Oregon vs. Oregon State - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oregon State Beavers (15-9) at Oregon Ducks (20-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers face off on Saturday in Pac-12 college basketball action.
The Oregon Ducks are 20-6 this season and they are coming off of back-to-back road losses. Oregon is averaging 76.8 points per game and they are shooting 46.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Dillon Brooks leads the Ducks averaging 17.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 13.3 points, Tyler Dorsey is averaging 12.7 points, and Chris Boucher is averaging 12.3 points and 7.5 rebounds. Oregon is 15-0 at home and 9-4 in the Pac-12.
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The Oregon State Beavers are 15-9 this season and they are coming off of a loss at Cal that ended a three game winning streak. Oregon State is averaging 70.8 points per game and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Gary Payton II leads the Beavers averaging 16.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game. Tres Tinkle is averaging 12.5 points and 5.3 rebounds, Stephen Thompson Jr. is averaging 9.9 points, and Drew Eubanks is averaging 7.2 points. Oregon State is 3-5 on the road and 6-7 in the Pac-12.
Oregon is 6-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 16-5 against the spread in their last 21 home games, and 6-2 against the spread against the Pac-12. Oregon State is 7-19 against the spread in their last 26 road games, 5-2 against the spread following al loss, and 2-10 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. The home team is 5-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings of these two teams.
This is a real rivalry but I see the Ducks being too much and getting the win and the cover here.