cardinal just yet, a team that still compete hard and plays great defense. I'll take my points here.