Oregon State vs. Stanford - 3/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Oregon State vs. Stanford - 3/5/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports

Stanford Cardinal (20-9) at Oregon State Beavers (15-13)

College Basketball: Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Gill Coliseum)

The Line: Oregon State Beavers PK -- Over/Under: 133.5

TV: PAC12

The Stanford Cardinal and Oregon State Beavers meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Gill Coliseum.

The Stanford Cardinal look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Stanford Cardinal are averaging 70.3 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 61.6 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Oscar da Silva is averaging 16.1 points and 6.5 rebounds while Tyrell Terry is averaging 15.4 points and 3.1 assists. Spencer Jones is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Daeion Davis is dishing 3.5 assists. The Stanford Cardinal are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Stanford Cardinal are allowing 28.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The Stanford Cardinal have lost four of their last six road games.

The Oregon State Beavers need a win here to snap a four-game losing streak. The Oregon State Beavers are averaging 72.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 67 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Tres Tinkle is averaging 18.3 points and 3.5 assists while Ethan Thompson is averaging 15.1 points and 4.2 rebounds. Kylor Kelley is the third double-digit scorer and Alfred Hollins is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Oregon State Beavers are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The Oregon State Beavers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game. The Oregon State Beavers have split their last six home games.

The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The road team is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Stanford Cardinal have been one of the more underrated teams in the country all season long, and they've proven they can win on the road where they outscore teams by an average of five points while shooting 46.3 percent from the field. The Oregon State Beavers are losing their last five games by an average of nine points while shooting just 42.8 percent from the field and 30.4 percent from three. Stanford is 5-3 against the spread on the road and 19-10 against the spread on the season. Stanford is the better team. On the road or not, give me the Cardinal. 

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