Arizona Wildcats visit Oregon State Beavers in college basketball clash
Arizona Wildcats vs Oregon State Beavers Odds
The Oregon State Beavers host Arizona on Saturday, looking to build on their 10-5 mark against the 14-1 Wildcats in college hoops action at Gill Coliseum.
The Beavers bring a 10-5 record (3-7-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-1 Wildcats, who are 7-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Oregon State go 3-6 so far and the Wildcats go 2-9-1.
Bettors looking to back visiting Arizona before tip-off in this one found them as 7.5-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 117-ranked Beavers and the No. 30-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 85-78 win for the Wildcats on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 91 in NCAA hoops at 37.5 per game. Contrast that with Oregon State’s No. 35 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Oregon State is the No. 213-ranked team in the country at 5.9 per game, while Arizona rates No. 40 at 8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arizona owns the country's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 56.8 points per game on the highway. Oregon State, on the other hand, rates No. 85 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Arizona was a 70-66 loser on the road against Oregon. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Arizona got 21 points from Mark Lyons but lost anyway, 70-66, to Oregon on Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon State lost its last outing, a 72-62 result against Arizona State on January 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Devon Collier scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Beavers to a win (they lost 72-62 to Arizona State at Gill Coliseum on Thursday).
Arizona Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona State are 7-3
After playing Oregon are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1
Oregon State Beavers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing UCLA are 2-8
After playing Arizona State are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Beavers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Arizona is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Oregon State
Oregon State is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home
Oregon State is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
Oregon State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
Arizona at Arizona State, Saturday, January 19
Oregon State at UCLA, Thursday, January 17