Arizona vs. Oregon State - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon State Beavers (12-7) at Arizona Wildcats (16-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 9:30 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oregon State Beavers and Arizona Wildcats meet Saturday night at the McKale Center.
The Oregon State Beavers need a victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Oregon State Beavers are averaging 72.3 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 69.6 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Gary Payton II is averaging 16.7 points and 5.4 assists while Tres Tinkle is averaging 12.2 points and 5.3 rebounds. Drew Eubanks is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and Malcolm Duvivier is dishing 2.2 assists. The Oregon State Beavers are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Beavers are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Oregon State Beavers have lost 10 of their last 12 road games.
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The Arizona Wildcats look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Arizona Wildcats are averaging 81.6 points on 49.7 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Ryan Anderson is averaging 15.3 points and 10 rebounds while Gabe York is averaging 14.1 points and 2.5 assists. Kaleb Tarczewski is grabbing 8.1 rebounds and Kadeem Allen is dishing four assists. The Arizona Wildcats are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40 rebounds per game. The Arizona Wildcats have won 20 of their last 21 home games.
The Beavers are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS loss. The Wildcats are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games. The Beavers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Arizona and 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall.
Oregon State looked flat out awful against a subpar Arizona State team. The Wildcats should have no problem crushing in this game if the Beavers show up with the same attitude. I take Arizona in a blowout.